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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. 8 2019, starting and ending at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

This event is limited to 500 participants.


Registration fees

Virtual Run

  1. $35.00
    Feb 4 - Dec 7

Half Marathon

Price changes in 1 month 5 days
    1. $50.00
      Feb 4 – Apr 30
    2. $60.00
      Now registering May 1 – Jul 31
    3. $70.00
      Aug 1 – Oct 25
    4. $75.00
      Oct 26 – Dec 7

Quarter Marathon

Price changes in 1 month 5 days
    1. $35.00
      Feb 4 – Apr 30
    2. $45.00
      Now registering May 1 – Jul 31
    3. $50.00
      Aug 1 – Oct 25
    4. $55.00
      Oct 26 – Dec 7


Price changes in 1 month 5 days
    1. $30.00
      Feb 4 – Apr 30
    2. $35.00
      Now registering May 1 – Jul 31
    3. $40.00
      Aug 1 – Oct 25
    4. $45.00
      Oct 26 – Dec 7

Reindeer Dash

Price changes in 3 months 29 days
    1. $15.00
      Feb 4 – Apr 30
    2. $20.00
      Now registering May 1 – Oct 25
    3. $25.00
      Oct 26 – Dec 7

Charity Partner

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts, and humanities. The Center presents over 700 events and creates the opportunity for thousands more through its art museum, library, genealogy center, and educational resources. The NHCC is a division of the State of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is further supported by the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.


Thank you to our Sponsors!


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

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.

Virtual 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 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 8th.  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.

- 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

- Owned and operated by StartLine Racing


Course Maps

Half Marathon


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.  Parents who only want to accompany their children on the course do not need to register.

  • 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 National Hispanic Cultural Center- 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 500 participants.

Packet Pick-Up Opportunities

  • Packet Pick-up is available on Saturday, December 7th from 2:00 - 5:00pm 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.

Event Schedule

  • December 7 2:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at Athlete's Edge from 2-5pm

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

  • December 8 9:00 AM - Half Marathon Begins

  • December 8 9:15 AM - Reindeer Dash Begins

  • December 8 9:45 AM - Quarter Marathon Begins

  • December 8 10:00 AM - 5K Begins

  • December 8 11:00 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

Contact Information

Event Location

National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th Street Southwest, Albuquerque, NM, USA

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