Put on your running shoes and bundle up for the 8th Annual Reindeer Run 5K to be held on Friday, December 2, 2016! The 5K begins at 7:00 p.m.; the race route begins at J.R. Martin Park and will take you through downtown Republic and then finish back at J.R. Martin Park.
Fees for the Reindeer Run 5K are $20.00 in advance ($12.00 with the donation of an unwrapped gift), $25.00 on race day ($17.00 with the donation of an unwrapped gift); all gifts will be donated to People Helping People in Republic, assisting them in their effort to provide Christmas toys to children in the Republic community. Medals and stocking caps will be awarded to the top three males and females in each age division; the fastest overall male and female along with the fastest overall male and female masters (40+) will receive a plaque and a Reindeer Run fleece jacket. Age groups are as follows: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and up. Registration forms and course maps are available at the Republic Community Center or at www.republicmo.com. Registration can also be done online at www.actnowracing.com (processing fees apply).