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When does Registration close? Online registration closes on July 12th at 11:59 pm. Packet pickup and in person registration is available on Saturday, July 11th at the Farmer's Market at Port Orchard Waterfront Park and Sunday, July 12th 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 July 8th. 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 July 8, 2020.
Can I defer my race to another race? Yes, you can defer your entry to the following year's race. There is a $15 deferral fee.
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. You may request a deferral to the following year for a $15 fee. You may transfer your entry to another runner. The other runner will pay a $10 fee. Deferrals and transfers must be made by July 8, 2020.
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, July 11th at the Farmer's Market located at Port Orchard Waterfront Park from 9am-2pm.
What time does the race start?
Sunday, July 12, 2020
· 8:00am Half Marathon
· 8:20am 10K
· 8:30am 5K
Can I start the half marathon 1 hour early at 7:00 AM? No, there is not an early start for any of the races.
Is there an early start for any of the races? No.
Are there sanicans on the course? Yes, there are 4 on the half marathon course, two for the 10K and one for the 5K. 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 FRONT 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 finisher's 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. Awards will not be mailed.
Are all races walker friendly? Yes, absolutely. You must be able to maintain an 18 minute pace for the half marathon, a 29 minute pace for the 10K and 38 minute pace for the 5K. If you plan on walking, please start toward the back of the runners.
Are strollers allowed? Strollers are allowed ONLY FOR THE 5K. The 10K and half marathon run along Beach Drive which gets narrow at times. The 5K turns around before the road narrows.
Are dogs allowed? Sorry, not for this event. This event is sanctioned by USA Track and Field which does not allow dogs in sanctioned events.
What is the average temperature for Port Orchard for July 12? Average high is 76 and low is 54.
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? We are still working on details!
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? Only the half marathon is certified.
Half Marathon USATF Certification #WA18040RMB
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 Pick Up:
Half Marathon $100.00
Are we missing something? Please let us know and we will gladly make the addition. Contact me at email@example.com