Jingle Bell Run/Walk
Dec. 14, 8 a.m.
The 25th annual Birmingham Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis, presented by the Arthritis Foundation and Red Diamond, will be Dec. 14 at Railroad Park. Activities begin at 8 a.m. The 5K race begins at 9 a.m. There will also be a one-mile fun run for all ages and a Santa Chase Race for ages 8 and younger. Participants are invited to wear holiday-themed costumes or to tie jingle bells to their shoelaces as they help raise money to fight arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. Race fees are $40 for the chip-timed 5K and $35 with no chip timing. The fee for the fun run is $35, and the fee for the Santa Chase is $25. Fees for the 5K will increase by $5 after Dec. 7. Free parking is available along the outer perimeters of Railroad Park along First Avenue South on race day. There will be an after party at Good People Brewing Company from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, visit jrbham.kintera.org.