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The Saint Martiane
Casita Olivita in Historic San Marcos
Crystal River Inn Bed & Breakfast
Trips, Treks & Adventures San Marcos Itineraries

Jingle Bell Run 5K & Kids 1K

San Marcos Plaza Park

Click HERE to register.
Grab your friends and family and race through beautiful downtown San Marcos and the historic district. Enjoy holiday music and the sound of jingle bells along the 5k course. All ages are welcome!


The race will begin and finish at San Marcos Plaza Park. Chip timing will be used and awards will be given to the top finishers during a ceremony following the race. 


What's Near Here?

San Marcos Plaza Park

Located on the banks of the San Marcos River, the park is 5.1 acres with hike/bike trails, wooden deck, large permanent stage (available for special events), and the Fish Hatchery Building (available for rental). 

Veramendi Plaza

One of the most scenic, historic and popular parks in San Marcos, Juan Veramendi Plaza is known for its iconic gazebo, the Charles S. Cock House Museum, the Merriman Cabin, the Dr. Gwen K. Smith Fountain, and the tree-lined pathway to the Riverwalk.

Merriman Cabin

The historic Merriman Cabin was built in 1846 by Dr. Eli T. Merriman (1815-1867), a Yale graduate and 1838 Texas settler.