33rd Annual Tinsel Fun Run

Berlin High School, 139 Patterson Way

Santa at the Tinsel Fun Run.

Photo credit: Berlin Citizen

Proudly presented by:
The Berlin YMCA & Berlin Parks and Recreation Department                           

DISTANCE:       2 Miles. Berlin High School, 139 Patterson Way, Berlin.

ENTRY FEE:      $15 per person if you preregister
                         $20 per person if you register on the day of the race


01-Male & Female –Age 10 & Under       08-Male & Female – Age 34-41

02-Male & Female – Age 11-13              09-Male & Female – Age 42-49

03-Male & Female – Age 14-18              10-Male & Female – Age 50-59

04-Male & Female – Age 19-25              11-Male & Female – Age 60-69

05-Male & Female – Age 26-33              12-Male & Female – Age 70 & Over                                                                                 

AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age category. There will be two awards for Top Berlin residents – one Male & one Female.

COSTUMESHoliday costumes are encouraged! Come in costume and register to win a gift card. Individuals and/or groups will be chosen. You must run in your costume in order to qualify.

RAFFLES: Everyone registered for the Tinsel Fun Run will be eligible for special raffle prizes after the race. On race day your race number is your raffle number. Winners must be present to win.

T-SHIRTS: The first 50 people pre-registered will receive a free Tinsel Fun Run t-shirt on race day. Additional t-shirts will be available for purchase on race day.

REFRESHMENTS:  All runners will be given a refreshment bag with post-race treats to enjoy!


  • Pre-register online Monday, October 2nd through Nov. 29th at www.active.com.
  • In-Person Race Day Registrations will be held from 9:00-10:30 a.m. on the day of the race. All Race Day registrations must have a waiver form completed and signed.  One form per racer.  Cash or checks will be accepted. Make checks payable to: Berlin YMCA.

*No mail-in registrations will be accepted.

INFORMATION: For additional information contact the Berlin YMCA at 860-357-2717 or Berlin Parks & Recreation Department at 860-828-7056.

Click this link for course map and waiver.

CANCELLATION: In case of inclement weather, please call 860-828-7100 any time after 9:00 a.m. on the day of the race. The make-up date for a cancellation is December 9th.



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