Frequently Asked Questions

Are there fundraising challenges this year?

YES! Please click here to learn about the 2018 Challenges.

Packet Pick-up

We strongly encourage you take advantage of our pre-event packet pick-up!
Where: Downtown Library/Conference Room B, on main floor
When: Friday, November 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

We will have fun Christmas hats and gloves available for a $2.00 donation and our adult honoree will be having a bake sale! Bake Sale items will be available for donations made to her team.

What happens if you can’t make it to Packet Pickup?

 You may pick your shirt and bib up in Riverfront Park from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. before the Jingle Bell Run starts. There will be long lines, so plan to give yourself extra time.

What is the event day schedule?

Please click here to view the event schedule.

What course are we running/walking?

View Course Map


Online Registration: Closes on Thursday, November 29 at 9:000 p.m.

Express Pass Registrants: If you registered for Express Pass you will have a red Jingle Bell Run bag with your tech shirt, bib and medal in it at packet pick-up. If you don’t get a red Jingle Bell Run bag at packet pick-up, please mention it while you are there.

After online registration is closed, can I still register?

Yes! You can register at packet pick-up on November 30 or at the Jingle Bell Run from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

What part of Riverfront Park is the Jingle Bell Run taking place?

The Rotary Fountain

Are dogs welcome?

YES! The Jingle Bell Run Inland Northwest is a dog friendly event, as long as your dog is friendly, and on a leash at all times. Also- please remember to clean up after your dog.

Is this a Bloomsday Qualifier?

No - Not this year.

Is there a costume contest?

Yes! The KISS 98.1 costume contest is at 9:20 a.m., so be sure to be in front of the KISS Booth at 9:20 a.m.

Is this a stroller friendly event?


Are registration fees refundable?

No - If you are unable to attend the Jingle Bell Run (for any reason), your registration fee will be considered a donation to the Arthritis Foundation. The Arthritis Foundation reserves the right to cancel the Jingle Bell Run, and in this event all registration fees will be used as donations to the Arthritis Foundation.

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