FAQ

2016 ShamRock n Roll Run - FAQ Info below:

1. What do I get for my entry fee?
All Kona Shamrock Run 10K, 5K & Hard Rock Mile participants receive a short sleeve technical race shirt. 10K, 5K and Dublin Double finishers each receive a medal and a hat.  10K is limited to 1,800 entries.  Dublin Double limited to 500 entries. Age Group Awards in the 10K and 5K events.

2. How can I sign up for the events?
Online registration is now open on our website at:  www.konashamrockrun.com

3. What are the age limits for the races?
There are no age limits. We encourage participants of all ages to join us.

4. Are the race events walker friendly?
Yes, we will have plenty of participants that will walk.  If you plan to walk the race, we do require that you line up at the back of the race corral at the start so as not to impede the faster runners. There is a 10K Time Qualifier: Participants must run at "18 minutes or less pace per mile" to register for our 10K event

5. Where can I find the course maps? View all course maps of the Kona Shamrock Run 10K, 5K and Hard Rock Mile courses on our Race Info page at: http://www.konashamrockrun.com/race-info.htm

6. Are there refunds if I cannot attend? Can someone else run with my bib no? 
NO REFUNDS; ONLY TRANSFERS ALLOWED TO ANOTHER PERSON BEFORE OUR ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES

7. Are baby joggers or strollers or pet dogs allowed during the race?
If you choose to run with a baby jogger or a pet dog, you must seed yourself in the back of all runners.  It is your responsibility to make sure the baby jogger or pet dog does not impede other runners as well as you must take extra precaution as to your safety, your child's safety and the safety of the runners around you.  We reserve the right to pull any person from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.

8. Are headphones (iPods, mp3 players, etc) allowed during the race?
Headphones are allowed for any runner however, we do recommend that runners use extreme precaution when using headphones during the race event for safety reasons.

9. When is the last day to register?
The last day to register “online” is: Thursday, March 3th at 11 pm EST.  "Onsite Registration": March 5-6, 2015 at our Race HQ at Plymouth Recreation Center in downtown Plymouth.

EARLY REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP:

Friday February 26th, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm, Saturday February 27th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Sunday February 28th – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Early Packet Pickup & Registration at both Road Runner Sports stores …

1) Canton, MI – Address: 42743 Ford Rd., Canton, MI 48187 – MAP

2) W. Bloomfield, MI – Address: 4297 Orchard Lake Rd., W. Bloomfield, MI 48323 –MAP

LATE ONSITE REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP

We will have  at the Plymouth Recreation Center (formerly Central Middle School) ( MAP) on Saturday, March 5th, from 10 am to 4 pm and on race day morning, March 6th, from 6:30 am to 9:00 am.  CASH OR CHECK ONLY.

Packet Pick Up:

10. How will I receive my race packet?
You must pick up your race packet before the event. We will not mail race packets.

EARLY REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP:

Friday February 26th, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm, Saturday February 27th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Sunday February 28th – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Early Packet Pickup & Registration at both Road Runner Sports stores …

1) Canton, MI – Address: 42743 Ford Rd., Canton, MI 48187 – MAP

2) W. Bloomfield, MI – Address: 4297 Orchard Lake Rd., W. Bloomfield, MI 48323 –MAP

LATE ONSITE REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP

You may register after online registration closes:  registration & pack pickup at the Plymouth Recreation Center (formerly Central Middle School) gym on Saturday, March 5th, from 10 am to 4 pm and late registration on race day (Sunday) morning, March 6th, from 6:30 am to 9:00 am.

11. Can someone else pick up my packet for me?
Yes

12. Where is Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth?
S Main St & W Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, MI 48170 MAP LINK

13. Can I register on race day?
Yes there is late registration only on race day morning from 6:30 am to 9:00 am at our Race HQ at the Plymouth Recreation Center.

14. Do you accept credit cards for registration on race day?
No, cash or check only.

Race Information:

15. Will there be fluid aid water stations?
Yes, there will be FLUID AID WATER STATIONS every 1.5 miles in the 10K, and every mile in the 5K event.   Also water provided at the start & finish areas.  The FIRST AID EMERGENCY station is located at start/finish line area and course marshals are located on all three courses.

16. Will there be energy drinks on the course?
There will be Powerade drinks provided at the 3 mile mark in the 10K Run event only.

17. Will there be bathrooms/Porta-Johns available?

Yes, available at start/finish area behind The Gathering pavilion in Kellogg Park. Porta-Johns on the 10K and 5K courses.

18. Where can we park for the races?
FREE Shuttle Buses from the ACH Plant on Sheldon Rd in Plymouth (MAP) to/from the Plymouth Recreation Center;  The City of Plymouth is charging $5 per vehicle ($2.50 to charity & $2.50 to City of Plymouth) in their municipal parking lots and structures so please use our shuttle buses.

19. Where are start/finish lines and the event start times?
Start and Finish lines are at Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth.  Kona Shamrock Run wave starts at: 10K at 7:30 am, Hard Rock Mile at 8:00 am and 5K at 9:00 am.

20. B-Tag chip timing?

Only need to wear Race Bib Number on shirt front (ChronoTrack chip in bib) so not required on shoe to be scored in 10K, 5K & Hard Rock Mile.

Awards:

21. Age Group Awards?
Age group awards: M/F, 3 deep, 5-year age group increments, from 14 yrs old & under to +75 yrs old in the 10K and 5K events -- will be given out at the "Awards" tent at finish-line area in Kellogg Park at 9:30 am.  If you think you have won an award, please check at the Awards tent.  If you are unable to wait for the official results and pick up your award on race day, you may have a friend pick it up or pay to have it shipped. 

Race Schedule

6:30 am: Registration Opens

7:30 am: 10K - Waves Start

8:00 am: Hard Rock Mile

9:00 am: 5K - Waves Start

9:30 to 10:00 am: Age Group Awards in Tent

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