Thursday, December 5, 2013

Holiday Run Roundup

OK, the Turkey Trots are over - time for the holiday runs already! Here's what I see coming up in the area. Of course, some of these may be postponed due to the weather we're supposed to be having soon...

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Toys For Tots Ugly Sweater Fun Run

"Support the Toys for Toys by participating in the Toys for Tots Ugly Sweater Fun Run at Scheels. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Toys for Tots.
This is a non-timed 2-mile run/walk around the marina. All participants will get an event souvenir. Strollers are welcome."

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Reno Running Co. Red Nose Run

"Ho! Ho! Ho! Come join us on December 8, 2013 for the 3rd Annual Reno Running Company's Red-Nosed Run.  This is a 3 Mile Fun Run and 1 Mile Kid's Fun Run.  Kid's Fun Run begins at 8am and the 3 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:30am.  Both Fun Runs are filled with all ability runners and walkers dressed in holiday costume!
All Participants receive goody-bag, free raffle entry, finisher's awards, free food and drink!  Costume contest awards in four categories: Best Dressed Sleigh (baby stroller), Santa, Reindeer, Elf and Snowman! "

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Elf Me 5K Holiday Run

"Suit up for Santa with your best Elf impersonation! Prizes for best dressed elf. Sip Hot Chocolate while being serenaded by carolers in this 5K trail run.  Proceeds benefit the Spanish Springs High School Baseball Program. Sock donations will also be collected to help the needy in the Reno/Sparks area."

Great Santa Dash 5K

"This will be a festive holiday 5k run/walk near downtown Reno at Wingfield Park.  Running or Walking is accepted and participation with the entire family or a large group of friends will enhance the Christmas spirit.
Wear your best Christmas costume - Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, or Santa's helper and demonstrate your Christmas spirit while running in downtown Reno.
Run will take place in Wingfield Park and use streets near downtown Reno and the Truckee River.  Run will begin at 10am, rain, snow, or sunshine!"

Running With Rudolph

"This is the second of 5 trail runs in the 5th Annual Be Bold, Run in the Cold Winter Trail Series presented by Ascent Runs. These casual runs were created to keep runners and walker motivated through the winter months and also as a way to supplement your winter training. This series highlights the extensive trail networks surrounding Carson City, NV. For the safety of all runners and to keep you guessing, event organizers reserve the right to change course routes and distances based on weather conditions or just for the heck of it."

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Jingle Jog Hot Chocolate Run

"Calling all Santas, Elves and Reindeer - this race is for you!!! Show us your holiday spirit and jingle your way all the way to the finish line! Hot Chocolate treats along the run and at the finish line!!
Prizes for Best Costume and Most Ridiculous Costume to Run In!!"

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Fallon New Year's 5K

"Churchill County Parks & Recreation invite you to join in the New Year’s 5K Fun Run/Walk. The 5K will begin at Veteran’s Park, 55 W. Williams Ave. (behind City Hall).
The post race awards ceremony will be held at the Elks Club, which includes breakfast for only $5 and raffle. Parks & Recreation are now taking registration, 325 Sheckler Road."

Any I missed? Let me know!