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Jingle 5K

Friday, December 22, 2017
Lakewood Ranch Main Street Lakewood RanchFL  34202
Friday, December 22, 2017
Lakewood Ranch Main Street Lakewood RanchFL  34202
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
$35.00
in 28 days $40.00
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
$35.00
in 28 days $40.00
Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
$25.00
Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
$25.00
Kid's Dash - Individual Age group/open
$11.00
Kid's Dash - Individual Age group/open
$11.00

About This Activity

We’re happy to announce that registration is now open for the Sixth Annual The Jingle 5K!

One of the largest and most cheerful 5K races in the area, The Jingle 5K is a race that runners and walkers participate in year after year. Last year we had over 1,700 registrations!

Runners are outfitted with jingle bells, laces and lighted flashers which we supply. There is festive, holiday music along the course and live music at the finish. When you're done racing, enjoy the huge post-race party including food and adult beverages (with proper ID). 

The Jingle 5K features a wave start based on a runner’s predicted finish time for safety. Runners can then pace themselves with their contemporaries. The first 1,800 Runners receive a colorful Leslie Jordan Micro-mesh wicking shirt excellent for training runs. Colorful award tiles three deep for categories 9 and under, then 10-14; 15-19 and five-year age categories to 80+. Overall M/F winners receive New Balance running shoes courtesy of Fit2Run. Master; Grand master; Sr Grand Master, and Veterans M/F winners receive 6" custom tiles and gift certificates.

The Jingle 5K benefits the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Auxiliary. The LWRMC Auxiliary provides scholarships to those wanting a career in healthcare; provides items that benefits its patients, guests and volunteers, and supports local community organizations. The Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Auxiliary is a 501 (c) (3) non-for-profit public charity.

Event details and schedule

Early packet pick-up begins Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16at Fit2Run in Downtown Sarasota on Main Street. Beginning Sunday December 17 through Thursday December 21st packet pickup is at the Fit2Run at Mall at UTC during store hours. You can pick up the packets on race day on Lakewood Ranch Main Street beginning at 4:00 pm.

The 5K route proceeds off of Health Parkway next to Lakewood Ranch Main Street onto Town Center Parkway down to Manor Lane and back. The one mile walk will follow a similar path.

Plenty of parking is available around Lakewood Ranch Main Street. Music, food and fun times can be before, during and after the race. Be sure to check out the free face painting and bounce houses.

There will be a parcel drop for participants at the Fit2Run tent. We are not responsible for belongings. Your bib number is your claim ticket.

Day of race commences at 4:00 pm

  • Children's Santa Dashes at 6:00 pm
  • 3 to 4 years run 100 meters at 6:00 pm
  • 5 to 6 years run 200 meters at 6:02 pm
  • 7 to 9 years run 400 meters at 6:05 pm
  • 10 to 12 years run 800 meters at 6:10 pm
  • 5K Run/Walk 7:00 pm Wave start
  • 28 minutes & under at 7:00 pm
  • 28 to 35 minutes at 7:02 pm
  • 35 to 45 minutes at 7:04 pm
  • 45 to 55 minutes at 7:06 pm
  • 55 + minutes and strollers or pets at 7:08
  • One Mile Walk at 7:10 pm

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