Reindeer Run 5K/10K

395 E Main Street NE
Buford, GA 30518

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description


* New Location for 2021 ~ We'll be 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.  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

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Early Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup:  Info coming soon

 Save time, get some extra sleep and come see us for Early Packet Pickup!

Date:  Friday, 12/10/2021  4 - 7 PM

Race Morning:

We strongly suggest you come to early packet pickup so you're not waiting in line race morning!

Check-in will open at 7:30 AM so be sure to arrive closer to 7:30 AM than 8:30 AM.

Entry & Registration Fees

Preview Pricing (now through 10/31/2021)

  • 5K:  $27
  • 10K:  $30
  • Virtual 5K:  $30
  • Virtual 10K: $35


Regular Registration (11/1/2021 - 12/10/2021)

  • 5K:  $30
  • 10K:  $35
  • Virtual 5K:  $30 (virtual registration closes 12/9/2021)
  • Virtual 10K: $35  (virtual registration closes 12/9/2021)

Race Day Registration

  • 5K:  $35
  • 10K:  $40

*Participants that are registered by 12/5/21 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. 

Click here for course map


Awards & Goodies

Awesome long sleeve race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 12/6, afterwards they're available while supplies last)...You'll also have the option to upgrade to a hoodie!


We'll have awards in the following categories for both races:

  • Top 3 overall M/F
  • Top 3 overall master's M/F (40 yrs+)
  • Overall grand master M/F (50 yrs+)
  • Overall senior master M/F (60 yrs+)
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & under - 75+


Groups and Teams

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


Virtual Race - How it works

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Reindeer Run 5K/10K!

Step 2

Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

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!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #ReindeerRun5K10K

Step 5

Submit your results online at: Reindeer Run Time Input

You can submit your race time anytime anytime until 12/12/2020 11:59 PM..

Step 6

Check out your results!


Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

This will be the last opportunity for you to qualify for our Championship 5K/10K on January 2, 2022.  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 website


Event 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

December 5                     Deadline for guaranteed shirt in your size

December 10                   Early Packet Pickup Info coming soon

December 11                  7:30 AM - Race Day Check in & Registration Opens

                                       8:30 AM - 5K & 10K Start

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