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FAQ

2017 Monroe Half Marathon FAQs

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General Questions:

HOW DO I REGISTER?

There are 4 ways to register!

  1. Online registration.  CLICK HERE to go to Online Registration.
  2. Mail-in registration.  CLICK HERE to download the Mail-In regsitration form.
  3. At Packet Pick-up, Saturday November 4th, 2017 from 12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM at RunHip 14 E. 1st St. Monroe, MI 48161. ( MAP )
  4. Race Site (Sunday Morning ONLY) 7:00 am – 8:30 am.

WHEN IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER?

Online Registration closes on November 2nd at 6:00 P.M. EST.
You can still register on Saturday and Sunday at packet pick-up.

IF I AM UNABLE TO RUN CAN I GET A REFUND?

No refunds will be given once registered, unless you were double billed or some other clerical error has been made.

WHERE CAN I PARK?

All race parking is conveniently located at Tenneco & Midway Products.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY ENTRY?

Your entry includes a professionally staged and operated race, top notch tech shirt, custom designed medal, quality post race food, on course fluids, a great course and easy parking!  All participants will receive instant results and a finish line video via the QR code on your race bib!

WILL THE EVENT GO ON RAIN OR SHINE?

Absolutely, running is not for whimps!

WHEN CAN I EXCHANGE MY T-SHIRT FOR A DIFFERENT SIZE?

We will be offering exchange of t-shirts immediately following the completion of the half marathon in the registration tent. Shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis. If you need a different size and we have extra, we will gladly exchange your race shirt!

Packet Pick Up:

WHEN IS PACKET PICKUP?

2 options:

  1. Saturday November 4th, Run Hip 14 E 1st St, Monroe, MI 48161  12:00 pm- 7:00 pm
  2. Race Morning at Tenneco, 1 International Dr.  Monroe, MI 48161

Race Information:

ARE THERE AGE LIMITS?

There is no age limit for any race.  Parent/Guardian must sign a waiver if under 18.

WHERE IS THE START/FINISH?

Tenneco, 1 International Dr. Monroe, MI  48161.

IS THERE A RACE CAP?

In consideration of the residents of the City of Monroe, the Half Marathon will be capped at 1,000 runners, so REGISTER EARLY!  There are NO caps on the 5K & 10k.

IS THERE A TIME LIMIT?

Yes, the Half Marathon requires you to be at the 10 MI MARK by 12:00 pm and closes at 12:45 pm.  There is no time limit for the 5K, however please finish the race in a timely manner out of consideration for the volunteers on the course!  All finish lines and all roads will open at that time.  All finish lines close at 12:45 PM sharp!

ARE THE COURSE(S) CLOSED?

The Half Marathon, 10k, and 5K courses are not fully closed.  Runners need to stay in the right lane(s) and pay attention to police and course marshals for directions.

WILL THERE BE PACE GROUPS? TIME CORRALS?

No Pace Groups or Time Corrals.  We will begin the Half Marathon in waves.  The race is chip timed, please be considerate of your fellow runners and line up at the start in accordance with your ability!

WATER STATIONS? PORTA-JOHNS? ENERGY DRINK? GEL?

Porta johns on the course at mile 4 & 10.  This is a shared course location at First and Macomb.

HOW WILL THE RACE BE TIMED?

The Monroe Half Marathon, 10k, and 5K will be timed by Everal Race Management using a B-Tag system.  Please display your bib openly and do not bend or fold.

WILL THERE BE ANY PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN?

YES.

MY QUESTION ISN’T LISTED:

If you have a question, more than likely someone else has the same one.
Please contact Race Director Todd Williams at monroehalfmarathon@gmail.com  or check us out on Twitter and Facebook.