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Jingle Bell Jog 5K & Children’s Fun Run

Saturday, December 7 

Registration now open:  REGISTER HERE

Runners and walkers of all levels and ages are invited to participate in the 8th Annual Jingle Bell Jog 5K & Children’s Fun Run on Saturday, December 7th. Ugly Christmas sweaters, Santa hats, elf ears – anything that sparkles and jingles is highly encouraged! The first 200 children (12 and under) will receive a swag bag. Light snacks are included the morning of the race starting at 8:00 am. Come run, walk and be merry! No pets please.

TIME:  The 5K will begin at 9:00 am, the Children’s Fun Run will start at 10:00 am. The race will be chip-timed. There will be a warm-up stretch led by a Fayetteville Athletic Club instructor at 8:30 am for the 5K and 9:30 am for the Children’s Fun Run.

COURSE:  The 5K course begins & finishes inside the Botanical Garden and is out & back along Lake Fayetteville Trail and the Razorback Greenway.
The Children’s Fun Run takes place inside the garden.
Ages 4 & under ~ 1/2 mile (4 laps) around Great Lawn circle.
Ages 5 & over ~ 1 mile on the garden’s paved and dirt trail.

COST:  Jingle Bell Jog 5K Run/Walk | All Ages | $30
$35 after 11/15/2019 and $40 the day of the race

Children’s Fun Run | Under age 12 | $15
$20 after 11/15/2019

5K TEAM of 5 | All Ages | $120
Run with 4 friends. (5 registrants per group)

All race finishers will receive a finisher medal. Awards will also be handed out to the fastest runners in each age group.

Participants can also pre-purchase a Jingle Bell Jog long-sleeve t-shirt.
Adult shirts are $19 / Children’s shirts are $15
Packet pick up is available at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on Friday, December 6, from Noon – 7:00 pm or race day beginning at 8:00 am.


Proceeds support the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks’ mission to provide education, entertainment and recreation for the over 80,000 visitors and students who visit the garden each year.


Major Sponsors:

Harps Food Stores

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