Race Day is Saturday March 16, 2019. Registration opens September 1, 2018
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When does Registration open for 2019? Registration will open September 1st, 2018. 

Is there a Military discount available? Yes, there is a $5 discount for active duty military personnel only. You will see a checkbox on the registration page. You must show your Military ID at packet pick up.

Can I switch race distances after I have signed up? Yes, you can switch distances at Packet Pickup. There are no refunds. If you move up in distances please be prepared to pay the price difference. Pick up your packet first and then go to the registration table where the timer will reassign your bib number.

Is the course USATF Certified? Yes, the 5k, the 10k and Half Marathon are certified.

What if I sustain an injury or can't make it to the event, what are my options? Sorry, there are no refunds or rollovers for medical reasons. No exceptions.

Can an entry be transferred to someone else? No. Sorry, no exceptions!

Where is packet pick-up? The Forum in downtown Tacoma! Conveniently located at the Start/Finish line! The address is 815 Pacific Ave A, Tacoma, WA. 98402

    
Can I pick up someone else's race packet? Yes, as long as you have permission from them to do so. Written permission is not required.

Is there any way to pick up the packet on race day?  For this race, we do have the 2-day packet pick-up at no additional charge. For runners who cannot make it to the packet pick-up, there is day of race packet pickup at an additional $5.00 charge. This can be requested at registration online or it can be paid on race day morning.

Will there be professional photographers on the course? Yes! Race day photos will be provided by CJ Photography for free! 

Is the race Chip Timed? Yes, the chip is built into the bib. Please avoid folding your bib as it could damage the chip, additionally please make sure your bib is visible!

Do you get a finisher medal? Yes! This year everyone will get a medal.

Can you walk the Half Marathon? We have a 3 hour cut off (13 min avg. pace). If the police don't think you can make it in the allotted time you may be moved to the sidewalk, the finish arch will remain up until you finish.

Will there be a massage therapist? Yes, Behive Massage will have massage therapists at the finish line recovery area. They will offer massages at a suggested donation of $1.00 per minute.

Will there be a beer garden? The Forum will open at 8:00 am and will have beer specials. 

Can you walk the 5k? Yes!

Can kids run any of the events for free? No, registration for the kids 1K is $5. For all other distances, kids need to be registered at the regular rate.

Are strollers allowed? Yes, in the 5K only. Please make sure you are not blocking or hitting faster runners.

Are dogs allowed? No, we cannot allow dogs at any distance for insurance reasons. Sorry.

Where can I park? Parking information HERE

Is there a gear check? Yes

What is the address of the start?  815 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402

Are there porta-potties at the start? Yes

Can I wear headphones during the race? Yes, be safe and don't turn them up so loud that you can't hear volunteers or police. We recommend leaving one earbud out. Be safe out there.

Are we missing something? Please let us know and we will gladly make the addition. Contact Us