Location: Arlington, TX US 76006 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
Reindeer Dash (A Pre-Christmas Frolic) 5K
9:00AM CST
Reindeer Dash (A Pre-Christmas Frolic) 1M
8:30AM CST
Elm Grove Pavilion, River Legacy Parks (near N. Cooper & NW Green Oaks Blvd intersection), 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX US 76006

A fun & competitive race in beautiful River Legacy Parks in north Arlington. The course -- relatively flat/fast, mostly tree-shaded. Participants can have fun running, walking, strolling… Net race proceeds to Girls, Inc. of Tarrant County.  Donated school supplies for Girls Inc. For more info, call 817-265-4578 or e-mail jephaa@yahoo.com.


Our racing mission continues to be to produce affordable, hedonistically fun & athletically competitive races that also benefit some charity(-ies) with a populist & gender parity focus – for the average runner/walker (including the novices) and also for the seasoned, serious racer.

This will be a low-cost, low-tech deal. Most importantly, all the essential elements of races – fun, competition, camaraderie, charity contribution – will be there. . The race form should be available at most area running stores soon. The joy, the peace   of unencumbered, reckless-abandon running/walking right before Christmas – to help “[inspire] all girls to be strong, smart and bold.”

Net proceeds from the race will benefit Girls Inc. of Tarrant County -- inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold.”   

More info  -- including online registration -- is available on the Web at http://www.runningintheusa.com/jeph  The race flyer/entry form can be downloaded from this Web page. 

Dec 24 0900     Reindeer Dash (A Pre-Christmas Frolic) 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk

                      River Legacy Parks, Arlington, TX 76006  

                      817-265-4578 / www.runningintheusa.com/jeph

                     Benefits Girls Inc. of Tarrant County.


Race Contact Info

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Awards to 1st Overall male and female finishers, 1st Masters male and female finishers in the 5K. Top 3 finishers in the following age/gender groups also will be awarded: 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 & Over. All 1 Mile finishers will receive participation ribbons.


Net proceeds will be given to Girls, Inc. of Tarrant County -– “inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold” The donated school supplies will go to Girls Inc..


Offline Fees

Mail-in fees are $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile)  if mailed by 12/19/12 (Forms may be obtained by e-mail from jephaa@yahoo.com or http://www.runningintheusa.com/jeph on the Web). Walk-in fees (through 12/22) are $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile) at The RUNNER, 3535 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington TX 76013 (817-461-2281). Race day fees - $15 (5K) OR $5 (1 Mile).  Plus school supplies on race day. NO T-SHIRTS! But a small, scholarly memento.


Arlington, TX 76006

Directions, etc.

This is a fun & competitive race in beautiful River Legacy Parks in north Arlington. The course is flat & fast, and is mostly tree-shaded. DIRECTIONS FROM DALLAS, FORT WORTH, etc. Exit onto N. Cooper off I-30 in Arlington and go north. Turn Left at the intersection of Cooper & Green Oaks. Turn Right at the very next intersection/light and go into the Park. Continue on the park entrance road. Turn Left at the first road on the left. Continue on that road until you see the race activity.