NIA Jingle Bell Run

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December 07, 2019

Join us Saturday Dec 7th, as the Nichols Improvement Association presents our 30th holiday classic, on a scenic rolling hill 5K course through the heart of the Nichols community, with one of the best race finishes in Fairfield County. Walkers are welcomed to participate in a our Health Walk on the rolling hills of Nichols. Stroll, walk, push the kids…everyone is welcome!  PLEASE Come Dressed to Run – There are no Indoor Changing Facilities.

Our new 5k course map  Read the description in the Event Info section. The 5k distance is a computer chip timed event. Participants are eligible for awards in this event.
Our new 1 mile walk option course map  This event is NOT timed. Please read the details for this new event in the Event Info section

$30 for 30 Years
The Nichols Improvement Association is a Not For Profit organization. Proceeds from the race go back into supporting community events & maintaining our property, ball fields, community playground & the Starkweather House.

JINGLE BELL 5K & Health Walk
All Ages:
$30 – Pre-registered on/before December 3rd
$35 – Walk-in registration

KIDS RACEJINGLE BELL JR. – Kids 1/3 mile “Fire to the Finish” (FREE!)
Register for FREE on this website. Start is at the Nichols Fire Department – kids receive a commemorative children’s race bib.
Commemorative shirts can be purchased for an additional $10.

Long-Sleeve Holiday T-Shirts (Guaranteed to 5K/Walk registrations on or before November 18th). After that, while supplies and sizes last.
Food & refreshments prior to and at the conclusion of the race.

Early Pick-Up & Walk-In Registration 
Friday 12/6/2019 @ the Nichols United Methodist Church
   (corner of Unity Road & Route 108)  from 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Overall Male & Female Champions receive prizes and are removed from their age groups.
Age Group Awards for male & female – three deep (1st, 2nd, 3rd) placements for 9 & under, 10-12, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90+
7:30 AM – Registration at Nichols United Methodist Church (Walk-ins bring cash or check)
9:15 AM – Jingle Bell Jr. starts in front of Nichols Firehouse on Shelton Road … Children must be checked-in by 9am (go to walk-in registration table inside NUMC)
9:30 AM – NEW Jingle Bell One Mile Health Walk starts (untimed event)
9:30  AM – Jingle Bell 5K Run starts
10:15 AM – Post Party & Awards Presentation

To become a sponsor, or with any Jingle Bell Run questions, Contact Us


Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


Jingle Bell Junior

December 07, 2019 (Saturday) - 09:15
300 yards
Road Solo Kids

1 mile Health Walk

December 07, 2019 (Saturday) - 09:30
1 miles
Road Solo


December 07, 2019 (Saturday) - 09:30
5 kilometers
Road Solo

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