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Elf on the Shelf Running Costume

October 28, 2018 by Kelly Lewis

We’re probably biased, but our Elf on the Shelf running costume is perfect for a holiday or Christmas run. Just because you’re a runner, doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun, wearing costumes for running. Some of our favorite races are perfect for running in costume, in fact – many of them actually encourage it…

If you’re looking for running costumes ideas that you can actually run in, you’ve come to the right place. Luckily, we have plenty ideas for costumes for running. Consider this your very own running costume guide.elf on the shelf running costumeYou’ve read the book. You’ve adopted an elf, and hidden it every single night. But the “Elf on the Shelf’s” magic isn’t limited to telling Santa all about the day’s adventures… we have it on pretty good authority that the “Elf on Shelf” loves to run races too!

Elf on the Shelf Running Costume

Luckily, you can “harness” the “Elf on the Shelf’s” power for yourself with an “Elf on the Shelf” running costume. Here’s what you’ll need…

Elf on the Shelf Running Costume Essentials

* {one} red tank top
* {one} elf collar (we suggest cutting out from felt)
* {one} red Sparkle Athletic skirt
* {one} pair of red Sparkle Athletic sleeves
* {one} red and white stripe compression socks
* {one} pair of white mittens
* {one} santa hat (although a red sparkle athletic visor would do the trick too!)
* optional: red running shoes and silver shwings , while they aren’t necessary, the extra details can be the “icing on the cake.” & We’re pretty sure that the shwings are the secret to the “Elf on the Shelf’s” magic.

Elf on the Shelf Running Costume Assembly

Assembling your elf on the shelf running costume is pretty self-explanatory. If you’re worried about it being too cold, swap the tank top for a long-sleeved shirt, and add some red running capris or tights!

Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more costumes for running ideas, check out our entire running costume guide.

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Heather Proffitt

I love this for a Santa run I will be running in December and would love to look into ordering this

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