Frequently Asked Questions
Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the GameDay 10K/5K. If you see a question that you would like the answer to, simply click on the question and the answer will be revealed.
The GameDay 10K/5K and Fun Run take place in front of the fountain in City Center.
There is free parking in the City Center parking garages. Please do not park in street parking as you may encounter difficulty when leaving if the races are still going on.
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Sunday, February 5, 2017
8:00 a.m. Warm-up fun begins
8:30 a.m. Fun Run
9:00 a.m. GameDay 10K
9:15 a.m. GameDay 5K
9:00 a.m. Family Festival begins
10:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony
- Long sleeve shirt
- All 10K + 5K runners receive chili, BBQ and 1 complimentary beer or wine (21+ only)
- Custom finisher medals for 10K, 5K and Fun Run
- Customized bib if registered by January 2, 2017
-All participants and their families can enjoy the Family Fun Zone at the post-race party!
Both the 10K and 5K races take place in the Oyster Point business park located inside City Center. Both races take place on paved roads and are USATF certified courses.
The Fun Run is a flat half-mile out and back race inside the fountain area in City Center.
We will have a rolling start for the 10K and 5K and ask that you place yourself near your estimated mile pace. When you register, you will enter your average 1 mile time to place you in the appropriate corral. Those running with strollers and walking are encouraged to start in the back of your assigned corral.
Yes! All of our races are timed using the 'B'-tag timing device. This tag is attached to your bib and records your time when you cross the Start/Finish line.
Those running with strollers and walking are encouraged to start in the back of your assigned corral. We ask that you take extra precaution for your safety, your child's safety and for the safety of the runners around you.
Wheelchair/hand-cyclists/duo teams will be allowed on a limited basis. Please contact us if you will be participating as a wheelchair/hand-cycle/duo team.
Pets, bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, etc., are NOT permitted in the races.
Yes! Walkers are welcome in all the races. However, there are no awards categories for walkers.
Unfortunately, we are not able to offer refunds for any reason whatsoever.
No. Due to insurance and liability requirements, the new runner must complete a new registration.
To Defer/ Change Race Entry please follow these instructions:
1. Visit Race Cloud
2. Log into your Race Cloud account. If you do not have one, you will need to create one so that you can manage your race(s)
3. Once logged in, you will see all of the races you are registered for. CLICK Change Race.
4. If you would like to change your current race selection to a different race, select change race. Follow the prompts under each of these options to make the changes you desire.
5. If you would like to defer your race registration to 2019, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please contact Flat-Out Events at 757-879-3279 or email us at email@example.com
While we strongly encourage you to pre-register online, race day registration will begin at 6:30am at the runner resolution tent located on the event field. We will be expecting a heavy crowd that morning, and online registration will allow you to skip the lines.
Credit cards may be used for online and walk-up registration. Mailed-in paper registration forms must have a check or money order enclosed.
For the 5K and 10K, non-monetary awards will be given to the top three overall male and female runners; and the top three overall male and female runners in each age group: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.
Fun Run: There are no age group categories, and the run is not timed. Registered participants in the fun run will receive a finisher's medal at the finish line.
There are no minimum or maximum age restrictions on either event.
Pre-registered runners should plan to pick up their packets before race day.
February 3: 10:00am-5:00pm at Point 2 Running Company
There is NO race day packet pick up
If you are picking up a race packet for another person, you must bring the authorization form with you to packet pick-up.
Bottled water, fruit, and healthy snacks will be provided to all participants. All 5K and 10K finishers will receive wings and 2 beers or wine (21+ only).
Yes! The Chick-fil-A Family Fun Zone will feature crafts, games, face painting and more for the entire family to enjoy.
No! Please do not leave young children unattended during the 10K/5K. Also, please arrange a place to meet your kids after the Fun Run--we don't want any lost runners!
Yes, there is gear check! We will provide you with a clear bag to check your gear. All runners have to use the clear bags. No other bags will be accepted due to safety reasons. We will put your belongings in a bag, write your Bib # on the bag, and keep it secured for you during the race. This is for simple items like keys and sunglasses. Please do not plan to leave high-value items with the gear check.
Yes, there are two water stations on the 10K course and one on the 5K course. Water will also be provided at the finish line.
Parents may choose to run with their child (free of charge) if he or she needs help staying on course or is under 4 years old. Otherwise, we encourage you to stay at the Start/Finish line area to get great pictures!
Certainly! The fun run will be completed a few minutes before the 5K and 10K start.
Participants must pick up their packets in person at one of the scheduled packet pick-up locations. Race packets not picked up by the participant prior to the start of the race will not be mailed once the race date has passed. Unclaimed t-shirts will be placed back into inventory and made available for runners to exchange sizes at the post race celebration, and sizes are not guaranteed.