Reindeer Run 5K

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Two Fun Run/Walk Options

  • Saturday, December 9, 2023- Run/Walk in person on the Foothills Trail
  • Run virtually anytime, anywhere!

It's time to get into the holiday spirit! Join us in your finest ugly holiday sweaters, reindeer-themed gear, and festive attire to celebrate the season! Enjoy hot cocoa, coffee, holiday music, giveaways, and more! Each participant will receive a keepsake medal and reindeer antlers. The Reindeer Run 5k is our final fun run for 2023!

December 9, 2023
9:30 AM

Foothills Trail in Orting

This fun run/walk is a 5K course, USATF certified, and chip timed. Results will be made available once you cross the finish line and will be posted on our website the week after the race. The Foothills Trail in Orting is paved and provides flat areas with easy slopes. Enjoy a pre-race warm-up hosted by Jazzercise beginning at 8:45 a.m.


Participants must pre-register. T-shirts are not available for this race.

  • Registration fee: TBD
  • Pre-Register online by date TBD 
  • Day of Registration will be available from 8:30-9:20 a.m. at the check-in area.

Check-In & Race Packets

  • Check-in begins at 8:30 AM with the drop-in Jazzercise warm-up 8:45-9:20 AM.
  • For race packet information, please contact the event coordinator.
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Parking is available at:

  • Orting Main City Park
    Corner of Washington Avenue & Bridge St. SE
    Orting, WA 98360 (map)

Virtual Run Option

Dust off your festive holiday gear and get into the holiday spirit with our Reindeer Run Virtual 5K! Enjoy a run at your own pace and location to breathe in the crisp winter air! 

How to Compete:

  • Register for the virtual run. 
  • Run or Walk indoors or outdoors. You can also complete your challenge in multiple parts or all at once until you reach the 5K goal.
  • After registration, race packets and the 5K keepsake medal will be mailed via USPS.
  • Share your achievement with your friends and tag us on Facebook @piercecountyparks #zombierun5K


  • Registration fee is $20
  • Register online

Event Contact:

Kelly Darling, Recreation Coordinator
(253)798-4156  | email