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

The Battery Atlanta
755 Battery Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30339
Route Map


The Red, Purple, and Green deck are our standard parking rate decks. The first 4 hours are free in those decks. parking in the Orange Deck and the Delta Deck is charged hourly.

Event Schedule

  • 12/15/18 Registration Begins 7:30am
  • 12/15/18 Costume Contest Judging 8:30am
  • 12/15/18 Kids Run 8:55am
  • 12/15/18 5K Starts 9:00am
  • 12/ 15/18 1 mile 9:05am
  • 12/15/18 Event Awards and Prizes Post Race

Express Pass/VIP Participants

ALL Express Pass and VIP Participants will get to enjoy the amazing fun at The onUP Experience this Saturday Morning at The Battery. There you will get to have Breakfast, coffee and bathrooms just for express pass holders. The doors open at 7:30. Any individual that raised $1,000 or more is considered a VIP participant.


Top Finishers - Prizes given to the top two male and top two female finishers in each age group
Costume Contest - Prizes given to team and individual winners

Photos with Santa

Santa will also be at The onUp Experience following the race for free family photos. Be sure to stop in after the Jingle Bell Run for a picture with Santa as well as, other fun free interactive activities at The onUp Experience.

Registration Types

5K Timed: $40.00 ($15 for ages 12 and under)
Includes t-shirt, timing chip and jingle bells. Prices increase September 1.

Jingle Bell Express Pass: $75.00
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Registration is open for the Express Pass through Monday, November 26th. 
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: $30.00
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!

For more help or information about the 2018 Jingle Bell Run of Atlanta, contact Dorte Sorensen at dsorensen@arthritis.org or call 470-443-3232.

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