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. 

Participants enjoy free admission to the Chicago History Museum exhibits after the run.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614

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Event Schedule

December 8, 2018

  • 7:30 a.m.     Registration and On-Site Packet Pick-Up
  • 9:00 a.m.     Race Start

Fee Schedule

  • 5k Timed: $45 includes t-shirt, timing chip and jingle bells - Fee increases to $50 on race day, December 8, 2018
  • 5k Untimed: $40 includes t-shirt and jingle bells - Fee increases to $45 on race day, December 8, 2018
  • 1 mile Run Untimed: $40 includes t-shirt and jingle bells - Fee increases to $45 on race day, December 8, 2018
  • Kids' Run: $20 includes t-shirt and jingle bells
  • Jingle Bell Express Pass: $75
    You're one-click away to a faster, upgraded race day! Includes express packet pick up and gear check, performance shirt, unique race bib, extra swag and jingle bells. Quantities are limited.

  • Jingle in Your Jammies: $30
    Can't attend the event, but still want to be a part of the fun? Choose this option to receive a shirt and fundraiser for a cure

Walkers and Runners welcome!

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View 2018 Jingle Bell Run Shirt

Packet Pick-up

Where: Road Runner Sports - 1435 N. Kingsbury Street, Chicago, IL 60642

When: Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7 from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.

BONUS! Chicago you’ll get $10 from Road Runner Sports to spend on anything you want in the store over $30! Or join the VIP Family and save 25% on everything! Don’t miss out on this exclusive gift when you pick up your packet in store. Restrictions apply. See store for details.

If you cannot attend packet pick-up you may pick up your materials at registration on race day. Contact Caroline Passalino at cpassalino@arthritis.org if you are planning to pick-up packets for your entire team at packet pick-up.

For more help or information about the 2018 Jingle Bell Run - Chicago, contact Caroline Passalino at cpassalino@arthritis.org or call 312-248-4593.

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