Chill Your Cheeks 5K Early Deadline Coming Soon
Yukon Parks and Recreation’s Chill Your Cheeks 5K returns on Saturday, November 18. Presented by Academy Sports and Outdoors, Chill Your Cheeks 5K coincides with the opening of “Christmas in the Park”, Yukon’s annual Christmas light display.
The race course starts and finishes at the Chisholm Trail Pavilion in Chisholm Trail Park. More than 400 runners from all over the state, as well as surrounding states, descend upon Yukon for this great holiday run.
New this year, the 5K begins at 5:00 p.m. The course will close at 6:00 p.m. to open to traffic. Runners must be able to finish the 5K in that time frame.
Get your creativity flowing and participated in the Best Decorated Runner contest. The Best Decorated Runner receives a $100 gift card to Red Coyote Running and Fitness.
Online registration is available at www.raceentry.com through November 15 (search Chill Your Cheeks). In-person registration is available at the Jackie Cooper Gym, 1024 E. Main St or Yukon Community Center, 2200 S. Holly Ave. To receive a registration form, please call 405-350-8920.
The registration fee for Chill Your Cheeks is $25 for adults and $20 for youth through October 27th. Registration fee includes a long sleeve “Chill” race shirt. Participants must register before October 27 to be guaranteed a shirt. A $5 late fee is added for any registrations after October 27. Race day registration will be $40 Adult and $35 Youth.
For more information please contact Tim Rhodes by phone at 405-350-8920 or email [email protected].
Chill Your Cheeks is presented by Academy Sports and Outdoors. Other sponsors for Chill Your Cheeks are Vernon Turner, Gatorade Athlete of the Year, Dr. Richard Johnson, DDS, True Sky Credit Union, BracesU, Yukon Optimist Sports Club, Doyle Chiropractic, Miller Fit, Celerity Prosthetics, Bounce Academy, Red Coyote, McBride Orthopedic Clinic, and Yukon Friends of the Park.
The 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.