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The Tampa Jingle Bell Jog 5K is an annual running event that champions all things associated with the festive winter holidays… Jingle Bells, Santa, Mistletoe, Egg Nog, Reindeer, Elves! Most events give out a shirt with your entry; not this event! All participants will receive a Santa Suit costume! You will also receive a pair of Jingle Bells to tie to your running shoes! The sights and sounds of running Santas will take over the Al Lopez Park in Tampa! All finishers will be treated with a Holiday themed medal!


event details

Event DateSunday, December 23, 2018
Location: Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33614

5K Start Time: 7:30am
Little Elf Dashes: 8:30am

packet pickup

All participants will need to pick up their race bibs prior to heading to the Start Line.  Please have your ID’s with you when picking up! Your timing chip will be affixed to the back of your bib. Below are the different options available for packet pick-up:

Saturday, Dec. 22nd  12:00pm (noon) – 7:00pm @ Fit2Run Tampa/International Plaza, 2223 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607

*Sunday, Dec. 23rd – from 6:00am – 7:25am @ Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33614

the course

The Course of the Tampa Jingle Bell Jog 5K will feature a loop through the Al Lopez Park! The course is a safe and enclosed route that is ideal for runners or walkers.  The Start & Finish Line will both take place within the Park, within walking distance to the Parking areas.  




Parking is available inside Al Lopez Park.  Please make sure to arrive early; the Park opens at 6am; the Park Rangers will close the Park roads 15 minutes prior to the Start of the Jingle Bell Jog 5K event. WE RECOMMEND ARRIVING NO LATER THAN 6:30AM!!

water stop / aid station

There will be a water stop at approximately Mile 1 & 2 of the course.  Additionally the Finish area will feature water, food, and holiday themed refreshments!