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$50,000 raised for the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills, thanks to you!

Seeing so many families come together for the Reindeer Fun Run each year puts a huge smile on all of our faces, and with the continuous support of our sponsors and participants, we are always looking for new ways to make the Run even better. While bringing the Sandhills community together is a priority of ours, a big mission of the Reindeer Fun Run is to put the support that all of you prov...
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We are loving your team names!

Every runner who decides to take part in the Reindeer Fun Run every year plays a part in making the run as fun and memorable as it continues to be. While most runners decide to run on their own, there is a selection of runners who decide to run as part of a team with family, friends, and/or coworkers. One of the things we look most forward to is the names that our team participants come up ...
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Get the training resources you need for the 2015 Reindeer Fun Run

The 2015 Reindeer Fun Run is already less than two months away, and with the sudden drop in temperature across the Sandhills this past weekend, now is the time for participants to train in race conditions. If you are taking part in this year's race and need a little guidance on how you can ensure a top performance, you don't have to go at it alone. In partnership with FirstHealth Fitness of the...
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Jackie Joyner-Kersey to speak at Pinecrest High School on September 24

Jackie Joyner-Kersey is widely regarded as one of the finest American female athletes of the 20th century, and aspiring athletes in Southern Pines will have the opportunity to hear her speak later this month. Joyner-Kersey's visit to Southern Pines is part of a benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills, who remains a valuable partner of the Reindeer Fun Run. She will speak at Pinec...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Sandhills Pediatrics

With offices in Southern Pines, Raeford, and Seven Lakes/West, Sandhills Pediatrics is a leading provider of pediatric needs throughout the region. They are also a new sponsor of the 2014 Reindeer Fun Run, and we like to thank them for joining the team of organizations that make the race and events possible! Families in the Sandhills region put their trust in Sandhills Pediatrics with the t...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Sand and Pine Magazine

Being a new publication this year, Sand & Pine Magazine has already stepped up to the plate to show their support for local events like the Reindeer Fun Run. Greg Girard and Amanda Jakl have certainly created something special with Sand & Pine Magazine, which focuses entirely on the people and scenes of the Sandhills region. Their love of the Sandhills certainly shows with such gene...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Carolinas Dentist

For the second year in a row, Carolinas Dentist in Southern Pines has generously showed their support for the Reindeer Fun Run. With a team of trusted professionals, Carolinas Dentist caters to the needs of patients in Spring Lake, Southern Pines, and Raeford.   We would love to take this opportunity to acknowledge Carolinas Dentist for all of their help in making the Reindeer Fun R...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: McMurray Fabrics

We would like thank McMurray Fabrics in Aberdeen for their second year of support of the Reindeer Fun Run! Established in 1968, McMurray Fabrics specializes in the creation of high-quality fabrics for both industrial purposes and garments, including active wear. Local businesses such as McMurray Fabrics that work together with local organizations and events is part of what makes the Sandhil...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Star 102.5

This marks the second year in a row that the favorite radio station of the Sandhills, Star 102.5, has shown their support of the Reindeer Fun Run. Recently voted at the 2014 NCAB Radio Station of the Year in the Non-Metro category, Star 102.5 provides a wide variety of music, and also focuses on delivering the latest information on local news and events happening within the Sandhills region...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Mike Murphy Insurance

A newcomer to the supporting team of the Reindeer Fun Run in 2013, Mike Murphy is the premier Nationwide auto insurance agent of Southern Pines. The Murphy Insurance Agency gives high-level service to customers looking for the best in car insurance, all with a small town feel. With over forty years in combined experience, the Murphy Insurance Agency has services available in NC, SC, TN and GA....
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Dick’s Sporting Goods

Dick's Sporting Goods started their support of the Reindeer Fun Run back in 2012, and they have been a great partner every year since. Whether you're a serious runner or just getting your start, Dick's Sporting Goods will be able to provide you with proper shoes, clothing, and more. Beyond running, Dick's also carries equipment and apparel for all kinds of sports for all ages. We would l...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Bradford Wealth Management

When it comes to a company that gives back to its community, Bradford Wealth Management, LLC is a textbook example. Showing support of the Reindeer Fun Run since 2012, Justin Bradford and the team over at Bradford Wealth Management have provided 1% of its gross revenue toward charities right here in Moore County. The town of Pinehurst is fortunate to have such a caring company do great thin...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Aberdeen Exterminating

When Aberdeen Exterminating isn't busy making sure that resident's homes are free of unwelcome guests, they are devoting time to local events like the Reindeer Fun Run. We've been pleased to have Aberdeen Exterminating as a sponsor since 2012, and greatly thank them for their support. Having a local presence since 1958, Aberdeen Exterminating has been serving Moore County in termite control...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Town of Aberdeen

It takes a lot to put on a race like the Reindeer Fun Run, and it simply would not happen without the support of the town of Aberdeen. Whether you're a resident of the town, Southern Pines, or Pinehurst, you know the welcoming spirit that Aberdeen provides. Having the support of the town means the support of so many different institutions, including the Aberdeen Police Department, Aberdeen ...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: The Sly Fox

A favorite spot for hungry residents in Southern Pines, The Sly Fox has been a not only provided fine food and drink for locals, but also a great level of support for events such as the Reindeer Fun Run. 2014 marks the fourth year in a row that The Sly Fox has contributed to the success of the Reindeer Fun Run, and we surely do appreciate everything that they have done!  
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Meridian 0

Meridian 0 has been supporting the Reindeer Fun Run since 2011, and we are pleased to have their support once again for the 2014 edition. Based out of Aberdeen, Meridian 0 is a leading manufacturer of self-service kiosks, custom software, plus more. Companies such as HP, Dell, Boeing, and many more have gone with Meridian 0 for their services. The town of Aberdeen is proud to have an indust...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A has been a valuable sponsor of the Reindeer Fun Run since 2010, and we are delighted to have them involved once again in 2014. Playing a major part in the development of the Kids Zone, Chick-fil-A's support has provided an improved experience for all participants of the race. Home of the signature Chicken Sandwich, Chick-fil-A has been a standard-setting establishment in providi...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Dr. Michael Henry

Dr. Michael Henry, DDS, MS, has been supporting the Reindeer Fun Run since 2010, and his generosity isn't limited to just one event. Being one of the founders of First Friday in Southern Pines, Dr. Henry knows what it means to build and maintain a strong community, and his support for local events and causes certainly shows. The team of Dr. Michael Henry Orthodontics and Denofacial Orthopedics ...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: First Bank

We are pleased to have First Bank of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia as a sponsor for the 2014 Reindeer Fun Run. While First Bank focuses on delivering prime banking solutions to customers along the mid-Atlantic, giving back to the community is also a top priority. First Bank has shown this time and time again, as they have sponsored the Reindeer Fun Run for the second year in a row...
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Reindeer Fun Run Thanks: Trident Marketing

The Reindeer Fun Run is proud to have Trident Marketing as one of its most invaluable sponsors for the past eight years. Specializing in direct response marketing and customer acquisition, and campground resort management through Travel Resorts of America, Trident Marketing keeps its roots right here in Moore County. Pay a visit to Sycamore Lodge Resort in Jackson Springs, NC, and you'll see one o...
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