FAQs and Donation Info

Race Specifics:

  • How long is the course?
    • 2.62 miles, or 4.21 kilometers
  • Is the course timed?
    • No individual timing chips, but Yes, there will be a timing clock. (in order to keep costs low)
  • What time does the event start?
    • 10:00 AM
  • Is the course flat?
    • Yes
  • Can I walk?
    • Yes
  • In the event of rain, sleet, or snow, will it still be held?
    • Yes, unless it’s really bad and routes are closed.
  • Can I transfer my registration to another person?
    • Yes, come early to the event and we take care of it.
  • How many times have you had this race?
    • This will be our 4rd year of holding the race. The race was previously hosted in 2015, 2016, and 2019
  • Are there awards?
    • Yes. 1st place for each age group will receive an award. 
  • Will there be water/aid stations?
    • Yes, there is a water station at the turnaround point (1.3 miles). 
  • Will there be restrooms?
    • Yes. There are public restrooms at the start of the race at George Rogers Park (none along the course).
  • Is the course stroller friendly?
    • Yes. There are two “narrow” areas, but a stroller will easily fit.
  • Can kids participate?
    • Yes, we love kids to participate. However, there will be no direct supervision.
  • Can I bring my dog?
      • Yes, if your dog is on a leash and is well-behaved.

Charity FAQs:

  • How much of the money goes to charity?
    • 100%. All of it. Minus expenses, which include our special event permit, park rental, and beanie hats.
  • Who is the money going to?
  • Can you be more specific?
    • Micro Marathon is committed to providing tangible goods that benefit those in the foster care system. This year, our goal is to help teens in foster care by providing anything from deodorant to help with college application fees. 
  • Can I donate directly?
    • We would be grateful for it. Email us directly (aidan (@) micromarathon.com) or donate on RunSignUp when you register for the race.

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