Lace up your running shoes on Saturday, December 13th for the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis. The run will begin at the BOK Center (200 S. Denver Ave.). Registration will begin at 8am and the first walk will kick off at 9am followed by the 5k Run at 10am. Registration is only $25 and includes an event Tshirt.
Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to fight arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving. This is a sanctioned event. Arthritis affects 50 million adults and 300,000 children. In Oklahoma, 820,000 adults and 3,500 children suffer from arthritis. The disease claims the lives of nearly 10,000 people each year. The prevalence of arthritis or chronic joint symptoms is surging, currently affecting approximately 50 million (one in five) Americans.