Q: Can I register a team?
A: We encourage it! Have fun with your family or friends!
Q: How do I create/join a team?
A: There is a button after selecting your registration type to create/join a team. Click the button and:
- To create, fill in your team information and share your team name with family & friends to build your team.
- To join, select a team from the drop down menu.
Q: What is included with my registration?
A: A race T-shirt and participants receive a finisher’s medal.
Q: Do I have to be an experienced runner to participate?
A: Nope. The Be a Blessings 5k & 1M Fun Run is a non-competitive, untimed 5K that can be experienced with friends and family. You’re free to run, jog, walk, or cartwheel along the course!
Q: Can my child participate in the race on their own?
A: Children 16 and up can run on their own. Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Q: Can I register at packet pickup? What about on race day? Do you accept credit cards at packet pickup and/or on race day?
A. Yes, you can register at packet pickup and race day, but we can’t guarantee a shirt /goodies bag. We do not have the ability to accept Credit Cards at packet pickup or on race day.
Packet Pickup Information:
Q:How do I pick up my packet?
A: Packet pickup is scheduled for Friday, November 3, 2023 from 5:00PM – 7:00PM at NAFCS Educational Support Center, 2801 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150
Q: Can someone else pick up my race packet for me?
A: Yes, a friend or family member can pick up your packet. If you are a team captain, you are welcome to pick up your team’s packets and t-shirts
Q: I’m running, can my spouse/family volunteer?
A: Yes, we can use all the help we can get. They can sign up for the volunteer schedule here.
Race Day Information:
Q: Is the event timed?
A: The Be a Blessings 5k & 1M Fun Run are untimed.
Q: Are there awards for the race?
A: Yes, everyone who finishes will receive a medal.
The Largest Team Award will go to the team with the most registered members.
Q: Can I run with a dog?
A: Yes, and no charge. You know the rules… on a leash and clean up! Please be respectful of other participants.
Q: Can I run with a stroller?
A: Yes, you may run with a stroller. Just be mindful of those runners who may want to pass you.
Q: Will there be water?
A: There will be water stations providing bottled water to participants. There will also be water and snacks at the finish.
Q: Will there be toilets?
Q: What happens if there is bad weather?
A: A little rain won’t stop us! We will only delay for lightning or tornadoes.
If the in-person race is canceled due to weather, all registered participants will automatically become virtual runners and we will set a date for you to pick up your medal. Announcements will be made via facebook for the morning of the race.
Q: Are there refunds?
A: The Be A Blessing 5K and 1 M Fun Run does not process refunds.
Q: Is there race day packet pickup?
A: Avoid the lines! Packet pick up is on Friday, November 3rd from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at NAFCS Educational Support Center, 2801 Grant Line Road.
There will be packet pickup the morning of the race at the registration area.
Any other questions?