Jingle Bell Run/Walk event registration opens

Pre-registrations for the popular Winnebago County Jingle Bell Run/Walk are being accepted.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 offering participants a choice of a 5K run, 3K walk or 1-mile fun walk. Event will be held at the Machesney Park Mall, 8750 N. Second St. (Hwy. 251). Day of registration will begin at 7 a.m. with run starting at 8 a.m. and walks starting at 8:15 a.m. A $20 registration fee will secure a long-sleeved event t-shirt and shoelaces with jingle bells for individuals participating. Members of teams consisting of up to five participants will each receive a pair of running gloves printed with the event logo. Teams submitting paid registrations prior to Oct. 20 will have team name printed on all event t-shirts. Additional incentive items with logo will be awarded based on pledges collected.

New this year is the Candy Cane Trot with Santa, sponsored by SupplyCore, “run” for participants 6 years of age and younger. The mini-event will start at 9:30 a.m. with a registration fee of $5 per child.

Pre-register online at www.arthritis.org or to receive a registration form by mail call 971-6380.

From the Oct. 18-24, 2006, issue

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