RNLI Portsmouth Reindeer Run 2022

Join us this December on Southsea Common for our annual RNLI Reindeer Run.

Join us this December on Southsea Common for our annual RNLI Reindeer Run. Choose from a 10k, 5k or 1k Santa Saunter and help raise vital funds for the RNLI.

Event will include prizes for first male and female in the 5k and 10k runs and all participants who complete their run will be given a Reindeer run medal at the end of the route.

Age requirements

Tickets must be purchased by someone over 18 years old and the following age limits for the runs are applicable:

  • 1K Santa Saunter: Anyone can participate, however, under 15s must be accompanied by an adult (max ratio of 5 children per adult). 15-17s, can participate independently but their entry must be purchased by a parent/guardian.
  • 5K: Anyone over 11 years old can participate, however, 11-14s must be accompanied by an adult (max ratio of 2 children per adult). 15-17s can participate independently but their entry must be purchased by a parent/guardian.
  • 10K: Anyone over 15 years old can participate. 15-17s can participate independently but their entry must be purchased by a parent/guardian.

Course information / Access

The race will start in the middle of Southsea Common. The route is 2.5km, so the 5k race will consist of running the route twice, and the 10k four times.

The 1K Santa Saunter is a family friendly fun walk.  Water refills will be available for runners, however participants should bring their own bottles.

Toilets and a range of public car parks are all nearby, we'd encourage you to use public transport if possible. 

Event Timings

Registration opens for all events from 07.45am

Run start times:

  • 10K: 9am (registration closes 15 mins before run)
  • 5K:10.30am (registration closes 15 mins before run)
  • Santa Saunter:11.30 am (registration closes 15 mins before run)

Dogs

Please note that we're unable to allow dogs to participate in the runs, although dogs on a lead are welcome to accompany spectators. 

Sponsorship

In addition to the entry fee, we encourage all participants to raise as much as they can to help the RNLI continue to save lives at sea. Once registered an online fundraising page will be automatically set up for you. This can be personalised with a photo and message, and once shared with friends and family should help boost your fundraising.

Contact

If you have any queries about the event, please contact [email protected].

  • Family friendly
  • Parking available

Where

Southsea Common
Southsea
Portsmouth
PO5 3SB

When:

Start date: End date:
Tickets for all runs - must be purchased by over 18s

1k - £10 per adult and £5 per child
5K - £16 per adult and £10 for juniors 
10K -£18 per adult and £16 for juniors

Tickets are on sale until 30 November