Rudolph Run 5K & Jingle Jog Fun Run

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19

JINGLE JOG FUN RUN (2:30PM)
RUDOLPH RUN 5K (4:00PM)


YORKVILLE AMERICAN LEGION POST #489

(9054 E VETERANS PKWY, YORKVILLE)

Run, Run Rudolph!  It's time to help the Knights of Columbus spread some Christmas cheer to families in need!  By participating in either the Rudolph Run 5K or the Jingle Jog Fun Run, a portion of your registration will help support the Knights of Columbus to provide food and toys to families in need within Kendall County this Christmas!  Both walkers and runners are welcome!

SECURE THE GEAR

Santa delivered some extra special gear this for this year's race!  ALL registered participants for both runs will receive a finisher medal.  Plus, anyone registered by Wednesday, October 26 will receive a Commemorative 2022 Rudolph Run Dry Fit Long Sleeve (Youth participants in the Rudolph Run will receive a cotton hoodie) or a 2022 Jingle Jog Hoodie!

REGISTRATION DETAILS

REGISTER HERE!
Registration can be completed online, by phone (630-553-4357), or by submitting a completed registration form by mail.  All mailed registration forms must be post-marked by Wednesday, October 26th to include the Commemorative Rudolph Run shirt/hoodie or the Jingle Jog hoodie.

Click the images for a printable PDF version of each registration form.

Rudolph Run 5k Registration FormJingle Jog Fun Run Registration Form

Check out the details for each individual race by selecting the tab for that race below!

  1. Rudolph Run 5K

Rudolph Run 5K

Saturday, November 19 · 4:ooPM


Yorkville American Legion Post #489

(9054 E Veterans Pkwy, Yorkville)

Run, Run Rudolph!  It's time to help the Knights of Columbus spread some Christmas cheer to families in need!  By participating in this 5K, a portion of your registration will help support the Knights of Columbus to provide food and toys to families in need within Kendall County this Christmas!  Both walkers and runners are welcome!

rudolph run 5k medalSECURE THE GEAR

Santa delivered some extra special gear this for this year's race!  ALL registered participants will receive a custom 3” finisher medal.  Plus, anyone registered by Wednesday, October 26 will receive a Commemorative Rudolph Run 5K Hooded Dry Fit Long Sleeve (Adult Sizes Only)! 

Youth size participants registered by Wednesday, October 26 will receive a Commemorative Rudolph Run 5K Cotton Hoodie!

REGISTRATION DETAILS

REGISTER HERE!
Registration can be completed online, by phone (630-553-4357), or by submitting a completed registration form by mail.  All mailed registration forms must be post-marked by October 26 to include the Commemorative Rudolph Run Hooded Dry Fit Long Sleeve or Cotton Hoodie.

Pre-RegistrationLate Registration
October 1 - October 26*
Fee: $50 


 *Your registration includes the Commemorative Rudolph Run Hooded Dry Fit Long Sleeve (adult sizes only)
or Cotton Hoodie (all youth sizes)

October 27 - November 18*
November 19 (3-4pm)*
Fee:  $40 

*Commemorative Rudolph Run Hooded Dry Fit Long Sleeves/Hoodies are NOT included with any registrations taken after October 26


PACKET PICKUP

November 17 (9am-5pm)5k 2021
Grab your gear before the race on Thursday, November 17 at the Recreation Administration Office (201 W Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville) between 9:00am-5:00pm.

GET FESTIVE!

Just like Rudolph led the way on Christmas Eve, we are encouraging runners and walkers to light up the race with your favorite ugly sweater and other festive gear!  The most festive Adult (18+), Child (17 & Under) and Group will win the best dressed trophy at the end of the race!

RACE DETAILS

  • Race Time:  The race begins promptly at 4:00pm on Saturday, November 19.
  • Race Route:  The race starts and ends at the Yorkville American Legion (9054 E Veterans Pkwy, Yorkville IL).  See the race map for the specific route.
  • Awards & Age Divisions:  All participants will receive a Custom 3” Finisher Medal.  The Best Overall male and female runners will receive a trophy as well as the top male and female runner in each age division.  
  • Age divisions include:  10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Results:  New this year - Chip Timing!  Professional electronic chip timing by Kompusport is provided for accurate and easy race results! Official race results will be posted online at Kompusport.com.

Race Map

Click on the map below to see the race route and for information about the Scott Gajewski with Guaranteed Rate Merry & Bright Light Contest!

Rudolph Run and Jingle Jog Route Maps

  1. Jingle Jog Fun Run

merry and bright winner close up 2021Scott Gajewski with Guaranteed Rate Merry & Bright Light Competition

Calling all houses along the Rudolph Run 5K and Jingle Jog Fun Run Routes!  We are seeking your help in spreading some Holiday cheer for the Runners and Walkers by decorating your house and yard by Saturday, November 19!  The Most Festive House along the route will win a $25 Menards Gift Card and have an Award Sign placed in the yard!  

Check HERE for more information and to confirm if your house is along the Rudolph Run or Jingle Jog routes! 

We look forward to seeing the beautiful and festive displays and decorations!


CELEBRATE WITH FIREWORKS!

Continue the celebration after the race as the Yorkville American Legion hosts a Fireworks Viewing Party between 3:00-7:00pm that will include a Kris Kringle Market (Noon-7pm), music, food and drink!  The fireworks can be viewed from the comfort of the American Legion and are scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.

holidaycelebrationYORKVILLE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION & SPONSORSHIPS

The Rudolph Run 5K and Jingle Jog Fun Run are in conjunction with the Yorkville Holiday Celebration hosted Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19.  For a full list of events and details click here!

Looking to support the cause?  Become a sponsor!

QUESTIONS?

Contact the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department at or call
630-553-4357