Jingle Ball 5K

Jingle Ball 5K

Dec 16, 2023 - Dec 25, 2023

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Race Distance



Course Type

Point to point

Event Details

Babcock Ranch is excited to announce our annual Jingle Ball 5K Run/Walk. The course is 3.1 miles of scenic beauty around Babcock Ranch. 
EARLY PACKET PICKUP: Thursday, Dec 14th from 3:00 to 7:00pm, and Friday, Dec 15th from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
PICKUP LOCATION: Babcock Ranch Lifestyle Office, 42911 Lake Babcock Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33982. 
RACE DAY PARKING: Free ample parking is available near the starting area.
RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP:  6:45 to 7:45am, at Babcock Ranch Founder's Square. 
RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  6:45 to 7:45am, cost is $40.00.  
RACE START TIME:  8:00am. 
The shirt cutoff date was 12/9/23. If registered after 12/9/23, you are not guaranteed a shirt.  
There will be post-race snacks and awards. 
The race is chip-timed by Beach Bum Timing.  
Bathrooms and Water Stations will be located at the start and finish areas. The water stop will also be at the halfway mark.  
Age group awards are based off-chip time.
There will be overall awards:
Actual Awards:
1st Place Overall Awards - Male & Female.
1st Place Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters - Male & Female
In-person awards to the top three M/F in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. 


Frequently asked questions:
Q: Is this a timed race? 
A: Yes, the 5K is chip-timed by Beach Bum Timing.
Q: What is the course surface like?
A: The course is paved roads and sidewalks.
Q: Are dogs allowed on the course? 
A: You may run with your dog, but you assume ALL responsibility for your dog. Your pet must be leashed at all times and up to date on vaccinations. Please pick up after your pooch. Participants with dogs will start at the back of the race. 
Q: Are strollers allowed on the course? 
A: Yes. Participants with strollers must start at the back of the race. 
Q: Is the course good for spectators? 
A: Yes. 
If you have any questions about this race, please contact:
Brittany Pinho - Race Director
Tel: 941.676.7253
Email: bpinho@ccmcnet.com
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Jingle Ball 5K

Punta Gorda, FL, USA

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