9 Jingle Bell Runs and Holiday Races
Uncle Ebb's Bah Humbug Trail Race
December 7, 2013 - Charlotte, North Carolina 1 of 10
Race "Uncle Ebb" (Scrooge) to the finish line at this family-friendly holiday trail run. You can race Uncle Ebb across two different distances: the Scrooge Scramble 1 Mile or Bah Humbug Buster 7K. There will be holiday music, prizes and awards for both races.
Santa to the Sea
December 8, 2013 - Oxnard, California 2 of 10
Celebrate the gift of giving at this race where participants donate a new, unwrapped toy for underprivileged children. This fast, flat half marathon is great for veteran or novice runners. Bring the kids for the Jingle All the Way fun run, and celebrate the season at the finish-line festival at the Marine Empo?rium Land?ing in the Chan?nel Islands Harbor.
2013 Happy Holidays Half Merrython
December 8, 2013 - Gloucester, Massachusetts 3 of 10
Run the half marathon, the 2.62-mile race, or challenge yourself and do both events on the coastline from Gloucester to Rockport. Participants will receive a technical race shirt and finisher's medal, and can enjoy music, a raffle and refreshments.
Santa Hustle 5K
Various Locations and Dates 4 of 10
Thousands of Santas will hit the streets in the Santa Hustle Race Series. Racers will receive a Santa hat, beard and customized Santa shirt. Listen to live music as you run, and enjoy post-race cookies and Christmas treats.
Run Santa Run
December 14, 2013 - Madison, Wisconsin 5 of 10
Grab your Santa hat and beard (all participants will receive both) and gear up for this ho-ho-holiday 5K run/walk. See the live reindeer and horse-drawn sleigh, and party with other runners at the post-race party.
The 12Ks of Christmas Holiday Run
December 14, 2013 - Washington, D.C. 6 of 10
Dress up in a holiday costume for this inaugural event. Choose the 5K or 12K and run the historic Capital Crescent Trail from Georgetown, D.C. to Silver Spring, Maryland. Prizes will be awarded for best race costumes. After the race, take a picture with Santa and enjoy egg nog and cider.
Santa's North Pole Dash
December 14, 2013 - St. Charles, Missouri 7 of 10
Run the 5K through downtown St. Charles and finish along the Missouri River. Participants will receive a Santa hat, beard, T-shirt, gloves and bag. The overall men's and women's winners receive an engraved milk bottle, and all finishers will receive a holiday ornament medal. Bring the kids for the Snowman Shuffle.
Holiday Half Marathon
December 14, 2013 - Pomona, California 8 of 10
Run this festive, wintertime half marathon through Pomona Valley. Runners race through Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park and around Puddingstone Lake before finishing at Fairplex So Cal, the home of the LA County Fair. Bring the little ones to join in on the fun at the Penguin Waddle kids run.
Total Jingle Bell Run
December 15, 2013 - Houston, Texas 9 of 10
Run or walk the 5K or 5-mile race through the streets of downtown Houston. Wear a holiday-themed costume and enter the contest, and hang out after the race for the awards and celebration. Proceeds from the race benefit the Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA's Annual Campaign, which provides scholarships for YMCA programs.