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We are excited to invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Mel’s Jingle Run, a festive 5K race that helps the Family Guidance Center in our local community. Mellow Mushroom Hickory has teamed up with RunTimeRaces to host the area’s premier Christmas-themed 5K run/walk. The timed race is family friendly, with all ages invited to participate. In addition to medals awarded to those who place in the race, there will also be awards given for the most “jingled out” or festive costumes and race apparel. Please make plans to join us on Saturday, December 8th at 9 a.m. in Downtown Hickory. As a RunTimeRaces produced event, be assured this event will be well organized and leave you with an Awesome Race Experience.
We're asking each participant to bring an unwrapped NEW toy on race day for a chance to win $100 VISA gift card (you will be entered into a drawing to be held immediately following the awards ceremony. You must be present to win.) Toys will be presented to Santa Cops, a charity of the Conover Police Department.
PDQ - Hickory will be offering a BOGO combo to the racers wearing their race shirt the day of the race (valid on race day only).
Early Registration through 11:59 pm on Tuesday, November 27th includes a FREE RACE TEE. Race Day Registration opens from 7:45 am - 8:45 am Race Day (Race Tee NOT Guaranteed during Late or Race Day Registration). You must have the proper amount for cash payment on race day, no checks accepted.
Given to the top 3 male & female finishers, and top Overall Masters male and female. Awards will go to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers in the following age groups:
Age Divisions (Male & Female)
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19,
20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 Plus
Packet Pick Up for Friday, December 7th from 10am-7pm @ Fleet Feet Sports Hickory.
Fleet Feet Sports of Hickory
Belle Hollow Shopping Center
3022 B North Center St., Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 304- 4786
Race Day Packet Pick Up at race venue between 7:45 am - 8:45 am.
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Additional race information can be found at http://runtimeraces.com/.
September 20, 2018
Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Mel’s Jingle Run and we’re excited to invite you to be a part of it. A holiday themed 5K race that supports various charitable causes in our community, Mel’s Jingle Run is becoming a Christmastime tradition. Join us on Saturday, December 8 at 9 a.m. on Union Square in Downtown Hickory to celebrate the season with the most jolly, fun-filled, festive 5K in our region. This year, we’re partnering with The Family Guidance Center of Hickory. All race proceeds will benefit this indispensable organization that offers a variety of counseling services for both individuals and families, as well as provides domestic violence services and a shelter for battered women, giving safety and compassion to those who need it most. The Family Guidance Center’s services reflect their belief that families are the cornerstone of society and that strong families build strong communities. We’re proud of this organization and all that they do for our community. We’re asking for your help in raising necessary funds to assist The Family Guidance Center in continuing their excellent service to our friends and neighbors. Please consider sponsoring Mel’s Jingle Run. Not only is it a family-friendly community event, but it also provides encouragement and support to non-profit organizations doing the important work that makes our city a great place to live. Please review the attached sponsorship form and let us know how you would like to contribute. For information about the Family Guidance Center, visit their website at www.fgcservices.com/ and for more information about Mel’s Jingle Run, checkout our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/melsjinglerun. Online registration and details for the race can be found at www.runtimeraces.com. If you have any questions, please contact us at (828) 446-4248 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your role in the business community and all that you do for our city. We look forward to partnering with you in this worthy endeavor.
Leslie Knapp Sarah Prencipe Co-Chair Co-Chair
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PDQ - Hickory will be offering a BOGO combo to the racers wearing their race shirt the day of the race (valid race day only).
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