The Arthritis Foundation is inviting area residents to participate in the 2011 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis on Dec. 3.

The Arthritis Foundation is inviting area residents to participate in the 2011 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis on Dec. 3.

The event will begin at Nationwide Boulevard and High Street at 10 a.m.

Youth honoree, 14-year-old Makayla Elliott’s mother, Debbie Elliott, said “Our family prays that Makayla’s arthritis will someday go into remission, that a cure will be found. So join us and the rest of the Arthritis Foundation family at the Jingle Bell Run/Walk and walk for Makayla and join her in her quest for a cure.”

Participants can get involved or form a team by visiting www.jinglebellruncolumbus.kintera.org,or calling (614) 876-8200.