A local organization that focuses on running and fitness will host an annual run early next month.

West Texas Endurance will hold the second annual Carol of Lights run on Sunday, December 8th.

The run will be held on the Texas Tech University campus, and will take participants through the Christmas lights on the campus.

Carolers and a band will also entertain runners during the event as well.

A family-friendly course of one mile will go through the campus, and a 5K will lead participants through Jones AT&T Stadium.

After crossing the finish line, runners will be able to enjoy hot chocolate or coffee.

Participants can pick up their race packets on Friday, December 6th at Cardinal’s Sports Center at 65th Street and Slide Road from 4 to 6 p.m. or Saturday, December 7th from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Race day registration is also available on Sunday, December 9th from 5 to 6 p.m. at the northeast corner of the Chemistry building on the Texas Tech campus.

More than 1,000 people are expected to participate in the run.

For more information, visit www.westtexasendurance.com.