This festive family fundraiser is a run/walk holiday event, for all ages. Last year as you would expect, a group of elves, snowflakes, and jingle-bells showed up for this event. Young and old, fast and slow, find this get together and community for a great cause event, to be a great holiday celebration. The Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis event takes place on Sunday, December 4th, 2011, taking place at Centennial Park 2212 Sangamon rd, Champaign, IL, and begins at 2 pm.
Register ahead of time at www.jinglebellchampaign.com, all incentive prizes can be found online. The funding fee, includes an accesories bag or hat, long sleeved t-shirt, and food provided after the event.
It is estimated that 50 million adults are affected by arthristis. An unexpected additional 300,000 children are also affected by arthritis. Arthritis is the most common disability in the U.S. For those unable to walk or attend, a direct donation can be made to website www.arthritis.org/.
What a great way to kick-off the holidays, by staying in shape, and at the same time helping others. This is a 5 kilometer route run or walk event, and don’t forget to get in the action, by tying up those shoelaces with jingle-bells. The jingle-bells keep with the tradition of the event, and also create a great festive sound-affect.