Can I pick up my packet on race day?
Packet pick up is availabe Saturday, October 26 10AM - 4PM and Sunday, October 27 6:00AM - 7:30AM at Keva Sports Center, 8312 Forsythia Street, Middleton, WI, 53562.
What Distance courses are offered?
There will be 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) 10 Kilometers (6.2 miles), Half marathon (13.1 miles), and full marathon (26.2 miles) options to chose from.
Is the Marathon a Boston qualifier?
Yes. The certification number is WI13039DM.
Is there water and aid along the course?
Aid stations will be located approximately every 1-2.5 miles along the course. The aid stations will have water, Powerbar Drink, Ice, Gel, Salt and Porta Potties. Have fun going through the "themed" aid stations! Below is a detailed outline of what will be served at each aid station. Click here to view nutrition offered on the course
Will there be medical support on the course? What should I do if I need medical help?
We will have ambulances on the course. If you require medical help or need to pull yourself from the race do your best to get to an aid station. Aid stations will have the ability to contact the race’s medical staff to provide you help. If you are unable to make it to an aid station, notify a volunteer, spectator or other runner that you need help and any pertinent medical information.
Will there be Porta-Potties on the course?
Porta-potties will be positioned throughout the course. There will be a large concentration of porta-potties at the start/finish. Please refrain from public urination this is a family friendly event.
Can I walk? What is the cutoff time to finish?
Walking is welcomed and is allowed in all three events. The course will be supported based off a 6 hour finish time. After that point participants will be asked to move to the sidewalks and will be responsible for supporting themselves the rest of the way.
Can I use an Ipod/headphones?
Although we do not encourage their use for safety reasons headphones are allowed in all three races.
What is the weather like?
The average high temperature for October 30th is 58 degrees Fahrenheit which falls into the ideal temperature range recommended for distance running.
Can I give or sell my bib to someone else?
We allow registration transfers before September 15th, 2013. Transfers are free of charge and must be officially processed by us. If you have someone you would like to transfer to your registration to, please contact us at email@example.com.
Can I get a refund if I am not able to participate?
No refunds will be offered under any circumstances including cancellations due to weather, environment and any other unforeseen event.
Can I change from one event to another? How do I do this?
If you would like to change to a different race distance or correct your registration info, please email us by October 1st at firstname.lastname@example.org. There are no refunds for downgrading distance. Upgrading your race distance incurs the following fees: half marathon to marathon $15, 10k to half marathon $30, 10k to marathon $40.
There is a mistake / typo on my entry, how can this be corrected?
If you would like to change to a different race distance or correct your registration info, please email us by October 1st at email@example.com.
Can I wear a Halloween costume?
Please do! There will be cash prizes for the top three overall costumes! Please remember that this is a family friendly event and to keep your costume choices appropriate.
Can I run with my child in a stroller?
Yes! New for 2013 we are offering a 5k Stroller Derby Division. View details.
How will my time be tracked?
Your timing chip will be integrated with your bib number!
Are wheelchairs allowed?
If you are interested in participating in any of the events in a wheelchair please contact the race director. The course is comprised of several sections of non paved trail as well as several curbs that would be potentially challenging to navigate. We would be interested in discussing the details with you.
Can someone pick up my packet for me?
Someone else may pick up your packet for you if they have a photocopy of your ID. Packet pick up is availabe Saturday, October 26 10AM - 4PM and Sunday, October 27 6:00AM - 7:30AM at Keva Sports Center, 8312 Forsythia Street, Middleton, WI, 53562.
Can I defer my entry to next year if I can’t race?