Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do you have any questions about the 3BR? Check out our frequently asked questions below! Have a unique question? Reach out to us via our "Contact Us" page!


How do I register for the race?

You can register online or in person at packet pickup or on race day. To register online, please click here.


Can I register on race day or at packet pickup?

Yes, you can.


Do you take credit cards on race day?

Yes, we will accept credit cards and cash on race day and at packet pickup. No checks, please.


Is there packet pickup before the race?

Yes. You can choose from the follow dates, times, and locations:

Tuesday, November 6th, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Packet Pick-Up
Crown Acura
18911 US Hwy 19 N
Clearwater, FL 33764

Tuesday, November 6th, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Packet Pick-Up
Chili's
5430 East Bay Dr.
Clearwater, FL 33764

Wednesday, November 7th, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Packet Pick-Up
Capogna’s Dugout
1653 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
Clearwater, FL 33755

Thursday, November 8th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, VIP Pre-Race Party & Packet Pick-Up 
Marina Cantina
25 Causeway Blvd.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767


Can I pick up my packet on race day?

Yes, we will have packet pickup available on race day from 6:00 - 7:45 AM.


Can I pick up another runner's packet for them or can someone else pick up my packet for me?

Yes, but you must bring a copy of their photo ID. This can either be a paper copy or a picture of it on your phone.


What do I need to bring with me to pick up my race packet?

All you need is a photo ID. If you are picking up another runner's packet, please bring a copy of their photo ID as well.


Where do I park on race day? Is there a fee to park?

Downtown Clearwater offers several free and paid parking options. For more information on where to park for the race, please, click here. Remember, be sure to get to the race EARLY to secure a good parking spot!


What time does the race start?

The half marathon will start at 7:00 AM, the 5K will start at 7:30, and the 1 mile fun walk will start at 7:45 AM.


Will this be a chip timed race?

Yes, we will have bib chip timing


Are the courses certified?

Yes, our courses are USATF certified.


Will you have water and aid stations on the course?

Yes, below is our water and aid station information.

Half Marathon:
There will be 9 on-course aid stations:

  • Mile 1.5 Water only
  • Mile 3.0 Water, Gatorade
  • Mile 4.4 Water, Gatorade
  • Mile 5.5 Water, Gatorade
  • Mile 7.0 Water, Gatorade
  • Mile 8.8Water, Gatorade
  • Mile 10.1 Water, Gatorade
  • Mile 11.1 Water, Gatorade
  • Mile 12 Water, Gatorade

5K:
There will be 1 on-course aid station at Mile 1.5 (double-sided), Water only.


Where can I find my race results and pictures?

We will post links to your race results and pictures on our "Results and Pictures" page and on social media and email.


Will you have a photographer?

Yes.


Will there be finisher medals?

Yes, we will have finisher medals for all distances.


Will there be food at the finish line?

Of course! Post-race food and drinks will be provided by our sponsors.


What are the awards and age group breakdowns?

For both the Half Marathon and 5K, our age group awards are: Overall Male, Overall Female, Masters Male, Masters Female, 10 - Under, 11 - 14, 15 - 19, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70+


When is the award ceremony and where is it held?

The award ceremony will be held at Coachman Park following the race.


What is included in the registration fee?

Your registration fee includes a chip timed racing bib, t-shirt, finisher medal, swag bag, post-race food and fun!


Is there an age limit for younger runners?

Yes, you must be 12 years of age or older to sign up for the half marathon. There is no age limit for the 5K or 1 mile fun walk.


Can I run/walk with a stroller and my kids?

Yes! We welcome families to run/walk the race together. If you are running the half marathon, we do not recommend you participating in that distance with a stroller. For the safety of the other runners, please start in the back to cross the start line.


Can I run with my dog?

Yes, you can. If you are running the half marathon, we do not recommend you participating in that distance with your dog. For the safety of the other runners, please start in the back to cross the start line.


Is this race walker friendly?

Yes! We specifically have a 1 mile fun walk distance for those that are looking to participate. Our walkers are also welcomed to sign up for our 5K distance. In order to sign up for the half marathon, you must be able to finish it in 4 hours.


Do I need to be a fast, super athlete/runner to participate?

Of course not! Whether this is your first half marathon or 100th 5K, we welcome athletes of all levels. We offer three distances - half marathon, 5K and 1 mile fun walk - for participants to challenge themselves at their own pace! However, in order to sign up for the half marathon, you must be able to finish it in 4 hours.


I am no longer able to participate on the day of the race. Can I get a refund?

We do not offer refunds.


Will the race be cancelled or postponed due to bad weather? What is the refund policy?

While bad weather is out of our hands, we do not offer refunds in the untimely event that the race needs to be cancelled. 


Can we bring friends or family to cheer us on?

Of course! Have them cheer at the start/finish line or along the designated sidelines of the race course.


I would like to volunteer. How can I do this?

Just fill out the VOLUNTEER FORM on RunSignUp and we'll get you set up! Thank you!