FAQ's

Registration & Packet Pick Up Questions

How do I register?

You may register either online, in person at any of the packet pickup locations, or at the race site on race day.

What is the easiest way to register?

Registering online is the easiest way to sign up.

Can I register at a packet pickup location?

Yes. Click here for more information.

Can I pick up a packet for a friend of family member?

Yes. In order to pick up a packet for someone else, you must have a copy of their driver's license or a copy of their registration confirmation email.

Are credit cards accepted at packet pickups?

Yes

Where do we pick up our packets?

See the Packet Pickup page for details.

Am I guaranteed a race shirt?

All pre-registered participants signed up at least 2 WEEKS IN ADVANCE are guaranteed the race shirt size they requested during the registration process. Late sign ups are not guaranteed the shirt size of their choice, shirts will be given on a first come first serve basis. We will do our best to get everyone the shirt size they want. You will be able to exchange shirts after the race at the information tent.

What type of shirts are being given?

All participants choose from the Bella Canvas asphalt flowy scoop women's muscle tee or unisex short sleeve tee. Refer to the Home Page to see a picture of both shirts.

Will I be able to change my shirt size?

You will not be able to exchange your shirt until after the race. We will have an area for shirt exchange at the Information tent after the race for those wishing to exchange their shirts. You will be given the shirt size you ordered during registration, sorry but no exceptions.

How can I get a race shirt if I do not want to participate?

You may register as a spirit runner to receive a race shirt. You do not have to compete if you do not wish to do so. You may pick up your shirt at any of the packet pick up locations. Spirit runner shirts will not be mailed.

What will we receive at packet pickup?

You will receive your race shirt, race number, timing tag, and race bag.

What type of timing is being used?

Start2Finish Event Timing will be timing the event. We will use our new, state of the art MyLaps Electronic Timing System. Your timing chip will be on the back of your racing number bib. Participants must wear their number on the FRONT of their outer most garment.

RACE DAY QUESTIONS

Where is the race located?

David Taylor Corporate Center - 10101 David Taylor Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262

What time does the race start?

The half marathon starts at 7:00am. The 10K and 5K both start at 7:15am.

Where is the race start?

Please see the Course page of the website.

What if it is raining/snowing on race morning?

The race will happen rain, snow or shine.

When should I arrive?

Most runners plan to arrive at an event 1 hour prior to race start time. If you have not picked up your packet at a packet pick up or have not registered, please arrive at least 1 hour in advance of race start.

How long will it take to find a place to park?

Around 5-10 minutes. To avoid long lines please arrive early.

Where do I park?

You can find parking information on the Parking page. All parking will be available at the race site

Are baby joggers/baby strollers allowed in the race?

Yes, please start towards the end of the pack.

Are walkers allowed to participate?

Yes, please start towards the end of the race pack. The course closes at 10:30am. Please make sure you can walk the course in that time frame. Police may ask you to get on the sidewalk after the course closes. Volunteers and race staff may not be available for support after course closure.

Are runners allowed to run with dogs?

Dogs are not allowed.

Can we participate as a relay team?

No

When are the awards?

5K Awards - 8:15am, 10K Awards - 8:45am, Half Marathon Awards - 9:45am

What are the awards?

Please see the Awards page on the website.

If you have any other questions, please contact Start2Finish Event Management @ 704-893-3800 or info@runthesouthseries.com.

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