Jingle Bell 5K Run / Walk for Arthritis

Jingle Bell 5K Run / Walk for Arthritis

 

EVENTS

5K

$40  9:00AM CST  Price increases after December 8, 2019 at 11:59pm CST

5K Untimed

$35  9:00AM CST  Price increases after December 8, 2019 at 11:59pm CST

1 Mile

$35  9:05AM CST  Registration ends December 14, 2019 at 11:59am CST

Kids Run

$15  8:45AM CST  Price increases after October 31, 2019 at 11:59pm CDT

Jingle in Your Jammies

$30  Registration ends December 14, 2019 at 11:59am CST
DESCRIPTION

Jingle Bell 5K Run / Walk for Arthritis
Birmingham, AL
Railroad Park
December 14, 2019 ~ 9:00am

When:
Saturday, December 14, 2019
7:30am – Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
8:45am – Santa Chase Starts (Note new start time for 2019)
8:45am – 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Registration and Packet Pickup Close
9:00am – 5K Starts
9:05am – 1 Mile Fun Run Starts  (Note new start time for 2019)
10:15am – 5K Awards Ceremony

Where:
Railroad Park
1600 1st Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35223
[Directions | Map]
[Parking Suggestions]

NOTE:
This year the event and activities will be held in the Pavilion Area of Railroad Park. Please click here for details!

FAQ Page [Click Here]

5K Course & Fun Run Course 
5K Course PDF Map: [Click HereUSATF Certified AL18049JE
5K Course Online View [Click Here]
Fun Run PDF Course Maps: [Click Here]
Fun Run Online Course Maps: [Click Here] (Note new Course for  2019)

Entry Fee:
Team Registration will cut off Friday, December 6th at midnight! NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Online Registration closes Friday, December 13th at 5:00 pm.

5K Chip Timed: My finish time will be recorded and posted online, I am eligible to win an Award.
$30 – Registered by August 31st
$40 – September 1st – December 8th
$45 – December 9th - Race Day, December 14th
Includes Jingle Bell Run Event long-sleeved t-shirt, Jingle Bells and Gear Check
Timing Chip will be on your Bib Number – Be sure to wear your Bib #.
Timing chips will be limited to 500 – Register Early to secure yours.

5K Not Chip Timed: My finish time will NOT be recorded or posted online, I am Not eligible to win an Award.
$30 – Registered by August 31st
$35 – September 1st – December 8th
$40 – December 9th - Race Day, December 14th
Includes Jingle Bell Run Event long-sleeved t-shirt, Jingle Bells and Gear Check

1 Mile Fun Run:
$30 – Registered by August 1st
$35 – September 1st – Race Day, December 14th
Includes Jingle Bell Run Event long-sleeved t-shirt, Jingle Bells and Gear Check

Jingle in Your Jammies:
$30 – Registered by December 14th 
Can't attend the event, but still want to be part of the fun? Choose this option to receive a shirt and fundraise for a cure!
We will send your shirt in the mail!

Santa Chase:
$20 – Registered by November 30th
$25 - December 1st - Race Day, December 8th
100 yard dash for children 12 and under. Includes commemorative t-shirt

Walkers in the 5K or Fun Run are welcome!

Questions about the Jingle Bell Run – Kelly Maliska at kmaliska@arthritis.org or call 470-440-2856.

Pre-Race Packet Pickup (Individual & Team)
Trak Shak – Homewood
1839 18th Street South
Homewood, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 – 11:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 – 11:00am – 6:00pm

5K – Awards (for runners that paid to be Chip Timed):
Top 3  Overall Male / Female
Top 1 Masters Overall Male / Female (40 and older)
Top 3 in Age Groups Male / Female 
0 to 8        30 to 34    55 to 59
9 to 14      35 to 39    60 to 64
15 to 19    40 to 44    65 to 69
20 to 24    45 to 49    70+
25 to 29    50 to 54

NOTE: All winners will receive a medal. Top 1 Overall Master Male/Female winner will receive two custom-made shirts from Honk Kong Tailors in Homewood. Top 3 Overall Male/Female winners will receive: 1st place winners will receive a Massage Envy Gift Card and a $50 Visa Gift Card. 2nd place winners will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card. 3rd place winners will receive a $25 Visa Gift Card. Winners in overall categories (Overall, Masters, etc.) will not be eligible for age-group awards. Overall Awards based on gun time, Age Group Awards based on Chip Time.

NOTE: If you would like to be eligible for awards, the purchase of the Timing Chip is required, $5/participant

How do we get VIP Access? 
Participants raising $500 or more, including registration fee, will be eligible for access to Candy Cane Lane, our 2016 VIP area. VIP area will include a hot breakfast provided. Deadline to raise funds and be eligible is Wednesday, December 5th. 

How do we get Team Tailgate Access?
Teams raising $3,500 or more, including registration fees, will receive a tent and team banner at the event. Tent available from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Deadline to raise funds and be eligible is Sunday, December 2nd.

Parking:
Free parking is available along the outer perimeters of the Railroad Park.  Please refrain from parking in the spaces along 1st Ave. South. 1st Ave. South will be closed from 18th St. S. to 14th St. South. Also, refrain from parking in illegal parking spaces. The Arthritis Foundation is not responsible for tickets/towing costs incurred by an individual.  

Jingle Bell Run/Walk® is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Run or walk a 5-kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving. — Be there with bells on!

 

RACE WEBSITE

Additional race information can be found at http://www.jbr.org/Birmingham.

PLACE
Railroad Park
1600 1st Avenue
Birmingham, AL US 35233