Put on your running shoes and bundle up for the 9th Annual Reindeer Run 5K to be held on Friday, December 1, 2017! The 5K begins at 7:00 p.m.; the race route begins at J.R. Martin Park and will take you through downtown Republic and then finish back at J.R. Martin Park.
Fees for the Reindeer Run 5K are $25.00 in advance ($17.00 with the donation of an unwrapped gift), $30.00 on race day ($22.00 with the donation of an unwrapped gift); all gifts will be donated to People Helping People in Republic to help them with their holiday assistance program for families in the Republic community. Race fees include a long-sleeved t-shirt (must register by November 17 for guaranteed shirt). Medals and stocking caps will be awarded to the top three males and females in each age division; the fastest overall male and female along with the fastest overall male and female masters (40+) will receive a plaque and a Reindeer Run fleece jacket. Age groups are as follows: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and up. Registration forms and course maps are available at the Republic Community Center or here. Registration can also be completed online at actnowracing.com (processing fees apply). For more information on the Reindeer Run 5K, contact the Republic Community Center at (417) 732-3500.