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FAQs

When can I pick up my race packet?

Packet pick-up will be located under the NP Park shelter near the band on race morning. There is no packet pick-up on Friday. We recommend arrival 30 minutes prior to your heat start time to keep crowd size small throughout the morning.

Can I have someone else pick up my packet?

Yes.

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

Yes.

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

No. You need to arrange transportation for you and your teammate. The relay exchange will be located on MState campus near the baseball field. There will be ample parking on campus in parking lots, please do not park along the route.

What time do the races start?

The first heat of the 10-mile & 10-mile relay starts at 7:30 AM.

The first heat of the 5K starts at 8:15 AM.

The first heat of the 1-mile starts at 9:45 AM.

Is there a time limit for the 10-mile course?

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

Can I switch races after I have already registered?

No.

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

No.

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

Yes.

Can I register on race day?

No.

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. Click here for more parking information.

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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