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Ugly Sweater Run 2021

Saturday December 4th, 2021

Elkhart, IN

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Join us for the tackiest event in town! The Elkhart Education Foundation is excited to host our annual Ugly Sweater 5K Run and 1 Mile Sweater Stroll.This is a fun-filled event for the entire family! Even your leashed dog is welcome to join us (don't forget your furry friend's ugly sweater too!).Take pics with Santa and his reindeer! Enjoy hot-chocolate and Christmas cookies at the finish line!  Prizes awarded for best dressed as well as fastest male and female in each division!

After the race, please stay around for Winterfest which includes a series of events, including a holiday parade, tree lighting, music -something for everyone. Sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

Check-in and packet pickup / Onsite Registration begins on Friday, December 3 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm AND  Saturday, December 4 at 12:00PM - 2:45 pm at Elkhart Health & Aquatics in the Community Section! There will be a craft fair going on at the Aquatic Center, so check that out after you register!  Please note there is a huge swim meet going on - Saturday, December 4 at the Aquatics Center, so you will enter Registration from the back patio.

NEW* :  5K Run starts at 3:20 PM, Sweater Stroll starts at 3:25PM , Awards start at 4:15PM

* Elkhart police has asked us to delay start until 3:20 pm to allow for safety personnel to arrive from another situation.  Updated 11-30-21


Top three overall Men and Women in the 5K will get trophies. New this year: 15 Age groups will have medals 3 deep. Costume awards!  Get in on the fun!

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Start Location

Elkhart Health & Aquatics, Elkhart, IN

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