The holidays are a special time of year—families gather together, gifts are exchanged, and trees finally have a purpose. Celebrate the season with this Groupon.
- $20 for entry for one in the Grand Rapids Ugly Sweater Run (up to a $39 value)
The Ugly Sweater Run kicks off at 11 a.m. on Sunday, December 1, at Calder Plaza. Clad in their gaudiest holiday finery, runners chart an untimed 5K course fueled by hot chocolate before race officials dole out wacky awards. Each entry includes a custom vintage knit hat, unlimited hot chocolate, two hard ciders or lagers for runners age 21+, and a mustache; kids younger than 8 race for free. Each runner is encouraged bring along a new toy to put under the race's huge Christmas tree and the haul is later donated to the local Toys for Tots chapter. For more information, see the race page.