FAQ

Registration Information

Can someone else run with my race bib?

What if I can’t make it?

How can I sign up for the race?

Can I register on race day?

Yes, we will have race day registration if the event is not sold out.

Will I receive a refund if I cannot attend?

No, there are no refunds.

If you purchased the Registration Fee Reimbursement Plan with Allianz Global Assistance during registration, you may be eligible for a refund through that service. Click here for a list of what they cover. Click here to file your claim or call 1-866-884-3556.

Without the Registration Fee Reimbursement Plan, there are absolutely NO refunds, even in the event of race cancellation, NO exceptions.

What do I get for my entry fee?

All participants will receive a short sleeve cotton blend shirt. All finishers will receive a unique finisher’s medal. All participants are invited to Hampton Roads’ largest outdoor office party! Be sure to bring your race number to the post-race party as it is your ticket for 2 beers (ages 21 and up).

 

Packet Pick-Up:

Can I have my race packet mailed?

Can someone pick up my race packet for me?

Where can I pick up my race packet?


Race Information:

Are hydration packs allowed on the course?

Are there porta-potties on the course?

Are there time limits?

Will spectators be allowed to view the finish?

Where will my results be posted? Do you have runner tracking?

Will there be pace groups?

Will there be hydration and energy gels on the course?

Is the course certified by USATF?

What are the age limits for the race?

You must be 16 and up to participate.

Will there be an awards ceremony? What are the award categories?

Yes, there will be an awards ceremony following the event. Click here for award categories.

Will there be a dry bag check?

Yes, there will be a dry bag check. As a safety requirement, every runner will receive a clear plastic bag at packet pick-up that MUST be used as your gear check bag.  We WILL NOT accept any other bags. All bibs will include a Dry Bag Gear Check tag. 

Do I need my ID for the finish line party?

Yes, you will need to show your ID at the post-race party to receive a wrist bracelet. The bracelet will allow you to drink beer at the finish line festival.

Are headphones allowed during the race?

Headphones are allowed; however, we strongly encourage participants to abstain from using headphones during this race.

Are baby joggers, strollers or pets allowed during the race?

Baby Joggers/Strollers
Yes, baby joggers and strollers are allowed. You must include your child’s information during your registration (there is no additional charge). If you did not include your child during registration, please visit the Solutions Booth at the Sports & Fitness Expo to add your child.

Baby joggers and strollers are not allowed in corrals 1-2, so you must be in corral 3 or higher and seed yourself at the back of your assigned corral. It is your responsibility to make sure your baby jogger/stroller does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child’s safety, and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any participant from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.

Pets
Pets are not permitted in any of the J&A Racing events.

 

Race Dates

Shamrock Marathon
March 20-22, 2020

Big Blue 5k
April 13, 2019

Corporate 5K
May 16, 2019

Crawlin’ Crab
October 5-6, 2019

Wicked 10K
October 25-26, 2019

Norfolk Harbor
November 23-24, 2019

Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler
December 13-14, 2019

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