First Jingle Bell 5K set for Sunday

The Arden River Rats Relay For Life team is sponsoring Philippi’s first Dashing Through the Snow-Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk.

This is a fun run that is noncompetitive, and participants are encouraged to dress in Christmas costumes. Special awards will be given for Ugliest Christmas Sweater and Most Christmas Spirit.

The event is scheduled for Sunday with registration at 1 p.m. and the race beginning at 2 p.m. Participants will register for the event in the basement of City Hall, and the course will begin and end behind the Barbour County Courthouse.

Proceeds from the event will go to Barbour County Relay For Life in the fight against cancer.

For more information, please contact Kris Rosier, 304-457-1308 or Shelley Mitchell Starkey, 304-457-5654,