FAQ

Q: What time does my race start?
A: Full Marathon participants will start at 7:30 am.  Half marathon and 10K runners will start at 8:00 am.
Q: Are there time cutoffs for the different distances?
A: Yes, Full Marathon Participants must complete the course with 5 hours or they will be pulled from the course.  Half marathon and 10K runners will have 4.5 hours to complete their race.
Q: Where will we park?
A: DO NOT PARK ON FIRST STREET! There is plenty of street parking around the start and finish line around downtown Snohomish.  We will make sure to include further details about parking with participant information prior to the event.  Just know there is plenty of parking within a quarter mile of the start and finish.
 Q: Where will packet pickup be?
A: Packet Pickup will be Friday and Saturday prior to the event at a TBD location.
Q: I registered awhile ago but haven’t received any communication from you about the event?
A: We will send out the participant e-mail with all event details on the Tuesday prior to the race.  This will go over parking, race day schedule and more.  Please make sure to follow the Snohomish River Run on Facebook and also click that you are attending The Snohomish River Run Event Page on Facebook.  This is the best way to keep up to date will all pertinent race information.
Q: I wasn’t present to receive my award.  Can you  mail it to me?
A: You must be present to receive age group and overall winner awards.  We do not mail out awards or t-shirts.
Q: What is a bib?
A: A bib is your race number.  You will wear it pinned to the front of your clothes on race day.
Q: I can’t do the race, but I’d like my shirt.  What should I do?  Can you mail it to me?
A: You, or a friend, should come to packet pickup or race day and pick up your shirt.  Shirts will not be mailed out or available for pickup after the race. 
Q: When does the course close?
A: The course will close at 12:30 sharp.  
 Q: Are walkers allowed?
A: Yes!  As long you are able to meet the time requirements stated above.
Q: Are strollers and / or dogs allowed?
A: Strollers are allowed.  However, dogs or any animals are not allowed.  This is an insurance issue.
Q: Do I get a finisher’s medal?
A: Yes!  Everyone will get a finisher’s medal.
Q: Will there be porta-potties on the course?
A: There will be porta-potties at the start/finish area along with 6 different locations on course.
Q: What will the weather be like?
A: Only time will tell, but the average high and low for Seattle in April is 60 degrees as a high and 45 degrees as a low, respectively.
Q: When does online registration close?
A: Online registration closes at midnight on the Wednesday prior to the race.
Q: What is in my race packet?  What is packet pickup?
A: Your race packet will contain your bib, timing chip, and race shirt.
Q: Can someone else pick up my packet?
A: Yes, absolutely. However, they will need a copy of your Driver’s License.
Q: Can I sign up day of race?
A: Day of race registration will be available IF the race has not sold out prior.  We encourage you to sign up online.
Q: Can I pick up my race packet on day of race?
A: Yes, but we strongly encourage you to avoid the lines and do so before the race.
Q: Is there a gear check?
A: Yes!  However, you will need to bring your own Bag and we will provide you will a gear check tag.

 

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