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Frequently Asked Questions

We get it, there are some questions that can come up. Check here to see if we've answered it, and if not send us an email! 

What time does the event start?

The race starts at 9AM, but registration begins at 8AM! Please allow yourself enough time to get checked in and get your t-shirt!

Do I need to be a runner?

No way! This is a non-competitive 5k! You can run, walk, roll, slide, skip, dance, or do the worm to the finish line! Whatever sounds best to you!

How long is a 5k?

A 5k is 3.1 miles long.

Is the race timed?

Yes, we're timing the race times for the racers who want to know!

Can I register at the event?

We prefer to have racers register by 8pm the day before the event, but we will accept day-of racers. 

When and where do I pick up my packet?

Registration opens at 8:00AM on Saturday morning at the starting line!

Can children participate?

We wouldn't be family friendly without kids! Bring everyone, the more the merrier!

Can I run with a stroller?

Absolutely!

Can I bring pets? 

We love dogs, bring them too!

Can spectators come?

They're encouraged to come and cheer on their favorite teams and participants!

What happens if there is bad weather?

With this being Seattle, it's likely that it could rain. We will still hold the race rain or shine.

How do I volunteer for this event?

Wow! That's so nice of you! You can click here to volunteer.

What is with all this tie-dye print? 

This year our theme is tie-dye! We wanted to bring as much color and fun to this event as we could!

There's a resource fair, that's awesome! Who's going to be there?

Great question! We're constantly updating this list so check back to see our sponsors listed on the pages to see the current list of involved businesses.

Don't see your question?

Send an email to Madeline at mwood@arcofkingcounty.org and she'll get back to you with the answer!