Hamilton Co. – The Elves on the Run 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday, Dec. 15 in McLeansboro. The race will start at 9 a.m. behind East Side Grade School on Hull Street and finish in the same general area. Spokesperson Amanda Gunther says this is the first year for the run benefitting kids in Hamilton County. The registration fee is $15 through today and goes to $20 tomorrow. Over 40 runners have signed up so far. Besides the 5K Run/Walk, there will be a Kids Fun Run too. The registration fee is $10. Each finisher in the fun run will receive a finishers award. Gunther says the event’s goal is to help 50 to 100 kids in Hamilton Co. have a good Christmas. For more information or to register, go to runtosucceed.com/elvesontherun/.