The 2nd Annual NEWPORT NEWS JINGLE BELL 5K RUN & WALK for Arthritis held in Newport News Park in Newport News, VA on Saturday morning, November 19, 2011 The race was sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation.
Finish line and results services were provided by the Peninsula Track
Club. A copy of the results, links to pictures and listings for future
road races can be found on the PTC website: www.peninsulatrackclub.com.
The Jingle Bell 5K was a triple out-and-back course starting at the
Ranger Station on Constitution Avenue in Newport News Park. The course
ran the length of Constitution Avenue (two of the out-and-backs) with an
out-and-back section on Stable Road. The course is not USATF certified,
but was measured accurately (remeasured Saturday morning for mile mark placement) and was run correctly by the runners. Conditions at race time were sunny with temperatures in the 40s.
A total of 191 runners entered the 5K with 157 completing the course.