YMCA Jingle Bell 5K

Jingle Bell 5K

Get ready to rock the 9th Annual Jingle Bell 5k and Kids Fun Run Saturday, December 9th as we take on the fun and festive course at the Fountain Creek Regional Park! Wear your reindeer antlers, your ugly sweater, your Santa suit, your bells, bows, and best cheer! Santa will be there, too! This year, all proceeds will benefit the Welte Teen Center in Fountain.



Saturday, December 9


Fountain Creek Regional Park 2010 Duckwood Road, Fountain, CO 80817


5K and Kids Fun Run

Individual Race Cost:

  • April 1 - October 14: $30
  • October 15 - November 24: $35
  • November 25 - December 8: $40
  • December 9: $50

Start Times:

  • 5k begins at 9:30 a.m.
  • 1K Kids Fun Run begins at 9:00 a.m. (free

Awards for 5K:

  • Immediately following the race
  • Given to top overall male & female finishers
  • Given to top 3 male/female finishers in each age division

Jingle Bell Packet Pickup and Race Day Info!

Packet Pickup and On Site Registration Options:

  • Friday, December 8, from 12 - 7 p.m. at the Colorado Running Company (5262 N Nevada Ave #140, Colorado Springs, CO 80918). Onsite registration will be $40 (shirt not guaranteed). 
  • Race Day, Saturday, December 9 starting at 8:00 a.m. at the Fountain Creek Regional Park located at 2010 Duckwood Road, Fountain! Onsite registration will be $50, shirt not guaranteed.

On Site Registration:

We will have on site registration December 9 at the Fountain Creek Regional Park for $50 from 8:00-9:15 a.m. We will be accepting registrations, however, the race shirt is not guaranteed. Anyone registering after 9:15 a.m. may not be chip timed.

Race Day Info:

Start Times:

The half-mile Kids Run begins at 9:00 a.m. The kids run is free, or you may purchase a $10 youth shirt while supplies last! Kids will run in waves starting with 8 to 12-year-olds first, then 5 to 7-year-olds, followed by the 4 and younger crowd! Parents, you are more than welcome to run with your kids! Santa will be with us as well so they can share what they would like for the holidays! The 5K starts with waves beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Race Etiquette:

Please be kind to your fellow runner/walkers and stay on the right side of the path. Keep an eye out for folks passing or coming the opposite direction! High fives, clapping and encouraging woohoos are highly encouraged.


Fountain Creek Regional Park
2010 Duckwood Road, Fountain, CO 80817


From the north: Take I25 South to Exit 132A onto CO-16 E toward Mesa Ridge Pkwy. Take slight right turn onto S US Hwy 85/87. Turn right onto S US Hwy 85/87. Turn right onto Duckwood Rd. Starting line is near the pavilions on the West side of the park!

From the south: I25 North to exit 128 onto US-85 N toward Fountain. Turn right onto S. Sante Fe Ave. Turn left onto Duckwood Rd. Starting line is near the pavilions on the West side of the park.


Please carpool! Limited parking is available at Fountain Creek Regional Park.

Awards for 5K:

Presented immediately following the race to the top three finishers in each division. Awards will also be presented for the best festive outfits! Thanks to our friends at Snowtorious for providing us with some free Ugly Christmas sweaters for this year’s run!

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Proud Sponsors & Partners

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