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Location: Jackson, MI US 49201 Directions
Type: Run Only, Walk Only, Run or Run/Walk
Events
Event Time Price Details
3rd Annual Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run
Time
6:00PM EST - 9:00PM EST
N/A
3rd Annual Nite Lites Christmas 5K Walk
Time
6:30PM EST - 9:00PM EST
N/A
3rd Annual Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run - (no shirt)
Time
6:00PM EST - 9:00PM EST
N/A
3rd Annual Nite Lites Christmas 5K Walk - (no shirt)
Time
6:30PM EST - 9:00PM EST
N/A
3rd Annual Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run/Walk - Race Day Registration (no shirt)
Time
2:00PM EST - 7:00PM EST
N/A
Place
Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson Street
Jackson, MI US 49201
Description

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

The magic of the Jackson Nite Lites Christmas Display is coming and the 2016 season promises to be brighter than ever with the 3rd Annual Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run/Walk on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, with a 6:00PM 5K Fun Run and a 5K Walk at 6:30PM. Be a part of Jackson’s newest family tradition to kick off the Holiday season! 

The animated course will once again be offered on foot to delight in the open air experience of over a million dancing lights. Illuminated Holiday scenes featuring Santa Claus and his reindeer, the Nativity, the North Pole, and numerous characters are sure to bring many smiles and create lasting memories. The event will also include a Cookie Station, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, concessions, candy canes, Santa hats, and more all designed to bring families together and get everyone into the perfect holiday mood. This new and magical experience is fast becoming a Christmas tradition for family and friends year after year!

Date & Time
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
On-site Race Day registration 2:00PM - 7PM
5K Fun Run 6:00PM
5K Walk begins 6:30PM

Start & Finish
Jackson County Fairgrounds
200 W. Ganson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

2016 REGISTRATION AND DEADLINES:

Tuesday, July 5th through Sunday, November 20th

$20.00 (NEW THIS YEAR!)  Early (no shirt) Registration  - We think the shirts are pretty snazzy, but if you prefer not to get one that is okay!  We still want you to join in the fun (but you will have to wear your Santa hat!) 

$25.00 Early Registration* - Long sleeve T-shirt included ($15.00 additional charge for Hooded Sweatshirt plus $3.00 for Adult size XXL)

*After this date, no shirts will be guaranteed.  Sorry, but Santa's helpers need time to get them ready for you!

Tuesday, November 22, Midnight

$20.00 On-line (no shirt) registration ends

RACE DAY  Wednesday, November 23,  2:00PM - 7:00PM

$30.00 On-site (no shirt) registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race Contact Info

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Race Charity

The Miss Jackson Crossroads Scholarship Pageant www.missjacksoncrossroads.org is a 501C3 organization and an official licensee of the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant and Miss America Organization. Our mission is to offer young women in Jackson County the opportunity to earn educational scholarships and enhance personal and professional life skills.

Since 2014, the Miss Jackson Crossroads Scholarship Pageant has provided over $35,000.00 in cash and in-kind educational scholarships to local contestants.

Three Jackson County titleholders have won the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant and competed in the Miss America Pageant: Kathie Pennington Brauteseth (1982),Victoria Fair Bork (1990), and Coni Hull Sullivan (1995).

The Miss America Organization www.missamerica.org is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance.

For more information and how you may contribute to the Miss Jackson Crossroads Scholarship Pageant, please visit: www.missjacksoncrossroads.org

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FAQ's

Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run/Walk

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS
Q: Where do I register?
A: On-line: www.niteliteshow.com OR www.runsignup.com
Q: What are the times of the race?
A: 5K Fun Run 6:00PM/5K Walk 6:30PM
Q: What are the fees for the race?
A: $25.00 Individual with long sleeve T-shirt (registration must be complete by Sunday, November 20, Midnight)
    $40.00 Individual with Hooded Sweatshirt (registration must be complete by Sunday, November 20, Midnight)
    *children 5 years and under are free but do not receive shirt (additonal t-shirts and sweatshirts are available for purchase)
Q: What are the T-shirt and sweatshirt sizes?
A: Adult S M L XL XXL Children’s S M L
Q: I can’t make the race; can I get a refund?
A: Sorry. No refunds.

PACKET PICK-UP QUESTIONS
Q: When and where is Packet Pick-Up?
A: Early packet pick-up Saturday, November 19th, 12noon-2pm at:
Jackson County Fairgrounds - American 1 Event Center
200 W. Ganson Street
Jackson, MI 49201
Q: Can I pick up my friend’s packet or have my friend pick up my packet?
A: Yes, you may pick up your friend’s packet and vice versa. You must have proof of payment and signed waivers for all participants at time of packet pick-up.
Q: Is there Race Day packet pick-up available?
A: Yes, you may pick up you packet on Race Day beginning at 2pm at the Nite Lites Jackson location. 

RACE DAY QUESTIONS
Q: Do you have any information on parking?
A: Street parking is free.  Additional parking in surrounding business lots for a small charge. 
Q: What are the weather policies?
A: The event will take place rain or shine.
Q: Does the Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run/Walk benefit any charity?
A: Yes, the Miss Jackson Crossroads Scholarship Pageant www.missjacksoncrossroads.org
Q: Can I sponsor the race?
A: Yes! Contact: NiteLites5K@gmail.com – and thank you for asking!

COURSE QUESTIONS
Q: Are strollers allowed?
A: Yes. The event encourages families to participate.
Q: Are dogs allowed?
A: Sorry. We love our furry friends, but they are not allowed at the event.

Q: What are the course conditions like?  I've heard they can be a little muddy.

A: This course is contained within the Jackson County Fairgrounds and is mostly a paved surface but a short distance is packed ground and unpaved in front of the grandstands. Often, it is frozen. However, depending upon temperatures leading up to the event, the course may provide a soft, trail-like surface in this short area. Please wear running shoes appropriate for these conditions.

 

VOLUNTEER QUESTIONS
Q: What are your different volunteer options?
A: Volunteers are needed and greatly appreciated! Contact: NiteLites5K@gmail.com by Sunday, November 20th.
Q: What do I receive for volunteering?
A: An event t-shirt!

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