Sun December 6 - Sat December 12, 2020 Edwardsville, IL 62025 US
RaceJoy Ready

Virtual 5K

$30 Registration ends December 12, 2020 at 11:59pm CST
Where ever you would like to spread some Christmas cheer!
600 Water Street
Edwardsville, IL US 62025

Your favorite holiday race is back and we are going VIRTUAL this year! Get the family together and join us in your ugliest sweaters!   You can run/walk with us anytime from Sunday, December 6th through Saturday, December 12th 2020! Trinity Lutheran Ministries presents the VIRTUAL CHRISTmas Ugly Sweater 5K! 

In an effort to ensure the safety and health of our participants and In compliance with the state and local authorities and we will not be hosting an in person race this year. All events will be held virtually and not in person. 

Why YOU should join us:

  • You will be filled with Christmas cheer as you dress up in your most festive attire!
  • 20% of registration costs will go to support individuals in the community through Glen-Ed Food Pantry & Neighbors in Need.
  • A t-shirt and fun finisher medal are guaranteed to those who register by November 26th.
  • Online Christmas Ugly Sweater Photo Contest!
  • Place medals will be awarded to our top finshers! (Must use RaceJoy app to be eligible)

2020 Pricing Options: $25 Early Registration* Includes shirt and medal.

5K Awards - Race times must be tracked through the RaceJoy app to be eligible to win a place medal. Plaques for Overall Male/Female and medals awarded to Top 3 in the following age categories: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

(*Early Registration ends November 26th. Prices increase $5.)

Drive through Packet Pickup - Sunday, December 6th from 3pm-6pm, Trinity Lutheran Ministries

Online Sweater Contest: Prizes awarded to those who enter our sweater contest! We would love to see photos of everyone who is participating in the 5k. You can enter the contest by sharing photos through out the week on the Christmas Ugly Sweater 5k Facebook page. More details will be announced on Facebook.

        Awards for: Most Holiday Cheer, Peoples Choice, & a Surprise Drawing

- There are no refunds on registration -

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Virtual CHRISTmas Ugly Sweater 5K.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

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