Frequently asked questions


When are we getting our jingle on?

-Saturday, July 20th, 2019 

-8:30 a.m. 5K Jingle Run/Walk (all ages)

-9:30 a.m. 1K Kids' Fun Dash (for children 10 years and younger)​

Where is this happening?

-Gallup Park in Ann Arbor 

-View park map here 

-View course map here

Where do I pick my packet up?

-Please pick up your bib and T-shirt between 7:30-8:15 a.m. ​at the Fast Shelter (located in the SE corner of Gallup Park).

How much does the race cost?

-$20 for 5K participants (all ages) 

-$5 for 1K Kids' Fun Dash participants (children 10 years and younger)

What will the race be like?

-It will be like running through a winter wonderland, only in the summer!

-Also, every 1K of the 5K Jingle Run will have a special Christmas theme!

-Feel free to sing carols as you run or walk!

-Each 5K participant will receive a pair of jingle bells to tie on their laces.

What should I wear?

-5K Race participants will be given a Jingle Run T-shirt and jingle bells at packet pick up.

-Festive costumes are strongly encouraged!


Do I have to run for the 5K?

-Nope! It’s open for both runners and walkers and any combination in between!

What happens in the event of bad weather?

-A mass email will be sent out to all participants by 7 a.m. the morning of July 20th.

Are strollers welcome?

-Of course! You may want to keep in mind that while most of the trail is paved, there is a short section of the path that is made of wood chips. In past years, this has not been an issue for our runners with strollers.

Are dogs welcome?

-Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash.