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Step into Christmas in this festive fun run. Great for all levels, expect Christmas carolers, lots of decorations and of course Santa. Come for the free reindeer's antlers and Santa hat, or simply to sign off an awesome year of running.
5K, 1k Kid's race, and Half Marathon
Sun 8th Dec 2019
Riverside, United States
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The event experience
Based on 2,500 participants
Where and when
Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, CA 92501, USA
Sun 8th Dec 2019
Half Marathon:7:00am |
1k Kid's race:9:45am
The Riverside Half Marathon
The Riverside Reindeer Run Half Marathon starts and finishes at Fairmount Park, just north of downtown Riverside, CA.
The course runs west out of Fairmount Park and past Lake Evans before turning on Redwood Ave. Runners will follow the Santa Ana River Trail in the shadows of Mt. Rubidoux and run past Ryan Bonaminio Park.
Runners will leave the Santa Ana River trail briefly and run through a peaceful residential neighborhood. After returning to the Santa Ana River Trail, the course heads out to Anza Narrows Park, with great views of the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge. Runners will turn around here, and return to Fairmount Park on the Santa Ana River Trail.
Pace Groups: Pacers will go off at the following half marathon times: 1:30; 1:40; 1:50; 2:00; 2:15; 2:30; 2:45; 3:00; 4:00
Time limit: There is a four-hour time limit on the Half Marathon course. Participants need to maintain an 18:20 minute/mile.
The Riverside Reindeer Run 5K Loop
The 5k course starts in the same places as the Half Marathon.
The course runs west out of Fairmount Park and past Lake Evans before turning on Redwood Ave and running through a peaceful residential area. Runners will then turn onto Mission Ave. and return to Fairmount Park on the Santa Ana River Trail.
Get excited for the “Santa Lane”– a section of the course filled with holiday music, decorations and entertainment!
Let's make this a full family affair - if you’re excited about running, your kids will be, too! Help them learn about the joys of running by entering them into the Kids Run. Registration is just $20 per child and includes a race bib, finisher’s medal and event t-shirt. Parents are welcome to run alongside their kids or cheer for them at the start/finish line.
Runners will leave the expo area and run through Fairmont park and onto the race course. Kids will run approximately 1K before running through the official Riverside Reindeer Run finish arch and returning to cheering families and friends!
There will be a Kids Zone in the Health & Fitness Expo Area for games, tattoos (one thousand glitter tattoos!), coloring, hula hoops, and much more.
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Half Marathon & 5k
- Sierra Nevada beer coupon
- Food truck brunch
- Tech T-Shirt
- Re-useable race bag
- High-quality finisher’s medal
- FREE Race photos
- Santa Hat or Reindeer Antlers
- Chip Timing
- Aid Stations with Nuun Electrolytes and Honey Stinger Products
- Age group awards
- Race bib
- High-quality finisher's medal
- Santa hat or reindeer antlers
How to get there
Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, CA 92501, USAGet full directions
Riverside parking is available at City of Riverside Lot 33 (3rd St. and Main St., Riverside, CA 92501), and is approximately 3/4 mile walk to the venue.
Participants should allow enough time to park and walk to the venue.
VIP parking will be available at Fairmount Park.
Event day logistics
Packet pickup information will be released in the coming months
This is an awesome event for spectators. The race starts and finishes in a lively hub with music, food, beer, carolers, holiday cheer and a selfie-loving Santa - to be enjoyed by runners, friends and spectators alike.
Christmas fancy dress is encouraged.
Every runner will receive either a commemorative Reindeer Antlers or Santa Hat which they can wear during the race.
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