FAQs

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Where is Packet Pickup?

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Pre-packet pickup is April 29th at Academy Sports from 5 to 9 p.m. Address: 321 Fabian Dr, Aiken, SC 29803  Same day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. April 29th. For more information, please visit active.com.

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What are the registration entry requirements?

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All entries are final, with no refunds, transfers or deferrals. Race organizers reserve the right in the event of an emergency or local or national disaster to cancel the race or change the date/time of the event. There will be no refund of entry fees.

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How much is registration?

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The price for online registration for the Half Marathon will begin at $60, 5K will begin at $25, and Kid’s Fun Run will begin at $10. Prices will increase after March 30th to $65 for the Half Marathon, $30 for the 5K and $15 Kids’ Fun Run.

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Do I have to register online?

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No, you can register by mail, phone, online, in-person or fax.

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Can I register the day of the race?

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Race day registration will be available from 6:30 a.m. until 7a.m.

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Can I pass my registration onto someone else?

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Registration fee is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-deferrable. .

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Can someone else pick up my race packet for me?

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No. Runners must show photo ID and pick up their own race packet.

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Can I check-in/pick up my race packet on the day of the race?

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Yes, you can pick your race packet up on the day of the race, 04/29/2015. Registration Check-in will begin at 6:30 a.m.

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Will I get a refund if it rains on race day?

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No Refunds will be given. Aiken Electric Cooperative Run United Half Marathon, 5K, and Kid’s Fun Run will continue rain or shine

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What hotel accommodations are available?

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Aiken has a variety of hotels available. Please check visitaikensc for information about Aiken.

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Where can I park?

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Parking will be available downtown Aiken.

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What time does the race start?

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The Half Marathon will begin at 7:30 a.m. the 5K will begin at 8 a.m., the Kid’s Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will remain open until the last runner cross the finish line. We suggest arriving at least 45-60 minutes early.

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I don’t think I can finish a half marathon in time. How long is the course open?

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Participants need to be able to finish Aiken Electric Cooperative Half Marathon within a three hour time limit. The 5K has an hour time limit. Anyone who has not completed the race within the three-and-a-half-hour time limit will be responsible for their own safety and asked to move to the sidewalk.

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Is there anything else I should know?

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• Waiver must be signed in order to process application.

• The minimum age for participation in the Run United Half Marathon & 5K is 12. Any participant under the age of 18 must have parental consent to race.

• Participants must be 3 years of age or older by Saturday, April 29, 2016 to participate.

• For your safety and that of others, we do not allow the following items on the course: pets, any wheeled conveyance including Unregistered runners, baby strollers, inline skates, skateboards, bicycles, skateboards or scooters, running with dogs,. Violators will be escorted off the course.

• The use of headphones and personal music devices is strongly discouraged. If wearing a personal music device results in you being unable to hear verbal instructions, approaching vehicles or course marshals on foot or on bicycles, you may be asked to relinquish the device.