ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The UTPB Students in Philanthropy will be hosting the 2018 Santa Fun Run on December 1.

The nearly three mile run will last from 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $20 but children 12 and under can participate for free.

Runners are encouraged to dress as their favorite holiday character, such as elves, reindeer or even Santa Claus himself.

Those who register for the run online are guaranteed a free Santa hat.

Proceeds from the run will go to non-profit organizations in the area.

For more information or to register for the race you can click here.