Navy 10 Miler Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
IS THE NAVY 5/10 MILER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
YES; but, it's only open to those who register for the race.
HOW EARLY SHOULD I ARRIVE TO THE RACE VENUE?
Earlier is always better! The gates open for participant entry at 6:00 a.m. Arriving early will also allow ample time to get through the secure check point and get situated for the race.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
This schedule will be updated as race week nears. An email will be sent out to all participants, or you may follow along here!
6:00am | Gates Open
7:00am | 5 Miler Start
8:30am | All 5 miler participants must be finished or will be held in a holding area for 10m start
8:40am | 10 Miler Start
12:30pm | 10 Miler Finish
TBD | Awards Ceremony
WHAT ARE THE AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS RACE?
There is no age requirement; however, please note that all who register are subject to a 18 minute per mile pace for the 5 miler, and a 20 minute per mile pace for the 10 miler. Additionally, please be advised that ALL participants, regardless of age, must register and have a bib in order to access the race course. Any person, including young children, who does not have a bib will not be allowed access onto the course. NO EXCEPTIONS.
WHERE DO I PICK UP MY RACE PACKET AND WHAT DO I NEED?
All packets must be picked up prior to November 11--no race day pickup allowed. A government-issued photo ID is required (Social Security card or birth certificate for minors) and packets may ONLY be picked up by the registrant. In addition to receiving a dynamic bib, all runners will receive a T-shirt and a goodie bag filled with items from our sponsors.
Thursday, November 9
Friday, November 10
IS THE NAVY 10 MILER WALKER FRIENDLY?
YES! We ask those of you who are going to be walking to start in the back. Please remember that you must finish by the course time limit - 18 minute per mile pace for the 5 miler, and a 20 minute per mile pace for the 10 miler.
WHO RECEIVES A FINISHER MEDAL?
Every participant that crosses the finish line!
WILL THE COURSE HAVE RESTROOMS?
Absolutely. There will be plenty of restrooms at the start/finish line and along the course.
WILL THERE BE WATER STATIONS?
YES! There will be several water stations conveniently placed along the route.
WHAT IF THERE IS BAD WEATHER?
All races will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, routes may be altered. Races will be cancelled only if absolutely necessary for the safety of participants, volunteers and event staff. In this case, there will be no refunds of race entry fees. Each athlete accepts any such risk during registration. We encourage you to check our website and social media throughout the week for the latest information.
CAN I TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION TO ANOTHER PERSON?
Yes, we can assist you in this matter through Run Sign Up. PLease contact us for more info.
CAN I REGISTER AND/OR PICK UP MY RACE BIB ON RACE DAY?
No, we do not allow race registration or race bib pick up on race day. All participants are required to register by 11:59pm 8 November 2023. All race packets must be picked up according to the schedule listed in the FAQ question "WHERE DO I PICK UP MY RACE PACKET AND WHAT DO I NEED?"
WHAT IS YOUR REFUND POLICY?
Registration fees are non-refundable, even in the event of race cancellation. The only exception is for official military deployment. Refunds will NOT be given for TDY or PCS orders. The following are requirements for a refund due to deployment:
- Copy of deployment orders (CED Orders)
- Refund needs to be requested via email (FTWO.firstname.lastname@example.org) before the end of October 2022
IS THE NAVY 10 MILER USA TRACK AND FIELD CERTIFIED?
At this time, neither course is certified for 2023 due to a minor course change on the 10 miler.
WHAT IS THE TIME LIMIT FOR THE NAVY 5/10 MILER?
Runners must adhere to an 18 minute per mile pace for the 5 miler, and a 20 minute per mile pace for the 10 miler
CAN I VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH THE NAVY 10 MILER?
At this time, we are not accepting volunteers. Should that change, we will release additional info ASAP!