Kick Off the Festivities with the Jingle Elf Run
Is smiling your favorite? Can’t stop singing? You’re not alone you cotton-headed ninny-muggins—the elves have left the shelves and are headed to downtown West Chester this holiday season for the 9th Annual Jingle Elf Run! And they need YOU!
The Jingle Elf Run is the perfect way to kick off the festivities at the QVC West Chester Christmas Parade. With a childrens’ race, a two-mile run, and a one-mile walk, there’s enough fun for the whole family to enjoy while you prepare for the holiday spectacle ahead.
Register in advance at www.RunCCRS.com to receive a complimentary jingle elf hat you can sport during the race! Or you can register in person after 5:30 pm on the day of the event at the Chester County Running Store (24 S. High Street, West Chester).
Schedule and Course
The race will start at 6:30 pm on Friday, December 1st on Market Street between High and Walnut Streets. From there, the race will follow the parade route in front of thousands of merry spectators and Christmas fanatics! . . . Market to Matlack Street, Gay to New Street, back to Market Street. The race will finish at Market and High Streets.
- The mile walk will be a one-lap loop
- The two mile run will be two loops
Prizes will be awarded to age-group winners and cash is awarded to the top finishers in the two-mile run. Contestants will also be rewarded for the most creative holiday outfits, with a cash prize for the best-dressed elf. Awards will be distributed at 7:05pm at High and Market Streets (Historic Court House).
A portion of the race proceeds will benefit Trinity Compassion Ministries.
TCM is the compassion outreach arm of Trinity Assembly of God focused on feeding individuals and families in need. The TCM food distribution network provides 4,500 meals each week to individuals, ministries and organizations in Philadelphia, Pottstown, Reading and Wilmington, DE.