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Event Details

Forum 35 is a community of young men and women improving Baton Rouge.

Reindeer Run & Jingle Bell Jog

Downtown Baton Rouge will be the place to be on Friday night, November 30th! There will be 2 races and the Festival of Lights featuring Santa Claus, live music, fireworks, free outdoor ice skating and much more. Bring your family out for the run and enjoy the holiday fun!

In keeping with the holiday spirit, we are partnering with the U.S. Marines' Toys for Tots program. Runners and spectators are encouraged to bring a NEW, unwrapped toy to donate to the race site. Please, no weapon toys. All toys collected will benefit children in the Baton Rouge area.

Stay up-to-date with race information by following Forum 35's Facebook Page! You never know when our mascot, Rudy the Reindeer, will want to celebrate early by giving away promotional codes.

Registration Information

Online registration is open through Wednesday, November 28th!

Tickets can be purchased through the Bon Temp registration website.

In-person Last Minute Registration will be available on November 30 across from City Club, downtown Baton Rouge.

Last Minute Registration Prices are $30 (6-17) and $35 (18+), payable via cash or credit card.

Race Location

The Reindeer Run 5k and the Jingle Bell Jog fun run 1 mile race are fast courses through beautiful downtown Baton Rouge. These routes are flat and perfect for the new runners or runners looking to set PRs. Join us at Reindeer Village, North Boulevard Town Square in from of City Club, before and after the races.

Starting Time

Jingle Bell Jog 1 mile fun run will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Reindeer Run 5K will begin after the 1 mile fun run at approximately 7:20 p.m.

Timing and Prizes

All registered runners in the 5K will receive a chipped, race number with automatic time tracking.

Age group and overall winners will receive prizes. Kids prizes will be awarded for both Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Run!

Packet Pick up

Participants are encouraged to pick up their race packets early. Packet Pick Up Details to be determined!

Additional Information

Have a question? Send us an email at [email protected].

Refund policy

All orders are final. No refunds are issued under any circumstance, however, any active military unable to attend due to military duty may receive a full refund upon providing official documentation regarding the deployment that conflicts with participating in Reindeer Run. In the event of rain or snow, the race will still be held unless the weather conditions are deemed too severe to hold the event. Registrants participate at their own risk. If the race is cancelled due to severe weather conditions, 100% of proceeds will go to Forum 35 (non-profit)


By picking up your race number, you agree to waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages against Forum 35, any and all sponsors, officials, and volunteers and their heirs, representatives, successors, and assigns, for any and all injuries suffered in this event. You verify that you are physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and physical condition verified by a licensed medical doctor.


Forum 35 would like to thank all of our generous sponsors for their support in helping us make this a great event.

Join the team. Email us at [email protected] to learn about how Reindeer Run can maximize your marketing dollars and help make a great impact in the Baton Rouge community at the same time.

Venue Information

Downtown Baton Rouge
300 North Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Organizer Information

Forum 35

3043 Old Forge Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 767-7640

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Laura Siu
(225) 614-4444
[email protected]