Reindeer Run HYBRID 5K & Kids 1/2 Mile

Date: December 11, 2021

Length: HYBRID 5K & Kids 1/2 Mile

Start Time: 8:30am

Location: Rochester, NY (map)

A Family-Friendly Winter Race For All Ages!

Reindeer Run 5K & Kids 1/2 Mile is going HYBRID!

This festively fun downtown Rochester race embraces all things December and Wintery Holiday Fun!

Join us in person on December 11th 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 11 - 9pm, December 19.

The first 170 packets picked up at Fleet Feet @ The Armory will receive reindeer antlers!

In-Person Entry Includes:
• Long sleeve cotton t-shirt (Note: Shirt Color Subject to Change Based on Availability)
• Online Results
• Finisher medal to all registrants
• Grab n Go post-race food bag
• Digital/Printable Finishers Certificate

Virtual Entry Includes:
• Long sleeve cotton t-shirt (Note: Shirt Color Subject to Change Based on Availability)
• 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.


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


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.

Packet Pickup
The first 170 packets picked up at Fleet Feet @ The Armory will receive reindeer antlers!

Friday, December 10th - 10am-7pm 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 - 8:30am 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 awards for the kids 1/2 mile race.

There is no awards ceremony.  Awards Distribution TBD.

Race Day Schedule

7:30am - 8:30am - Packet Pickup
8:30am - 5K Race Starts
9:20am(ish) - 1/2 Mile Kids Race Starts (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 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

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.

Please note: there may be fees to park

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