November 21 2008 - SportsCARE Reindeer 5K Fun Run

For Immediate Release

November 21, 2008


Thomas Gros
(903) 531-5930


TYLER, TX - Trinity Mother Frances SportsCARE is sponsoring the "Reindeer 5K" which is scheduled for December 6, at 9:30 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m., at the Downtown Tyler YMCA. Prior to the 5K is the half mile "Rudolph Family Fun Run" which is free for all ages at 9:00 a.m. Packet Pick-up is Friday December 5 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Racquet & Jog in Tyler. This is the Eleventh annual event in Tyler and draws about 200 runners from all over East Texas. The race is open to all ages with all proceeds directly funding the Tyler YMCA's scholarship program. Last year the race generated over $3,000 in Scholarships.

The cost to enter at the race is $15 on or before November 29th and $20 after November 29th. Awards will be given to the top male and female overall winners. The first, second and third place male and female in nine separate age categories will also receive awards. A special rate of $10 is offered to all students with recognition awards going to the school having the most participation.

Registration may be done online, go to or register in person at the Tyler or Whitehouse YMCA.

For more information, call the Tyler YMCA at 903-593-7327.

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