Run for Refugees 5K & 1 Mile Loop Run/Walk Frequently Asked Questions
Date: February 2, 2020
Location: War Veterans’ Memorial Park, 9600 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33708
What is the race day timeline?
7:30 am Day of Pre-Registered Bib Pick-Up & Day of Registration Opens (park opens at 7 am)
8:30 am Pre-Race Announcements
9:00 am 5K Starts
9:10 am 1 Mile Loop Run/Walk Starts
10:30 am Awards
What is the price of the race and is it timed? The 5K is chip timed; the 1-mile loop run/walk is not chip timed.
5K: $30 until midnight 11/30/19; $35 1/1/20 until midnight 1/31/20; $40 race day
1 Mile: $20 until midnight 1/31/20; $25 race day
What is included in the participant registration price? 5K: Chip timed numbered bib, event shirt and finisher medal; 1 Mile: Non-chip timed bib and finisher medal
Am I guaranteed a race t-shirt and finisher medal? Participants who register prior to November 30, 2019 will receive an event shirt and finisher medal.
Participant must be present to receive finisher medal and giveaways. Participant and/or their designee must pick up packet to receive the event shirt.
Are there Awards? Awards presented to Overall 1st place M/F and to Overall 1st place M/F youth (ages 9 & under)
1st place only M/F awards as follows: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
When & Where is Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up? Pre-race pick up date and location to be posted once confirmed!
Can I pick up someone else’s race bib or can someone pick up mine? Yes! Please bring a copy of their registration confirmation or photo ID.
Where do I park on race day? Designated parking is available onsite. Please adhere to parking directions and signage.
Is gear-check available race morning? Gear check/hold is not available on race day.
Are bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, wheeled shoes or other wheeled transportation allowed in the race? For safety reasons, except for participants pushing a baby stroller and participants in a wheelchair, wheeled vehicles, including but not limited to scooters, rollerblades, skateboards, rolling shoes and bicycles are not allowed on the racecourse.
Are dogs allowed at the race? Service dogs are allowed on the race route. Non-service dogs on a non-retractable leash not to exceed 6’ are allowed in the park during pre- and post-race activities.
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