Jingle Bell 5K, Dec 13, 2014

 

The Jingle Bell 5K - December 13, 2014 at The Loop in Wrightsville Beach, NC

Sixth Annual Jingle Bell 5K

Saturday, December 13, 2014

 

9:00 AM
The Loop at Wrightsville Beach

Costumes Encouraged!

 


DISTANCES OFFERED

 

5K

Participants may choose to run or walk this 3.1 mile loop. See course description below.

 


START TIMES

 time

9:00 AM – 5K Race begins

Please plan to be at the start line by 8:50 AM wearing your race number on the front of your shirt.  Walkers and strollers are asked to line up in the back.


ABOUT THE RACE

 

jbstart

 

The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History invites you to participate in the museum’s Sixth Annual 5K Jingle Bell Run. As this will be a celebratory, holiday event, race participants are encouraged to dress in holiday apparel (i.e. Santa costumes, antlers, snow men etc.). We have a family registration, competition for decorated strollers and pets in costumes. Timing will be by Its-Go-Time.com with Colin Hackman. In 2014 we expect 500 plus runners.

Join us in a 5K through the Wrightsville Beach area to see the beach in a new way. Historic cottages, beautiful winter marshes, and all your old haunts are part of the scenery as you meet the challenge to experience this special 5 K and benefit this special museum.


 

ABOUT THE CAUSE

 

jbcause

 

The 5K Jingle Bell Run will benefit the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History.  Wrightsville Beach Museum of History is a community museum that preserves and describes the history of Wrightsville Beach, a barrier island. The Town of Wrightsville beach was incorporated in the spring of 1899 only to be destroyed by a major hurricane in August. By 1910 it was a beach resort complete with Big Band entertainments, a huge pavilion on the beach, large hotels, family cottages, and railroads and trolleys providing transportation. Today it is a family-oriented town with lovely beaches, full-service hotels, and fine and casual dining in an historic beach town. Come to the museum to experience this history and participate in our varied programs.


 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Friday December 12
Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
4 PM – 7 PM:  Packet Pickup & On-Site Registration

Saturday December 13
Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
7:30 AM – Packet Pickup and Registration Open
8:45 AM – Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration Close
9:00 AM – 5K Starts
10:00 AM – Awards (This time is approximate)

 


 

THE COURSE

 

Jingle Bell Course

 

Beginning at the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History, the course takes participants around The John Nesbitt Loop, including down North Channel Drive and back to the Museum where they will be greeted with music and a festive atmosphere.

Directions: Beach Museum of History, 303 West Salisbury Street, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480


 

PARTICIPANT PERKS

 

shirt

 

RACE SHIRTS:
The first 300 registered participants will receive shirts. Shirts come in youth sizes S – L and unisex adult sizes S – XXL.


AWARDS

 

jbperks

 

♦  Overall Male and Female – The first male and first female to cross the finish line will be awarded the opportunity to participate in the annual cutting down of the Holiday Wreath from the finish line.

♦ Overall Male and Female Masters – This is for individuals over 40 years old.

♦ Top 3 in Male and Female Age Groups – 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

♦  Best Overall Holiday Costume

♦  Best Group Holiday Costume

♦  Best Family Holiday Costume

♦  Best Pet Costume

♦  Best Decorated Stroller

♦  Fastest Family

♦  Fastest Team

 


PACKET PICK UP/ONSITE REGISTRATION

 

 

jbadditionalinfo

 

Friday, December 12, 2014
4 PM – 7 PM
at Wrightsville Beach Museum, 303 West Salisbury St., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480.

and

Saturday, December 13, 2014
7:30 AM – 8:45 AM
at Wrightsville Beach Museum, 303 West Salisbury St., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480.

Pre-registered participants may pick up their race numbers and shirts at packet pick up listed above.  For those who wish to register in person, you may do so at any Packet Pick-Up listed above.


ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION

 

TEAMS AND FAMILIES

There are fastest team and family awards and discounts. For discounts please email zach@its-go-time.com. He will ask you for the exact spelling of your team or family name, you will need to enter this exact name on the registration form in order for our system to recognize all your team mates/family members. 

PARKING

Participants may park in the Town of Wrightsville Beach Overflow Parking area on the grassy area in front of the old fire station.

PAST JINGLE BELL 5K RESULTS

2011 Results            2012 Results            2013 Results

 

For Questions Email Zach@its-go-time.com


FAQ & GUIDELINES
Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds:
Entry Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.