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Holiday Fun Runs

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Looking to get in shape during the holiday season? Here is a list of runs happening around the First Coast during the holidays. What better way to burn some of those extra feast day calories?

1. Turkey Clot Trot
November 22- Metropolitan Park
http://www.Runsignup.com/Race/FL/Jacksonville/TurkeyClotTrot

2. Casa Jingle All the Way 5k
December 6: Jekyll Island
http://www.Casajinglealltheway5k.com

3. Running of the Bulls 5k
December 6: Hemming Plaza
http://www.Arcjacksonville.org/events/260/runningofthebulls/

4. Reindeer Run Half Marathon and 5k
December 7: Fernandina Beach
http://www.active.com/fernandina-beach-fl/running/distance-running-races/reindeer-run-half-marathon-and-5k-2014?int=

5. Divas Half Marathon
December 7: St. Augustine Beach
http://www.Runlikeadiva.com

6. Festival of Lights 5k
December 13: San Marco Square
http://1stplacesports.com/fol.html

7. Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
December 20: Jacksonville Landing
http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1109849

8. 38th The Last Gasp Cross Country Race
December 21: Jacksonville University
http://jtc.wildapricot.org/event-1758511

9. 32nd Annual Jacksonville Bank Marathon and 5k
December 28: The Bolles School
http://www.1stplacesports.com/jm.html

2014 Breast Cancer Events

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Arlene’s Gowns 2nd Annual “Be Aware Show You Care” Breast Cancer Awareness Fashion Show
What:
A fashion show to raise funds for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation
When:
Saturday, October 18th / Time: 6-8 pm
Where:
The Eagles Nest
8040 Lone Star Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Trek Breast Cancer Awareness Ride
What:
A charity family bike ride to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
When:
Saturday, October 11 / Time: 8 -10 am
Where:
PC Bike
132 Palm Coast Parkway NE
Palm Coast, FL 32137

Brushed Bold Unveiling
What:
Art unveiling of fourteen courageous breast cancer Survivors will share their bodies as a canvas for a select group of regional and nationally recognized artists to interpret their stories. Each completed “canvas” will be photographed and prepared for a unique showcase and limited reproduction. This is Donna Foundation benefit.
When:
Monday, Oct. 6 / Time: 5:30 – 8:30
Where:
Tacos for TatTas, TacoLu
1712 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32250

Making Strides of Jacksonville
What:
A charity walk to celebrate survivorship and hope. A family friendly 5K event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society
When:
Saturday, Oct 25 / Time: 9:00 am
Where:
The Jacksonville Landing

Pink Ribbon Symposium
What:
An educational event designed to raise awareness on recent advances and related topics such as detection, treatment, and survivorship.
When:
Saturday Oct. 4 / Time: 8 am – 1pm
Where:
Thrasher Home
283 College Dr.
Orange Park, FL 32065

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