Reindeer Run 5K & Kids 1/2 Mile
Sunday, December 10th | 8:30am
Blue Cross Arena | 100 Exchange Street


Grab that Festive Holiday Gear and Come Spread Good Cheer at this Family-Friendly Winter Race For All Ages!

5K Start @ 8:30AM
Kids Race Start: 9:20AM (ish)

Join us in person on December 10th at Blue Cross Arena, or choose your favorite route and run/walk it on your time, virtually!
Submit your virtual results any time between 8am, December 10 - 9pm, December 18.


This event is part of the 9-Race Fleet Feet Grand Prix Series Presented by HOKA.  Eligible participants compete for over $15,000 in cash prizes and HOKA footwear throughout the series. No registration necessary. 




By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.


Registration/Packet Pickup


Registration closes Friday, December 8th @ 5:45pm.
There is no day-of race registration. Please plan accordingly. 


5K In-Person Entry Includes:

• Long sleeve cotton t-shirt (Note: Shirt Color subject to change based on availability) Guaranteed if registered by Nov 26th.
• Event Bib
• Online Results
• Finisher medal to all registrants
• Post-race snacks
• Electronic RFID timing
• Digital/Printable Finishers Certificate

5K Virtual Entry Includes:

• Long sleeve cotton t-shirt (Note: Shirt Color subject to change based on availability) Guaranteed if registered by Nov 26th.
• Online Results
• Finisher medal to all registrants
• Digital Bib
• Digital/Printable Finishers Certificate
• Shipping for your shirt/medal (within the US)

Shirts are an additional $10 for the kids races. Guaranteed if register by Nov 26th.


Packet Pick-up

Friday, December 8th - 10:00am-6:00pm at Fleet Feet @The Armory (155 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14620) - Please go to packet pickup.  Others may pickup for you.  This will help alleviate race day lines and congestion. 

First 200 to packet pickup will get antlers!!  Caveat: If you are picking up for more than 3 people, you will receive three antlers max

Race Day Packet Pickup is 7:30am - 8:15am at Blue Cross Arena.  Please do not wait until race day!


5K Awards

  • Overall Male & Female Finishers
  • Age Group Awards to Top Male/Female in 5 year 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 & up)

There are no age group/overall awards for the kids 1/2 mile race.

Awards Ceremony: We will be handing out awards inside the arena at 9:45AM race morning.  Awards will not be mailed.

Race Day Schedule

7:30am - 8:15am - Packet Pickup (Do NOT wait until race day, please go to packet pickup on Friday at Fleet Feet)
8:30am - 5K Race Starts
9:20am - 1/2 Mile Kids Race Starts at corner of Court and Exchange on parking garage side of street (we will want to assess that the majority of 5Kers are through so all athletes have room)

9:45am - Awards Inside Blue Cross Arena


There are several parking garages around the Blue Cross Arena that offer plenty of parking for participants & spectators.

Parking is also available on the large surface lot off Court Street + Exchange.  If you park here you may not be able to leave until after the race is completed as it is right along the course for the finish line for the 5K and Kids Race.

Please note: there may be fees to park