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Reindeer Run to trot through Berlin, Sat.

(Dec. 3, 2015) Several hundred participants are expected to take part in the 8th annual Reindeer Run in Berlin on Saturday to raise money for Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services.  
The “all-fitness-level” event offers prizes for the top male and female runners, as well as top fundraiser, largest team and best holiday running attire. Medals will also be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category.
Although online registration is closed, spaces are still available. Participants can sign up on Friday, from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Cross Fit Ocean City on 10815 Grays Corner Road in Berlin. Race packets will also be available at Cross Fit, starting at 3 p.m. on Friday.
Day-of registration runs from 8-8:45 a.m. outside the Atlantic Hotel in downtown Berlin. The fee for the one-mile fun run is $20, and the 5K fun run is $25. The first 300 registered participants will receive a race shirt and swag bag.
The 5K will start at 9 a.m., beginning on Broad Street in front of the Globe. The one-mile race will kick off at 10 a.m.
A raffle and awards ceremony will follows at 10:30 a.m., and a bake sale during the event will raise additional funds for the Berlin-based nonprofit.
As of press time, the event had raised $945 of its $5,000 goal.
For more information, contact organizer Lisa Rodriguez Long at 443-614-4319 or email
For additional information, search “Berlin Reindeer Run 5k & 1mile Run” on Facebook.