Start Line Location: Trinity Groves (Continental Bridge Gateway Plaza West near Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge)
WHEN DOES THE EVENT START?
Saturday, December 18th
Kids Dash Run/Walk begins at 8:00AM
10K Run/Walk begins at 8:15AM
5K Run/Walk begins at 8:30AM
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE 5K/10K?
All ages can participate in the event. Strollers and walkers are also welcome, we just ask that you start in the back of the corral at event start to allow runners ahead.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE KIDS DASH?
Our Kids Dash untimed fun run is limited to children 12 and under. One parent or guardian may escort the child through the route, but it is not required. Strollers are allowed. Older children will be put in the front, and strollers are to be in the back. We ask if you are pushing a stroller you be cautious of other children around you as you pass them.
All 5K / 10K Race Participants Receive: Participant Bib, Tech T-Shirt, Finisher Medal, Jingle Bell, Saint Arnold Beer (Ages 21+ ONLY)
All Kids 1K Participants Receive: Participant Bib (Untimed), Tech T-Shirt, Finisher Medal, Jingle Bell
Please Note: All 5K/10K Bibs have an RFID tag located on the back of the bib for tracking on the course. Please leave this tracking in place centered on the front of your shirt to accurately time/track your participation.
Our charitable partner of the 3rd Annual 'Jingle All The 5K, 10K, Kids Dash' in Dallas is '29 Acres'!
THE 29 ACRES HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IS A SAFE AND DYNAMIC SUPPORTED LIVING COMMUNITY WHERE ADULTS WITH AUTISM (ASD) AND OTHER NEURO-DIVERSITIES WILL LIVE AND BE SUPPORTED ENABLING THEM TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, FEEL VALUE, SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN THEIR LIVES.
Packet pickup dates/times are listed below at our official packet pickup partner - Sun and Ski Sports. The perfect place to shop for your running gear!
Location: Sun & Ski Sports – 11170 N Central Expwy - Dallas, TX 75243
Dates & Times: December 16 (12-7pm) & December 17 (10am-7pm)
Note: Please bring your registration confirmation email from RunSignUp and limit your pickups to four (4) total packets, including yourself
THERE IS NO RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP. Everyone is responsible to pick up their packet(s) in the two days provided above. This also allows for a much smoother event day for both you (the participant) and us!
EVENT DAY DETAILS:
Please Note: Details below are subject to change leading into event week/day. Check back periodically and prior to event for any updates made.
Trinity Groves has plentiful amounts of accessible parking (handicap parking included) via lots and garages that can be accessed from multiple entry/exit points on event day. See 'Course/Parking Map' in section above on this page for visual details. Note that these are public parking lots, so treat it as you would if you were parking elsewhere to avoid any potential theft issues
There will be no event day gear check. Please securely store your belongings in your vehicle or leave at home.
Follow the 'Course/Parking Map' in section above on this page to the start line area. 5K starts and ends under an inflatable start and finish line identified on the map.
Mile markers will be at each mile.
Water stations will be available at the start line and at the 2-mile mark of the run/walk. 10K participants will have the same water stop on the way back to the finish at the 5 mile mark.
If anyone needs medical attention during the event, we will have an EMS service provided right near the start line. If you're on the course and see a fellow runner in need, contact 911 directly.
After you have completed your run/walk, the fun continues! Swing by our post-race hospitality area near the start/finish line for refreshments!
Your Sporting Image will be on hand to provide high quality photos of your participation in the event. Your photos will be posted soon after the event and you can search for your photos by your last name or your bib number. Watch for discounts that will be offered.
Tips for better race photos:
· Wear your bib on the front of your shirt.
· Pin all 4 corners of your bib.
· Pull your cap/hat away from your face.
· If running with a friend/family, run shoulder to shoulder while your photos are shot.
This will be a 'friendly' competition across multiple categories, including:
Fastest Overall 5K & 10K Male & Female
5K & 10K Male & Female 1st Place Age-Group Winners: 14 and Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Disclaimer Regarding Awards:
If, upon verification, the Race Directors find discrepancies, the winning individuals will not be eligible for an award. All awards will be distributed to the winners following the conclusion of the event.
Please keep "Rules of the Road" in mind when running. If walking during the event, stay to the right of the trail at all times and pass on the left when possible. Please be courteous of other participants. For competitive participants, please remember this is a 'friendly' competition. Safety first!
Due to insurance restrictions, animals, skates or other vehicular apparatus are not allowed by participants on the race course.
Headphones are not recommended during the race, but not prohibited. Please stay aware and in-tune with your surroundings.
All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund. If you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your number to anyone else and entry fees will not be transferred from year to year unless the event is cancelled by the organizers.