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Woodlake Triathlon Terminated

One of the great local athletic events, the Woodlake Triathlon, is at an end.  It is sad to see an event that did so much to promote a community has been ended because of that very same community.  We received this notification yesterday... IT IS WITH GREAT SADNESS THAT WE HAVE TO TELL YOU THAT THE WOODLAKE TRIATHLON HAS BEEN TERMINATED.  WE, THE COMMITTEE, HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY WOODLAKE MANAGE...
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Average Race Times

We thought this was some pretty cool information and wanted to share... Average Times for Leading Race Distances from 2009-2012 Distance 2009 2012 Change % Change 5K Run 30:30 31:47 +1:17 +4.04% 10K Run 1:01:01 1:02:28 +1:27 +2.34% Half Mara 3:30:01 3:30:20 +0:18 +0.15% Marathon* 4:33:18 4:33:13 -0:04 -0.03% Olympic Tri 2:52:53 2:55:55 +...
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2012 Fall Series and Bonus Events - check out these other great races! Cara – Run for their Lives  Sanford, NC Aug 25 Bonus Event  10k, 5k, 1/2 Mile 1 in 8k Pinehurst, NC Sep 8 Performance Points! Participation Points  8k, 1k Autumnfest Southern Pines, NC Oct 6 Performance Points! Participation Points 5k, 1 Mile   Miles for MIRA ...
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Sandhills Race Series | Trident Marketing

Trident Marketing has been the primary sponsor of the Reindeer Fun Run since day 1. Actually, from about day -364 when we first got the idea. They have now expanded their commitment to the community and running by becoming a co-presenter of the Sandhills Race Series along with FirstHealth Centers for Health and Fitness.  Props to Trident!  
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Google and Facebook

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Turkey Trot

The Annual Turkey Trot (one of our favorite events) is Saturday, November 19th.  With great new courses 5k, 10k and Half Marathon courses, the 31st Annual Turkey Trot should be a really fun event.  The Reindeer Fun Run crew will be there too at the Sandhills Race Series tent signing people up for the 5th Annual Reindeer Fun Run.  Hope to see you at both races!
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Who’s Coming

The registrations are pouring in, and we curious to look at where everyone is coming from. Here's the answer! Looks like it will be a great turnout - 68 different cities represented so far... Aberdeen , NC Fuquay-Varina, NC Raeford, NC Apex, NC Godwin, NC Raleigh, NC Asheboro, NC Goldston, NC Reidsville, NC Augusta , GA Greensboro, NC Roanoke, VA Bahama, NC ...
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Chili Cook Off

If you're looking for some fun, check out the Chili Cook Off on November 12.  The Hugs Across America Fundraiser is being presented by O'Donnell's Pub and Cross Fit Southern Pines and benefits Wounded Warrior.  If you think culinary skills are up to it, enter your chili to win.  For information visit facebook.com/hugschili.
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Pinehurst 1 in 8k

Congratulations again to all the runners, and the team that planned the 1 in 8k in Pinehurst, NC. John Eastman and Pinehurst Radiology put on a seasoned first year event.  Pinehurst Radiology is committed to fitness, and has again agreed to be a major sponsor of this year's Reindeer Fun Run - and we really appreciate it! For those that were wondering, the name and length of the run comes from t...
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Autumnfest

This fall, the Sandhills Race Series has 3 featured races and 5 bonus events.  After 30 years, Autumnfest will offer it's first certified course and computerized timing on October 1, and be the first of the featured events.  The Reindeer Fun Run will be the finale to the Sandhills Race Series season on December 3, and will be at the Sandhills Race series tent during Autumnfest taking registrations...
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Pinehurst 1 in 8k Run for the Cure

This first year event to raise money for breast cancer research is being run by Pinehurst Radiology, a sponsor of the 2010 and 2011 Reindeer Fun Run! Check it out! What: 8k Race through the scenic Village of Pinehurst and 1k Fun Run / Walk When: September 10, 2011 Why: Because 1 out of every 8 women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer at sometime in their life. Who: Everyone! Run or w...
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2011 Sandhills Race Series | Fall Series

Take a look at the great 2011 Fall Schedule for the Sandhills Race Series.  The Reindeer Fun Run is proud to again be the finale to a great season. Run for their Lives! Sanford, NC Aug 27 Fall Kick-off - Bonus Participation Points Cause: Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption 5k, 10k, 1/2 Mile 1 in 8k Rally for the Cure Pinehurst, NC Sep 10 Bonus Event Particip...
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Carolina Animal Rescue 5K & 10K

Run for their Lives 5K and 10K take place next Saturday, August 27. We've got a gorgeous, USATF certified course, a new chip timing company, and we'll be kicking off the Sandhills Race Series Fall series. We've got live music, great food, fabulous local vendors, a bounce house and other fun for the kids. We've got an on-site microchip clinic available if you'd like to ensure that a lost pup makes ...
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Pinehurst Live After Five

One of our favorite bands is playing at Pinehurst Live After 5 on Thursday, July 21st.  And the charity for this weeks event is our favorite one, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sandhills.  Check out a great band, at a great event, all for a great cause! Pinehurst Live after 5 is in the Village with live music from 5-9 pm on the third Thursday of the month.  Proceeds from the events go to...
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2011 Fall Series

The Sandhills Race Series has some fantastic races this season including Run for their Lives in Sanford, 1 in 8k in Pinehurst, Chevy to the Levee in Lumberton, Autumnfest in Southern Pines, Turkey Trot in Pinehurst, and the finale - the Reindeer Fun Run in Aberdeen. We hope you get out to all of them! You can get the whole line-up at sandhillsraceseries.com
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Firecracker Fun Run

If you're looking for a little exercise over the 4th of July weekend, the Pinecrest Football Team will be putting on a 5k starting from John Williams Athletic Complex on July 2nd.  Registration can be made at active.com.  Race day registration starts at 7am at the Pinecrest Football Field House and the 5k begins at 8.  Have fun - and HAPPY 4th OF JULY EVERYONE!
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Turkey Trot | Pinehurst

The next Sandhills Race Series event is the FirstHealth Turkey Trot. With a 5k, 10k, 1/2 Marathon, and 1 Mile Fun Run, the 30th Annual Turkey Trot will be held on November 20, with all races starting at FirstHealth Center for Health and Fitness in Pinehurst, NC.  Information about the Turkey Trot and other area races can be found at sandhillsracesereis.com.
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Autumnfest

In it's 32nd year, Autumnfest experienced its highest participation ever for the 5k and fun run.  Thanks in large part to the new Sandhills Race Series which was stared by Reindeer Fun Run Race Coordinator, Sallie Beth Johnson, Co-founder David Petsolt, Race Directors from Miles for Mira, Turkey Trot &  Autumnfest, and the Sandhills Striders.  The 250 participants for the event eclipses the pr...
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