Race Day Info

WHEN: Sunday, December 14, 2014
WHAT: A fun run and family festival held in the heart of Downtown Houston during the holiday season. This event is open to persons of all fitness levels. Participants are also encouraged to dress up in their best holiday costumes and enjoy the festivities with the whole family.
BENEFICIARY: All proceeds from the Total Jingle Bell Run & Walk benefit the Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA's Annual Campaign which provides scholarship dollars for people in need of YMCA programs. YMCA programs help improve and enrich the lives of so many in our community. The Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA is proud to bring people together for this event that helps develop the individual and, in turn, strengthens the community as a whole.
WHERE: The event will begin and finish in front of the Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA located at 808 Pease (map).

10 am-12:30 pm

Packet Pick-up

11 am

Festivities Begin

11:30 am

Costume Contest

12:30 pm

Race Warm-ups

12:40 pm

Kids Fun Run

1 pm

5-mile Run     

1:05 pm

3-mile Single & Family Walk

1:45 pm

Awards  and Celebration

AWARDS: Every child who participates in the Kids Fun Run will receive a prize at the finish line. Overall Male and Female 1st and 2nd place male & female winners in each age group:  10-13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
RACE PACKETS: All registrants for the Total Jingle Bell Run & Walk will receive a race packet containing a race shirt, reindeer antlers, jingle bells and more!!!
COSTUME CONTEST: Dress up in your best holiday costume — let your imagination run wild! Costume judging will occur along the course and you must be a registered participant to win. Prizes will be awarded for:
  • Best Adult Costume (ages 14 and over)
  • Best Child Costume (Children under 13)
  • Best Group Costume (5 to 10 people)