The Chill Your Cheeks 5K Run, presented by Title Sponsor Academy Sports and Outdoors, begins at 5:00 p.m. at Chisholm Trail Park on November 23.More than 400 runners are expected at the festive race this year. A special thanks to Gold Sponsor, True Sky Credit Union.
Runners follow a course that takes them along area streets and ultimately through the beautiful illuminated Christmas in the Park lights. They hear Christmas Music played as they pass through City Park. Registration is available online at www.yukonok.gov/catalog or through Tyler Kilmer at 405-350-8920 or [email protected]. Other sponsors for Chill Your Cheeks are Optimist Sports Club and McBride Orthopedic Hospital. Festival Friend sponsors are: Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, BancFirst, Spanish Cove Retirement Village, Ingram, Smith and Turner Funeral Home and Integris Canadian Valley Hospital.
Before the Chill Your Cheeks 5K, the Mascot Dash officially commences the festivities at 4:30 p.m. Mascots from all over the area compete in a 100-yard dash. Mascots attend from local high schools, local colleges and many popular restaurants and companies.
The Jingle Walk begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Boot Trail in Chisholm Trail Park. This fun-walk travels through Chisholm Trail Park’s millions of glowing Christmas lights. On-site registration begins at 5:30 p.m., and the event is free. All participants in the Jingle Walk will receive a festive jingle bell bracelet. For details, contact Dennis Warren at [email protected] or 350-8920.