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About The Jingle Bell Half Marathon & 5K

The Jingle Bell Half Marathon & 5K is a holiday tradition in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The race was first held in 2013, and it has been growing in popularity ever since. The race is held annually on the first Sunday in December, and it features a festive atmosphere with Christmas music, decorations, and even Santa Claus! Keep reading to learn more about the race.

A Fun Run Along the Merrimack

The race is run on a scenic course that winds along the Merrimack River, and open to runners of all levels. The half marathon course is 13.1 miles long with the 5K course running 3.1 miles long. Both courses start and finish at the Northern Essex Community College campus.

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Give Back with the Jingle Bell Half

The Jingle Bell Half Marathon & 5K is a great way to start off the holiday season in a healthy way. By partnering with Debbie’s Treasure Chest, Jingle Bell runners are able to fundraise for the charity, which directly benefits families in need in the Merrimack River area. The event also holds an annual toy and clothing drive for Debbie’s Treasure Chest.

If you are looking for a fun and festive way to get in a workout, the Jingle Bell Half Marathon & 5K is the perfect race for you. Sign up today and start your holiday season off on the right (or left) foot!