Ryan's Reindeer 5K Run 2013
Start: Saturday, December 21, 2013 @ 8:30 AM (EST)
Fayetteville , NC 28301
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, December 19, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EST)
5K Under 13 Runner/Walker
5K - Individual Runner/Walker
Family Entry - Family of 6
Family Entry - Family of 5
Family Entry - Family of 3 or 4
Ryan's Reindeer Run is a 5K run in memory of Ryan P. Kishbaugh who died of Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of 18. Proceeds from the run go to The Ryan P. Kishbaugh Memorial Foundation, and other local charitable organizations. Since its inception the foundation has donated over $95,000 to organizations providing services to children and cancer patients.
T-shirts have sold out every year. Register by Saturday November 30, 2013 if you want to guarantee a T-shirt in your size. 2XL t-shirts available in limited quantity. 2XL T-shirts add $3 per shirt ordered,
Registration fee includes a T-shirt and reindeer ears but only guaranteed if registration received by November 30, 2013. After that sizes and availability cannot be guaranteed. T-shirts have sold out every year so don't wait to the day of the race to register if you want a shirt.
Family registrants will not be eligible for individual prizes but will be eligible for the family prize. The aggregate time of the family runners (divided by the number of runners) will be added together to determine the overall family time. A family consists of a min. of 3 runners, max of 6 runners who are of the same family (participants in strollers not included in time) Family registration includes 4 t-shirts, two additional family members may register for $20 each, includes a t-shirt.
Under 13 Race Information
Children under 13 are $15 if registered by December 7. After December 7 under 13 registration is $20. All under 13 participants receive a finishers award and certificate.
The 5K Run/walk is a USA Track and Field certified route. Certification #04044-PH. The course will start and finish at the Medical Arts Parking Lot Entrance on Hay Street Downtown Fayetteville across from the Airborne and Special Operations Museum. Participants will go up Haymount Hill, turn right on Woodside Ave, Left on West Rowan Street, right on Oakridge, left on Woodland Dr. U-turn and return back to start. Timing provided.
A trophy will be awarded to the school, club or organization with the largest number of participants. Groups must be registered by Friday 12/20/2013 to be eligible. Participants should indicate the name of their organization on the entry form. This is not based on times but on the number of entries received from that group. A minimum of 6 entries is required to be recognized as a group. Group participants will pay the individual registration fee and are eligible for individual awards.
If you would like to purchase Ryan's book that he wrote about his journey with cancer "Run Because You Can" - My personal race with cancer go to www.ryansreindeerrun.com to order. Books will also be available at package pickup and the race.
Pet, Stroller and Walker Information
Runners with pets may be asked to leave if the pets are causing a disturbance. All pet owners must be prepared to clean up after their pets. Walkers, non competitive runners with pets and non competitive runners with strollers will be asked to start in the back. No charge for children in strollers.
Prizes awarded to the top overall male and female finisher and the top three male and female finishers in the following age divisions: under 13, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39,40-49, 50-59 and 60+. Prizes also presented to the top three family finishers, the best costumed runners, top 3 pet finishers and their owners, top 3 runners with strollers, and best decorated strollers. Trophy presented to the group with the most number of participants. All under 13 participants receive a finishers award. Walkers are welcome to participate. Course is challenging but the race is fun for all levels. Last year over 1000 runners registered for this event.