Brattleboro's Jingle Bell Jog set for Dec. 5

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BRATTLEBORO >> The Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 2nd annual Jingle Bell Jog on Saturday, Dec. 5.

The 5K run and walk road race will kick off at 9:30 a.m. at the Brooks House on Main Street and run along the Whetstone Brook. All finishers will receive a commemorative mug full of hot chocolate. There will be prizes for the first three men and women finishers.

Holiday-themed attire is encouraged, but not required. Jingle bells will be provided. This is a family-friendly event, so whether you are a serious runner or just want to have fun this is the race for you.

On-line registration is open at www.active.com. Search "Jingle Bell Jog." Race day registration at the Brooks House begins at 8:20 a.m. and closes at 9:25 a.m. The entry fee is $15 for members of the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce and $20 for non-members. To receive the on-line password discount code, members should contact the Chamber at info@brattleborochamber.org or 802-254-4565.

The jog is sponsored by WKVT, Downs Rachlin Martin, Burrows Specialized Sports, Auto Mall, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brattleboro Retreat, US Cellular, River Valley Credit Union, Brattleboro Ford/Subaru, Hampton Inn, Vermont Country Deli and Brattleboro Savings and Loan.

The course is on open roads, so be aware of traffic at all times. Please park in the parking garage or the High-Grove Lot, to keep Harmony lot as clear as possible. For more information contact Kate O'Connor or Greg Lesch at the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-254-4565.


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