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21st Annual Reindeer Run & Santa Stroll Scheduled for December 7

21st Annual Reindeer Run & Santa Stroll Scheduled for December 7 

MACON, GA (Thursday, November 21, 2013) – The 21st Annual Reindeer Run & Santa Stroll, sponsored by Central Georgia Diagnostics, a service of The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG), will take place on Saturday, December 7. Funds from the race will be used to implement childhood obesity programs at The Children's Hospital at MCCG.

Approximately 1,000 participants will race through downtown Macon in the 5K run, 3K Junior run or one mile stroll that will begin and end at Macon's Tattnall Square Park. The 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m., the 3K Junior race for ages 5-16 begins at 8:45 a.m. and the one mile stroll begins at 9:00 a.m.

Those wishing to participate may register online at until midnight on Monday, December 2. The early registration fee is $20.00, and registration on race day is $25.00. Awards will be presented to the winners of the Reindeer Run and participants will receive a complimentary long sleeve t-shirt, while supplies last.

Race packets may be picked up at The Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive in Macon, on Thursday, December 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday, December 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Packets may also be picked up at Tattnall Square Park prior to the race from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

As a nonprofit hospital, The Children's Hospital relies on donations to provide high quality healthcare to children in central and south Georgia. Past support from the Reindeer Run & Santa Stroll has funded the expansion of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and numerous other projects.

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