FAQ

Registration Information

What are the age limits for the event?

You must be 16 and up to participate.

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).

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.

Can I defer my entry to next year?

No, we do not allow deferrals for this event.

Is this race walker friendly?

Yes, we will have plenty of participants who will walk.

Why can’t I bring my own tent?

Due to safety reasons, we restrict personal tents as we have to insure that all tents are properly secured and meet our event standards.

Do you have to rent a tent to have a keg and catering?

Yes, kegs and catering will only be available for the company teams that rent a tent. You cannot have kegs or catering without one.

Is a company team required to rent a tent?

No, teams are not required to rent a tent for race day; however it is strongly encouraged so your team has an awesome meet-up spot after the run! If your team is ordering kegs or catering, you must also rent a tent.

 

Packet Pick-Up:

How will I receive my race packet?

Each Team Captain must pick up his or her team’s race packets. Your team captain will communicate how you will receive your race packet. Team Captain packet pick-up information can be found HERE.

Can I register on race day?

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


Race Information:

Will there be an awards ceremony?

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

Will there be water stops?

Yes, a water stop will be located approximately half way through the course.

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.

Where can we park for the race?

We encourage you to arrive early! Free parking is available at Harbor Park. Click HERE for a parking map.