The 5th annual Reindeer Run 1K and 5K takes place at the Ellen Trout Zoo and is held annually on the second Saturday in December. This years race will be Saturday December 10, 2016. The race for the 1K will make a large loop around the exterior of the zoo and the 5K will include a winding wooded trail over the lake in addition to the exterior loop of the zoo. The event also includes opportunity to visit vendor booths and recieve free giveaways. Both races will be chip timed, for those of you who are competitive. The Reindeer Run occurs at one of the most festive times of the year and is enhanced with local business donations of reindeer antlers for those participating. In 2015 there were over 400 runners participating, so register early to ensure a spot.