On Sunday, Dec. 2, the second-annual Jingle Bell Jog will make its way through north Coquitlam in support of SHARE Family & Community Services.
The event features a five-kilometre course around Lafarge Lake and back, as well as a one-kilometre Reindeer Runners course for kids.
Tri-Cities residents are encouraged to bring food and toy donations to help SHARE provide more than 1,700 local families with Christmas hampers and toys.
Food and entertainment will be provided. For those who have not registered yet, late registration is available from 9: 30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 inside Coquitlam Centre (in front of London Drugs).
Registration for the five-km run costs $35 for adults and $30 for those 15 and younger, while Reindeer Runners pay $25 for adults and $20 for those 15 and younger.
Package pickup for those who have already registered takes place at the same time as late registration.
Organizers are hoping to beat last year's fundraising totals of 1,255 pounds of food, 130 toys and $3,500 in cash donations gathered on race day.
The Jingle Bell Jog starts at 9 a.m., while the Reindeer Run starts at 8: 30 a.m.
Both courses will follow the same routes as last year's event.