This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Jingle Bell Fun Run 2016

04 Dec 16

The Jingle Bell Fun Run 2016 is now open for public entries.


Barshaw Park in Paisley will be jingling with the sound of Christmas bells as runners take part in the annual Jingle Bell festive run.


There are two races - a 3k run at 11am open to all runners/walkers aged 8 and over, and a 1k run at 12pm open to runners/walkers of any age, including those in buggies.  Both races are set within the boundaries of the scenic Barshaw Park in Paisley, with the 3k run covering two laps of the Park.  The online price for the 3k run is £3 for those aged 8-17 and £5 for those aged 18 and over.  The online price for the 1k run is £3 for all ages. 


Wear jingle bells on your shoes, gloves, hats, jackets or wherever you choose and be part of an amazing Jingle Bell orchestra!  Bells will be provided.  Fancy dress is optional however there will be spot prizes for the best dressed.  Christmas themed medals will be awarded to all race finishers. 


The event is organised by Jogging Buddies, part of Active Communities, a Social Enterprise registered charity that delivers and supports physical activity, community sport and health and wellbeing across Renfrewshire.


 The event is run under UK Athletics Rules and is a Scottish Athletics permit event.


The organisers are being assisted by a number of voluntary marshalls.  The safety of all is paramount and it is a condition of entry that competitors must follow the instructions of the marshals.


Race Numbers to be collected on the day from the Gazebo at the Start area within Barshaw Park from 10am onwards.  The race start time is 11am for the 3k run and 12pm for the 1k run. 


In the event of postponement we will try to notify competitors by email but please check the website or facebook ACommunities for an update.  We will not give refunds if runners are unable to make the new date. 


Please e-mail  or visit our website for more information.


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday 4 December!


Active Communities

0141 258 9923

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Jingle Bell 3k Fun Run 2016 - Aged 18+04/12/2016??/400Closed30/11/2016
Jingle Bell 3k Fun Run 2016 - Aged 8-1704/12/2016??/400Closed30/11/2016
Jingle Bell 1k Fun Run 201604/12/2016??/400Closed30/11/2016

These events share a common pool of 400 places


For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Barshaw Park Glasgow Road Paisley PA1 3TJ