2017 Jingle Bell JOG
sat, Dec 2nd
100 percent of the proceeds from this event are used by our organization to support the families of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), with particular emphasis on providing support to our fallen Soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Early Registration through Nov 30th- 5K $30, 10K $35
Late Registration Dec 1st thru 2nd - 5K $35, 10K $40
The first 800 registrants before Friday, 1 Dec, will receive race shirts, if you can choose your shirt size during registration that means we have a shirt reserved for you! Folks who register on Friday or Saturday will get shirts on a first-come first-serve basis at packet pickup.
Kid's Fun Run $5 for pre-registration, $10 day of registration (shirt not included with Fun Run registration)
The first 250 10K Finishers ALL get a Jingle Bell Jog Finisher's Medal!
ALL awards listed below are trophies!
5K Run: Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd for Men's and Women's. Master, Grand Master. 1st, 2nd, 3rd for 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Up
10K Run: Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd for Men's and Women's. Master, Grand Master. 1st, 2nd, 3rd 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
5K Walk: Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd for Men's and Women's. 1st, 2nd, 3rd for 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Kid's Fun Run: Every finisher gets a custom dog tag medal! (limit 100 participants)
We will also have a prize for Best Costume!
Overall awards, Master, and Grand Master are based on gun time. So if you are fast, you should start near the front. All age group awards will be based on chip time.
You can register online until race start, but we urge you to pickup your packet on Friday or at 7am on Sat to avoid long lines.
Early Packet Pick-up will be Friday, 1 December at Run With It in Ft Walton Beach from 11am-6pm.
Day of (2 Dec) packet pickup will start at 7am at the race start area inside the Santa Rosa Mall.
Bounce Party Playzone will be open for FREE for JBJ families from 7am-9am, so please come early to avoid any wait and enjoy this great offer.
5K/10K races will start at 9am sharp from The Santa Rosa Mall in Ft. Walton Beach/Mary Esther. All participants will be chip timed start and finish.
The route is an out & back that will run on closed streets around the mall area.
There will be a water station at both turn around points.
Due to new insurance restrictions, dogs are NOT allowed in or at the race. Strollers ARE allowed, but we ask that you please start at the back of the race to lessen the risk of accidents at the start.
Kid's Fun Run: 10:30am start. Aprox 1/2 mile route around mall parking lot. Each kid will receive a custom Jingle Bell Jog Dog Tag medal! Must be 11 years or younger (parents may accompany very young children).
The after party will be in the Santa Rosa Mall featuring food, raffle drawings, and live music throughout the day, so come out and join the fun whether your are participating in the race or not!
Runners are treated to free beer and food. Non-runners are welcome to purchase food and drinks at the food court.