Modesto Spirit of Giving Jingle Bell 5K Run & Walk


Start: Saturday, December 14, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (PST)

11th and M streets 1101 M Street
Modesto , CA 95354
Registration Closing Date

Thursday, December 12, 2013 @ 5:59 PM (PST)

About This Activity


New this year

All 5K registrants will receive a tech shirt. Groups of 10 or more will receive a $5 discount on each paid entry.

Group Registrations

For information on Group Registration and registration forms go to


Proceeds benefit the Modesto Parks Recreation and Neighborhood Scholarship Program for low income children, seniors, and disabled citizens as well as the Howard Training Center 'Meals On Wheels' program. The Howard Training Center will receive all donated canned food items.

Kids Free Fun Run

Informally known as the "Help Santa Chase the Grinch out of Modesto" kids fun run. Kids!! help Santa chase the Grinch out of Modesto and save Christmas. Candy canes and medals for all participants 10 and under. Take a free picture with Santa. One donated food item per entry, though not required, would be greatly appreciated. Kids Fun Run will not be timed.

Kids Bicycle Drawing

Bring one canned food item to the kids fun run and receive a ticket for the drawing of a FREE KIDS BICYCLE!!


Bring a canned good or non perishable food item and win a great raffle prize. Raffle tickets are given out on a per item basis. One item = one ticket. 10 items =10 tickets, to a maximum of 10 tickets per person. All 10 item donations qualify for the GRAND PRIZE drawing for a Bicycle

5K Awards

$100 to first overall male/female, $50 to second overall male/female, $25 to third overall male/female. $50 to first masters male/female, $25 to second masters male/female. AND: Medals for first, second, and third place male and female in each age group. All participants in Kids Fun Run receive medals.

Run Fees

Adults: $30/$35 After Nov. 26, 2013Children 12 and under: $15/$20 After Nov. 26, 2013

5K Course Description

Out and back loop through Modesto Junior College area and Graceda Park area neighborhoods on paved streets.

Start Times

5K starts at 8:00 amKids Fun Run starts at 9:15amAwards Ceremony 9:30 am

Race Packet Pickup

Early bib pickup is available at On the Run running store in McHenry Village Dec. 13th from 12 noon till 6:00 PM. Race day bib pickup starts at 6:30 am at the ShadowChase Running Club office at 1101 M St, across from the start line.

Run Age Groups

12 and under, 13 to 19, 20 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59, 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70 to 74, 75 to 79, 80+ male and female

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