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2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk - Sioux Falls, SD

Friday, November 28, Phillips Ave & Falls Park Arch

Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis!

Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run a 5K or walk a 1.5K route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.

Meet our 2014 Medical Honoree!!!

Daniel J. Heinemann MD FAAFP
1305 West 18th Street, Sioux Falls SD, 57105
Chief Medical Officer–Sanford Clinic & Sanford Health Network
Associate Vice President – Health Policy

Dr. Daniel J. Heinemann is an experienced physician now working as the Chief Medical Officer – Sanford Clinic & Sanford Health Network and as Associate Vice President – Health Policy. He served as the president of the South Dakota State Medical Association in 2013/2014.

Dr. Heinemann has a great deal of experience in the area of legislative affairs, quality and patient safety. He was named South Dakota Family Doctor of the Year in 2001. Dr. Heinemann received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine in 1981.

Dr. Heinemann is a lifelong resident of South Dakota and grew up on a family farm in rural Dell Rapids. He enjoys gardening, woodworking, reading, travel and spending time with his wife Cathy and three adult children.

It’s the 30th Anniversary of the Jingle Bell Run/Walk national event series. To celebrate, we’re challenging all of our participants to raise funds to help get us closer to our goal: A CURE FOR ARTHRITIS!

Raise or self-donate an additional $30 (not including your registration fee) and you’ll receive a commemorative multifunctional headwear that can be worn in all kinds of fun ways to show your support on race day. To view the fundana, go to the link on the left side of this page under Event Information, $30 Fundana Challenge.

At the Event
*5K run (timed) or 1.5K walk (not timed) Phillips Avenue downtown
*Jingle Bell Run fundana to everyone who raises $30 above their registration fee
*Prize for everyone that raises $100 or more (included in your event packet)
*Prize for top fundraiser ($1,000 and up-funds must be in system no later than 11/25 to be considered) - One night stay and lunch for two @ Grand Falls Casino
*Prize for top team leader for largest team
*Awards for top 3 male, female, and youth (ages 5-12) finishers
*HEATED VIP tent for 3 largest teams, top 10 fundraisers, sponsors, and Honorees
*Lighted stage at the start/finish line, Dr. Dan Heinemann will start the race
*Medical Honoree - Dr. Dan Heinemann, Chief Medical Officer at Sanford Health
*Youth Honoree - 9 year old Nolan Bolcerek from Brandon. Nolan has juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
*Beautiful long sleeved blue shirts this year!

Registration Information

Adult Registration

*$30 - Early Bird Special through 9/14
*$35 - Regular Registration Fee 9/15 through 11/14
*$40 - 11/15 through 11/25
*$45 - Late Registration Fee 11/25 to race day

Youth Registration (ages 5 through 12)

*$15 - Early Bird Special through 9/14
*$20 - Regular Registration Fee 9/15 through 11/14
*$25 - 11/15 to race day

Jingle in your Jammies
- $30
*Can't jingle with us, but still want to support the cause?
*You can still fundraise and we'll send you your shirt and any prizes you have won, depending on the level of funds you raised!

Event Schedule
* New This Year - Early Packet Pickup
- Wednesday, 11/26 from 3 PM to 7 PM at Sanford Wellness Center on 49th St and Oxbow

*Day of Packet Pickup and Late Registration
- Friday, 11/28 from 2 PM to 5 PM - at the VIP tent at the start/finish line on Phillips Avenue and the Falls Park arch

*6:00 PM Program Begins on stage at the start line
(new this year) includes recognition of our Medical Honoree, Dr. Dan Heinemann-Chief of Medicine at Sanford Health, and our Youth Honoree, Nolan Bolcerek; our DJ is John Small from Sunny Radio; warm-ups right before race

*Race begins at 6:30 PM

*Race ends at 7:30 PM
for the Parade of Lights

Event Contact:

Name: Vickie Goodwin
Phone: (605) 610-4717 or 605-201-7973

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