FAQ's

Below is a list of commonly asked questions with answers:

Registration & Packet Pick Up Questions

How do I register? You may register either online, in person at any of the packet pick up locations, or on race day.

What is the easiest way to register? Registering online is the easiest way to sign up.
Can I register at a packet pick up location? Yes
Can I pick up a packet for a friend of family member? Yes

Are credit cards accepted at packet pick ups? Hopefully! We just got the Square card reader, so hopefully, we can operate it. :) Otherwise, Cash or Check will work.

Where do we pick up our packets? FLEET FEET SPORTS, 4530 POPLAR AVE, MEMPHIS, TN 38117

Am I guaranteed a race shirt? All pre registered participants signed up at least 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE are guaranteed the race shirt size they requested during the registration process. Late sign ups are not guaranteed the shirt size of their choice, shirts will be given on a first come first serve basis. We will do our best to get everyone the shirt size they want.

What type of shirts are being given? The 2018 shirt will be a long sleeve gray cotton tee. Please order accordingly.

Will I be able to change my shirt size? You will not be able to exchange your shirt until after the race. We will have an area for shirt exchange after the race for those wishing to exchange their shirts. You will be given the shirt size you ordered during registration. Sorry but no exceptions.

How can I get a race shirt if I do not want to participate? You may register as a spirit runner to receive a race shirt. You do not have to compete if you do not wish to do so. You may pick up your shirt at any of the packet pick up locations.

What will we receive at packet pick up? You will receive your race shirt and race number.

What type of timing is being used? MRTC will be timing the event. We will have a card finish. All participates must wear a bib on the front of their shirt on race day.

Race Day Questions

Where is the race located? Overton Park

What time does the race start? 9am

Where is the race start? Near the East Parkway Pavillion
What if it is raining/snowing on race morning? The race will happen rain, snow or shine.
When should I arrive? Most runners plan to arrive at an event 1 hour prior to race start time. If you have not picked up your packet at a packet pick up, please arrive at least 1 hour in advance of race start.
How long will it take to find a place to park? Around 5-10 minutes. To avoid long lines please arrive early.

Where do I park? Secure parking is available at First Baptist - Broad. A shuttle will then take you to Overton Park.

Are baby joggers/baby strollers allowed in the race? Yes, please start towards the end of the pack.

Are walkers allowed to participate? Yes.

Are runners allowed to run with dogs? Dogs are not allowed at the Frosty 5k

Can we participate as a relay team? No

When are the awards? 10:15am

What are the awards? Please see the awards page on the website.

If you have any other questions, please contact Lesley @ 901-685-5702.