FAQ

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Look below for the most common questions about the Early Bird 10-mile Run.

GENERAL

Runner Cap
Registration is limited due to the course and parking. The race is very popular. Be ready to register on opening day.
Distance

One distance to rule them all. The Early Bird is a 10 mile run. Enjoy!

SWAG

Besides running 10 lovely miles through the roads and parks of Millard, each runner will receive an official Early Bird race shirt, chip timed results, free downloadable race photos, athlete SWAG package and post-race recovery refreshments. Enjoy!

START LINE

Maps

Maps are available here.

Parking

Maps are available here.

Gear Check
Gear check is normally offered for this race near the start line. However, due to Coronavirus, we are reducing touchpoints where possible. Check the race guide for most up to date information as we get closer to the race date.

FINISH LINE

Map

Maps are available here.

PACKET PICKUP 

Location

Packet Pickup and Schedule of Events information is available here.

RACE DAY

Runner Resources

Race day runner resources are located here.

VIRTUAL RACE

How it Works

Virtual Race information is located here.

Submitting Your Results

You will submit your results through your RunSignup account during the virtual results submission window. For complete information on the virtual event, click here. To manage your registration, click here.

Packet Pickup and Shipping

Virtual race packet pickup and packet shipping information is located here.

REGISTRATION

Minimum Age

You must be 8 years of age on race day to take part in the Early Bird Run. A parent or guardian must sign the waiver on behalf of participants 18 or younger.

Minimum Pace & Time Limit

City permits limit the race time to a 3.5-hour time limit. The course will be closed at a 20:00 minute per mile pace and the finish line will remain open until 11:00 a.m. (assuming last runners start at 7:40 a.m.). No race services, including medical, aid stations or traffic control are available beyond this pace. Athletes must cross the finish line by 11:00 a.m. in order to be considered official finishers.

Athletes with Disabilities

Athlete with Disabilities information is available here.

Race Policies

Race policies including policies regarding registration, refunds, transfers to virtual event, deferrals to the following year, event cancellations, event alterations and participant materials are located here.

Weather or Dangerous Conditions

Registration policies regarding dangerous weather or dangerous conditions are located here.

Run Safe + Athlete Responsibilities

Our Run Safe Commitment and Athlete Responsibilities are located here.

COURSE

Map

Course maps and information is located here.

Headphones
We encourage everyone to leave their music at home and live in the moment. There will be so much to see and hear, you won’t want to miss out, plus it’s safer for everyone if we have our ears open. If you must run with music, please use common sense and keep the volume low so you can hear vehicles and verbal instructions.
Items NOT Allowed on Course

Pets, runners not wearing a race bib, non-official cyclists, baby joggers/strollers, roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, and any wheeled vehicles other than registered wheelchair athletes are not allowed on the course.

Clothing Left at Start Line or On Course

Clothing items left at the start line or on the course will be picked up and donated to People’s City Mission. Pink Gorilla Events cannot be responsible for discarded clothing or other items along the race course.

AFTER THE RACE

Results and Photos

Results and photos will be sent via email, posted to facebook and will also be posted here.

Participant Materials (SWAG)

Information regarding how to receive your participant materials (SWAG) before or after the race is located here.

Shirt Exchange

Shirt exchange information is located here.

Awards

Information on how to obtain awards is located here.

Lost & Found

On race day, lost & found will be located at the Pink Gorilla Event race headquarters tent. Following race day, please contact us to inquire about missing items.

Other

Still have questions? Contact Us and ask away!