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Waddle and Trot 5K

Santee Cares. Santee Shares.

The 7th annual Waddle and Trot 5K event beginning at 8:00a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd, 2018. Runners and walkers of all levels are welcomeRegistration will begin Oct 1, 2018

This fast and flat 5K race starts and finishes within the beautiful Santee Lakes Recreational Preserve. Santee Lakes will open Thanksgiving Day for this exclusive event. The course winds around the first five lakes and provides runners with an excellent scenic run. 

All participants will receive a custom designed Waddle and Trot T-shirt* and an on-line finisher certificate. Finisher medals are given to the top three male and female finishers within 10-year age categories.  

No Pets of any kind are allowed in the Park for this event.

Entry to Park will be through Lake 1 Gate. All other gates (including walk-in gates) are 
closed on Thanksgiving Day. 

Race packets and bibs are available for pickup Wednesday November 21, 2018 at Ronn Hall Insurance & Notary Services located at 9456 Cuyamaca St. #101, Santee, CA (619) 562-8585 from 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm or at the Front Gate of Santee Lakes on day of the event.

Gates open at 6:00 AM
Park will close at 11:00 AM at the end of the event.

Community Partners 

All proceeds benefit


Days until the Race








  • Sizes not guaranteed after November 10th, 2018.