Winterfest Jingle Bell 5K A Big Success

OCEAN CITY- With warm temperatures and clear skies for a change, the 4th Annual Winterfest Jingle Bell Run last Sunday was a huge success with 192 runners competing, up from the 165 that competed last year.

The event took place last Sunday at Winterfest of Lights in Northside Park on 125th Street. The race took runners through an animated course of dazzling lights and spectacular holiday displays. Participants dressed in the holiday spirit and received an event T-shirt, hot chocolate and cookies and a ride on the Winterfest Express.

For the record, the top three finishers were Austen Cave, Nathaniel Vincent and Vince Pavic. Among the local runners finishing in the top 50 were Pavic, Salisbury (3rd), Edwin Blanco, Berlin (6th), Tim Robinson, Berlin (9th), Lindsay Candeloro, Berlin (20th), Tristan Dutton, Bishopville (23rd), Evan Pinkney, Pocomoke (29th), Lilly Figgs, Ocean City (32nd), Sara Mitrecic, Ocean City (36th), Lauren Sharkey, Berlin (46th), Jillian Mitrecic, Ocean City (48th), Logan Figgs, Ocean City (49th) and Daniel Berhane, Ocean City (50th).