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Albuquerque Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon | Quarter Marathon | 5K | Reindeer Dash
December 2, 2018

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

 The 2nd Annual Albuquerque Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, 5K, and Reindeer Dash will take place on

Sunday, Dec. 2 2018, starting and ending at the Shops @ Montano.

This event is limited to 500 participants.


Registration fees

Virtual Run Closed

  1. $35.00
    Dec 5 - Dec 1

Half Marathon Closed

Registration closed
    1. $45.00
      Dec 5 – Apr 30
    2. $60.00
      May 1 – Aug 31
    3. $70.00
      Sep 1 – Nov 1
    4. $75.00
      Nov 2 – Dec 1

Quarter Marathon Closed

Registration closed
    1. $35.00
      Dec 5 – Apr 30
    2. $45.00
      May 1 – Aug 31
    3. $50.00
      Sep 1 – Nov 1
    4. $55.00
      Nov 2 – Dec 1

5K Closed

Registration closed
    1. $25.00
      Dec 5 – Apr 30
    2. $30.00
      May 1 – Jun 30
    3. $35.00
      Jul 1 – Aug 31
    4. $40.00
      Sep 1 – Nov 1
    5. $45.00
      Nov 2 – Dec 1

Reindeer Dash Closed

Registration closed
    1. $15.00
      Dec 5 – Apr 30
    2. $20.00
      May 1 – Nov 1
    3. $25.00
      Nov 2 – Dec 1

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Interest in being a sponsor?  Check out our sponsorship packet!

Charitable Partner

Proceeds from this event benefit LifeROOTS.  

Since 1958, LifeROOTS, a non-profit community-organization serving Albuquerque, Rio Rancho and the surrounding area, has responded to the increasing and changing needs of children and adults with physical, developmental and behavioral disabilities. Our innovative programs and services assist people of all ages – from infants to adults – to reach their personal goals. Today, LifeROOTS programs touch more than 1,500 individuals with disabilities and their families each year.

At LifeROOTS they focus on individuals and their specific needs. Their disabled adult clients and families have access to day rehabilitation (day hab), supported employment, job coaching, job development, literacy programs and much more. They offer children and families FREE early childhood intervention screenings, assessments and services from birth to age 3. They also offer other therapeutic and support services for children with disabilities including parenting classes, therapeutic and behavioral services and much more.


Mail-in and Virtual Registration Form

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

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, socks 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 2nd.  Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time.  

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

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 Socks for all participants.

- Chance to hang out with Santa!

- 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! 

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Course Maps

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Quarter Marathon

Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 8:00am.

  • We accept cash, check, and credit cards 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, tech shirt, and socks.

  • 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 Shops @ Montano - 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.

  • There will be no refunds due to weather cancellations.

  • This event is limited to 600 participants.

Packet Pick-Up Opportunities

  • Packet Pick-up is available on Saturday, December 1st from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Athlete's Edge (map).

    • Athlete's Edge is located at 6001 Winter Haven Road NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120

  • Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be available beginning at 8:00am.

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Shelby Swihart $107.73
2 Anonymous $27.61
3 Trudy Eberhardt $27.61

Top Teams



Raised: $107.73


IN Roadrunners

Raised: $11.58

Top Fundraisers


Michelle Ramos

Raised: $27.61


Andrew Vackel

Raised: $11.58


Zachary Stonestree...

Raised: $11.58

Event Schedule

  • December 1 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at Athlete's Edge from 3-6pm

  • December 2 8:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • December 2 9:00 AM - Half Marathon Begins

  • December 2 9:15 AM - Reindeer Dash Begins

  • December 2 9:45 AM - Quarter Marathon Begins

  • December 2 10:00 AM - 5K Begins

  • December 2 11:00 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

Contact Information

Event Location

6001 Winter Haven Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM, United States

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