Annual RiverTown Reindeer Race Benefitting the American Red Cross

Coastal South Carolina Chapter, Red Cross Rescue Racers program

The annual RiverTown Reindeer Race will be held along a tree-lined route in downtown Conway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The race is a fundraising event of the Coastal South Carolina Chapter, American Red Cross, and its Red Cross Rescue Racers program.

The 5 K (3.1 mile) event is directed by the Grand Strand Running Club. Racers, which include runners and walkers, 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. 6 and $25 on race day with registration held from 7-7:45 a.m. at the Conway Marina Park on 2nd Avenue. The first 175 entrants will receive a specially designed, long-sleeve Reindeer Race T-shirt. Register online at www.grandstrandrunner.com or contact Race Director Jim Troxell at jtroxell@sccoast.net.

Both runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in this fun race filled with jingle bells and holiday music provided by Gator 107.9. Bring the family and your Santa hat, elf ears or reindeer antlers and join the fun. Mile Marker and other sponsorships are still available. For information, contact Red Cross Rescue Racer Program Manager Angela Nicholas at aknicholas@sc.rr.com or 843-650-0145 or race founder Susan Mungo at 843-602-7556.