Chill Your Cheeks 5K Registration Attracts Runners from All Over Oklahoma

Posted by City of Yukon on 11/01/2018

Chill Your Cheeks 5K Registration Attracts Runners from All Over Oklahoma

Registration for the annual Chill Your Cheeks 5K is attracting runners from all over Oklahoma.  The Chill Your Cheeks 5K coincides with the opening of Christmas in the Park, Yukon’s famous annual Christmas light display. Close to 600 runners from all over the state as well as surrounding states will descend upon Yukon for this great holiday run.  

The race course starts and finishes in Chisholm Trail Park.The 5K begins at 5:00 p.m., and the course will close 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 one-mile stroll through the lights of Chisholm Trail Park. All walk participants receive a free jingle bell necklace to wear. Pets and strollers are welcome in the Walk, but will not be allowed on the 5K course.  

New this year, the Mascot Dash kicks off the festivities at 4:30 p.m. Mascots from all over compete in a 100-yard dash. Mascots will be there from local high schools, local colleges and many popular restaurants and companies.

A $100 gift card to Red Coyote Running and Fitness is awarded to the Best Decorated Runner.  So get creative, get dressed up and have a chance at $100 gift card! 

The Yukon Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the event sponsors:  Academy Sports and Outdoors, True Sky Credit Union, Yukon Optimist Sports Club, McBride Orthopedic Hospital, Yanda and Son Funeral Home and Bedlam Law.

Online registration is available through November 14. Go to www.raceentry.com to register online.  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. Price for the Chill Your Cheeks 5k is $30.00 for adults and $25.00 for youth.  Race day registration is $40 for adults and $35 for youth. 

For more information please contact Tim Rhodes by phone at 405-350-8920 or email [email protected].

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.govor call 405-350-8937.