Reindeer Run 5K & Kids Run Wild Races

Date: December 14, 2019

Length: 5K, Kids Run Wild Races

Start Time: 8:30am

Location: Blue Cross Arena (map)

Reindeer Run 5K & Kids Run Wild Races

A Family-Centric Winter Race For All Ages!

Participant Guide - Click Here

Your Race Registration Includes


  • Chip Timing by YellowJacket Racing including Net Time for the 5k (The time it takes for you to cross the timing mats at the start is subtracted from your official Gun Time to get your Net Time). Note: As per USATF rule 163 we do not use this as your official time for awards, it is provided by us to you as an additional service.
  • Live Text and Email results as you finish (sign up for results notifications to track a runner here)
  • Finish line video integrated into the results in the following week
  • Reindeer antlers to first 300 Kid Run Wild registrants and the first 1200 5K registrants.
  • Finisher Medals to all finishers
  • Premium blend cotton T-Shirts to all 5k participants registered by 12/2/19 and the next 400 registrants.  Sizes guaranteed only to participants registered by 12/2/19.
Pics of amenities below - your bib, the finisher medal and long sleeve tee



Registration/Packet Pickup

 Event   By Nov. 15  Nov. 16 - Dec. 11   Dec. 12 - Dec.  14
5K $25 $30 $35
 Kids Run Wild 1/4 Mile  FREE FREE FREE
Kids Run Wild 1/2 Mile $10 $10 $13
Kids Run Wild 1 Mile $10 $10 $13

The first 1,200 5K registrants, and the first 300 kids registered, will receive a pair of reindeer antlers! 5K participants registered by 12/2/19, plus the next 400 registered, will receive a Cotton T-Shirt.

There are NO PROCESSING FEES when registering online for all YellowJacket Racing events!
All entries are non-transferable & non-deferrable, no exceptions.

Packet Pickup at 3 Fleet Feet locations

  • Wednesday, December 11th 4-7PM at Fleet Feet RIDGEWAY 2522 Ridgeway Ave, Rochester, NY 14626
  • Thursday, December 12th 4-7PM at Fleet Feet VICTOR 237 High Street Ext, Victor, NY 14564
  • Friday, December 13th 10am-7PM at Fleet Feet @ The ARMORY 155 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14620
  • Race Day, Saturday, December 14th, at the Blue Cross Arena from 7:30 am until 8:15 am


5K Awards

  • Overall Male & Female Finishers
  • Age Group Awards to Top 3 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, 60-65, 65-69, 70 & up)

Kids Run Wild Awards

  • All finishers receive a Kids Run Wild Finisher Medal

Race Day Schedule

7:30am - Registration Opens
8:30am - 5K Race Starts
9:15am - 1/4 Mile Kids Run Wild Race Starts
9:20am - 1/2 Mile Kids Run Wild Race Starts
9:30am - Full Mile Kids Run Wild Race Starts
9:45am - Awards Ceremony Begins Inside


Course Map

  • The Start is outside the Blue Cross Arena on Exchange Blvd
  • You will head south on Exchange until you reach the Ford Street Bridge
  • You will turn left and cross over bridge
  • Once over the bridge you will turn right on to Wilson Blvd
  • Continue down Wilson until the turnaround, where you will then get on to the riverpath
  • You will head north on the river path to South Ave
  • Continue on South Ave to Court St
  • Turn left on to Court St to Exchange
  • Turn right on to Exchange to the finish line


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.

Please note: there may be fees to park



December 14, 2019 | Blue Cross Arena