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When can I pick up my race packet?

Packet pick-up is Friday, June 1st, from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Fergus Falls Community Area at 340 Friberg Ave. in Fergus Falls. Packets may also be picked up on Saturday morning, June 2nd, from 6:30 to 8 a.m., also at The Community Arena.

Can I have someone else pick up my packet?

Yes, you may have another person pick up your packet as long as they provide their ID at the packet pickup table.

For relay teams, can one person pick up the packet for the team?


Will there be transportation provided to and from the relay hand-off area from the start and finish area?

Yes. There will be a bus that will leave at 7:45 a.m. from the arena parking lot to bring the second runners to their exchange, and will make a trip back to the start/finish line for the first runner.

What time do the races start?

7:30 a.m.—Half-marathon and relay start.
8:20 a.m.—1-mile start.
9 a.m.—5k (staggered) start.

Awards for the half-marathon, half-marathon relay and 5k will be announced following the completion of each respective race.

Is there a time limit for the half marathon course?

There is a three hour time limit on the course. All participants must be able to finish the half marathon by 10:30 a.m.

Can I switch races after I have already registered?


Can I transfer my registration to another person or get a refund if I am unable to run?


Can I wear headphones or use an iPod during the race?


Can I register on race day?

Yes. Registration is available at The Community Arena from 6:30 to 8 a.m. on race day.

Are strollers allowed on the course?

We allow strollers, baby joggers, etc., in the 5k and the 1-mile run/walk. We require that those participants with such equipment line up at the back of the starting corral to ensure the safety of all participants.

Where should I park?

There is street side parking available in the surrounding area and some area lots will also be open. See parking options here.

What about the T-shirt?

You must be registered by May 20th to be guaranteed a race t-shirt. Anyone who registers after May 20th will receive a pair of Performance Fitsok Running Socks instead of a t-shirt. All youth 12 and under are guaranteed a t-shirt, however their t-shirt is not guaranteed to be available for pickup at the race if they register after May 20th (in this case it will be mailed to you instead).

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