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Sat December 8, 2018 Birmingham, AL US 35233 Directions
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5K - Chip Timed

$0 9:00AM CST Registration ends December 8, 2018 at 11:59pm CST

5K-NON Chip Timed

$0 9:00AM CST Registration ends December 8, 2018 at 11:59pm CST

Jingle Bell Express Pack Registration

$0 9:00AM CST Registration ends December 8, 2018 at 11:59pm CST

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

$0 10:00AM CST Registration ends December 8, 2018 at 11:59pm CST

Santa Chase

$0 10:25AM CST Registration ends December 8, 2018 at 11:59am CST

Jingle in Your Jammies

$0 Registration ends December 8, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Description

Jingle Bell 5K Run / Walk for Arthritis
Birmingham, AL
Railroad Park
December 8, 2018 ~ 9:00am

When:
Saturday, December 8, 2018
8:00am – Registration and Packet Pickup Open
8:50am – 5K Registration and Packet Pickup Close
9:00am – 5K Starts
10:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Starts
10:25am – Santa Chase Starts
10:30am – 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 Meadow Area of Railroad Park. Please click here for details!

FAQ Page [Click Here]

5K Course & Fun Run Course ** New 5K Course for 2018
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]

Entry Fee:
Team Registration will cut off Friday, November 30th at midnight! NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Online Registration closes Friday, December 7th at 5:00pm.

5K Chip Timed: My finish time will be recorded and posted online, I am eligible to win an Award.
$35 – Registered by August 31st
$40 – September 1st – November 30th
$45 – December 1st - Race Day, December 8th
Includes Jingle Bell Run Event long-sleeved t-shirt
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 – November 30th
$40 – December 1st - Race Day, December 8th
Includes Jingle Bell Run Event long-sleeved t-shirt

Jingle Bell Express Pass:
$75.00 -  Now until November 14, 2018
              *  It’s a one-click option for runners that are accustomed to these “VIP” or added-swag registration options at other race
                  events across the country.
              * Your one-click way to a faster, upgraded race day!  Quantities are limited.
              * Express Packet Pickup (or mailed packets, where available)
              * Express Gear Check 
              * Unique performance wear Jingle Bell Run Event shirt.
              * Limited edition Jingle Bell Run swag (more details to come)

1 Mile Fun Run:
$30 – Registered by August 1st
$35 – September 1st – RACE DAY
Includes commemorative t-shirt

Jingle in Your Jammies:
$30 – Registered by December 7th 
Can’t make the event but still want to fundraise?
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

T-shirts will be given to the FIRST 1,500 registrants ONLY!
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 4, 2018 – 11:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – 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 by Jim N Nicks. 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 Park along 1st Avenue South. Please refrain from parking in the spaces allotted for the various local businesses that operate along 1st Avenue South unless you are attending those venues. Also refrain from parking in illegal parking spaces. The Arthritis Foundation is not responsible for tickets/towing costs incurred by an individual. Park patrons are free to use Parking Lot D located on 18th Street and 1st Avenue South at a cost of $2.00. For more information concerning Parking Lot D contact the Birmingham Parking Authority. [Parking Suggestions]

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.

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