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Reindeer Run 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

Virtual now, if Live then Dec 11, 2021

Here's your December Event

Details on the virtual version follow


Join us for the 34th annual Reindeer Run. Celebrate the holidays with Rudolph, Santa and Mrs. Clause and race around Lake Harriet. 

Virtual Race Details:

  • Awesome tech tee - available in unisex, women's and youth sizes

  • Finisher medal for all participants

  • Verified results system

  • Age group rankings and awards

  • MN RUN Series sticker set featuring the distance you select

  • Reindeer Run photo frame for social media

  • Choose your own course - paths, treadmills and parkways

  • Door step delivery, or pick up your shirt and medal at Running Room in Saint Paul from Dec 1 to Dec 31

  • Plus get a discount on running gear when you pick up at Running Room Saint Paul

  • Run your race and post your results anytime in Dec. Results deadline is December 31

  • Registration is open through Dec 31

  • You can also run for a cause and raise money for the Salvation Army.

  • $35.50

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Virtual to Live Plan.  If this event does go live, it will take place on December 11, 2021.  Those who register for the virtual version will have priority if the field limit is restricted. Virtual registrants will also be informed of this option prior to the general public.  The live version will be a 5K, 10K and 15K.  If the live version is announced before November 11, then 100% of your virtual registration fee can be applied to the live version. 

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Age Group Awards & Verified Results​

Results can be posted anytime from December 1st to 31st using either of these two posting methods:

  1. Record your results manually at the results link on this webpage. 

  2. Get a "Verified Result" and qualify for age group awards by using a GPS fitness tracker (Runkeeper, Garmin, Strava, Apple or similar) and upload a screenshot of your race distance and time when recording your results.  You must run the full distance to qualify.​

After recording your results, upload a fun picture and get the Reindeer Run photo overlay to share with friends. You can also #MNRUNSERIES.

Age group awards can be picked up at Running Room St. Paul when the results are official after Dec 31, 2021.

Sign up for four 2021 events and get this awesome fleece vest!

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2021 shirt and medal art is forthcoming.  This is how the 2020 version looked. 

Race Partners