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“MISSY PEARL LOVED THE REINDEER RUN”

Missy Pearl runs her last Reindeer Fun Run
Nothing makes our day more than hearing from Reindeer Fun Runners about the ways that the race has impacted them. We also get really happy when we see all the dogs who participate in our race year after year. So when the two combine, we've just got to share. Yesterday, we got a letter from Kate Hendricks that really moved us. Kate's dog Missy Pearl was a longstanding and enthusiastic participa...
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Sunday December 6 Reindeer Fun Run Update and Photos

Reindeer Fun Run 5k Leaderboard
We're six days into our 14-day Reindeer Virtual Fun Run window, and lots of folks ran yesterday, including groups from FIT4MOM Pinehurst and Anytime Fitness Southern Pines. At the moment, the Schirmer family is leading the pack for the 5k and the 12k (way to go William and Chuck!) but there are still nine days to go! Will you be the one to catch them? Check out the current leaderboards plus a gal...
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Ready, Set, GO!

Happy runners at Reindeer Fun Run
The 2020 Reindeer Virtual Fun Run Has Begun! It's Reindeer Fun Run Race Kickoff Day! Today is a huge day for Reindeer Fun Runners here in Aberdeen and around the globe—it's December 1 and the race is off and running! Who will be the first to post their time? Who will have the best costume? Who will win the Trident Tricourse Challenge? It's Giving Tuesday! Today is also important beca...
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First Health 5k Route

Reindeer Fun Run Route in Pinehurst
Looking for a 5k Reindeer Fun Run route in Pinehurst? Our official training partner has offered up their take on the best local course...and it starts right outside their door! It will take you through greenway and paved roads as you wind your way into the Village of the Pinehurst, then back to First Health Fitness to finish your loop. This is a great alternative to the Southern Pines and...
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Running the Virtual Reindeer Fun Run is as easy as 1-2-3! 

Reindeer Fun Run 1-2-3
1. Step ONE...Register for the Race  First thing first—you’ve got to sign up! And if you want to make sure you get your race swag—including our 2020 shirt and optional BUFF®, you have to register by NOVEMBER 15. That’s coming up really soon, so get on board and click here to do it now!  When you go through the signup process, you’ll decide whether you will The 2020 Reindeer Fun Run...
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THE SHIRT DESIGNS ARE IN!

2020 Reindeer Fun Run Shirt Design
This year’s virtual Reindeer Fun Run gets a global theme  Way back in August, we posted the news that the 2020 Reindeer Fun Run was going virtual on our social media accounts. Almost immediately, some of our terrific supporters commented on one of the biggest silver linings of a virtual event: you can participate from ANYWHERE! Folks who were once part of the Sandhills community and have now m...
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Spotlight on First Health Fitness: Official Training Partner for the Reindeer Fun Run

Reindeer Fun Run First Health Nutrition Plan
We're thrilled to have First Health Fitness on board again this year as a sponsor and our Official Training Partner. If you're looking for a fitness solution that offers terrific facilities, amazing staff, comprehensive fitness and health programming, and a wonderful wellness community, take a look at First Health Fitness! And check out the first in their series of Reindeer Fun Run training tips ...
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Our Favorite Costumes—Happy Halloween from the Reindeer Fun Run Crew!

Christmas Tree Costume Reindeer Fun Run
Halloween is tomorrow so we took a little trip down memory lane to pull together images of some of our favorite costumes over the years. Don't see your best looks here? Don't be offended...you probably WERE the best Rudolph/Elf/Grinch on the street, but after fourteen years we've got thousands and thousands of images stored and it's possible our elves missed a few! Send us your pics and we'll add...
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BEST OF THE PINES…again!

Reindeer Fun Run Best Charity Race
The Pilot Readers choose Reindeer Fun Run as the Best Charity Run for 2020 2020 is doing its level best to upend every aspect of our lives. From closing schools to shuttering businesses to wrecking holidays, the coronavirus feels like one big pinball of destruction zinging through our traditions, our plans, and our expectations. But as much as life looks different these days, some things remai...
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A Critical Resource

Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills Logo
THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB IS A CRITICAL RESOURCE FOR OUR COMMUNITY DURING THESE CHALLENGING TIMES, AND THEY NEED OUR SUPPORT MORE THAN EVER. When school buildings shuttered back in the spring, the Boys and Girls Club stepped up to help coordinate meal deliveries for vulnerable families in our area. (Our Team Green nonprofit helped, and many of you generously donated to the cause!) Now, th...
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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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Tracy’s Reindeer Fun Run Story

Engaged at the finish line! We would like to say a HUGE "CONGRATULATIONS" to Tracy Bakk and Jacob Poulliot, engaged at the finish line of Saturday's Reindeer Fun Run!  We wish you years of happiness together!  Here's a little note from the soon-to-be-bride.... "Jacob planned the engagement around my families visit from Minnesota.  I saw the 5k a few weeks back and figured it would be a fun e...
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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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Shout Out

We are thrilled that the Sandhills Race Series, born at a Reindeer Fun Run meeting in 2010, has grown to be such a success.  This year 14 races (maybe more) will be a part of  the Spring & Fall series, and we are looking to expand into an Adventure Series too!  This is just a "SHOUT OUT" to all of those who help to make the SRS so much fun to be a part of!  Without their hard work, dedicatio...
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This year’s logo?

We know it is early, but believe it or not May is when we usually start sharing the Reindeer Fun Run on event calendars, creating forms, and getting the website updated.  And May is just around the corner.  But in order to do that, we have to have our logo figured out.  We have changed the logo each year, and we want to continue that tradition. We'd love to know what you think we should do to this...
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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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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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