Jingle Ball 5K

Sat December 16 - Mon December 25 Punta Gorda, FL 33982 US Directions

Due to EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS on Saturday this race has turned Virtual

AFTER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION FOR THE SAFETY OF THE RUNNERS, VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF WE HAVE DECIDED TO CANCEL THE RACE AND MAKE IT VIRUAL. 

You will have the option to transfer to the virtual event and still pick up your shirt.

You can also defer to next years race on 12/21/2024.

Allow race to keep money as a donation.

Or you can opt for a refund. 

 

Here Are Your Options:

We will Defer your registration to the new event once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

You can pickup your shirt on 12/15/2023, 12/19 thru 12/21/2023 from 9am to 5pm at 42911 Lake Babcock Drive • Babcock Ranch, FL 33982

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

You can pickup your shirt on 12/15/2023, 12/19 thru 12/21/2023 from 9am to 5pm at 42911 Lake Babcock Drive • Babcock Ranch, FL 33982

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Place

42911 Lake Babcock Drive
Punta Gorda, FL US 33982

Description

Babcock Ranch is excited to announce our annual Jingle Ball 5K Run/Walk. The course is 3.1 miles of scenic beauty around Babcock Ranch. 
EARLY PACKET PICKUP: Thursday, Dec 14th from 3:00 to 7:00pm, and Friday, Dec 15th from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
PICKUP LOCATION: Babcock Ranch Lifestyle Office, 42911 Lake Babcock Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33982. 
 
RACE DAY PARKING: Free ample parking is available near the starting area.
RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP:  6:45 to 7:45am, at Babcock Ranch Founder's Square. 
RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  6:45 to 7:45am, cost is $40.00.  
RACE START TIME:  8:00am. 
 
The shirt cutoff date was 12/9/23. If registered after 12/9/23, you are not guaranteed a shirt.  
 
There will be post-race snacks and awards. 
The race is chip-timed by Beach Bum Timing.  
Bathrooms and Water Stations will be located at the start and finish areas. The water stop will also be at the halfway mark.  
Awards:
Age group awards are based off-chip time.
There will be overall awards:
Actual Awards:
1st Place Overall Awards - Male & Female.
1st Place Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters - Male & Female
In-person awards to the top three M/F in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. 

 

Frequently asked questions:
Q: Is this a timed race? 
A: Yes, the 5K is chip-timed by Beach Bum Timing.
Q: What is the course surface like?
A: The course is paved roads and sidewalks.
Q: Are dogs allowed on the course? 
A: You may run with your dog, but you assume ALL responsibility for your dog. Your pet must be leashed at all times and up to date on vaccinations. Please pick up after your pooch. Participants with dogs will start at the back of the race. 
Q: Are strollers allowed on the course? 
A: Yes. Participants with strollers must start at the back of the race. 
Q: Is the course good for spectators? 
A: Yes. 
 
RACE CONTACT INFO:
If you have any questions about this race, please contact:
Brittany Pinho - Race Director
Tel: 941.676.7253
Email: bpinho@ccmcnet.com

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