Not your typical Christmas celebration

Bring your friends and family to this one-of-a-kind event filled with an awesome downtown course, bells, decorations, a Santa sighting, cheery local musicians, and holiday spirit! The race helps support the Rainbow House. We are encouraging participants to bring a toy that will be donated to the children of Rainbow House.

Awesome SWAG for all racers including custom LS tee, finisher medal and more

100% free high quality downloadable photos after you finish.

Chip timed results after you cross the finish courtesy of Ultramax Timing

Kringle Jingle helps support Rainbow House, a local Columbia charity

Awesome Kringle Jingle Swag

All participants receive a custom soft cotton long sleeve tee, finisher medal, bib and more.

Soft Cotton Tee & Finisher Medal


Saturday, December 21st


10K Start: 8:00AM

5K Start: 8:15AM


Rose Music Hall: 1013 Park Ave Columbia, MO 65201


Runners may pick up packets on Friday, December 20th at Wilson’s Fitness – 111 Orr St. from 3:00PM – 7:00PM

Packets will also be available for pickup the morning of the race from 6:45AM until 7:45AM at the race site. Be sure to get there early if you wait to pick up your packet on race day, as there can be long lines! You will be allowed to pick up other packets as long as they have pre-registered for the event.


3:00PM – 7:00PM: Packet Pickup & Late Registration @ Wilson’s Fitness – 111 Orr St.


6:45AM – 7:45AM: Packet Pickup & Late Registration

8:00AM: Race Begins

8:45AM: Post-Race celebrations begin

9:00AM: Awards

10:00AM: Course Closes

**Schedule subject to change


  • First Place Overall Male and Female
  • First, Second and Third Place Male and Female in the following age categories: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.

Free parking is available on a first come, first serve basis. Parking garages are available close to the race site. Parking locations can be found here

Refund Policy:

50% of your entry fee will be refunded up until 30 days from race date. Refunds are not available for any reason, other than active military service, less than 30 days prior to an event. Event entries are transferable between persons, Event entries ARE NOT transferable between events or years. We are sorry but we will not be able to make exceptions will to this policy. By registering for this event you agree to these refund terms.

Weather Policy:

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be postponed as long as possible in hopes the inclement weather will pass. If the event is cancelled a 25% credit for next year will be issued for all registered and paid in full participants in the event. No refunds or transfers will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.

Please review the following rules prior to registering:

  • Dogs & Strollers will be allowed but they must start at the rear of the start wave. This is for everyone’s safety. With a mass start, it is easy for runners and walkers to get tripped up on a dog, leash or a stroller. We will strictly enforce this rule.
    Roller blades will not be allowed on the race course.
  • Race numbers are required to take part in the race. If you are caught as a bandit or running with another person’s bib, you will be banned from participating in Ultramax events for a period of two years.
  • iPods & Other Audio Devices – We strongly recommend that you do not use iPods or other audio devices during the race. Choosing to use an audio device will not result in disqualification, but you will compromise your safety and that of others. If you are unable to hear verbal instructions or commands, approaching vehicles or course marshals on bicycles because of your device, you may be asked to relinquish it and face disqualification. Please use consideration and good judgment in this area.

Kringle Jingle Highlights

Awesome SWAG, festive atmosphere, downtown course, this will be the best Christmas race around.  

Course Information

Enjoy a festive themed course starting and finishing in downtown Columbia at DrinKraft. The course is open to traffic so please stay within the coned lanes. It is the responsibility of the participant to know and understand the course. Directional arrows and volunteers will be on the route to help you get back to the finish line. One aid station will be on the course with lite first aid, water and sport drink. If you need specific nutritional requirements, please plan accordingly.


Volunteer at Kringle Jingle

Instead of running, consider volunteering for Kringle Jingle. Volunteers crucial to the overall success and safety of the event. Help raise money for Rainbow House by volunteering or raise money for a different organization of your choosing. For every volunteer, we make a donation to a local organization like Rainbow House.


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