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Jingle all the way to the finish line at Jingle Bell 5k Run

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT)- As the Christmas holiday gets closer, the fun festivities continue to roll in.

The fifth annual Jingle Bell 5k Run is happening this Saturday, but there's a twist. Runners are encouraged to dress in their best holiday costumes (i.e. Santa costumes, antlers, snow men etc.).

The 5 K Jingle Bell Run will benefit the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History.

The 5K course will take participants around the John Nesbitt Loop and will include a short run up North Channel Drive and back. The race will begin and end in front of Wrightsville Beach Museum on West Salisbury Street.

The run is Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History located at 303 West Salisbury Street in Wrightsville Beach.

Here are some times to remember:

7:30 a.m. - check-in begins at WB Museum

8:45 a.m. - registration closes

9:00 a.m. - race starts (walkers will follow the runners)

  • Family and group registration rates available.
  • Prizes for runners in each age category.
  • Prizes for best costume for runner and best costume for pet.
  • Prize for best-decorated stroller.

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