You may register either online, at early packet pick up the day before the race, or on race day at the registration booth.
Registering online is the easiest way to sign up
Germantown Athletic Club, on Saturday, March 9, from 10am - 6pm.
YES, please plan to pick up your packet early.
All pre registered participants signed up at least 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE are guaranteed the race shirt size requested during the registration process. Late sign ups are not guaranteed the shirt size of their choice, short will be given on a first come first serve basis. We will do our best to get everyone the shirt size that they want.
The 2019 Germantown Half Marathon shirts will be a sweatshirt, the 5k shirts will be a short sleeve cotton shirt.
You will not be able to exchange your shirt until after the race. We will have an area for shirt exchange after the race for those wishing to exchange their shirts. You will be given the shirt size you ordered during registration, sorry but no exceptions.
You may register as a participant to receive a race shirt. You do not have to compete if you do not wish to do so. You may pick up your shirt and bag at the early packet pick up.
You will receive your race shirt, race number w/ timing tag, and race goody bag.
Start2Finish Event Timing will be timing the event. Your timing chip will be on the back of your racing number bib. Participants must where their number on the FRONT of their outer most garment. Participants must wear a race number bib to get an official time and be included in the results.
The race is located at the Germantown Athletic Club/Germantown Performing Arts Centre at 1801 Exeter Road in Germantown, TN.
Half Marathon and 5k will begin at 7:30am.
Yes, the half marathon course will close at 10:30am, which is 3 hours after the start of the race. We want everyone to finish the race. We also have to keep in mind that we have a lot of streets closed and tying up a lot of resources. You must be prepared to finish within the 3 hour time limit.
7868 Neshoba Rd, Germantown, TN
The use of an iPod is allowed, but discouraged for safety reasons.
The race will happen rain, snow or shine
There will be 6 Aid Stations on the courses. They are located at miles 1 1/2 in both races and 4, 6, 8, 9 1/2 and 10 3/4 in the half marathon. Water will be available at all aid stations along with Gatorade Endurance.
Yes, there will be portable toilets at each aid station.
Most runners plan to arrive at an event 1 hour prior to race start time. If you have not picked up your packet at a packet pick up, please arrive at least 1 hour in advance of race start.
Around 5-10 minutes. Please arrive early, the only parking is behind the start line. If you arrive 5 minutes before scheduled race start, you will more than likely miss the race. Plan to arrive early.
Parking will be allowed in and around the Germantown Athletic Club. When choosing your parking, please be considerate of nearby churches and their members. Don't park in church parking lots. Remember, they are open for business on Sunday mornings. Suggestion: if you arrive too late to park at the Germantown Athletic Club lot, try the parking lots just one block to the south at Farmington and Exeter. There are plenty of parking spots available.
Yes, please start towards the end of the pack.
Walkers are invited to participate in either race. Walkers in the half marathon should note that the course will be closed in stages, with the entire course being closed after 3 hours (10:30 a.m.). The streets must be reopened to vehicular traffic per Germantown Police Department. Cones will be removed or moved to the side. So, if you maintain a pace slower than 14 minutes per mile, you will be asked to move to the sidewalk. Please do so. The finish line will remain open until all participants have completed the course, however, and you will receive your Finisher Medal.
Dogs are NOT allowed at the Germantown Half Marathon and Mayor's Cup 5k.
No, relay teams are not allowed.
5k- 9:00am, Half Marathon- 10:30am
Please see the awards page on the website.
YES, both male and female categories will receive awards.
Bicycles, skates and dogs are prohibited from the races.
Post-race showers will be available at the Germantown Athletic Club.
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