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The Elf On The Shelf 1K/5K/10K

The Elf On The Shelf 1K/5K/10K

Event Period: Nov. - Dec. 31
Embrace the magic of the beloved tradition as you dash through the distance of your choice, fitting for the entire family.

Limited Edition of 10,000 Packets Ship Every 3-5 Days!

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Event Packets Include:

- Entry to the 'The Elf On The Shelf 1K/5K/10K' Virtual Run/Walk

- Officially Printed Keepsake The Elf On The Shelf Bib

- Relaxed Fit Unisex 100% Poly Tech Short Sleeve or Long Sleeve (w/ Shirt Registration Options)

- Limited Edition Collector's Die-Cast The Elf On The Shelf Finisher Medal (hand painted!)

- Awesome Add-On Merchandise Available

- Donation from every entry goes towards 'Toys for Tots'!

Event Description

Step into a world of holiday enchantment and let your inner Scout Elf personality shine bright in the Medal Dash 'The Elf on the Shelf® 1k/5k/10k' run/walk! Embrace the magic of the beloved tradition as you dash through the distance of your choice, fitting for the entire family. Our fun-loving Scout Elves will cheer you on, spreading joy and encouraging your best performance.

Embrace the spirit of an ambitious elf as you channel your determination and select the perfect run/walk distance that aligns with your festive mood: either 3.1 or 6.2 miles. Take charge of your pace and embark on this joyful journey anytime, anywhere, all the way until December 31st! For our young household Scout Elves, we have a special 1k kids-dash option too. Whether you prefer your neighborhood, a beloved trail, or even a trusty treadmill, the choice is yours to make. You can conquer this adventure in a single day or spread it out over multiple days. Don't forget to record your time, capture the magic of the season, and share your experience with our global community. Together, we can spread the Christmas spirit and join the ranks of over 250,000 Medal Dash participants since 2019!

Let the spirit of the season guide your every step and celebrate your VICTORY with an exclusive limited-edition The Elf on the Shelf® medal, shirt and keepsake bib ✨🏅 All shipped right to your front door! It's as easy as can be.

Don’t wait too long to join the fun...our officially licensed events sell out fast! Time is ticking, so grab your elf hat and sign up now before this elf disappears! ⏰🏃️🏅📦👌

© 2023 CCA and B, LLC d/b/a The Lumistella Company. All Rights Reserved. #elfontheshelf

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How To Join The Event

1. Grab your friends and family or go solo and register for this event by purchasing one of the event package options above.
2. Complete the Kids 1k, 3.1 or 6.2 mile challenge, anytime/anywhere. Use any fitness app/device you prefer to track and complete your distance.
3. Join our internationally supportive community and post your result victory story on social media: @medaldash & #medaldash / #elfontheshelf

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Completing your virtual run & sharing results/photos!

Medal Dash Virtual Run/Walks can be completed anytime/anywhere: in your neighborhood, at the nearby park/trail, or on your treadmill...anywhere you choose!

After you complete your respective Kids 1k, 3.1 or 6.2 mile event goal, share your event stories and celebratory finisher swag photos with our massive active community of participants across the world via the multiple platform options listed below.

Join our Facebook Group by CLICKING HERE and share your unique experience/results/pictures with an active virtual cheering section of 40,000+ followers!!!

You can also post your results/experiences to Instagram by tagging @medaldash and #medaldash / #elfontheshelf

CLICK HERE or click on 'POST RESULTS' in the menu bar at the top of our website.

Remember to use @MedalDash / #MedalDash / #elfontheshelf when you post to potentially be highlighted by our social media team!

Medal Dash Virtual Run Contact Info

If you have any questions about this Medal Dash Virtual Run you can contact us here or you can email us directly at

Medal Dash Charities - giving back

GIVING BACK: Toys for Tots

At Medal Dash, we are passionate about making a positive impact by supporting non-profit organizations with all each of our events. We have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past few years for charities including K9s For Warriors, Make A Wish, Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund and Feeding America. Join us in our mission to support these worthy organizations and create positive change in the world.

Toys for Tots primary goal is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children. A portion of all registration proceeds will support this amazing cause!

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We frequently receive and set-up group requests! Our group program is perfect for neighborhood groups, large/small companies, run/social clubs, schools, family, and friends! You must have a minimum group of 15 or more to receive a unique group/club code for sign up with invoicing options available for the team captain, if needed.

To set up a group today or if you still have questions, e-mail us at for more info!

medal dash - 250,000 participants since 2019

Exclusively Licensed Events

We offer a variety of exclusive original and officially licensed events that cater to individuals of all athletic abilities and backgrounds. Our events include popular themes like Peanuts® and Halloween®, making it easy for everyone to join in on the fun. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or a beginner, we welcome you to participate in our events and experience the excitement and camaraderie that they offer. Our goal is to provide a platform for people to come together and celebrate their shared passions, regardless of their skill level or background. So, come join us and be a part of our community!

Established in 2018

Medal Dash is the largest and most exciting virtual run company in the country with over 250,000 participants!

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    Use your favorite fitness app or device to complete your run, walk or hike and share the thrill of crossing the finish line with your fellow event participants.

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    Share the thrill of crossing the finish line with thousands of fellow active event participants celebrating alongside and earn the most unique, high quality race swag you’ll ever find!


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