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Jingle Bell Run, Walk and Wheel 2017

November 12, 2017 @ 8:15 am - 12:00 pm

Jingle Bell Run, Walk and Wheel | Santa with runners and walkers in Essex, Ontario.

The 23rd Annual Jingle Bell Run, Walk and Wheel takes place at Ken Knapp Ford in the Town of Essex on Sunday, November 12, 2017.

This festive event is fun for everyone from competitive runners to casual walkers and is open to all: individuals, families, sports teams, service clubs/organizations, co-workers and businesses. Participants will enjoy either a 5km walk/run, or a 10km run through the downtown of beautiful Essex, ON.

The event, hosted by Ken Knapp Ford, has raised thousands of dollars for Community Living Essex County in support of over 650 people with intellectual disabilities in achieving their goals and dreams. The Jingle Bell Run, Walk & Wheel’s mission is to promote a healthy lifestyle, as well as to create awareness of people with intellectual disabilities.

New for 2017 a 2km walk/run has been added. Also new this year, dress up in your best holiday costume on race day for the chance to win some great prizes.

The event will also feature a Little Elf Run for ages 6 years old and under.

Medals will be presented to the top finisher in each age category.

Please note there are no dogs allowed unless they are working service dogs. As well, no bicycles allowed (Wheelchairs ONLY).

Registration forms will also be available at Ken Knapp Ford in Essex.

Participants can also register the morning of the event on Sunday, November 12th between 8:15am to 9:45am.

Entry fee will be waived for those who collect a minimum of $50 in pledges per person.

Prizes provided for top pledges collected.

For more information or to register call 519-776-6483, ext 246, or visit the online registration page at www.onlineregistrations.ca/jinglebell

Online registration is open until Wednesday, November 8th and closes at 4pm.

Here’s a few photos of the fun that took place last year:

Jingle Bell Run, Walk & Wheel Kids Elf Run

Family running during the Jingle Bell Run, Walk & Wheel

People having fun and dressed in holiday costumes during the Jingle Bell Run, Walk & Wheel in Essex, Ontario.



November 12, 2017
8:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Community Living Essex County
519-776-6483, extension 246


Ken Knapp Ford | Essex Ontario
390 Talbot Street North
Essex, Ontario N8M 2T6 Canada
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