Photos by Edward Lamboy By Staff Writer Columbus, GA – The Annual CMN (Children’s Miracle Network) Reindeer Run took place this year on Sat., Dec. 8, 2012, right before the city’s Annual Christmas parade. The event began with registration and number pickup. Warm-up was between 8:45-8:55 a.m. At 9 a.m., the Reindeer run began. By 10 am, awards were presented and those who wanted to see the Christmas Parade were able to do so. The 2012 Reindeer Run was presented by Rivertown Pediatrics, PC and Neonatology Associates of Columbus. The event sponsors were McDonald’s Restaurants, Carmike Cinemas, Columbus Tape & Video and Sibley Heart Center. The host was Country’s Barbeque. This year, Children’s Miracle Network provided funding for: Hematology/Oncology space renovation and equipment-$150,000; Giraffe Omni beds-$105,000; Neonatal Transport Truck-$265,000; Neonatal Incubators-$157,000; Neonatal Ventilators-$93,000 and Pediatric Grand rounds-$10,000. All of this takes place at The Medical Center hospital.