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Amelia Islander

Reindeer Run is December 6

Dec 04, 2015 02:00AM
Put on your running shoes and join members of Amelia Island Runners for their fifth annual Reindeer Run half-marathon and 5K. Expected to draw more than 700 runners, the race begins at 7 a.m., December 6 at Main Beach Park.

Event details and schedule Race Times: The 1/2 Marathon and 5k start at 7am sharp 1 mile Kids run starts at 10:00am, 1/2 Kids run 10:15am 100 yd dash 10:30 Packet Pickup: Friday, December 4 at 1st Place Sports, Baymeadows 12 to7 p.m. Saturday, December 5 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic Ave. 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, December 6 (RACE DAY) at 6 a.m. This race will surely get you in the Christmas Spirit! All the events start and end at Main Beach Park located on what we like to think of as our paradise, Amelia Island.The 5k and and Kids runs will run through the North part of Main Beach neighborhoods, where you will be welcomed by cheering neighbors and Christmas carolers throughout the route. The 1/2 Marathon will also run the 5k route but will get the opportunity to run through our beautiful state park, Fort Clinch, and our historical neighborhood, Olde Towne. Keep an eye out for the Reindeer markers. Finish your race at the park with an ice cold beer or Christmas cookies baked by the locals. Especially for the kids there will be a Kids Zone with plenty to do and Bounce Houses, and a special appearance by Santa. What a way to start the holidays with family and friends! For more information visit