THE 2020 NIGHTTIME JINGLE BELL RUN
Fourth Annual Nighttime Jingle Bell Run, helping to benefit Junior Achievement of the Permian Basin.
REASON: Experience a nighttime Christmas lights race through Grasslands Estates West combining a beautiful, festive course and Holiday Cheer! This race features hot cocoa and the BEST Christmas spirit found in Midland. Each 1k & 5k participant will receive a custom santa hat sponsored by XTO Energy.
RACE: This race will begin at Scharbauer Elementary school in collaboration with Grasslands Estates West. This year's race will feature a 1K/5K. NOTE: THE 5K DISTANCE IS 3.0 MILES (UNOFFICIALLY). This is due to the layout of the neighborhood and for the safety of runner-flow during the race.
LOCATION: Scharbauer Elementary School - 2115 Hereford Blvd. Midland, TX 79707
BENEFITTING: Midland Athletic Co. believes in giving back to the community and those who serve it. The 2020 Nighttime Jingle Bell Run will be benefitting Junior Achievement of the Permian Basin. ALL DONATIONS received by runners will go to help support Junior Achievement and their local mission. JA of the Permian Basin will be present during this race and volunteering their time to make sure you have a professional, fun and competitive race this year.
Event details and schedule
Jingle Bell Run 5K/1K
1K - 5:45 PM
5K - 6:00 PM
**Covid-19 Virus Info:***
ALL participants are requried to wear a protective face mask when they're not able to socially distance (6 ft apart). Social distancing is MANDATORY during waiting times before and after the race as per the State of Texas Guidelines for Outdoor Events.
When you're in the race corrals you will need to socially distance or wear a mask (trash cans will be available upon run exit from corral).
Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the race-site.
First, every participant will be REQUIRED to wear decorative Christmas lights, a strobe light or safety light for this race.
Second, All participants are highly-encouraged to dress-up, get festive and HAVE FUN.
All updates and information regarding this race will come through email from Midland Athletic Company.
Course will consist of one loop through Grasslands West
BIB PICKUP: Friday, December 4, 2020 from 10-6 @ Midland Athletic Company. Saturday (RACE DAY) December 5th from 4:30-5:30 pm at Scharbauer Elementary School.
ARRIVAL INFO: You will need to arrive at Scharbauer Elem. School no later than 5:30 pm to have time to adequately park, check-in if necessary, and to explore some vendors! There will be over 600 people at this event so PLEASE plan ahead.
PARKING INFO: Wherever you park - please be courteous to the residents of Grasslands Estates and not block any driveways or streets. DO NOT PARK ON HOMESTEAD BLVD. - THIS WILL DIRECTLY INTEREFERE WITH BOTH COURSES. Parking in these areas ONLY: 1) South side parking lot of Scharbauer Elementary. 2) Along Crowley Blvd. 3) Along Hereford Blvd.
Midland Athletic Co. will NOT refund any amount of entry fees in any situation to any participant. If a race is cancelled by Midland Athletic Co. all participants will be notified prior to the event and event benefits (shirt, etc.) will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. The only reason Midland Athletic Co. will cancel a race is if the race is deemed unsafe for runners in any situation due to weather, unforeseen circumstances, or any ‘act of God’.