Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis!
Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!
Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to fight arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.
Meet Emily Pinter. One of this year’s youngest participants, 5 year old Emily was diagnosed with Reactive Arthritis on her 2nd birthday in 2010. After seeing a Pediatric Rheumatologist her diagnosis was changed to JRA with a possibility of Psoriatic Arthritis. It was a bumpy road for the little toddler as she went through multiple rounds of testing and dealt with months of flared joints and pain. Once on the proper medication she went into remission and was able to stop all of her meds. However, she’s been back on her meds for almost a year but is doing great. Like any 5 year old she copes by living life, laughing and having lots of fun.
Her family wanted to participate in the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run because it is something the could do as a family and shows their love and support of all the “little warriors” who endure things many people will never have to. Emily is a tough little girl and her mom Corinne was so proud as she watched Emily run a little ways during the Snowman Shuffle.
Support Emily Pinter by making a donation here.
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5K Run/Walk Course
Advance Packet Pick-Up
December 11th – 11:30 to 1pm and 4:30 pm to 7pm
December 12th – 11:30 to 7pm
Shenandoah, Texas 77385
Committee Chair: Sara Tate
Arthritis Staff: Tiffany Bardwell
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