Ugly Sweater Run 2022

Sat December 3, 2022 Directions

5K Run

8:30AM EST - 9:45AM EST 2022 Hats

Sweater Stroll

8:35AM EST - 10:00AM EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

NIBCO Water and Ice Park, 301 Nibco Pkwy, Elkhart, IN

The Elkhart Education Foundation is excited to host the  annual Ugly Sweater 5K Run or Walk and 1 Mile Sweater Stroll.This is a fun-filled event for the entire family! Even your leashed dog is welcome to join us (don't forget your furry friend's ugly sweater too!).

Enjoy hot-chocolate and Christmas cookies at the finish line!  Prizes will be awarded for best dressed, top 3 Overall Male/Female as well as fastest male and female in each of 15 age divisions!  Note: The Stroll is not timed, so there are not placement awards for that event.

The race is a kickoff to Elkhart's Winterfest which includes a series of events, including Breakfast with Santa put on by the Elkhart Fire Department starting at 8:00 am to noon!  In the evening, there is a holiday parade, tree lighting, music -something for everyone. Sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

This is a fundraiser for the Elkhart Education Foundation.

Check-in and packet pickup / Onsite Registration begins on Friday, December 2 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm  at Elkhart Health & Aquatics in the Community Meeting Rooms and Saturday, December 3 at NIBCO Water and Ice Park

WHAT'S NEW IN 2022 : 

5K Run starts at 8:30 AM, Sweater Stroll starts at 8:35am, Awards start at 9:45 am or as soon as everyone has returned back!

Slightly different course to show off some new paths in Elkhart!


Top three overall Male/Female in the 5K. 15 Age groups awards to the fastest in each for MF.  Costume awards!  Get in on the fun!

Not really a runner or walker but want to help? 

We need a lot of volunteers. Maybe you have a friend or spouse who just isn't into running OR you want to help AND run/walk in the event!  Good news! There are a lot of options! Check out the link above!

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Course Map: Start and Finish at NIBCO Water and Ice Park


NIBCO Water and Ice Park, 301 Nibco Pkwy, Elkhart, IN

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