Sat December 11, 2021 Buford, GA 30518 US Directions
*New location for 2021*
Join us in beautiful downtown Historic Buford for a 5K/10K!
Awesome flat & fast course you DON'T want to miss!
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

395 E. Main St NE
Buford, GA US 30518

* New Location for 2021 ~ We'll be in beautiful Historic Buford! *

Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, this event's for YOU!  =) 

Click...Click...Click....If you listen close, you can hear the Reindeer heading to Historic Buford.  Join us with your family, friends & neighbors, and get into the Christmas spirit!

Christmas is just around the corner, and we've got one more chance for all you Reindeer Runners to come out for a 5K or 10K before the year comes to an end.  Both races start in beautiful Historic Buford at 8:30 am.  The 5K is a single loop and the 10K is a double.  We'll have long sleeve shirts, holiday themed awards, and a fun holiday atmosphere.  The course is spectator friendly, so bring everyone for a fun time!


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Early Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup:  

Save time, get some extra sleep, and come see us for Early Packet Pickup!

Date:  Friday, 12/10/2021  4 - 7 PM  

Road Runner Sports 5275 Peachtree Pkway Ste 108, Norcross GA  30092



Race Morning:

We strongly suggest you come to early packet pickup so you're not waiting in line race morning!

Check-in will open at 7:30 AM so be sure to arrive closer to 7:30 AM than 8:30 AM.

Entry & Registration Fees

Preview Pricing (now through 10/31/2021)

  • 5K:  $27
  • 10K:  $30
  • Virtual 5K:  $30
  • Virtual 10K: $35


Regular Registration (11/1/2021 - 12/10/2021)

  • 5K:  $30
  • 10K:  $35
  • Virtual 5K:  $30 (virtual registration closes 12/9/2021)
  • Virtual 10K: $35  (virtual registration closes 12/9/2021)

Race Day Registration

  • 5K:  $35
  • 10K:  $40

*Participants that are registered by 12/5/21 are guaranteed a race shirt in their size.  Registrations after that will receive a shirt while supplies last.  

Choose to save $10 with the NO SHIRT option during registration.

Course & Timing

We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast.  However, this course if most definitely one of the flattest and fastest course we've got! The 5K is one loop & the 10K is a double loop. 

Course map below is labeled differently, but is for the Reindeer Run as it uses the same venue.

Click here for course map

Awards & Goodies

Awesome long sleeve race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 12/5/21, afterwards they're available while supplies last). You'll also have the option to upgrade to a hoodie during registration!

We'll have awards in the following categories for both races:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Masters M/F (40 yrs+)
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F (50 yrs+)
  • Top 3 Overall Senior Masters M/F (60 yrs+)
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & under - 75+
Groups and Teams

Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart! 

Organize your very own Reindeer Team!  Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family, and participate as a Team.  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration.

  • 5+:      $2.50 off
  • 11+:    $3.75 off
  • 21+:    $5.00 off
  • 51+:    $6.25 off
  • 100+:  $7.50 off
Virtual Running - How it works & link for time submission


Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then, the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends to join you!  Sign up, and register for the Reindeer Run Virtual 5K or 10K!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #ReindeerRun5K #ReindeerRun10K #fivestarrunning

Step 5

Submit your results directly on through your Profile or registration.

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime from 12/5/21 through end of day 12/11/21.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.  

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

This will be the last opportunity for you to qualify for our Championship 5K/10K on January 2, 2022.  This will also be one of the first opportunities to qualify for (1) complimentary entry into one of our Turkey Trots for 2022!


All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2022 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held on January2, 2022. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.  See event website

Event Courtesy Policy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants; there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

Event Schedule

December 5                     Deadline for guaranteed shirt in your size

December 10                   Early Packet Pickup Info coming soon

December 11                  7:30 AM - Race Day Check in & Registration Opens

                                         8:30 AM - 5K & 10K Start

Race Contact Info
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