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Register Now for the 30th Annual Reindeer Run

The 30th annual Reindeer Run and Santa Stroll, benefiting Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8:30 a.m.

“Each year the community looks forward to the Reindeer Run and Santa Stroll as a way to kick off their holiday season. Come on out and join us in spreading holiday cheer for a great cause,” said Tom Gibbons, Navicent Health Foundation board chair.

The 5K Reindeer Run and 1-Mile Santa Stroll will begin and end at Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, 700 Spring St., Macon. Complimentary parking is available in the Yellow Deck, 1014 Forsyth St.

Register online at through Dec. 2 or on race day from 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Shirts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration fees are non-refundable. If the event is cancelled, registration fees will be used as donations to Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital. No pets, bikes or roller blades will be allowed. For their safety, participants with strollers will be starting behind runners.

“Since its inception, the Reindeer Run has raised more than $750,000 in support of Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital’s mission to elevate health, hope and well-being for pediatric patients and their families. As the region’s only dedicated pediatric hospital, the children’s hospital relies on philanthropic support to provide high quality health care to pediatric patients from across the state,” said Ellen Johnson, president of the Navient Health Foundation.

Complete event details can be found online at

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation’s leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation. For more information, please visit