Frosty 5 and Mistletoe Mile Presented by Merchants of Hudson


Sunday, December 24, 8:00 a.m., Downtown Hudson


Escape from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season by donning the ugly sweater your Aunt Marge knitted for you last year and running the 5th annual Frosty 5 Mile or Mistletoe Mile Fun Run presented by Merchants of Hudson. This Hudson tradition is your opportunity to have some holiday fun and do some good.  The race is walker and stroller friendly, the sweater contest is hilarious, and the Mistletoe Mile is perfect for the kids!  Come on out and don’t be surprised if you see Santa and several reindeer in the race!

Need to finish your Holiday shopping?  Look no further than the Merchants of Hudson.  Frosty 5 Participant Specials are coming soon! These deals are good from race morning through December 30th.

2017 Frosty 5 benefits Destination Hudson!

Destination Hudson Holiday Basket Raffle
Baskets donated by local merchants with be raffled immediately after the finish of the race.
Ticket pricing -Ticket Pricing: $5 each / 5 for $20 / 15 for $40
Tickets can be purchased online during registration or at Destination Hudson.  Tickets can be purchased in person at Hudson Visitors Center or at Packet Pickup.

Participating merchants to date: Hudson’s Restaurant, Land of Make Believe, Malted Meeple, 3 Palms/Flip Side/One Red Door, Pinot’s Palatte Paint Class, Gwendolyn Elizabeth, All-Around Cyclery, Pepsi Co, Peachtree, Viva Bene Gourmet, Fitness Together, North End , Fair Trade & Epiphany combined basket, Summa Wellness Institute, Cleveland Clinic/Akron General Hospital Wellness  with more coming soon!

All basket raffle proceeds will benefit Destination Hudson, a 501c3 corporation, which runs The Hudson Visitor Center located in the Historic Town Hall building, adjacent to The Green and across the street from Vertical Runner.

Course Map

2013 5M Results, 2013 1M Results
2014 5M Results
2014 1M Results
2015 5M Results
, 2015 1M Results
2016 Results


Saturday, December 23rd

  • 4-7:00p.m. – Early Packet Pickup at Vertical Runner, 112 N. Main Street

Sunday, December 24th

  • 7-8:00a.m. – Packet Pickup at Vertical Runner, 112 N. Main Street
  • 7-8:00a.m. – Race Day Registration at Hudson Visitors Center, 27 East Main Street
  • 8:00a.m. – Mistletoe Mile Fun Run
  • 8:30a.m. – Ugly sweater contest just prior to the 5 mile start
  • 8:30a.m. – Frosty 5 Mile with post race refreshments from First & Main
  • 9:45a.m. – Destination Hudson Holiday Basket Raffle drawing
  • 10:00a.m. – Stores open for Merchant Specials – Coming Soon!


  • 5M – Top 3 overall male and female, then top 3 places in following 5-year age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+
  • Ugly sweater contest – Vertical Runner Giftcards


  • 5 Mile – Heathered Navy/Charcoal, Space Dyed Beanie Hat embroidered with Frosty!
  • Mistletoe Mile participants will receive a collectible ornament (1st 200 registered)


  • $30 Early Registration / $35 December 1st through December 24th
  • $10 Mistletoe Mile!

Frosty 5 is proudly sponsored by:



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