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Jingle Bell Jog 5K & Reindeer Fun Run

Registration now open!

December 2, 2017 | 9:00 to 11:00 am

The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks presents the 6th annual, 2017 Jingle Bell Jog 5K and Reindeer Fun Run!

WHEN: Saturday, December 2  |  5K begins at 9:00 am; Fun Run begins at 10:00

WHERE: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville, AR

WHO: Runners and walkers of all levels!

WHAT:  Run, run Rudolph… to the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks for a fun morning of holiday cheer!  Ugly Christmas sweaters, Santa hats, elf ears – anything that sparkles and jingles is highly encouraged.  Come run, walk and be merry!

WHY:  Proceeds support the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks’ mission to provide education, entertainment and recreation for the thousands of visitors and students who come to the garden each year.

REGISTRATION: Runners can register online at Register Wizard.
$25 | Jingle Bell Jog 5K Run/Walk | All ages
$30 after 11/19/17
The 5K will be chip timed. Overall male and female finisher medals will be presented in each of the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

$10 | Reindeer Fun Run | Under age 12
$15 after 11/19/17
All finishers of the Reindeer Fun Run will receive a medal! Kids 4 & under will run about 1/2 Mile. Kids 5 & over will run 1 Mile.

$100 | 5K TEAM of 5 | All Ages
Run with 4 friends. Fastest 5 gets a special holiday prize!
(5 registrants per group)

Packet pick-up:  Friday, December 1st from 4:00-6:30 pm at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, or on race day beginning at 8:15 am.

COURSE: The 5K course begins at the botanical garden and is out & back along the Lake Fayetteville Trail.  The kids’ Fun Run takes place inside the garden. Ages 5 & under will be a half mile (4 laps) around Great Lawn circle. Ages 5 & up will be 1 mile on the garden’s paved and dirt trail.

EXTRAS: Warm up led by a Fayetteville Athletic Club trainer at 8:30 am for adults and 9:30 am for kids on race day.  Complimentary breakfast included, door prizes, music and special guests. There will also be prizes for the best costumes!

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Supporting Sponsors:
The Bank of Fayetteville
Harps Food Stores

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