On the morning of Sunday, November 26th the 10th Annual Your Neighbourhood Credit Union Jingle 5/2.5K Fun Run/Walk For YMCA Strong Kids, a fun festive frolic around the river will again take to the streets of Stratford. All participants receive a Santa hat & jingle bells and are encouraged to dress in their festive best – Santa suit, antlers, red or green clothing, etc. and come out to support the Y’s annual Strong Kids Campaign. The Jingle 5/2.5K Fun Run/Walk raises funds for children, youth and families in our community and is a great way to spread festive spirit around the city.
The Your Neighbourhood Credit Union Jingle 5/2.5K Fun Run/Walk is a simple fun event starting at and retuning to the Stratford-Perth Family Y on Downie Street. There are options to complete easy 5K or 2.5K walks or runs around Lake Victoria. Participation by individuals, families and teams of all ages and fitness levels, is welcomed and encouraged. Afterward at the Y, refreshments and snacks are provided along with prize presentations, team awards and great live entertainment – a wonderful holiday party to kick off the festive season.
Ways to participate in the Jingle 5/2.5K Fun Run/Walk For YMCA Strong Kids are:
Submit A Registration Fee: Adults 20 yrs. & up $25; Teens: 13 to 19 yrs. $15; Kids: 12 yrs & under $10. Pre-register at the Y by November 20th to be eligible for 10th Anniversary draw prizes.
Collect Pledges for the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. Each person or family raising $50 or more in pledges will have their registration fee refunded and become eligible to win draw prizes! The more you collect, the more kids & families can become involved in Y programs!
Participate as a Team with family, friends, work associates or your school or sports team. Teams of 3 or more will be eligible for special team medals. Teams must pre-register by November 20th to be eligible for these team awards.
Taking part in the Your Neighbourhood Credit Union Jingle 5/2.5K Fun Run/Walk, raises funds to help children & youth in our community stay active, fit and healthy, and build positive habits to last a lifetime. As a charity, the YMCA strengthens our community, helping our youth grow in spirit, mind and body so that they can reach their full potential. Whether it’s through health, fitness or leadership programs, the YMCA is responsive to the needs of our children, youth and families. Donations to the Y’s annual Strong Kids Campaign through this event ensure that the Y can continue to provide values-based programs and services that enable a child to be all that he or she can be.
The Your Neighbourhood Credit Union Jingle 5/2.5K Fun Run/Walk For YMCA Strong Kids Brochure/Registration package and more information are available at the Y, 204 Downie Street, Stratford, 519-271-0480 or is available for download online at here.