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Santa checked twice and you are on the nice list, thank you for everything!

A thank you from the Reindeer Fun Run Committee... As the year draws to a close, we at the Reindeer Fun Run want to take the time to thank you for everything you did to make the 7th annual Reindeer Fun Run possible.  Runners from all over the Sandhills and beyond say the RFR is their favorite race and comment on how organized and fun the event is, and each year the number of registrants gro...
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Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Thank you for making the 7th Annual Reindeer Fun Run a great success! We had some early rain, but it cleared for the races and a record number of entrants - 2,501 to be exact. Wow! Here are some links you might want to check out: Post race survey - Help us get better each year! 5k/12k Results - Some very fast antler wearing runners out there on Saturday! Fixes - Let us know if we need t...
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Important Race Info Q&A

It is almost here!  We wanted to pass along some information that we get asked about a lot... Packet Pick-up Packet pick-up starts Friday at noon.  Your best bet is to let the first rush get through and come between 1:00 and 8:00 (please don't come early, we won't be ready).  This year we have moved packet pick-up to Page Memorial Fellowship Hall which is right at the starting line on 104 Sout...
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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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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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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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SRS Spring Series

First the inaugural fall series, and now the spring series... every single race in the Sandhills Race Series has broken their attendance record! In the fall it was AutumnFest (Southern Pines), Miles for Mira (Southern Pines), Turkey Trot (Pinehurst) and the Reindeer Fun Run (Southern Pines, now Aberdeen) that all set records.  This spring, ShamRock 'N Roll (Whispering Pines), Run for the Ribbons (...
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Record Donation

REINDEER FUN RUN News Release SOUTHERN PINES, NC - Attracting serious runners to recreational walkers, families and pets, the Reindeer Fun Run, benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills, annually brings community spirit to downtown Southern Pines. As part of the new Sandhills Race Series, this year’s 4th annual charitable event held on December 4, 2010 attracted over 1,950 partici...
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FUN-Tastic!

1,950 registered runners of the Reindeer Fun Run!  WOW!  We had a great time and we hope you did too! 5k Results 10k Results We will also be putting them here at reindeerfunrun.com along with all the award winners! (once we get a little rest) We will be putting together a Nice List of all the wonderful people and groups that helped us put this event on.  It will be big - we are gratefu...
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Southern Pines’ Biggest Race

Early registrations have been flying in - and we're excited! This will be the biggest Reindeer Fun Run yet, with every level of runner and walker well represented. The finale to the Sandhills Race Series first season and the new 10k is bringing out the serious runners, and the costumes, fantastic live music, food, fun and games are there for folks just looking for a good time and some exerci...
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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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Sandhills Race Series

The Reindeer Fun Run is excited to be part of the Sandhills Race Series.  The fall series will also include Autumnfest (5k), Miles for Mira (5k), and the Turkey Trot (5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon). Goals of the Sandhills Race Series include: Increase participation in local races and running-related activities Coordinate an annual schedule of local races Offer support and resources for the deve...
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