Running Events

Ugly Sweater Run Announces Host Cities

8 Sep, 2015

Events to Take Place in November and December 2015

The Ugly Sweater Run, a themed fun run, has announced its calendar of events. The following cities will host Ugly Sweater Runs on these dates:

11.28 - Seattle, WA
11.28 - Oklahoma City, OK
11.28 - Twin Cities, MN
11.28 - Louisville, KY
11.29 - Pittsburgh, PA
12.5 - Las Vegas, NV
12.5 - Grand Rapids, MI
12.5 - Hartford, CT
12.5 - Charlotte, NC
12.6 - Omaha, NE
12.12 - Colorado Springs
12.12 - Sacramento, CA
12.12 - Chicago, IL
12.12 - Boston, MA
12.12 - Washington D.C.
12.19 -  Denver, CO
12.19 -  Tempe, AZ
12.19 -  Atlanta, GA
12.19 -  Philadelphia, PA
12.19 -  Baltimore, MD

General information about the event is available at this link.

Rummage up the Ugliest Sweaters you can find and celebrate the Holidays by participating in the Merriest 5k on the Planet. Join thousands of runners and walkers from around the nation at a local Ugly Sweater Run near you. If you’ve never run a 5k before, this is a great way to burn some calories before receiving hot chocolate and a choice of Sam Adam’s Winter Lager, Boston Lager, or Angry Orchard Hard Cider. All you have to do is register online to join in the fun. All kids 5 and under are FREE. If they would like a hat, you can purchase a kids ticket during checkout for $10.

The run is approximately 3.1 miles long on city streets and through parks depending on the city. The start line will have huge inflatables, photo stations, and awesome holiday music. Once you’re on the course, you’ll find holiday themed stations at every mile. You can ditch that Gatorade because you’ll be able to replenish those electrolytes at the good ol’ fashioned hot chocolate station on the course.

After you’ve completed your run, join us at the post run festivities. This holiday 5k has everything your five-year old self would want with a few perks of adulthood. So after the race, take a much-deserved break from the shopping frenzy and celebrate your run with one Sam Adams beer choice and other holiday goodies. Awards for best real mustache, best fake mustache, best beard, worst sweater, best sweater will follow the race.

Charity Partner:The Ugly Sweater Run benefits Save the Children, a trusted organization which invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. Please consider making a donation to this amazing organization when you register! Register now for your local race!

Make the World Better with a Sweater….After registering, you’ll get access to quick, simple tools to create your personal webpage to help you put the “fun” in fundraising. And it’s a great place to post photos from your event – including your “elfies” – ugliest holiday wear selfies. Fundraising is optional, but ‘tis the season to help this wonderful cause!

Don’t have a race in your area but still want to show off your ugliest sweater and help Save the Children? You can still Make the World Better with a Sweater, click here to find out more!

Does it get any better than this?Yes.  It does.  Each Ugly Sweater runner receives a custom vintage knit hat, unlimited hot chocolate, and a Winter Lager, Boston Lager, or Angry Orchard hard ciders (if you’re of age of course!). A closed course full of Hot Chocolate aide stations, snow blowers, and the biggest Santa inflatable around will await you. Make sure to enter the ugly sweater contests to win great prizes. What are you waiting for? Register now!

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