Frequently Asked Questions
Welcome to the Earth Day Run!
- Are there refunds?
We do not allow entries to be refunded or transferred. Changing races is allowed until April 7th with a $15 service charge.
- Can I pick up my packet on race day morning?
Packets must be picked up on Friday, April 18th from 11:00am-8pm. If you cannot pick up your packet on Friday, we have a proxy pick up available to runners or a friend can pick up your packet with their I.D. A Saturday proxy pickup service will be offered. More information on this service will be available soon.
- Can I register the day of?
Earth Day Run registration will close on April 14th at 11:00PM. We reserve the right to close the race early due to limits on our capacity. Register early to reserve a spot.
- Can I wear headphones and an iPod?
Yes you may wear them for all events. Please be courteous and aware of other runners on the course if you choose to do so.
- Are walkers allowed in events?
Yes walkers are allowed to participate. Traffic control and health and safety volunteers, and race officials, will vacate the course 3.5 hours after the start (12:00 p.m.). Anyone who continues to run on the course after 12:00 p.m. will be doing so at his/her own risk.
- Are strollers allowed in the races?
No. To protect the runners safety we do not allow strollers on the course. This includes the 5K Run/Walk.
- Do I receive a medal?
Participants in the Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay will receive finisher medals. Top 3 placers of each age group will also receive medals for the Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay. The 5K top three placers will receive a medal for each age group.
Age groups are as followed: 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69.
- How many aid stations and what is offered?
We have 1 aid station on Friday and 6 aid stations for our Saturday events.
- Where can I stay?
The Best Western Kelly Inn is a great hotel for runners. If the Kelly Inn is full, check out the St. Cloud Convention and Visitors Bureau for more lodging.
- What are some of the rules of the race?
Check out our rules and regulations page for a complete guide on what is expected of runners.