Race Info

Reindeer Run 5k & Kids Race to Benefit The Strong Museum


 5K Road Run/Walk

The Strong Museum


7:30am – Registration opens

8:30am – 5K Starts

9:15am – Kids Races start

Click here for more information about the Kids Races!



To Register Online:  Click Here

Packet Pickup:

Thursday (December 17) & Friday (December 18) from 11am-7pm at both Fleet Feet Sports Rochester locations.

Saturday (December 19) on site at The Strong, starting at 7:30am.

We highly encourage you to attend Packet Pick-Up and not wait until race morning to get your bib.


  By 12/6/2015 12/7-12/18 Day Of
5K $20 $25 $30
Kids Run $10 $10 $10

Click Here for more info and to Register for the Kids Run!


  • Chip Timing by YellowJacket Racing
  • Reindeer antlers to first 1,750 registrants of either the 5k or Kids Races
  • Cotton T-Shirts to all participants registered by 12/6 and the next 400 registrants
  • Post race food provided by 
  • Free entry to The Strong Museum on race day (12/19/15) with your Reindeer Run 5K or Kids Race bib.


7:30am - Registration opens

8:30am - 5K Starts

9:15am - Kids Races start

Maps + Directions

The 5K course will start by the inner loop (specifically Pitkin St by Broad) and end at The Strong museum.  A large portion of the course will be on the Inner Loop.  Yes, the Inner Loop.  We are getting it closed for this race!  There will be one water stop on the course near the midway point.*

*Please note that the course may change due to a current construction project in the City of Rochester involving the inner loop.



Divisions + Awards

Awards will be given to the top 3 overall Male and Female finishers as well as top 3 in the following age groups.

Age Groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over. The fastest Male and Female Reindeer (must be wearing reindeer antlers the whole race) across the line will also receive prizes.

Past Results

Past Results may be incomplete throughout the year as we update our database. Please Check the Results Page for past results in the meantime.

Additional Info

Embrace your inner child and come dressed as your favorite toy/doll or dress in your favorite holiday attire!


If you are interested in volunteering please e-mail nicole@yellowjacketracing.com for more information.

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