Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon

Sat February 6 - Sun February 14 Directions
Frequently Asked Questions

How many aid stations will be on course?  What will be served at the aid station? 
There will be a total of 3 aid stations.  Runners will pass by two of the aid stations twice which allows for a total of 5 stops.  Water will be available at each aid station.

Will cups be provided at each aid station?
In an effort to better the environment this is a cup less race.

How hilly is the course? 
Overall it's a flat course but there are a couple of hills for your enjoyment.  There is an approximate elevation gain of around 250 feet.

What is the terrain like on the course?
The terrain is a mixture of paved roads, gravel, and double lane trail/dirt depending where you are at on course.

Are there any restrooms on course?
Yes - restrooms on course are located near the causeway.  The causeway is about 2.5 miles after the start and passed again at around 8.5 miles.

I signed up for the Half Marathon but something came up, can I transfer to the Virtual Half?
Yes - as long as you contact us before registration closes you can transfer though you will be responsible for any additional or processing fees.

Are dogs allowed on the course? 
Dogs are not allow on the course. This is for the comfort and safety of other runners.

How long do I have to finish the race?
There is a 3 hour cut off.

Will race day registration be available?
There is no race day registration.

I was injured after registering for the race. Can I get a refund or defer until next year?
No - there will be NO refunds or deferments. 

I'd like to take a shower after the race, are there places nearby that can accommodate?
If you are staying at a hotel we recommend seeing if they will allow a late checkout.  Other options are purchasing a day-pass at one of the local gyms. 

Will the event go on rain or shine?
Yes - the event will go on rain or shine.

Are there any places on the course that my family can watch?
Yes - there is parking located near the causeway that makes an excellent location to watch and cheer on the runners as they go by.  A day-pass is required to drive through the Refuge. Day-passes can be purchased from the Crab Orchard Visitor Center located on Hwy 148 for $2.

I've had something come up and can't make it to the race, can I have someone else pick up my hoodie for me?
Yes - you may have someone else pick it up for you but they will need a copy of your registration and something showing you have given your consent.  Please note that hoodies are only guaranteed if picked up before the start of the race.

I forgot to get my hoodie, can I still get it after the race?
Unfortunately, hoodies are only guaranteed if picked up before the start of the race.  If we have any extras left over after the race you are more than welcome to get one.

I didn't register in time to get a hoodie, can I still get one?
If we have any extras left over after the race you are more than welcome to have one.

I'm signed up for the Virtual, how do I submit my time?
Once registration closes you will receive an email with directions on how to submit your time.  You can also submit your time by going to your profile in RunSignUp, click on Fly with the Eagles Manage Registration, select Virtual Race, scroll down to Submit Results, there should be three boxes to submit your time, once complete click Submit Results. Or you can go to the Results tab and there will be a prompt button to select to Submit Virtual Results.

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