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2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk - Ames, IA


Saturday, December 6th, Ames Middle School
9:00am Run/Walk - 8:00am Registration

Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis!

Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.


Visit our Mission Table at the event!
Don’t have arthritis and think there’s nothing at the Mission Table for you? Think again! Feel what it’s like for people suffering with arthritis by participating in interactive games and then learn how we offer help and support to people in your community. Look for the wheel, and spin it to win great prizes like Jingle Bell Run water bottles, gloves, T-shirts and more!

Credit cards will be accepted for day-of registration and donations at the event.





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For more information on how to qualify for our 2014 fundraising incentives, please contact your Jingle Bell Run event director listed below.


Meet Our Youth Honoree
Amanda Lovejoy


Amanda Lovejoy is a sweet, caring and conscientious 13 year old. She has a very special bond with her fraternal twin brother, Connor. As toddlers, when they were not talking to each other in their own language, they would be conspiring with each other on how to get out of their cribs.

Amanda was always a good sleeper, so at two years old, when she started taking longer naps and putting herself to bed at night, her parents saw it as a blessing, not that something might be wrong... Read more of Amanda's story


Meet Our Medical Honoree
Pierre Bernard, D.O.


Dr. Pierre Bernard joined McFarland in Webster City in 1998. He graduated from Des Moines Osteopathic School of Medicine in 1995. He then completed his family medicine residency at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines. He enjoys the outdoors, playing tennis and spending time with his family.

Read more of Dr. Bernard's story





Raise money for the Jingle Bell Run/Walk and we’ll help you attend one of our 2015 juvenile arthritis programs!!

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Event Contact:
Name: Steve Brill
Phone: 515-278-0636
Email: sbrill@arthritis.org
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Special Thanks to:
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