First Winterfest of Lights Jingle Bell Run held Sunday

(Nov. 30, 2012) The town of Ocean City’s Recreation and Parks Department and OC Tri-Running will present the firstever “Winterfest of Lights Jingle Bell Run” on Sunday, Dec. 2, at Northside Park on 125th Street. The event will begin at 5 p.m.

The race will take runners through the animated bayside course of dazzling lights and spectacular displays. Participants, who are encouraged to dress in the holiday spirit, will receive an event shirt, a glow necklace, hot chocolate and a ride on the Winterfest Express. The cost is $25 for adults, $20 for children 12 and younger. Awards will be given for a variety of age groups.

The first Winterfest Express tram will be delayed until approximately 6 p.m. for non-race guests. The Winterfest Express takes guests on a ride through a milelong wonderland of lights and displays, including the 12 Days of Christmas and additional fairytale favorites.

With more than one million holiday lights sparkling throughout Northside Park, the Winterfest of Lights Jingle Bell Run going to be unlike other holiday races. For more information or to register, visit http://octrirunning.com/events/ocmdwinterfest of-lights-jingle-bell-5k/.

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