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Jingle Bell 5K set for Saturday

Nov. 28, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Members of Marshall University's American Medical School Association will host the seventh annual Jingle Bell 5K Run & Walk on Saturday morning, Dec. 1, starting at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

Registration begins at 9 a.m., with the race starting at 10 a.m. A children's one-mile race will take place at 9:45 a.m.

The cost is $25 per person and includes a T-shirt. The kids' race is free. Those who want to pre-register can go online to www.tristateracer.com by Thursday, Nov. 29. There also will be a costume contest, and bells will be given for participants to wear on their shoelaces.

Proceeds from the race, which also is sponsored by Cabell Huntington Hospital and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, will help the Huntington Area Food Bank.

For more information, contact race director Sarah Slocum at 304-546-6665 or whiteside3@marshall.edu.