Race Info / FAQ
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Start: 9:00 AM
Location: The Blue Ocean, 4 Ocean Front N., Salisbury, MA
Number Pick Up: Saturday, Feb. 18th: 7:30 – 9:00 AM
Course: Relatively flat 5K course on traffic-controlled roads
Karaoke Contest Sign up here. Note: You must be registered in the race to compete in the contest.
Are baby joggers allowed on the course?
Sorry, baby joggers & strollers are not allowed in the race.
Can I run with my dog?
NO, we like pets too but please leave your 4-legged friends at home.
Can I reserve a shirt in a certain size?
When you check the box next to a t-shirt size on your registration form, you are not reserving a shirt; you are helping us plan how many shirts we need to order in each size. If it is important that you get a shirt in your size, please come early.
All pre-registered runners will receive a commemorative race shirt. (You must pick up your shirt when you receive your bib. (No shirts will be mailed out.)
Can I get a refund if I register but don’t run?
No. we plan the race based on the number of registered runners, so once you have registered we cannot offer you a refund. (Race shirts will not be mailed out)
Can I run with headphones or ear buds?
For safety reasons, we discourage the use of headphones on the course.
What will the weather be like?
The race is mid Winter, It is on the coast.. It could be cold and dry or spitting snow… Average temperatures can range from 20 to the mid 40’s. Keep an eye on the forecast and don’t forget to hydrate! The race will take place come rain, snow or shine! (Unless the local Police close the roads due to weather or other conditions)
What distance is this race?
The race is 5K (3.1 miles) distance.
Where is the water stop?
One stop at approximately 1.5 miles on the course.
Where is the start and how do I get there?
The race starts and finishes near The Blue Ocean on Salisbury Beach.
What are the parking accommodations? First, we urge you to consider car-pooling or other alternative transportation. There will be limited parking in the vicinity of the race and within short walking distance.
Can I take a shower after the race?
Yes, but it will have to be at home as there are no facilities available at the race!
Will there be an after-race celebration? Oh, yeah! Runners will enjoy a variety of delicious food and drink items including (of course) beer!
Can I view the course before the race?
We prefer that you arrive early to jog the course. With the exception of the Start/Finish area, most of the race course is accessible before the race begins.
Where are the best locations for spectators?
The best spots would be near the Start-Finish and within walking distance. Spectators are advised to pick their spots early – please do not attempt to drive on the course during the race! Course description click here:
Are there Award for top finishers?
Yes, there are awards for top overall finishers, female and male, as well as age group winners. Look for the table with the Awards Banner.
You must be present to receive your award. Awards will NOT be mailed.