Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for a race?
Can I change my start time or to different date?
You may transfer your entry to another race one time only, if you let the RD know three days prior to the event. There is a $10 transfer fee.
Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
Unfortunately, you may not transfer your entry to another runner. However, you may transfer your entry to another day, a one time only offer, three days prior to the event. There is a $10 transfer fee.
Is there an early expo/packet pick up?
No. Please come on race morning about 20-30 minutes early to pick up your race bib & to hear additional info about the course.
Are there any refunds?
What’s the minimum age?
Can I do multiple races at C.A.R. events?
I'm from out of town. What hotels are nearby?
Is the course Boston Certified?
No, none of the courses are certified. However, each has been run multiple times while using Garmin/GPS devices, and are quite accurate at marathon/half distance.
Can I drop to a shorter race during the event?
Yes, but you must do so before the race starts to be eligible for placement.
Is the course chip timed?
No. There is an official clock with which the time is kept, but since the race rarely has over 100 participants, it is quite simple for our staff to keep track of each runner as he/she comes in for each lap, and then gets a final time on the final lap.
Is there a course time limit?
Yes, but it's flexible. For 5Ks & 10Ks - 3 hours, Marathons & Half Marathons - 6 hours, 50Ks - 9 hours, 50 Miles - 13 hours. If you think you need more time, talk to the RD about starting early.
Can I volunteer?
Is there an early start?
What is traffic/parking like in the morning?
What hapens if it rains?
Is there a gear check?
Can I have friends or relatives run with me without paying for the event?
On the Course
Can I bring my dogs, strollers or headphones?
Only service dogs will be allowed on the course. Strollers are permitted, however, they will begin the race at the back of the crowd. Headphones are permitted- but use caution. Strollers are also generally okay. Sorry, but dogs aren't allowed.
Will there be water and aid stations?
Can I dress in a costume or wild colored attire?
Please use discretion, no personal seeking attire that is for your own personal promotion/goals. Have a crazy costume? That’s fine, as long as your clothing does not put anyone (including yourself) in danger.performance apparel.