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The Arthritis Foundation to Hold Jingle Bell Run/Walk on Saturday

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The Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk in Birmingham is just around the corner on December 8th. You can register by visiting www.jinglebellbham.com or by calling the local office at (205) 314-8443.  This community event is a great way to kick off the holiday season by doing something fun for a good cause.  The Birmingham event is presented by Red Diamond.

Volunteer organizers expect more than 1,700 runners and walkers to take part in Jingle Bell Run/Walk in Birmingham, which is in its 24th year.  The festivities begin when registration opens at 7:00am at Underwood Park.  Santa will warm up the crowd with exercises at 9:00am, and the kids' Santa Chase will happen at 9:15am.  The 5K Run/Walk will start at 9:30am and the 1 mile fun run/walk rounds up the event at 10:30am.  Junior Honoree William Wood will be leading off the race.  The ten-year-old Birmingham boy was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis when he was seven.


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