Fun for the entire family!
The 2017 Jingle Bell Run, Walk and Wheel Steering Committee anticipate hundreds of people from across Essex County will participate on Sunday, November 12th at Ken Knapp Ford in Essex for the 23rd Annual running of the Jingle Bell Run, Walk and Wheel. The event has raised thousands of dollars for Community Living Essex County in support of over 650 people with an intellectual disability throughout Essex County.
New for 2017 will be a 2km run and walk to encourage new runners and walkers to join the fun.
“We look forward to another great day and encourage families and friends to join us” states Bob Blair, Chair of the Jingle Bell Run Steering Committee. He adds, “The event is for everyone from competitive runners to casual walkers, together for a great cause”.
Medals will be presented to every participant; with acknowledgement for top finishers. Participants are encouraged to collect pledges to win a chance at a Fit Bit. Every participant will be eligible for a variety of door prize draws.
As a safety precaution, event officials are requesting that the public not bring dogs to the event unless they are working service dogs for the visually impaired; as well, no bicycles (wheelchairs only).
To register go online until 4pm Wednesday, Nov 8th at: www.onlineregistrations.ca/jinglebell.
As well, registration forms will also be available at Ken Knapp Ford in Essex, local health and fitness clubs and arenas.
Participants can also register the morning of the event on Sunday, November 12th between 8:15am to 9:45am. For more information call 519-776-6483, ext 246
Volunteers are always welcome on race day! If you’re looking to get involved in a less physical way, feel free to fill out our volunteer application form by clicking here and you will be contacted shortly. Help is always needed before the event to set up, during the race at the kilometer markers to cheer on our participants, and after the race serving the beverages and snacks.
Don’t forget – make sure you have Community Living Essex County “liked” on Facebook, and are following us on Twitter for reminders and other details about race day! Feel free to “share” our posts to help others find out about our Jingle Bell Run, Walk & Wheel.
Sponsorships are always welcome!
Find out how you can show your support. You can contact Tony DeSantis, Manager of Community Relations and Resource Development at 519-776-6483 ext 246 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.