Reindeer Run 5K & Kids 1/2 Mile

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

A Family-Friendly Winter Race For All Ages!

Kids Race Start: 9:20AM (ish) - want to make sure majority of 5kers are through so athletes have room

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.

Registration closes December 9th @ 5:45pm.
Shirts guarenteed if registered by November 15th.

 

Registration/Packet Pickup

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.

Included with Registration

In-Person Entry Includes:

• Long sleeve cotton t-shirt (Note: Shirt Color subject to change based on availability) Guaranteed if registered by Nov 15th.
• Online Results
• Finisher medal to all registrants
• Post-race food
• Digital/Printable Finishers Certificate

Virtual Entry Includes:

• Long sleeve cotton t-shirt (Note: Shirt Color subject to change based on availability) Guaranteed if registered by Nov 15th.
• 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 15th.

Packet Pick-up:
Friday, December 9th - 10:00am-6:00pm at Fleet Feet @The Armory
 (155 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14620) - Please go to early packet pickup.  Others may pickup for you.  This will help alleviate race day lines and congestion.

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

Awards

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, 60-65, 65-69, 70 & up)

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

Awards Ceremony TBD

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)

Course/Maps

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 the 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 river path
  • You will head north on the river path to Court Street. You will be following the path the entire way
  • Turn left on to Court St to Exchange
  • Turn right on to Exchange to the finish line

Directions/Parking

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

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