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Jingle Bell Run, Walk and Wheel 2018
November 4, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
The 24th Annual Jingle Bell Run, Walk and Wheel along the streets of the Town of Essex starts and ends at Ken Knapp Ford on Sunday, November 4, 2018.
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.
For the second year in a row, a 2km walk/run has been added. Also happening for the second year in a row, 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 that is free for ages 6 years old and under.
Medals will be presented to the top finisher in each age category. All participants will also receive medals.
Please note there are no dogs allowed unless they are working service dogs. As well, no bicycles allowed (Wheelchairs ONLY).
Advance online registration is open until 4pm Tuesday, Oct 30th at Raceroster.com
Registration forms will also be available at Ken Knapp Ford in Essex, and at local health and fitness clubs and arenas.
Participants can also register the morning of the event on Sunday, November 4th between 8:15am to 9:45am.
Entry fee will be waived for those who collect a minimum of $50 in pledges per person. The pledge form can be downloaded here.
Prizes provided for top pledges collected.
For more information call 519-776-6483, ext 246 or visit http://communitylivingessex.org