Join us as we get Rudolph & the rest of the reindeer ready for delivery day!

The Inaugural Albuquerque Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, 5K, and Reindeer Dash will take place on

Sunday, Dec. 3 2017, starting and ending at the Bosque Running Shop in Albuquerque.


Virtual Run Details

Of course we want you to participate in the Albuquerque Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K event locally but we understand things come up.  So, if you can't join us on race day and still want to run, get the medal, hat and shirt then you still can!  Here is your chance to take part in this event no matter where you are!  And of course, all prices include shipping!  Please note that all items will ship following the event on December 3rd.

Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only.  If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at

Registration Fees

Half Marathon Closed

Quarter Marathon Closed

5K Closed

Reindeer Dash Closed

Thank you to our sponsors!




Mail-in Registration Form

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!  Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

What You Get!

- Custom Event Medal for ALL participants.

- Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech Long Sleeve Shirt or Short Sleeve Shirt for ALL participants.

- Custom event Knit Hat for ALL participants.

- Reindeer Kit (nose and antlers) for all Reindeer Dash participants.

- Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the half marathon, quarter marathon and 5K (Race day participants only).  Our age groups are the following:

  • 8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over

- Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc) 

- Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google

- Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience! 


Course Maps

Half Marathon

Quarter Marathon


Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:00am.

  • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day

    • Race Day prices:
      • Half Marathon - $80
      • Quarter Marathon - $60
      • 5K - $50
      • Reindeer Dash - $25
  • Strollers welcome

  • Leashed pets welcome

  • Reindeer dash will be an untimed half mile run.  All Reindeer Dash participants will receive a medal, long sleeve tech shirt, knit hat and a reindeer kit (nose and antlers).

  • The course will take you over the Rio Grande River and along the dedicated running trails of the Paseo del Bosque Trail(all asphalt and concrete), starting and ending at the Bosque Running Shop - meaning no need for transportation before or after the race (just to get back to your car!)  Please note - this is an open use trail system and does not close for our event.

  • Due to the common start/finish line, there is no bag check for this event.

  • There will be multiple aid stations along the course offering water, Gatorade and GU energy gels.  There will also be portable restrooms at the start/finish area and along the course.

Packet Pick-Up Opportunities

  • Packet Pick-up is available on Saturday, December 2nd from 3:00 - 6:00pm at the Bosque Running Shop.

    • The Bosque Running Shop is located at 6001 Winter Haven Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120 - map

  • Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be available beginning at 7:00am.

Event Schedule

  • December 2 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up from 3-6pm

  • December 3 7:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • December 3 8:00 AM - Half Marathon Begins

  • December 3 8:15 AM - Reindeer Dash Begins

  • December 3 8:45 AM - Quarter Marathon Begins

  • December 3 9:00 AM - 5K Begins

  • December 3 10:00 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

Contact Information

Event Location

6001 Winter Haven Rd NW i, Albuquerque, NM 87120

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