Christmas-themed, this episode takes place at Lotte Mart. A shopping challenge takes place where they must pick the most popular items, re-enact various scenes from Min-jong's movies, and then face-off in a hide-and-seek match where the mission team must find 4 Christmas ornaments.
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Running Man pairs are formed and receive a meeting place. The remaining Running Man not in a pair does not receive the hint but receives the meeting place accidentally. There they receive unique superpowers and a nametag elimination begins.
Three teams of four are formed between the Running Men and Santa Clauses. They compete against each other through Santa and Rudolph, pool balance beam, and food challenges. Winning teams receive bonus snowballs. At the end, an elimination snowball match begins.
The Running Man members come together for a special Christmas party. Each member brings an object that holds a special Christmas memory and share it with one another. However, there's a secret behind this special party. All the gifts they acquired through sharing their stories disappear. Who will obtain all the gifts and have a happy Christmas?
This week, the final episode of Year End Special gets aired. So Min's team comes back to Korea after failing the mission while the other two teams successfully clear the mission. After that, a new race to celebrate Christmas gets ready. Special guests, Soo Young, Sung Hoon, Seon Hwa, Hye Bin, Chi Yeul, and Ha Na join the show to participate in the new race, Christmas Special.
Seok Jin and Kwang Soo are finally given the chance to get their revenge at the members. As Furious Santas, their mission is to steal the members' personal belongings. They must steal all of the items before the race ends if they want to avoid facing penalties.