Thursday, November 19, 2015

Registration Now Open for Seventh Annual RiverTown Reindeer Race

The RiverTown Reindeer Race, presented by TD Ameritrade1, along with TNT Enterprises, ABC News 15, Gator 107.9, and HTC Digital Cable, will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 along a tree-lined route in downtown Conway. In its seventh year, the race is a fundraising event of the American Red Cross of Eastern South Carolina and its Red Cross Rescue Racers program.

The 5 K (3.1 mile) race is directed by Coastal Timing. Racers, which include runners and walkers of all ages, will receive awards presented to the top three overall male and female finishers, as well as the top three finishers in each age category. Entry fee is $25 before Dec. 3 and $30 on race day, with registration held from 7-7:45 a.m. at the Conway Marina Park on 2nd Avenue.

Pre-registered participants will receive a specially designed Reindeer Race T-shirt, as long as supplies last. Register online at or contact Race Director Dr. Jim Troxell at

Both runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in this race, which is filled with jingle bells and holiday music provided by Gator 107.9. Part of the fun includes dressing for the occasion in holiday attire that can include Santa hats, elf ears and reindeer antlers.

Mile marker and other sponsorships are still available. For information, contact Red Cross Rescue Racers Program Manager Angela Nicholas at or call (843) 650-0145.

The Red Cross Rescue Racers is the official charity training team of the Myrtle Beach Marathon and consists of individuals training to run or walk the half (13.1 miles) or full (26.2 miles) Myrtle Beach Marathon March 5, 2016. In exchange for the professional training received, each member agrees to raise money for Red Cross disaster services. The American Red Cross offers immediate emergency assistance during times of disaster.

To register for the race click here!

About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or visit us on Twitter at @RedCrossSC

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