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The 5K run/walk begins and ends at Mitchell Park and travels along the Railroad Recreation Trail. The course takes several turns; watch for signs/markers indicating the correct direction.
• Stay on sidewalks when on City streets
• Obey all traffic rules
• Race numbers must be worn on the front of the participant’s shirt
• Strollers welcome
• No iPods/mp3 players
• No dogs allowed
• If for any reason you do not finish, please notify the finish-line staff as soon as possible
• Holiday-themed costumes encouraged!
During check-in, participants receive event t-shirt and Breakfast with Santa ticket. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. RUN STARTS AT 8 a.m.
Participants may pre-register online at active.com. Cost is $30 (plus processing fee) and includes Breakfast with Santa ticket and event t-shirt.
Participants may register on race day starting at 7 a.m. for $40 which includes Breakfast with Santa ticket and t-shirt (size not guaranteed).
There will be an Awards Ceremony at 9 a.m. Finish times will also be posted during Breakfast with Santa and online at
• Best/Most Festive Costume
• Most Spirited Group Team
Mitchell Park is located in a residential area with metered and limited parking. It is suggested that participants utilize the Marsh Street parking structure at 871 Marsh Street. Participants may enter the structure before it officially opens at 8 a.m. The first hour is free; $0.75/hour thereafter.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Enjoy Breakfast with Santa after participating in the Reindeer Run 5K (Run/Walk). Each Reindeer Run participant receives a ticket. Additional tickets may be purchased at the door: $5/kids and $10/adults. Bring your camera and take pictures with Santa!
Volunteers Needed: If you're interested in helping out with the Reindeer Run, please click here.
TOYS FOR TOTS
MARINE CORPS RESERVE members will be in attendance to collect toys. Please contribute by bringing a new, unwrapped toy valued at $10 or more to the event. Toys suitable for 10 to 14-year-olds are especially needed.