Reindeer Romp

Registration is underway for the three annual City of Chino 5K runs, set for Saturdays, Dec. 7, and Feb. 1 and March 7, 2020.

Participants competing in all three runs will receive a special prize from the city.

The eighth annual Chino Valley YMCA Reindeer Romp will be 8 a.m. at Ayala Park, 14255 Central Ave., Chino.

A children’s fun run will begin at 8 a.m., and the 5K and 10K races will start at 8:15 a.m. Children must be 8 years old or younger.

Cost for the children’s fun run is $15 if paid before Tuesday, Nov. 26, or $20 after that date.

5K cost is $35, and the 10K cost is $40 until Nov. 26.

After that date, cost rises by $5.

This year’s event will also feature a costume contest, according to organizers.

All proceeds will benefit the Chino Valley YMCA.

The 20th annual Run for Russ will be 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at Central and Chino avenues. It is held in honor of slain Chino Police Officer Russ Miller, who was struck and killed by a drunk driver on Feb. 1, 2000 while on a routine traffic stop at Schaefer Avenue and 12th Street in Chino.

Runners will pass by a memorial at Schaefer and 12th, honoring Officer Miller.

Cost for the 5K race is $35, or $40 for the 10K race if pre-registered by Nov. 27. After that date, the cost increases by $5. Groups of 5 or more will receive a $5 discount per person. Children 12 and younger can run for $15.

Participants will receive a T-shirt, pancake breakfast, water and snacks.

The 10th annual Chino Youth Museum Dairyaire 5K run will be 8 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Ayala Park.

Cost for the fun run is $10, $35 for the 5K run, and $40 for the 10K run if paid by Feb. 29. Cost rises by $5 after that date.

All proceeds benefit the Chino Youth Museum.

Registration for all races will be taken at racewire.com. Information: 334-3270.

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