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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. 

Event Location

Northern Kentucky Convention Center
1 Rivercenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011

Event Schedule

Saturday, December 9, 2023

8:30 a.m. – Registration, Packet Pickup, and Indoor Festivities Begin
9:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony Hosted By Pete Scalia - Host of Cincy Lifestyle
10:00 a.m. – 5K Race Begins
11:00 a.m. – Post-race Celebration & Awards Ceremony

Jingle Bell Run Pricing

5K Timed – Includes shirt and jingle bells.

$40 - Sept. 1 to Oct. 31 at 11:59 p.m.
$45 - Nov. 1 to Dec. 8 at 11:59 p.m.
$50 - Dec. 9 (packet pickup & day of event)

5K Untimed – Includes shirt and jingle bells.

$35 - Sept. 1 to Oct. 31 at 11:59 p.m.
$40 - Nov. 1 to Dec. 8 at 11:59 p.m.
$45 - Dec. 9 (packet pickup & day of event)

Virtual Jingler - Can’t attend the event, but still want to be part of the fun? Choose this option to receive a shirt and fundraise for a cure!
$25 - Until Aug. 31 at 11:59 p.m.
$30 - Sept. 1 to Dec. 9 (day of event)

Registration fees and donations cannot be refunded. Your fundraising dollars are put to work immediately and enable the Arthritis Foundation to continue critical programs and services in our community.

Packet Pickup

Thursday, December 7 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Tri-State Running – Florence, KY

Thursday December 7 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Tri-State running – Edgewood, KY 

Friday December 8 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Tri-State Running – Mariemont, OH 

Event Day Details

  • Cross the finish line and receive your participant medal!
  • Parking Information – Parking is FREE and available at the parking lot and parking garage across the street from the NKY Convention Center located on the corner of Madison Ave. & East River Center Blvd.
  • Course Map - Click HERE
  • Costume Contest - Dress you and your teammates in your favorite holiday attire. Winning Team Captain will receive a Skyline Gift Card. Team-themed costumes are encouraged.
  • Award categories for 5k Timed will be by age and gender for:
    • Top 3 Men
    • Top 3 Women
    • Top 3 Boys and Top 3 Girls: 12 and under

Offline Donations

Checks or Money Orders can be mailed to:
Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2023 Jingle Bell Run - Cincinnati, OH
C/o: {Participant Name or Team Name}
1355 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30309

Please include the Fundraising Donation Submission Form with all mailed in donations.

For more help or information about this year's Jingle Bell Run Cincinnati, contact Matthew Overstreet at [email protected] or call 513-549-1987.