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12 Ks of Christmas

Saturday, December 11, 2021 09:00am

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Saturday, December 11th at 9:00am
The Great Guernsey Trail
Leatherwood Park
204 Main Street Lore City, Ohio

RACE INFO: Dress up in your favorite Christmas costume, ugly sweater, Santa Claus outfit or come dressed as your favorite Christmas movie character (prize for best costume) and join us Saturday, December 11th for our 4th Annual 12K’s of Christmas 12K/5K Race & Fun Run & Walk at Leatherwood Park in Lore City, Ohio. This event is meant to showcase the Great Guernsey Trail, while helping to collect new unwrapped toys that will be donated to the Guernsey County Secret Santa. Individuals that bring a toy will be entered into a chance to win gift cards or cash. The event will be a bib timed race with timing services provided by Muskingum Multi-Sports.

Proceeds raised at this event will support the Guernsey County Community Development Corp., a local 501(c)3 non-profit committed to our community’s quality of life. By providing recreational, educational and employment opportunities for our area residents, the CDC is helping to make Guernsey County a great place to live and work! Checkout our web page for more details, www.guernseycountycdc.com/

Race COURSE: The 12K & 5K Race and Fun Run are out and back events held entirely on the paved Great Guernsey Trail. The route starts in Lore City and follows the trail to each turn around and then returns to Lore City. This is a scenic, traffic free route that follows Leatherwood Creek. There will be water at the turnarounds and finish lines. Food will be provided at the finish line as well as hot chocolate and warming stations.

AWARDS: Trophies will be given to the top three overall finishers in each race and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each of the following age categories: 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Walkers are welcome! Finisher’s medals will be awarded to ALL participants.

EARLY PACKET PICK-UP & RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Race Day registration and Packet pick-up will be at Leatherwood Park– 204 Main St. Lore City, Ohio - starting at 7:30am

RACE PACKETS & FINISH LINE PERKS: Your race packet will include a t-shirt with race logo, swag and more. All participates registered by November 30th are guaranteed a Race T-shirt.

ENTRY FEES: (non-refundable)
Fun Run & Walk $25 through December 10th – Day of Entry $30.00
5k run $30 through December 10th – Day of Entry $35
12k run $35 through December 10th – Day of Entry $40
*Registration forms and fee made out and mailed to: Guernsey County CDC P.O. Box 1175 Cambridge, Ohio 43725 memo line 12K’s Race
RACE CONTACT: For any questions please contact Race Director Ron Gombeda @ 740-439-0020 or email at

More Race details or register online at www.muskingummultisports.com

Location Guernsey Trail
63500 Corduroy Rd.
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