Submitted by Olympia-Thurston County Crime Stoppers
Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in the annual “Reindeer Run” in support of the Olympia-Thurston County chapter of Crime Stoppers. The event will feature a certified 5K run as well as a free one-mile Candy Cane Run.
The Reindeer Run is set for 9 am on Sunday, December 7 at the Hands On Children’s Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE Olympia. Runners can register on-line at Crimebusters.org or Active.com. In store-registration can also be done at South Sound Running-3405 Capitol Boulevard in Olympia.
The day will feature a Christmas themed costume contest, a visit by Santa Claus and lots of other fun. Sponsors include the Hands On Children’s Museum, South Sound Running, On the Run Events and Club Oly Running.
All proceeds from the run will benefit the non-profit programs of Olympia-Thurston County Crime Stoppers. Some background on this chapter-
Over the past 20 years-
- More than 900 suspects have been arrested
- 922 criminal offenses were cleared
- 829 rewards were paid for a total of more than $160,000
- The value of stolen property that was recovered was more than $1.8 million
- Nearly $7-million in narcotics were taken off the streets
For more information on the “Reindeer Run” please call 360-561-0266