2015 Official Itinerary

With exactly ten days to go until Santa Crawl Day (Saturday Dec 12th), it’s time to release the official itinerary. Westbound Crawlers 8:00-9:00 – Kildare’s 9:00-10:00 – Lion’s Den, Primanti Bros 10:00-11:00 – Rotelli, Brewery, Tavern, ShandyGaff 11:00-12:00 – Mad Mex, Rathskellar, Read more ›

100 days until Santa Crawl 2015

Consider this the official announcement of the 2015 State College Santa Crawl. Mark your calendars for Saturday December 12th. Because our participants are almost equally divided between preferring Fridays and Saturdays for out event, we simply alternate them every year. Last Read more ›

Jump For Joy

Just got the numbers from the “Run Rudolph Run” 5K Run/Walk that LeftRightRepeat.net ran in conjunction with the Santa Crawl.  They raised an additional $800 for the Pat Boland Fund bringing our total from last Saturday to $15,856.   A big Read more ›

Record Totals!

We absolutely blew through every milestone that I had hoped we would make this season – and kept going.  I never expected numbers like we got.  A big Christmas cheer goes out to all of you who helped make this Read more ›

Temps in the 60s

Current AccuWeather forecast says we have temps in the 60’s during the day and 50’s at night.  Looks like perfect weather both for the “Run Rudolph Run” 5K Run Walk and the Santa Crawl. The record high for Saturday is Read more ›

Guide For Newbies

The explosive growth that the Crawl has experienced means that we have scores of new people showing up every year. It’s worth taking a few moments to understand what the Crawl is all about, so here’s my list of hints Read more ›

Santa BA On The Air

SantaBA will be making his traditional Santa Crawl week appearance on the Forever Broadcasting morning shows during the 8am hour tomorrow (Wednesday 12/09/15). Our charity partner is the Pat Boland Memorial Internship Award, an award gifted by the Penn State Read more ›

Rudolph The Musical

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Musical is coming to the Bryce Jordan Center next Wednesday. The timing is almost perfect. I’m hoping that “Bernie the Elf” Punt can get the entire cast to come in a few days early and Read more ›

Record Highs Saturday?

There’s bound to be numerous records set this Saturday. I expect a record high number of participants and a record high number of dollars raised – but that’s not what I’m referring to. Accuweather suggests that there is a good Read more ›

Ho Ho Snow

Santa’s helpers took to the slopes yesterday in Sunny River Maine as part of their 16th annual Santa Sunday. They had about 150 Santas and raised about $1500 dollars for a local charity. We hope to triple both those numbers Read more ›

Wristbands On Sale Now

We’re encouraging Santa Crawlers to pick up their wristbands before the start of the event next Saturday in order to avoid any potential lines. To facilitate that, we’ll be selling the bands at more locations, at an earlier date, and Read more ›

Our Cause

On this “Giving Tuesday”, it only seemed appropriate to fill everyone in on our charity partner, “The Pat Boland Memorial Internship Fund”.   The Boland Fund, run by the Penn State College of Communications, provides deserving communications students with financial assistance toward their Read more ›