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When does Registration close? Online closes on December 25th at 11:59 pm. Packet pickup registration is available on Saturday, December 28th and Sunday, December 29th at race start.
Where can I park for the event? Parking is free on Sundays in Port Orchard. There is limited parking at the start. There is additional nearby street parking and a parking lot located next to Etta Turner Park at 1327 Bay Street, about .3 from the race start.
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. Transfers can be made through December 25th. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to transfer events.
Can an entry be transferred to someone else? Yes, please refer to our race polices section. This can only be done through December 25, 2019.
Is my entry fee refundable? Our policy is no refunds. No exceptions.
I'm injured. Can I get a refund? Our policy is no refunds. No exceptions.
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.
Can I pick up my race packet on race day? Yes, you can beginning at 6:30 am. Packet pick up is also available Saturday, December 28th from 10am-3pm at Whiskey Gulch located at 2065 Beach Drive.
What time does the race start?
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Can I start the marathon 1 hour early at 7:00 AM? Yes, there is an early start provided for those needing more than 6 hours to complete the Marathon. Please check in with the timer at the start line. You must need the extra time to start early. Early starters must be self-supported, know the route, and obey all traffic/pedestrian laws until officers and volunteers are on the course. You are on your own until officers and volunteers arrive on the course. Early starters are not eligible for age group awards.
Is there an early start for the half marathon and 10K? No.
Are there sanicans on the course? Yes, there are 3 on the half marathon course, 1 on the 10K, and 4 on the marathon course. There is also a restroom located near the aid station in downtown Manchester for the marathon. Since all races are out and backs, you will pass those sanicans twice.
Is the race Chip Timed? Yes, Chip Start, Chip Split, Chip Finish. Your timing tag is attached to the back of your race bib. In order to receive a time your race bib must be worn on the outside of your top outer garment. Avoid bending your bib which may damage the timing tag. The timing tag is disposable so it does not need to be returned.
Do you get a commemorative shirt when you sign up? Yes. All events receive a ¼ zip technical shirt.
Do you get a finisher medal? Yes, all events receive finisher’s medals.
Can I pick up my award after the race? Yes. Check with timing tent to see if you’ve won an award.
Can you walk the Marathon? Yes, we have a 7 hour cut off with the early start. You must be able to average a 16 minute per mile pace with the early start. Please start toward the back of the runners.
Can you walk the Half Marathon? Yes, we have a 4 hour cut off. You must be able to maintain an 18 minute per mile average. Please start toward the back of the runners.
Are strollers allowed? No. Since the road will not be closed to traffic, it is not safe for strollers along Beach Drive.
Are dogs allowed? Sorry, not for this event. This event is sanctioned by USATF who does not allow dogs in sanctioned events.
What is the average temperature for Port Orchard at the end of December ? 35 low - 45 high.
How far is the Start from the Finish line? Both are located at Port Orchard Waterfront Park.
I'm from out of town. Any recommendations for lodging? Yes, the Comfort Inn on Bay Street is a 5 minute walk to the start. 1121 Bay Street, Port Orchard. https://www.choicehotels.com/washington/port-orchard/comfort-inn-hotels/wa167?source=gyxt
Is there a gear check at the start? Yes
Are there sanicans at the start? Yes
Will there be a photographer at the event? Yes! CJ Photo Northwest in Seattle will be at Yukon Do It! Free download will be available after the race.
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 the courses USATF certified? Yes. The half and full marathon are both USATF certified. The full marathon is a Boston qualifier.
Half Marathon USATF Certification #WA18040RMB
Marathon USATF Certification #WA18041RMB
Will there be energy gel on the course? Yes, Gu and Gatorade will be on the course.
What are the race fees at packet pick up? In Person Registration at Packet Pickup:
Half Marathon $100.00
10 Miles $80.00
Are we missing something? Please let us know and we will gladly make the addition. Contact Us