* We're back in beautiful Historic Buford! *
Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, this event's for YOU! =)
Click...Click...Click....If you listen close, you can hear the Reindeer heading to Historic Buford. Join us with your family, friends & neighbors, and get into the Christmas spirit!
Christmas is just around the corner, and we've got one more chance for all you Reindeer Runners to come out for a 5K or 10K before the year comes to an end. Both races start in beautiful Historic Buford at 8:30 am. The 5K is a single loop and the 10K is a double. We'll have long sleeve shirts, holiday themed awards, and a fun holiday atmosphere. The course is spectator friendly, so bring everyone for a fun time!
Event details and schedule
Entry & Registration Fees
Early Bird Pricing (Ends 9/13)
- 5K: $25
- 10K: $30
- Virtual 5K: $30
- Virtual 10K: $35
Regular Registration (Ends 12/11)
- 5K: $30
- 10K: $35
- Virtual 5K: $30 (virtual registration closes 12/9/2021)
- Virtual 10K: $35 (virtual registration closes 12/9/2021)
Last Minute (Ends 12/16)
- 5K: $32.50
- 10K: $37.50
- Virtual 5K: $30
- Virtual 10K: $35
- 5K: $35
- 10K: $40
*Participants that are registered by 12/7/22 are guaranteed a race shirt in their size. Registrations after that will receive a shirt while supplies last.Course & Timing
We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast. However, this course if most definitely one of the flattest and fastest course we've got! The 5K is one loop & the 10K is a double loop.
Course map below is labeled differently, but is for the Reindeer Run as it uses the same venue.Awards & Goodies
Awesome long sleeve race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 12/7/22, afterwards they're available while supplies last). You'll also have the option to upgrade to a hoodie during registration!
We'll have awards in the following categories for both races:
- Top 3 Overall M/F
- Top 3 Overall Masters M/F (40 yrs+)
- Top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F (50 yrs+)
- Top 3 Overall Senior Masters M/F (60 yrs+)
- Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & under - 75+
Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart!
Organize your very own Reindeer Team! Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family, and participate as a Team. Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration.
- 5+: $2.50 off
- 11+: $3.75 off
- 21+: $5.00 off
- 51+: $6.25 off
- 100+: $7.50 off
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!" Then, the virtual race is for you. Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day. We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.
New to Virtual Running? Here's how it works:
Get excited, grab some friends to join you! Sign up, and register for the Reindeer Run Virtual 5K or 10K!
Download your Custom Digital Bib! Hydrate and get ready to get moving!
Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want. Please remember to social distance & be safe!
Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #ReindeerRun5K #ReindeerRun10K #fivestarrunning
Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com through your Profile or registration.
You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime from 12/5/21 through end of day 12/11/21.
View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot
This will be the last opportunity for you to qualify for our Championship 5K/10K on January 8, 2023. This will also be one of the first opportunities to qualify for (1) complimentary entry into one of our Turkey Trots for 2022!
All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2022 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website
Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held on January2, 2022. The number of spots available is based on the total registration. See event websiteEvent Courtesy Policy & Refund Policy
Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.
All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.
Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants; there are no refunds in this case.
Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.
No COVID-19 Refunds. If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.Event Schedule
- Deadline for guaranteed shirt in your size
- 7:30 AM - Race Day Check in & Registration Opens
- 8:30 AM - 5K & 10K Start