Frequently Asked Questions

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FAQ’s 2017-01-23T22:28:31+00:00
Where and when is packet pickup? 2017-02-27T13:35:29+00:00

Race participants will be able to pick up their packets on (TBA) at Cannon Park (corner of Rutledge and Calhoun downtown) and race day at Cannon Park starting at 6am. Participants can pick up a family or friend’s packet with permission.

Can I register at packet pickup? 2016-03-22T18:30:05+00:00

Yes, you can register for $40 at packet pickup on Friday, October 21st at Cannon Park from 2pm-6pm or on race day starting at 6am at Cannon Park. Day of registrations are not guaranteed a t-shirt.”

What time do the events begin on Race Day? 2015-11-08T14:58:30+00:00

The race starts at 8:30 am!  Race day packet pickup will begin at 6 am at Cannon Park.

Will participants who finish the race receive a medal? 2015-05-19T16:31:17+00:00

Yes, all participants who finish the race will receive a medal.

Can I pick up packet for family member or friend? 2015-10-14T22:26:32+00:00

Participants can pick up a family or friend’s packet with permission. Race participants will be able to pick up their packets on Friday, October 23 from 1:00pm – 6pm and race day at Cannon Park starting at 6am.

Those who register through The Citadel will pick up their packets on Friday, October 23rd on The Citadel’s Campus in Bond Hall Room 257 from 2:00-8:00 pm.

 

Where does the money raised have an impact? 2017-01-23T22:29:14+00:00

The Run benefits Students with Disabilities through the Scholarship program of the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation.

What are the awards for this year’s race? 2015-11-08T14:59:05+00:00

The top 5 male and female finishers for the 10K and 5K run will receive cash awards.

  • The top prize will be $250; 2nd place, $150; 3rd place, $100; 4th place, $75; and 5th place, $50.
  • First place male and female Master and Grandmaster in the 10K and 5K will receive $100.
  • The top 3 male and female finishers in each age group of the 10k and 5k running category will also receive an award.
  • There’s also a $200 COURSE RECORD BONUS for each race male and female.
Where do I park? 2017-01-23T22:29:14+00:00

For free parking close to our event, view this map. (Note that these parking garages are a couple of blocks away from Cannon Park. Huge thanks to MUSC for allowing us to use these garages!)

What if it’s raining race morning? 2015-04-16T03:53:15+00:00

If it is raining, the race will go on as scheduled.

Can I pay by credit card? 2015-10-20T20:07:32+00:00

Payment by credit card will be available at packet pickup and on race day via Square.

Can I run or walk with a stroller? 2015-10-20T20:07:22+00:00

Yes! But please be courteous about starting towards the back if the stroller will slow you down. Also, note that if you participate in the 5k race with a stroller, you will have to be able to get the stroller on the bus to bring you back to Cannon Park.

Can I run or walk with a dog? 2015-10-20T20:07:08+00:00

If you plan on participating in the 10K, yes, dogs are allowed on the course.  However, they are not allowed in the 5K.  Also, please note dogs are not allowed on buses back to Cannon Park.

Can I walk part of the 10k? 2015-10-20T20:06:59+00:00

Yes, but the bridge will only be closed from 8:15 am -10:15 am. If you take longer than the allotted time, you will be picked up by a police escort and driven to the finish line.

I live on James Island. Will I be able to get downtown? 2015-10-20T20:06:48+00:00

Yes, Folly Road will not be blocked at all. You will be able to take the Ashley River Bridge downtown.