Friday, 15 November 2019
FAQ – Reindeer Run
Where does the race take place?
The race will start outside at the Buell Fitness & Aquatic Centre
What time does it start?
The Candy Cane Dash commences at 5:30pm. The 5km Family Fun Run commences at 6:00pm
Where do I register?
Registration will be done through our Community Recreation Kiosk. All family members and friends who will be participating in the Family Fun Run must register before November 8th. There will be onsite race day registration available until 5:00pm at an increased fee.
Where do I pick up my race kit?
Registration and bib pick up will be taking place just outside of the main doors of the Buell Fitness & Aquatic Center
Is the course stroller friendly?
Yes. The majority of the course is done on the road. Please ensure if you are bringing a stroller or wagon to keep your kids with you at all times.
Can I bring my pet?
Yes you are welcome to run with your animal, provided that he/she is kept on a leash and is friendly. Be prepared to scoop up any accidents that he/she may have.
Is the event chip timed?
No, come on silly it’s just for fun, however there will be a timing clock running for the duration of the event
What is the course like?
The 5 KM family fun run takes place on a paved trail, moving onto the road. The course is easily manageable for those with strollers.
Can I dress up?
Of course! All registrants will receive their antlers before heading out on the run. All participants big and small are encouraged to take part in the reindeer games along route.
What is the max capacity for the event?
Unlimited. However if you want to ensure you get a signature souvenir from the event you must register yourself and all your family members by November 7th. After November 7th you are welcome to register, however we will not be able to guarantee souvenirs.
Is there food available at the event?
There will be some post-race snacks and of course water provided to all those who participate.
What happens if it rains?
You get wet! That’s right, we still run, we take extra caution, but we have a blast with our families and friends!
Can my child participate by his/her self?
Children under the age of 12 years must be accompanied in the race by an adult (adult must be registered for the Family Fun Run). Parents, please use discretion with children ages 12 and up.