Starts at Oilworker Monument on Dec. 17 with prizes for best costumes

Lace up your running shoes, put on your beard and red hat and get ready to run, jog or walk in the Taft Chamber of Commerce's Santa Fun Run on Dec. 17 along Rails to Trails.

It's open to all ages and there is no entry fee with one exception:

All entries will have to wear a Santa hat, T-shirt or costume of some sort or you will be required to buy a Santa hat for $5 to enter.

The event will start at 10 a.m. at the Oilworker Monument.

Everyone is encouraged to be creative in their costumes and the Chamber will be presenting awards for the best dressed, most creative, longest beard, cutest couple and best dressed kid.

Contact the Chamber at 661-763-21265 or email