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Register Now for the 31st Annual Reindeer Run

The 31st annual Reindeer Run and Santa Stroll, benefiting Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8:30 a.m.

Join us this Saturday and kick off your holiday season with a healthy and fun activity that benefits Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital,” said Dr. Freddy Gaton, Navicent Health Foundation board chair. “It’s not too late to register to run or walk, and join in spreading cheer for a great cause.”

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. 1, or on race day from 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Shirts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 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 funds raised through events such as this to provide high quality health care to our young patients,” said Ellen Johnson, Navicent Health Foundation president.

Complete event details can be found online at

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of health care in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the third-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. 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

About Advocate Health

Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States – created from the combination of Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health. Providing care under the names Advocate Health Care in Illinois, Atrium Health in the Carolinas, Georgia and Alabama, and Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin, Advocate Health is a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Advocate Health serves nearly 6 million patients and is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies. It is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology, pediatrics and rehabilitation, as well as organ transplants, burn treatments and specialized musculoskeletal programs. Advocate Health employs nearly 155,000 team members across 68 hospitals and over 1,000 care locations and offers one of the nation’s largest graduate medical education programs with over 2,000 residents and fellows across more than 200 programs. Committed to equitable care for all, Advocate Health provides nearly $6 billion in annual community benefits.