10 reasons to put “fun” and “run” together this holiday season

Although it’s been a decade since I graduated from high school, I’m still haunted by memories of my days on the cross country team. Many of my friends from those days still like to participate in the many “fun runs” that dot the calendar. But to me, the words “fun” and “run” don’t go together all that well, especially when you’re jumping through fire or being chased by zombies.

As the College Station Parks & Recreation Department prepares for the 23rd annual Jingle Bell Fun Run prior to the B/CS Christmas Parade on Dec. 2, my job as the department’s marketing coordinator takes on a new challenge — how to convince people like me to participate.  

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