Vanessa Welch Reindeer Run

Vanessa Welch Reindeer Run

DEC

13

2014

Orlando, FL   7:15 AM

Date, Time & Location

Saturday, December 13, 2014
TBD am 3 Mile Runner Start
TBD am 3 Mile Walker Start
8:30 am Awards Top 8 M/F
8:45 am Rudolph Run (FREE Kids’ Run)
9:15 am Rosen Hotels Holiday Costume Contest

SeaWorld
7007 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

About this Event

Bring the family out for the best Holiday Fun Run in the area. Run or walk the awesome route through SeaWorld to the sound of holiday bells and finish in a Runner wonderland with holiday treats for all finishers!

Spectators are invited to complimentary viewing areas located at the Start/Finish.
This event benefits the Florida Hospital for Children: Hematology & Oncology Program.

Participation is limited to the first 4500 registered participants.

2013 Event Video



Restrictions- Safety is our first priority!

For safety reasons, bicycles, rollers skates, in-line skates, and dogs will be prohibited from the race course. The use of headphones is discouraged.

Stroller Restrictions

• Stroller/jogger operators start behind designated stroller signage.
• Stroller/jogger operators may walk/jog no faster than 15 minute per mile, a safe operating speed. If your speed goes faster than 15 minutes per mile pace, you may be disqualified.
• Stroller/jogger operators must yield the right of way to runners. Stroller/Joggers can tip easily and cannot turn quickly. Please do not weave through packs of runners. 


  • Participation is limited to the first 4500 registered participants.

  • Online registration available through Thursday, December 11 or until event capacity is reached. Bring printable application to Track Shack after that date (if space available).

  • If you register online during packet pick up days your packet will be available the next day at 10:00 a.m.

  • Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • Not sure if you already registered online? Click here to confirm your registration! (Online registrations only)


Entry Fees

Through Dec. 6

$25

Dec. 7 - Dec. 12

$29

Race day at race site (IF SPACE AVAILABLE)

$35

17 & under and 65 & over

Through Dec. 12: $10 OFF
Enter code: ys1765 (online registration)

Race day at race site: $35




Print  Participant Waiver Form - Coming soon!

Note:  All participants must sign a SeaWorld participant agreement waiver.
Use the links below to open and print the appropriate participant agreement waiver release form.

Please bring the signed waiver with you to packet pickup.[Adult Waiver]      [Minor Waiver]



Packet Pick-Up

Race information, race number, t-shirt, available at Track Shack and at the race site on race morning. Track Shack is located at 1104 N. Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803. Email: info@trackshack.com


Wednesday, Dec. 10 - Friday, Dec. 12

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Race day at race site

Starting at 5:45 am

If you register online during packet pick up days your packet will be available the next day at 10:00 a.m.

 T-Shirts

Participants will receive a long sleeve unisex cotton t-shirt. Sizes are not guaranteed on race day registration.


Entertainment

SeaWorld comes alive for you! Meet Santa Shamu, Pete & Penny Penguin and Santa Claus as you enjoy snowfall through The Waterfront, listen to beautiful Christmas music, enjoy the Sea of Trees and Holiday Fountains in the Lake.



Rosen Hotels Holiday Costume Contest

Come dressed in the spirit of the holiday season.

Prizes will be awarded to the Most Creative Holiday Attire and Best Group Costume (up to 8 members). The winner of the most creative attire will receive two night stay and dinner at Rosen Hotels & Resorts. Group costume winners receive SeaWorld tickets.


Rudolph Run

The Rudolph Run is free for all children. Distances will range from 100 yards to 400 yards and children will be placed in age appropriate groups. Registration is on race day only. The first 250 registered participants will receive a T-shirt. All kids receive a whale tail and finisher’s ribbon!

Participants will be gathered under the Kids’ Run Pavilion located inside the post-race area and will be walked inside SeaWorld Theme Park where the run will start and finish for all distances. Parents will be allowed inside the theme park during the kids’ run to watch their children participate.


Discounted Park Tickets

Discounted admission tickets will be available for purchase on race day with participant bib number at the SeaWorld Orlando ticket window. Details coming soon!


Event Photography

Be sure to wear your bib number on the front using all four pins so that it's visible to photographers! Visit www.bbactionphoto.com to view race day photos. Participants will be notified by email when photos are ready for viewing!

Course map coming soon!




Directions

From the North (Downtown Orlando, Universal Studios, Sanford, Deland, Daytona): Take I-4 West to exit 72 (Beachline Expressway/FL-528/Airport). Once on the Beachline, take the International Drive exit (exit #1). At traffic light, turn left. (You will be driving on International Drive.) At the third light, turn right onto Central Florida Parkway. The entrance to SeaWorld is on the right hand side of Central Florida Parkway.

From the West (Lake Buena Vista/Tampa): Take I-4 East (toward Orlando) to exit 71. This is the SeaWorld exit. Bear right onto Central Florida Parkway when exiting ramp. The main entrance to SeaWorld is on the left hand side of Central Florida Parkway, at the sign for SeaWorld Orlando.

Parking

Parking will be available at the SeaWorld parking lots.

Beneficiary

Florida Hospital for Children: Hematology & Oncology Program
Our Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Program has an international reputation for treating and healing children who suffer from cancer or blood disorders, including leukemia, lymphoma, brain tumors, sickle cell anemia, blood and clotting disorders and thalassemia. Centered at Florida Hospital for Children, families no longer have to travel across the country to get top quality, comprehensive care. We have the technology, treatments and know-how to meet your child’s needs right here in Central Florida.  We are also the first hospital in the region to have neuro-oncology and neurofibromatosis programs.

Together with WFTV - 9 Family Connection, Track Shack supports Toys for Tots and encourages all runners and walkers to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Reindeer Run at SeaWorld. THE GOAL IS 1000 TOYS! Come run or walk for a great cause and make a difference in the life of a child this holiday season! For more information go to Toys for Tots Central Florida.

Race Results

Top 8 male/female will be posted on www.TrackShack.com.


Awards

In the spirit of holiday merriment, the eight fastest male and female runners will receive awards (based on first wave start). This is an un-timed, un-scored fun run. Be sure to look at the finish line clock for your time!