Chill your Cheeks 5K Early Bird Registration Deadline is October 29
Yukon Parks and Recreation’s Chill Your Cheeks 5K sprints back into town Saturday, November 20. Held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Chill Your Cheeks 5K coincides with the opening of Christmas in the Park, Yukon’s annual Christmas light display. Close to 400 runners from all over the state as well as surrounding states will descend upon Yukon for this great holiday run.
Online registration is available now through November 19. Visit www.yukonok.gov/catalog and click on the special events tab to register online. In-person registration is available at Jackie Cooper Gym, 1024 E Main St, or the Yukon Community Center, 2200 S Holly Ave. Early Bird Registration for the Chill Your Cheeks 5k is $25 for adults and $20 for youth through October 29. Registration fee includes a long sleeve “Chill” t-shirt deadline for a guaranteed shirt is November 5. Regular pricing begins October 30 with $30 for Adults and $25 for Youth. Race day registration will be $40 Adult and $35 Youth.
The Mascot Dash kicks things off at 4:30 p.m. Mascots from all over compete in a 100-yard dash. Mascots attend from local high schools and local colleges, as well as many popular restaurants and companies.
The 5K race course starts and finishes in Chisholm Trail Park. The race begins at 5:00 p.m. and closes at 6:00 p.m. to open to drive-thru traffic. Runners must be able to finish the 5K in that time frame.
In addition to the 5k race, the free Jingle Walk begins at 5:30 p.m. The Jingle Walk is a leisure stroll through the lights of Chisholm Trail Park. All walk participants receive a free jingle bell bracelet to wear during the Walk. Pets and strollers are welcome in the Walk. Pets are not allowed in the 5K. Sport strollers are allowed in the 5K.
For more information please contact Jessica Brodmerkel by phone at 405-350-8937 or email[email protected].
Chill Your Cheeks 5k is one of Yukon’s best Parks and Recreation events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov or call 405-350-8937.