Nearly 500 runners and walkers braved the cold Sunday and helped raised money for five local charities during the Second Biggby Coffee Jingle Bell Run 5K.
One of the race organizers and Biggby franchise owner Dave Danyko told Patch the race was a huge success with the number of participants more than doubling from 210 last year to 480 this year.
The race began at the on 23 Mile Road and Van Dyke, wound through and ended at the .
Danyko said police crews were on hand to ensure the runners got across the main roads safely.
The money raised will go toward the following organizations: the Shelby Township Lions Food Basket Program; Macomb County Special Olympics; St. Elizabeth Brierbank; Pinkerton Center For the Blind In Taylor; and Cattail Acer.
To view the race results, click here.