Event Information

The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. 

Come out on December 1 to participate in our largest fundraising event in the area.  Join 1,200 of our most passionate community members as we rally around the arthritis warriors in our lives.

Event Location

Centennial Park
10000 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Packet Pick Up 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
BRAIN TRAIN AMERICA | 8825 Stanford Blvd, Suite 140, Columbia, MD 21045

Event Schedule
Registration/Check-in  - 7:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks - 8:20 a.m.
Honoring Dr. Paul Gertlerfor 33 years of excellence in rheumatology health care - 8:30 a.m.
Run Begins - 9:00 a.m.
Post Race Awards - 10:15 a.m.
Post Race Party brought to you by Grotto Pizza – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Post Race Festivities 

Pizza provided by Grotto Pizza from 11:30-1:30 p.m. at Grotto Pizza Columbia - 7075 Minstrel Way, Columbia MD 21046

Grotto Pizza is offering their famous pizzas, salads, sandwiches and gelato to our Jingle Bell Run racers and 10% of all the proceeds will be donated back to the Arthritis Foundation.

Participant Type Options

5K Untimed
Express Pass - VIP experience with technical long-sleeve shirt, timing chip, express packet pickup, gear check, and designated bathroom.
Kids Run - Reduced rate for children 12 and under.  Please Note: This does not include timing chip.  Please select 5K if they would like to be timed.
Jingle in your Jammies- Enjoy the race from home and still get a shirt!

For more help or information about the 2018 Jingle Bell Run of Ellicott City, contact Lexi Evans at aevans@arthritis.org or call 443-738-9623.

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