2019 Jingle Bell Run

Newstalk KFRU is proud to sponsor the 2019 Jingle Bell Run, held on Saturday, December 7th in support of the Arthritis Foundation.

Be part of the largest holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere – and join the movement to conquer arthritis!

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. In communities nationwide, this annual event brings together people from all walks of life to shout “Yes, we will live life to its fullest while searching for a cure!” As a Champion of Yes, kick off your holidays by helping conquer arthritis once and for all!

Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater. Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit … and be a Champion of Yes!

Some facts about Arthritis:

  1. Arthritis is America’s #1 cause of disability
  2. Arthritis affects people of ALL ages, races and ethnic groups
  3. 64% of the 54 million adults with arthritis are under 65
  4. It is the cause of 172 million missed works day and $156 billion in lost wages and medical expenses each year
  5. Artritis prevalence is greater than Breast Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Austism combined – 54 million total

For more information and registration for the Jingle Bell Run visit http://www.jbr.org/columbia


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