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Ugly Sweater Run Giveaway

Any winter fun run that touts inflatables at the start line, holiday themed stations every mile and hot cocoa at the end is a run that gets my attention.

You too?

Let’s break out those tacky sweaters – the most unique and 5K coming up this holiday season is The Ugly Sweater Run. It’s coming to Omaha Sunday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. starting from the CenturyLink Center.


Come with a sense of humor and your most creatively adorned sweater for this one.

It’s their third year in Omaha so it’s high time I joined in the fun. I heard this race is very family friendly, so I’m going to throw some layers under some ugly sweaters and bring my family along (barring majorly bad weather).

While the idea of being outdoors in Omaha in December isn’t tantalizing, I’m open to thinking this could be the start a family tradition!

Plus, kids kids under 5 can run for free! So I’m saving money already.


If you like your 5Ks done without carrying around a 40-pound child, this one is fun for especially fun for adults. Post-race festivities include your choice of one Sam Adams beer and holiday goodies, plus awards for best real mustache, best fake mustache, best beard, worst sweater and best sweater.


Sweater run giveaway

The Ugly Sweater Run and Oh My! Omaha wants you to join in this merriment of ugly sweater goodness! One reader is going to win FOUR (4) entries to The Ugly Sweater Run on Dec. 14. Bring your family or bring your friends or even bring your co-workers (pick the slow ones so you look good).

It’s easy to enter, just use the Rafflecopter entry form below!

Deadline to enter is Dec. 7. One name will be randomly drawn and contacted by me via email within 48 hours. The winner will have another 48 hours to respond before another name is drawn.

Good luck and happy running!

Disclaimer: The Ugly Sweater Run provided two complimentary entries for me, as well as the giveaway prize.

Be sure to check out the post “50 Holiday Activities in Omaha” – it’s full of great family-friendly events and ideas to make this year’s holiday season memorable!

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Find out more about the following awesome events and giveaways:

Nov. 14 – BLUEBARN Theatre presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)” – Giveaway ends Nov. 30

Nov. 15 – The Rose presents “A Christmas Story” – Giveaway ends Nov. 30

Nov. 19Amazing Pizza Machine – Giveaway ends Dec. 7

Nov. 21Omaha Symphony’s Christmas Spectacular – Giveaway ends Dec. 7

Nov 22 – Ugly Sweater Run – Giveaway ends Dec. 7

Nov. 26Omaha Children’s Museum presents Santa’s Magic – Giveaway ends Dec. 7

Nov. 28Sky Zone Omaha – Giveaway ends Dec. 14

Disclaimer: The Amazing Pizza Machine provided the giveaway prize. All opinions are my own.

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Sunday 7th of December 2014

I think a good combination of all of these aspects is important. The embellishments are key though.


Sunday 7th of December 2014

I would agree with all, but the added features are what really make it stand out.

Lorinda Wright

Saturday 29th of November 2014

Ugly sweater... I've got mine

Jessica Remington

Tuesday 25th of November 2014

Hm, I say the design...because the colors aren't necessarily bad...but the design KILLS cute colors.


Tuesday 25th of November 2014

The colors. And bells. Lots of bells

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