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Reindeer Run

A 1 Mile Fun Run

Plus An Evening Of Family Entertainment

Whitchurch Village, Cardiff

Saturday 2nd December 2017
The Fun starts at 5:30pm
The Run starts at 7pm

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Cancer Research Wales Reindeer Run 2017 Timetable of events 2nd December 2017
The Reindeer Run 2017 event is held in aid of Cancer Research Wales
 
CancerResearchWales.co.uk
 
All sponsorship raised comes directly to the charity, which funds world-class research happening in Wales.
 
To support the charity, please download your sponsorship form here, or create your own Just Giving page Make a fundraising page - JustGiving
 
Reindeer Run

THE REINDEER RUN IS COMING!

Calling all festive fundraisers! It's the time of year when Whitchurch lights up with magical fun for the whole family.
 
On Saturday 2nd December 2017 evening The Reindeer Run returns to host Santa and his Reindeer Friends with a 1 mile Fun Run around Whitchurch Village, as well as a packed evening of entertainment.
 
Join us to run, jog, dance, walk or skip the course whilst raising sponsorship for Cancer Research Wales, providing vital funds for world-class research happening in Wales.
Absolutely everybody is welcome and we would love to see the whole community helping us towards our fundraising goal of £12,000!
 
Anybody who enters the fun run can receive a personalised Reindeer Run T-shirt, displaying the names of everyone taking part.
You will also receive a set of Reindeer antlers and a flashing nose, so we can see you in the dark!
 
Even if you don't take part in the fun run, there is a fantastic evening of entertainment to keep you warm until 11pm, including the Reindeer parade, Live Music, an Out Door Cinema and Festive Finale!
 
Places are limited, so sign up today to reserve your space!
 
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TIMETABLE OF EVENTS

Provisional Running Order.
Fun starts at 5pm & Run starts at 7pm
1 MILE FUN RUN - SANTA & REINDEER PARADE -  LIVE MUSIC - GIANT OUTDOOR CINEMA - STREET FOOD & MUCH MORE

On the Night we have a fun packed programme including a Giant Outdoor Cinema (Screening Two Classic Christmas Films from 5pm) plus Santa and the Reindeers*

  • 5:00pm = Food Stalls Open
  • 5:10pm = Film - Miracle on 34th Street
  • 6.00pm = Live Music - The Melody Makers
  • 6:45pm = Pre-Run Warm Up
  • 6:58pm = Scooters Parade Leaves
  • 7:00pm = Reindeer Run Starts
  • 7:00pm = Live Music - Cathay's Brass
  • 7:20pm = Christmas Street Parade (starting in Penlline Road)
  • 7:20pm = Film - It's A Wonderful Life
  • 7:30pm = The Arrival of Santa, Rudolph & Friends including North Poles Elf's and Pixies
  • 7:35pm = Live Music on the Main Stage - The Big What?! Band
  • 8.00pm = Live Music - The Melody Makers
  • 8:20pm = Live Music on the Main Stage - Sam Jones
  • 9:00pm = Live Music - Cathay's Brass
  • 9:10pm = Live Music on the Main Stage - The Big What?! Band
  • 11:00pm = Event Closes
Please come along with your friends and family and join in with the fun night in our wonderful village.
* = provisional running order subject to changes
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Fun Run Map - It's a Measured Mile

Reindeer Run Route Map

The 1 Mile Course

The 1 mile fun run starts at 7pm.
 
The start / finish area will be on Merthyr Road, where a temporary road closure will be implemented from 4pm until midnight, between The Plough and the Fino Lounge.
 
For the safety of competitors, marshalls and the public, additional temporary road closures will be implemented along the route of the race between 6pm and 8pm.
 
All road closures will be controlled and managed by the Cardiff City Council Traffic Management Team.
 
The race route is as follows (see map):
 
START on Merthyr Road
LEFT onto Church Road
U TURN at Junction of Bishops Close
LEFT to enter Whitcurch High School
LEFT to exit onto Penlline Road
U TURN before Whitchurch Library roundabout
FINISH on Merthyr Road
 
All roads will re-open in sections as soon as the last runner passes and it is safe to do so.
 
The event management team will endeavor to reduce any disruption at all times.
 
Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support.
 
We look forward to seeing everyone on the day to cheer on the runners and enjoy the atmosphere.

ENTRY FEE

The cost of a fun run ticket covers the event infrastructure, administration, organisation, run apparel and event entertainments.
 
Cancer Research Wales benefit from all sponsorship raised for the event.
 
All participants of the 1 mile fun run will receive a Reindeer Run T-shirt **
If you enter before 28th November you will receive our special edition Reindeer Run T-shirt, which features the names of all the runners
 
Please complete a separate entry form for every runner.
 
Online entries close at 12:00 midday on Tuesday 28th November 2017.
 
We CANNOT accept any entries on the day. Sorry for any inconvenience.
 
Adults: £15
 
Children Under 16: £10
 
Children Under 5 (** excludes T-Shirt): £5
 
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SPONSORSHIP

Please show your support for Cancer Research Wales by raising as much sponsorship as possible for this event.
 
Cancer Research Wales funds world-class research, and 100% of your donation will stay in Wales.
 
We would love to see the whole community helping us towards our fundraising goal of £12,000 for Cancer Research Wales!
 
Please collect your sponsorship prior to the event and present it to the event organisers when picking up your t-shirt on race day.
 
You can raise sponsorship for Cancer Research Wales in a number of ways:
 
Please visit the Cancer Research Wales website sponsorship page or download a sponsorship form here
CancerResearchWales.co.uk
 
Donate to Cancer Research Wales
 
You can create your own JustGiving Fundraising Page by clicking this button: Make a fundraising page - JustGiving

This article might help you decide how to donate
How much does a charity actually get from a donation?

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

The Reindeer Run is scheduled to take place in good weather or light rain.
In the case of inclement and dangerous weather, we reserve the right to postpone, shorten the route or cancel the event should the safety of event participants and volunteers become threatened.
In the event of a cancellation, customer service will remain a top priority; however, refund of registration fees will NOT be possible.
 
Please check this website and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.

 

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

The Reindeer Run is proudly supported by a number of local business.
 
We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to them all!
 
Please see them below

 

1 Mile Fun Run

WHAT TO WEAR
All Runners get a Cancer Research Wales Reindeer Run T-shirt featuring names of all those taking part along which a set of antlers and a flashing nose
 
YOU MUST WEAR THE T-SHIRT TO START THE EVENT
and if possible the antlers and flashing nose !!!
 
The run will be fully marshalled, and the course is marked
 
TOILETS
Toilets are available at the start / finish area You are free to use the toilets in all the pubs and cafes in the village
 
CHANGING ROOMS
There is very limited changing areas so please arrive ready to GO
 
REFRESHMENTS
Refreshment will be available to purchase at the start / finish area
 
PARKING
Parking is limited within the area of the village so please refrain from using your car or park away from the general area to avoid over congestion
 
We are delighted that Cardiff & Vale University Health Board - CVUHB have kindly agreed to allow those who are attending The Cancer Research Wales Reindeer Run on Sat 2nd Dec to park in the hospital grounds
 
Whitchurch Hospital, Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7XB
 
FIRST AID
Acute Medics we be in attendance
Please alert a marshal if you, or any others, require assistance
 
WHEEL CHAIRS - BABY STROLLERS
Wheel Chairs and Baby strollers are welcome to take part
 
DOGS
Dogs will be allowed on the Reindeer Run course They must be on leads and all waste must be picked up and disposed of properly

EVENT DAY PROCEDURE

1. REGISTRATION & T-SHIRT COLLECTION

Reindeer Run HQ will be located outside Barclays Bank in the centre of the Village and will be clearly signposted

Please print off your entry invoice and bring it with you between 10:00am until 6:30pm on the day of the event (Saturday 2nd December) to collect your run pack

As it is likely to be very busy closer to the start time please make sure you collect your run pack in plenty of time

Everybody will receive a Cancer Research Wales Reindeer Run T-shirt (size selection at point of registration)

VERY IMPORTANT
YOU MUST WEAR THE T-SHIRT TO START THE EVENT
and if possible the antlers and flashing nose !!!

2. CHECK IN
Please arrive at least 1 hour before the 7pm start time

3. WARM UP
The warm up will start at 6.30pm and will help to get everyone in the Reindeer Run Spirit!

4. START & ROUTE
Start Time 7pm
The route will be clearly marked and marshalled
The route is mostly over a smooth road surface, however this surface maybe slippery due to the time of year, so please take care and wear the appropriate footwear

5. FINISH
The Finish gantry is on Merthyr Rd in Whitchurch Village

6. POST RACE
We have loads of things taking place before and after the Race (YOU are the main Attraction)
Live Music - Global Street Food - Street Party

SO PLEASE PLAN TO STAY TO ENJOY IT ALL

The Event Village & Entertainment

The Event Village is located in the centre of Whitchurch Village This area houses all the amenities and will be the hub of the event
 
Race HQ
Event information Point
Bag Drop off
Start / Finish Gantry
Media Wall
Outdoor Cinema
Live Music Stages
Global Street Food

 
And an array of local Cafes, Restaurant's and Pubs
 
The Event Village is the perfectly located for pre event preparations as well as post race celebrations with friends and family
 
Event HQ Address:
Merthyr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1DB
 
More Entertainment being announced shortly - Watch This Space.
 

Outdoor Cinema


Giant Out Door Cinema, Screening wonderful family films.
  • 5:10pm = It's a Wonderful Life
  • 7:20pm = Miracle on 34th Street
40 deck chairs available at the cinema area, so arrive early to secure yours.
There will also be some room for you if you want to bring your own camping chairs and blankets.
 
Pop corn / candy floss / hot chocolate will be on sale too.
 
It's a Wonderful Life - IMBD
 
Miracle on 34th Street - IMBD
 

Live Music Stages

Live Music

There will be a great evening of entertainment on 2, stages including live music from:
  • The Big What?! Band @ 7:35 & 9:10
  • The Melody Makers @ 6:00 & 8:00
  • Cathay's Brass @ 7:00 & 9:00
  • Sam Jones @ 8:20
The Big What?! Band
 
The Melody Makers
 
Cathay_s Brass
 
Sam Jones
 

Global Street Food Stalls

It's set to be a fantastic night, so get ready to sample the delights of these wonderful vendors, along with all the other local resident Bars and Restaurants


 

T-SHIRT

REINDEER RUN NAMES T-SHIRT

REINDEER RUN NAMES T-SHIRT
This is the Ultra Cotton™ T-Shirt (with the names of all runners that entered before 28th November) - 1 free for each runner (** Excluding Children Under 5).

  • Material: 100% cotton.
  • Ultra tight knit surface.
  • Seamless twin needle collar.
  • Taped neck and shoulders.
  • Twin needle sleeves and hem.
  • Tubular body.
For Adults :
Size: XS S M L XL XXL 3XL
Chest (to fit): 30/32 34/36 38/40 42/44 46/48 50/52 54/56

 
Under 16yrs** :
Size: 3-4 5-6 7-8 XS S M
Chest (to fit): 30 32 34 30/32 34/36 38/40

 
 
 

HOODIE

Optional CRW Reindeer Run Varsity Hoodie

Optional CRW Reindeer Run Varsity Hoodie
You can buy this Varsity Hoodie for only £ 25
This item is available to purchase NOW and will be delivered to you post free if ordered before 24th Nov - OR afterwards for collection from Race HQ on Sat 2nd Dec

Fire Red with Snow White inner hood lining, 2017 Reindeer Logo to front

Material: 80% ringspun cotton / 20% polyester.
  • Double fabric hood with contrast inner and contrast flat lace drawcord.
  • Front pouch pocket with opening for ear phone cord feed.
  • Hidden ear phone loops.
  • Ribbed cuffs and hem.
  • Twin needle stitching.
  • WRAP Certified Production.

For Adults :
Size: S M L XL XXL
Chest (to fit): 36 40 44 48 52

Sizes

 
 
 

ZOODIE

Optional CRW Reindeer Run Zoodie

Optional CRW Reindeer Run Zoodie
You can buy this Zoodie for only £ 30
This item is available to purchase NOW and will be delivered to you post free if ordered before 24th Nov - OR afterwards for collection from Race HQ on Sat 2nd Dec

Fire Red with Jet Black inner hood lining, 2017 Reindeer Logo to front

Material: 80% ringspun cotton / 20% polyester.
  • Soft cotton faced fabric.
  • Double fabric hood with contrast inner and contrast inner.
  • Contrast flat lace drawcord.
  • Full length contrast plastic zip.
  • Front pouch pockets.
  • Right front pocket has a small hidden opening for ear phone cord.
  • Hidden ear phone loops.
  • Ribbed cuffs and hem.
  • Twin needle stitching.
  • Tear out label.
  • WRAP Certified Production.

For Adults :
Size: S M L XL XXL
Chest (to fit): 36 40 44 48 52

Sizes

Reindeer Run 2017 Entry Form

Entry Closes Price
Adults28th November 2017£15.00
Children Under 1628th November 2017£10.00
Children Under 5 (alternative)
(excludes T-Shirt, but does include RR Antlers & Nose)
28th November 2017£5.00

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