“Tis the Season to be Tacky

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December 1, 2018

Elkhart Education Foundation’s 4th Annual Ugly Sweater Run—5K, 1-Mile Sweater Stroll

 Presented by NIBCO at the NIBCO Water & Ice Park. 5K Start—3pm; Stroll start-—3:05pm 


Elkhart, INGrab your ugliest holiday sweater and lace up those running shoes for Michiana’s tackiest event, the  Elkhart Education Foundation‘s 4th annual Ugly Sweater Run, presented by NIBCO and held in coordination with Elkhart’s WinterFest. The event will be emceed by ABC 57’s Vahid Sadrzadeh and Emily Kennedy.

The Ugly Sweater Run is a family-friendly, holiday-themed event where dogs and reindeer are welcome. Dress to impress! There will  be prizes for the ugliest holiday outfit along with fastest male & female in each division. Santa and Mrs. Clause will be available for photos and holiday wish lists along with hot cocoa and cookies at the finish line. Guests are encouraged to stay for ice-skating, the light parade and tree lighting for the annual Elkhart WinterFest that has new surprises this year. Enjoy a day celebrating the holiday season and supporting the Elkhart Education Foundation’s mission to support the hardworking teachers and deserving students of Elkhart Community Schools. 

“NIBCO is proud to be a part of the Elkhart Community. The Elkhart Education Foundation is helping our community and we are happy to support them and their mission. The 4th annual Ugly Sweater Run is a fun way for the community to come together,” said Ashley Martin Vice President of Sales for NIBCO INC.

The tackiest event in town would not be possible without NIBCO, INC. and ABC 57. To learn more or reserve your spot, visit www.OneCityOneMission.org/events

About the Elkhart Education Foundation

The Elkhart Education Foundation was founded in 2014 and has distributed more than $500,000 back into the Elkhart schools since then impacting more than 10,000 students.  The Elkhart Education Foundation ignites the power of community, connects generous hearts with education, and provides the resources needed for EVERY child to excel inside and outside of the classroom through extraordinary learning experiences. They award grants for innovative teaching projects, extra-curricular activities and character building special programs to the teachers and students of Elkhart Community Schools.  For more information, please visit www.OneCityOneMission.org . #OneCityOneMission

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