Ugly Sweater 5k

Ugly Sweater 5k

  • December 6, 2014
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Prepare for the tackiest run of your life! Join the beautiful community of Dunnellon in our first annual Ugly Sweater 5K on the Cross Florida Greenway Trail. This paved trail offers a beautiful backdrop along the Rainbow River.

Join us on Saturday, December 6, at Cross Florida Greenway Dunnellon Trail ( for the Ugly Sweater 5K to kick off your Holiday Season! There is nothing more iconic about Christmas than the “Christmas Sweater”. Well, besides Jesus, Santa, Christmas trees and reindeers. But who doesn’t truly love a good Christmas sweater? Do the Ugly Sweater 5k and you won’t even have to purchase one, your run shirt will already be a Christmas sweater design.
• Kick off the holiday season by pre-burning your holiday calories!
• “Christmas Sweater” themed race shirt
• Holiday themed aid station
• Christmas Fun Awards

The mission of the Ugly Sweater 5K is to provide a race that promotes health and fitness, stimulate the local economy and galvanize the community.  These events are made possible through corporate and foundation in-kind and financial support, close partnerships between the Victoria’s School of Dance, and Friends of Dunnellon. Race proceeds benefit Victoria’s School of Dance Elite Competition Team.

Cross Florida Greenways Trail Dunnellon Trail

Parking maps will be posted in November.

Race Course:
Map will be posted when it is available. Course will be the Dunnellon Leg of Cross Florida Greenway Trail leaving from San Jose Parking Lot heading toward C39 and loop around to finish at San Jose.

Start Time:
Competitive 5K 8:00 am
Fun Mile 8:30 am

• Chip Timing! (Competitive Racers Only)
• Official Race Photographer
• Goodies- while they last
• Granola/Protein Bars
• T-shirts for all registered runners and walkers (Last Minute Registrants will be asked to pick up shirts after race day)
• Delicious refreshments after the race available at Dunnellon Little League Concession Stand
• Fun, festive atmosphere
• Music at Start/Finish and on course
• Restroom Facilities
• Bleacher Seating for awards

Packet Pick Up
• 3:00pm – 7pm, Friday, December 5 at The Christmas Parade Celebration 11223 N Williams Street, Dunnellon, FL 34432
• 6:30am-7:30am, Saturday, December 6 at the Cross Florida Greenway Dunnellon Trail

• 5K Race – Top male and female, Second male and female
• Walkers division is not timed or scored (fun awards)
Age Groups
• 12 and under
• 13-18
• 19-30
• 31-50
• 50+
Show your Christmas spirit and wear a great costume!

Fun Awards: Ugliest Sweater (Top), Best Sweater (Top), Wacky Tacky Ensemble, Jingle Jangle Award, Best use of Lights, Rudolf’s Choice, Spirit of the Season Award, Most Creative, and more…


Early Shopper 09/01/14 thru 11/22/14  Fee $25.00
Black Friday Shopper 11/23/14 thru 12/05/14 Fee $30.00
Last Minute Shopper Day of Race Fee $35.00

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