FAQ Page

What time does the race start?
The Half starts @ 7:00a and the 5 Mile starts @ 8:30a.

Can I pick up my friend's bib?
Yes, you can pick up a maximum of 5 bibs. You must bring everyone’s Eventbrite tickets so we can scan their QR code and assign a bib number. You don’t need to print the tickets, you can show us the QR codes using your phone.

Can I run with a dog or jogging stroller?
Sorry, dogs and strollers are NOT ALLOWED on the race course but they are welcome at the party.

How do I switch from the half marathon to the 5 Mile race?
Pick up your half marathon bib then line up for the 5 Mile race and you’ll be switched automatically.

What's included with my race registration?
Registration includes a running jacket, finisher medal and a great post-race block party.

Do you have a size chart for the jackets?
Yes, see below. The sizing is unisex.

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Where is the course map?
We will post the course as soon as it is approved.

What’s the water stop situation?
There will be water/gatorade every 1.25 miles.

Who does the race benefit?
The Wounded Warrior Project & Malden Rotary Scholarship Fund.

How do I volunteer?

Will there be a bag check?
Yes! Bag check will be located near the start.

How do I create a team?
maldenhalf.eventbrite.com > tickets > team > create team. After you create the team, tell your team mates to go here: maldenhalf.eventbrite.com > tickets > team > type team name > register. 

How do I join/change teams?
Eventbrite.com/mytickets > select race ticket > join/change team

Can I get a refund?
Sorry, all race fees are non-refundable and non-exchangeable to other events. We do however allow you to transfer you entry to someone else (see below).

How do I transfer or edit my registration?
Go here > select Malden Half ticket > edit > enter replacement runner's registration info (be sure to edit EVERY field including sex, date of birth, email address etc so the new runner is listed in the results properly) > check the box to send a confirmation to new runner > save.

Can you mail my jacket?
All race items must be picked-up at bib pick-up.

How do you calculate the finish time for awards?
We use gun time for awards and net time for order of finish. If you think you can win an award, line up in the front near the starting line.

How do you calculate the winning co-ed team's time?
We score the 1st Male, 1st Female plus next fastest M/F [using net times].