Sat December 11, 2021 Owosso, MI 48867 US Directions
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Reindeer 5K

$20 10:00AM EST - 10:30AM EST Price increases after October 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
4377 S M-52
Owosso, MI US 48867
Description

Come out for our FOURTH annual Run Like a Reindeer 5K 

Walk or Run, everyone is welcome to participate!

The trails are groomed and the course is ready for a gathering of festive runners and walkers.

Participate in this event LIVE! Competitive start at 10am - Open Start from 10:05 to 10:30am

REGISTER by 11/20/21 to GUARANTEE a race shirt!!!!!!!!   ( due to shirt & ink shortage)

All registered participants will a finisher medal!!

Rein"DOGS' are welcome! You may bring your dog to participate with you. They must remain on a leash at all times and please, no retractable leashes.

Awards: Overall Male and Female will receive an award. Top three in each 10 year age group will receive a discount for our next upcoming 5K in 2022. 

Group pricing: Grab your favorite running buddy and we'll give you $2 off per person when you sign up together! Discount automatically applied during checkout, no special code needed!

Ages 18 and under $5 discount

Save $5 per runner by putting together a group of 5 or more people to run. Sign up individually by creating or joining a Group/Team during the registration process. Participants 1-4 will automatically be refunded $5 after the 5th person joins the team. Participant #5 will automatically pay $5 less. 

Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration will be held on Saturday morning starting at 930 am.

Race packets/race swag are ONLY available for pickup during packet pickup times. No shows will forfeit their swag and it will not be shipped.  If you are unable to participate in the event and would like your swag you may pick it up during normal packet pickup hours. No special arrangements will be made for packet pickup. Refunds are not allowed

RACE PLAN AND FAQ

Packet Pickup/Check-in area:  There will be no on-site registration. We ask for registration tol be done online via Run Signup.  You can sign up the day of the event either on your computer on or your phone.  The packet pickup/check-in area will be spaced out to allow ample room for social distancing. All race volunteers will be wearing a mask and gloves. We encourage participants to wear a mask when picking up their packet. Race packets/race swag are ONLY available for pickup during packet pickup times. No shows will forfeit their swag and it will not be shipped.  If you are unable to participate in the event and would like your swag you may pick it up during normal packet pickup hours. No special arrangements will be made for packet pickup. Refunds are not allowed


Competitive & Open Start Line: The competitive start line will start a 10a and the open start line will be open from 10:05 am until 10:30 am. When you arrive please park, and pick up your packet (race bib, safety pins, and swag) and proceed back to your vehicle. The start line will be wide, and the space is very open to allow for proper social distancing.


Race number and chip: Your packet will contain your race number with the chip on the back, please wear your bib on the front of your shirt.  Do not tamper with the bib or remove the chip. You will need to wear the race bib in order for your run/walk to be timed.  If you do not wear the bib you will not be in the results. 


Finish line: Once you have finished the race you will receive a finisher medal, please grab a bottle of water.

 

Course: The 5k course is on well-groomed hard packed trails.  10 ft wide to allow for social distancing.  Running shoes are perfectly suitable for the terrain, trail shoes, or CC spikes are not needed.  The Course map and a overview video are both located on the Run Signup page


Results:  Results will be texted to your phone and available on-line at this web site.  Please remember results will not be final until the last person has crossed the finish line at approx. 12pm.  Final results will be uploaded by 1pm on race day.

 

Awards:  Overall finishers male and female will receive free entry into a future race at Fortitude. Top 3 places in each age group will be given discounted entry into the next upcoming 5K in 2022. Age groups for women and men are the following: 18 and under, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over


Parking: There is ample parking on site at Fortitude close to the start and finish line. There is plenty of room to spread out and maintain social distancing.


Participants: Participants will receive a t shirt, if registered by Nov. 20th, and finisher medal.  We encourage participants to wear a face mask while picking up their packet and at the start of the race.


Fluid Stations: We will provide bottled water at the finish of the race. There will be no fluid stations on the course. Bring your own water for the course. 
Hand Sanitizer will be located in various areas near packet pickup


Restrooms: Restrooms will be available on site. Port-Johns will be spaced out with hand washing/sanitizing available.  


Where is Owosso: Owosso is off of M-52 approximately 30 mins from Flint & Lansing, 1 to 1.5 hours from Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Ann Arbor.Note: We will remain flexible with our plans to ensure this is a safe and fun event for our participants. 

Contact info: If at any time you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at faber2am@gmail.com

This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1st until December 31st.   Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

Race Contact Info

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Awards

Finisher Medals will be handed out to all participants

Overall Male and Female and Top 3 in each 5 year age group will receive a discount for the BVP 5K in 2021

Age Groups (male and female): 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

 

 

Long Sleeve Shirt

Register by Dec. 7th to guarantee yourself a shirt!

 

5K Course

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Dogs are WELCOME to participate

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