Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis Research

Jingle Bell Run for ArthritusThe Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis is a Fun and Festive way to kick off your holiday season!  The race begins at 7pm on December 7th on 12th St in Bradenton along Old Main Street.  Wear a holiday themed costume and put bells on your shoelaces.  Run or Walk the 5K, or sign up for the 1 mile Fun Walk.  All proceeds go to the Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis Foundation.

To sign up, please visit the Arthritis Foundation for more information on the event.

For some more great Anna Maria Island Holiday information visit our information page on the Anna Maria Island Holiday parade, the privateers santa event as well as the various Anna Maria Island Holiday walk about’s in Anna Maria City and Holmes Beach.

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot just off Anna Maria

Time to lace up and trot on over to join the 14th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot November 22, 2012!  Race starts at 8am at the DeSoto National Memorial Park located at the end of 75th St NW.  (directions below).  The Bradenton Runners Club does not charge a race admission for the Trot but asks that everyone please bring a non-perishable food items for the Manatee County Food Bank/Meals on Wheels.

Burn some calories before your big dinner!  Maybe running is not your cup of tea.  No problem!  Visit our Top Ten fitness activities while visiting Anna Maria Island.

Directions: From I-75, take exit 220 and head West on SR64. From US41 or US301, travel to SR64 / Manatee Ave W and head West to 75th Street West. From 75th St W, go North until you reach the De Soto Park (at the end of 75th St NW).