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Race Day Information

Saturday, December 14th
We are excited to see you at the Reindeer Run! Please read on for everything you need to know for the day.

*Bib and shirt pick is at Running Room St. Paul now through Friday, December 8. Store hours: Tuesday / Wednesday 10am - 6pm, Thursday / Friday 11am - 7pm
*To pick up on race day you must purchase Will Call for $10. Click here to purchase.
*Please read and understand the race day rules.
*Be prepared for cold and/or snowy conditions with these cold weather running tips
*There is no bag drop available. Please leave extra clothing in your car. 

Reindeer Run Charities

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The Salvation Army will be serving free hot chocolate and coffee. Please consider a donation online or bring some spare change to drop in the kettle on race day.


There will be a spot for donating to toys For Toys For Tots. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy near the help desk.


Race DAy schedule

  • 7:15am Hot Chocolate, Coffee Service and toy drop off available

  • 7:30am 15K and 10K start

  • 9:10am Kids K start - Click here for a map

  • 9:30am 5K start, walkers please line up at the back of the corral 

  • 1:00pm Unofficial results posted, no awards given on race day

getting to the race / parking

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Race Village

Race Village including the Help Desk, Will Call, and Shirt pick up is located at Lake Harriet Bandshell and will open at 7:00 a.m. 

There is no bag check, please leave extra clothing in your car

Single wide strollers are allowed only in the 5K and must start at the back of the corral

Race Bibs

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Course Signage

Make sure your race bib is visible. Wear your race bib on the front of your chest and on the top layer. This will help with our results. You can pick up extra pins at the help desk.

Course Signage

10K & 15K Special Instructions

The 10K is 2 laps and the 15K is 3 laps. On the end of the 2nd lap 10K runners will finish on the left and 15K runners will continue on the right.

Water Stops for 10K & 15K

1 water stop for 10K at mile 3.2 

2 water stops for 15K at mile 3.2 and 6.4

We will serve water bottles to prevent freezing and ice

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Kids Run
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