Frequently asked questions
When and where are bib and shirt pick-up?
I can't make it to packet pick-up, can I have my race packet mailed to me?
This must be done 15 days prior to race (July 22 at 11:59pm). You can either select this option when you register or you can add it on after your initial registration. Click here to add on. The cost is $5. You will receive your race bib. You will be able to pick up your shirt at the finish of the race.
I paid to have my bib mailed to me. When will it arrive?
How do I transfer my race to another distance or another runner?
Can I pick up someone else's race packet or can someone else pick up my race packet?
Yes, however, the person picking up other participant's packets assumes all responsibility for lost packets and timing chips. No ID required - please bring other participant’s transaction number from their confirmation email.
Is there a hotel near the race site?
Yes, we recommend the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront - 11 Kellogg Blvd E, St. Paul, MN 55101 Click here for hotel website
Where do I park on Race Day?
Can I wear headphones on the race course?
Yes, you may. Please be aware of other runners and use a lower volume.
Can I bring a jogging stroller during the race?
Is my dog allowed to run with me?
No, for safety dogs are not allowed in this race.
What is the inclement weather policy?
All MN RUN Series Events are scheduled to take place in good weather or light rain. In the case of inclement and dangerous weather, Podium Sports reserves the right to postpone, shorten the route or cancel the event should the safety of event participants and volunteers become threatened. In the event of a cancellation, customer service will remain a top priority, however, refund of registration fees will not be possible. Please check the website, facebook and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.
Can I exchange my t-shirt for a different size?
Yes, as long as you have not worn the shirt. You can x-change at the t-shirt tent on raceday.
I forgot to pick up my t-shirt, will you mail it to me?
Our policy requires that all t-shirts are picked up during bib pick up or on race day, we do not mail out forgotten t-shirts. After each race, we partner with different organizations to donate leftover shirts to keep our supplies and inventory uncluttered.
Where does my registration money go?
I had a great finish, do you have rewards that you send out for top finishers?
Awards are given at the end of the year for overall winners and age group winners for the MN Run Series. These are announced at the end of the year and distributed by email.
Is there a course time limit?
Yes, The finish line will close at 10:45am. This allows runners to finish with a 15 min per mile pace or faster. If you are going to run/walk slower then a 15 min mile you need to start at 6:30am and run/walk on the far right side of the road to leave room for the inline skaters and faster runners. At 9:55am all runners that have not reached the 10mile mark will be moved to the walk/bike path along Sheppard road and still get a finish time and medallion until 11:15am.
How do I register for the Ronald McDonald House 3 Mile Walk?
The 3 Mile walk is organized by the Ronald McDonald House on the same day as the RBC Race For the Kids. For more information and to register click here: http://rmhumw.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1080&pg=entry&autologin=true
How do I register my team, club or run group?
The captain or leader of the run club will create the team at the time of registration. Look for this section on the registration site: