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THE 2019 RACE DAY WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

FAQ


 


Is there an age requirement?
There is no minimum age requirement for participating.

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When does registration open and close?
Online registration will open in January and will close on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CDT or until registration reaches full capacity. 

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I'm not a serious runner. Why do I need a chip-timed bib?
Race to Wrigley welcomes runners of all skill levels! The addition of chip-timed bibs to all registrations will allow you to locate your pictures immediately following completion of the race. 

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Is there a fundraising minimum?
No, runners are not required to set up a personal fundraising page to participate in Cub Charities’ Race to Wrigley 5K, however, personal fundraising can make a significant impact in the lives of Chicago’s kids. 

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May I register someone else for the race?
Yes, parents and legal guardians can register their child(ren) for the race. However, you must complete registration online prior to registration close on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CDT or before registration reaches full capacity.

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How do I pick up my T-shirt & bib?
Pick up your race packet in person prior to the race at a location to be announced soon. A friend of family member can pick up your race packet for you by presenting a copy of your photo ID and registration confirmation email. 

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Where do runners get their timing device?
A chip will be attached to all runner numbers.
 

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What forms of payment are accepted?
Only credit cards are accepted online.

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Are there restroom facilities at the race location?
Yes, portable restrooms will be available near the course start.

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Will water be available during the race?
Yes, water will be available at the finish line as well as on the course route.

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Do runners have to participate in teams and race together?
No, team participants can race individually even if they fundraise as a team.

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How can I find a runner's personal web page?

Under "Fundraise", click on “Sponsor a Runner" from the dropdown arrow. This will take you to the event fundraising page where you can search for the person you are looking for in the right-hand column. After you reach the runner's fundraising page, you can make a donation to support them!

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Are baby strollers allowed on the race route?
Yes, but you must start in the back of the last corral group. Babies up to the age of 2 do not need to register. All participants aged 2 and older must be registered by a parent or legal guardian. Please be mindful of other runners when using baby strollers on the route. 

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Can I bring my dog to the race?
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on the course.

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Can I wear headphones during the race?
Yes, please be courteous of other runners around you.

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Can I rollerblade/roller skate/bike in the race?
No

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Will gear check be available?
Yes

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