Is this a timed event?
There is no clock or chip timing because this event is truly dedicated to having a uniquely awesome experience with friends and family. If your clock time is important to you bring a watch.
Can I walk?
Run, walk, skip or jog… It’s all good!
What is packet pick up?
This is where you pick up all your gear. We definitely recommend going to pre event packet pick up so you’re all ready to go when you arrive at the event.
Can I pick up someone else’s packet?
Yes, but you will need a signed waiver and copy of a photo ID from that person.
To download a Waiver, click here
Are there age limits?
There is no age limit. Though, it is dark so if you’re under 12 please have an adult sign up with you.
How long is this event?
Most events are a true 5k (3.1 miles) run/walk. In a few cities due to course layouts the course could be slightly shorter or longer.
Can I run with my iPod?
We don’t think iPods/earbuds/headsets are a good idea and it is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
Can I participate with my dog?
Can I participate with a stroller?
Strongly not recommended. It is dark, loud, flashing lights, variable terrain and a lot of people. Not the best place for a baby. Strollers are permitted fo walkers only.
Are there refunds?
There are no refunds so please make sure you have cleared your schedule for a great time before signing up.
Do I need to sign a waiver?
Yes, all participants must sign a waiver.
Can I transfer my registration?
You can transfer your registration for $6 to another person until the Monday before the event. You cannot transfer to another city or to next year.
Is there a gear check?
It depends on the event. At some events there will be gear check where you can check your gear before the event and pick it up after the event. It is monitored but we are not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Please see your city's event info page
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor. The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Event schedule is weather dependeny.
*Photos will be available for purchase after the event online in select cities only.