Frequently Asked Questions


Application Process/Registration


How do I register?
You can register online here, or you can mail in the entry form.

Will refunds be offered?
We are unable to offer refunds.

Do you accept credit cards for payment?
Payment by credit card is available through the active.com registration site.

What are the age requirements for participation in The Capitol 10 Miler?
The Capitol 10 Miler has a 12 and older (as of race day) age requirement for participation. All youth race participants under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian's signed authorization on the official event application & waiver.
There is no age restrictions for the 5K run. All youth race participants under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian's signed authorization on the official event application & waiver.

May I register on race day?
There will be race day registration and race day packet pickup for the race.

Can a friend pick up my packet for me?
Yes.

I am entered in the race but recently incurred an injury and will be unable to compete. Can I defer my participation to next year?
No. We do not offer deferments or refunds.

Do I need a qualifying time to enter The Capitol 10 Miler?
No.

Is The Capitol 10 Miler walker-friendly?
Yes. The Capitol 10 Miler is open to all competitors, with few restrictions. Please note that all participants must maintain a 20-minute per mile pace throughout the course.


Race Day


I do not have a bib number. Can I run the race as an unofficial entrant?
No, you must be officially registered with a bib number to participate.

What are the locations for the portable toilets?
Portable toilets are located in the start/finish line area and along the course.

What are the types and where are the locations for the replacement fluids?
Water and sports drink stations are set up throughout the length of the course. Fluids will be supplied at race start and finish and at three locations along the route.

Can I use a baby jogger?
Strollers are allowed but must start at the back. Also, please note this course is open to vehicular traffic.

How long will the finish be open?
The 10 Miler race will have a 3 hour time limit. The 5K race will have a 1 hour time limit.

How can I review results at the end of the race?
The race results will be posted on this website as soon as they are available. Printed results will also be available near the Start/Finish line, as finishers complete the event.

Is there a course time limit for participants?
Yes. You must maintain an 20 minute mile.