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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

George M. Steinbrenner Field
1 Steinbrenner Drive
Tampa, FL 33614

Event Schedule

Sunday, December 10, 2023

  • 9:00 a.m. - Registration & Check-In Opens & Festivities Begin
  • 9:00-9:45 a.m. - Costume Contest Entry
  • 9:30 a.m. - Warm Up & Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:00 a.m. - 5K Fun Run Start
  • 10:05 a.m. - 1-Mile Walk Start
  • 10:30 a.m. - Post-Race Party
  • 10:45 a.m. - Juvenile Arthritis Family Meetup
  • 11:00 a.m. - Winners Announced
  • 11:15 a.m. - Kid’s Dash
  • 11:30 a.m. - Silent Auction Closes

December 31, 2023 - Final date to turn in donations to count towards team standings.

Event Day Details

Join us for a fun, festive, family-friendly morning with food & drinks (including beer for 21+ w/ proper ID), fun kid’s zone activities, visit from Santa, entertainment, silent auction with great holiday gifts, Arthritis Warrior Winter Wonderland, holiday costume contest, and more! Dogs, strollers, and wheelchairs are welcome. Prizes and awards for overall top finishers, top fundraising teams and costume contest winners. Costume contest categories are: Best Individual/Duo costume, Best Team costume, Best Dog Costume, and Best ‘Sleigh’ (stroller, wheelchair, wagon, etc.). There is a 5k or 1 mile route and a kid’s dash. Complimentary parking is available at the George M. Steinbrenner Field main parking lot.

Top Team Tailgate: Teams who raise $3,000 or more are eligible to receive a private reserved space in the team tailgate area. Teams who qualify will receive a tent, team sign, table, chairs, team member shirts & jingle bells delivered to your space, special treats & goodies, and a shoutout from the stage! Top Teams in this area are encouraged to decorate their tent and there will be a prize for most festive Team Tailgate tent. To reserve your Top Team Tailgate space please email [email protected].

Warrior Way: Be sure to send in a photo of the Arthritis Warrior in your life to be represented on a Faces of Arthritis sign along Warrior Way on the route. Please email your photo to [email protected] by 12/1/23. We’re excited to recognize and celebrate our arthritis warriors!

Jingle Bell Run Pricing

Online registration closes on Dec. 9

5K Untimed or 1 Mile Fun Run or Walk – Includes shirt, participant medal and jingle bells.

$30 - Until Aug. 31 at 11:59 p.m. 
$35 - Sept. 1 to Oct. 31 at 11:59 p.m.
$40 - Nov. 1 to Dec. 9 at Noon
$45 - Dec. 10 (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. 10 (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.

Offline Donations

Checks or Money Orders can be mailed to:
Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2023 Jingle Bell Run - Tampa, FL
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 Tampa, FL contact Melissa Hughey at [email protected] or call 813-336-5435.