Race Preview: Jingle Bells Run 12/5/15 (Eugene, Ore.)

Jingle Bells Run takes place in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday, December 5, 2015.

Jingle Bells Run takes place in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday, December 5, 2015.

Join me Saturday, December 5 at the 11th annual Jingle Bells Run in Eugene, hosted by Level 32 Racing. What a delightful way to kick-off the holiday season. All proceeds from the Jingle Bells Run will benefit Parkside Communtiy Preschool. And yes, jingle bells will be provided! Choose from three distances: a 12k or 8k run, and a 5k run-or-walk option. A kids 400-meter event, the Jingle Bell Jaunt, will take place prior to the other events, with the kids event beginning at 11:45 a.m. The other distances will begin at 12-noon. All events will begin and end at Maurie Jacobs Park in Eugene, and courses will follow along the scenic bike paths along Alton Baker Park.

Proceeds support the Parkside Community Preschool

Proceeds support the Parkside Community Preschool

Entry fees are currently $25 through December 4th. Those ages 17 and under or 60+ deduct $5. The kids Jingle Bell Jaunt is free for kids 10 and under. Race day registration is available beginning at 10:30 am at Parkside Community Preschool.

Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers in the 12k, 8k and 5k. Awards will also be presented to the top three male and female finishers in each age group for each distance. Random prize drawings will occur, and along the route, course marshals will be handing out some special candy canes. Grab these, and at the finish line, you may redeem them for unique prizes.

Get your jingle-bell on and join me for a wonderful run on Saturday, December 5 at the 11th annual Jingle Bells Run!

Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015
Distance: 12k run, 8k run, 5k run/walk and 400 meter Kids Jingle Bell Jaunt
Start Time: 11:45 a.m. for the Kids Jingle Bell Jaunt, 12-noon for all other distances
Cost: $25 for adults 18+. Deduct $5 for participates 17 and under or 60+. Race day registration available for additional $5.
Register: Click here to register

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