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RiverTown Reindeer Race Registration Now Open

Pre-registered participants receive official Reindeer Race t-shirt while supplies last.

The RiverTown Reindeer Race, sponsored by TD Ameritrade, will be held along a tree-lined route in downtown Conway for the sixth year beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. The race is a fundraising event of the American Red Cross and its Red Cross Rescue Racer program.
The 5 K (3.1 mile) race is directed by the Grand Strand Running Club. 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 $22 before Dec. 4 and $25 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 attired that can include Santa hats, elf ears and reindeer.
Mile marker and other sponsorships are still available. For information, contact Red Cross Rescue Racer Program Manager Angela Nicholas at or call (843) 477-0020.
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 Feb. 14, 2015. 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.