Want to get out and get active this holiday season? Register to participate in an upcoming fun run with the kids! Check out some of these festive runs happening December 13 & 14 in the Austin area.
Cedar Park Jingle Bell 5K
Saturday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park
Join in the fun at this evening race. Vista Ridge Cross Country team and booster club is hosting the first, night time, Jingle Bell Run in Cedar Park. Start and finish at Gupton Stadium. Jingle bells to be given out to wear on shoes. In addition, there will be a kids fun run at Gupton Stadium. The 5K will be clock-timed. Dress up in holiday attire. Get photos with Santa, hot cocoa, and cookies, too!
Registration: 5K Adult – $30; Kids – $15. Click here to register online.
Polar Bear Mud Run
Saturday, Dec. 13, 9 a.m.
Highland Lakes Conference Center – Spicewood, TX
Enjoy a day playing in the mud! HLCCC’s 3rd Annual Polar Bear Mud Run is for men, women, and kids of all ages. The 5K (3.1 mile) course includes 18 obstacles, with mud and/or water for participants ages 12 and up. Wave times begin every 30 minutes starting at 9 a.m. and the last wave is at 10:30 a.m. A 1K Kids Run will include mud and water obstacles designed for kids 12 and under. The Kids Run will start at 11:30 AM.
Registration: Mud Run (ages 12 and up) – $65; Kids Fun Run (ages 12 and under) – $30. Click here to register online.
Austin Jingle Bell 5k
Sunday, Dec. 14, 8 a.m.
The Jingle Bell 5k is celebrating its 17th anniversary this year. It’s a unique, family-oriented run/walk that’s guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. This event will literally have you jingling all the way to the finish line. Each participant will have his or her own set of bells, which creates the signature holiday cheer throughout the race course. This year, adults and kids alike will receive a newly designed event t-shirt and kids will receive a finishers’ medal. In addition, we will have medals for the top 3 in each category. Austin Jingle Bell 5k also benefits Mothers against Drunk Driving, so start December off right by spreading joy and celebrating the season of giving.
Registration: 5K Adult – $40; 5K Youth (ages 17 & under) – $20; Kids (12 & under) – $10 Click here to register online.