Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


5K/10K/Half Marathon FAQs


Q:  I missed the deadline for shirts...Can I still get one?

A:  YES!  We always order extra, and we keep the inventory online, so if you can pick your size, odds are, you'll get it.

Q. When should I arrive for the race?

A. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before the race

Q. Where should I park?

A. Generally there will be parking near the start line, unless otherwise informed prior to the race

Q. Can I pick up my race bib early?

A. Only a select few races have early packet pickup, you will be informed if your race does

Q. How do I put my bib on?

A. We recommend using safety pins and pinning the top two corners of the bib.  You can also watch the video.

Q. Do I have to stay for the awards?

A. You do not have to stay for the awards

Q. If I have to leave, can you send my award to me?

A. Yes, we can send you the award, but you will need click the link on the results page and pay for shipping.

Q. What if I do not show up? Can I still receive my T-shirt?

A. Generally the answer is no.  Any left over shirts are used to exchange sizes and for race day registrations.  If we still have one in your size, you're welcome to pick it up at our office, but we can't mail t-shirts.

Q. How do I volunteer for a race?

A. If the race is accepting volunteers, check out our volunteer page here.

Q. Is there water provided?

A. Yes, water is provided on the course and after the race.

Triathlon FAQs


​Q. When should I arrive to the Triathlon?

A. We reccomend arrive at least one hour before the race.

Q. Can my child compete in the Adult distances?

A. Yes, it is up to the parent's discretion

Q. What equipment do I need?

A. Athletic shoes, Bike, and Bike helmet are the only required items. See next question

Q. What equipment is recommended?

A. Separate running shorts and swim wear, googles, swim cap, water bottle, bike pump, towel, sunglasses, sunscreen.

Q. Do I need a wet suit?

A. No, a wet suit is not required

Q. Do I need bike shorts?

A. No, bike shorts are not required.

Q. What kind of bike do I need?

A. Road, mountain, or tri bikes are welcome

Q. Will there be water on the course?

A. Yes, every triathlon has aid stations throughout the course

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