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2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk
River Valley IL

Shapiro Developmental Center, Kankakee
Sunday December 14th, 9:00am

Online Registration is now closed
You can still register in person at packet pickup or event morning.
More information about registration and packet pickup
can be found on the Events Details page.

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 is a fun and festive way to kick off your holiday season! Run or walk a 5K route (3.1 miles) or walk a 1 mile route with your friends and celebrate the season of giving!

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Feel good knowing 100% of registration fees and funds raised will go to the Arthritis Foundation!
All registered participants receive the following:
• Finisher medal that doubles as a commemorative ornament!
• Jingle bell necklace!
• Long sleeve cotton shirt!

There will be holiday music, candy and a visit from SANTA! The event is fun for all ages. Bring your friends, family and coworkers to this festive holiday event you don’t want to miss!

Visit our Mission Table at the event!
Don’t have arthritis and think there’s nothing at the Mission Table for you? Think again! Feel what it’s like for people suffering with arthritis by participating in interactive games and then learn how we offer help and support to people in your community. Look for the wheel, and spin it to win great prizes like Jingle Bell Run water bottles, gloves, T-shirts and more!

Credit cards will be accepted for day-of registration and donations at the event.

Tech shirts and prizes available for those who fundraise!

Click here to see more prizes…

For more information on how to qualify for our 2014 fundraising incentives, please contact your Jingle Bell Run event director listed below.

Meet Our Adult Honoree
Darlene Cipcich

Darlene’s arthritis symptoms began in her knees and back. Her doctor encouraged her to get more exercise and lose weight to help alleviate the pain she was experiencing. She found that swimming does wonders for her arthritis pain....

Read more of Darlene's story

Raise money for the Jingle Bell Run/Walk and we’ll help you attend one of our 2015 juvenile arthritis programs!!

Click Here for more information.

Event Contact:
Name: Brian VanAcker
Phone: 312-880-4735
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