Race/Walk Info

FEATURES

All participants will receive the following with their entry fee.

  • Race Shirt
  • Medals for 1st place finishers, see the award bracket below.
  • Post-race refreshment table
  • A party-like atmosphere on the course and post-event celebration with food, live entertainment, and family activities
  • Professional chip timing
  • Free photo downloads after the event

AWARDS

Medals for Women and Men 1st place overall finisher (any age)
Medals for Women and Men 1st place finishers in the following age categories:
  • 5yr to 9 yr
  • 10 yr to 14 yr
  • 15 to 19 yr
  • 20 yr to 29 yr
  • 30 yr to 39 yr
  • 40 yr to 49 yr
  • 50 yr to 59 yr
  • 60 yr to 69 yr
  • 70 yr to 79 yr
  • 80+ years

REGISTRATION

Online: www.dayofthedead5k.run (closes on Saturday, October 23, 5:00 pm
In Person: CRC, 100 Community Boulevard, Wheeling
No Refunds
Day of Registration will open between 7:00 – 7:30 am ONLY
Day of Fees: $20 Kids/$25 Adults
We will accept cash or credit
Day of entries will not receive a t-shirt

RACE INFORMATION

3.1 Miles

PRE-RACE FACE PAINTING

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM
This is only open to registered runners, you must show your bib
Volunteers – NLU Students

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

7:00 – 7:45 am – Day of Packet Pick Up (to save time we suggest to pick it up early)
7:00 am – 7:30 am – Race Day Registration
8:00 am – 5K Start
9:00 am – Awards
9:00 am – 11:00 am – Post Event Celebration with live entertainment and food/drink sale.

PACKET PICKUP

Pre-Race Pick Up
Wheeling Health & Fitness Center
Friday, 10/22, 12:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, 10/23, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Race Day Pick Up 
7:00 – 7:50 am

GENERAL QUESTIONS

  • What if I can’t run/walk the race? Can I get a refund?
    • Entry fees are non-refundable. This means once we have received your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate.
  • Are dogs allowed?
    • Dogs are not allowed during the race, but are at the Post Event Celebration
  • Are strollers allowed?
    • Yes
  • Can I walk the race?
    • Yes, there are not time limits for finishing
  • Do I need to be registered for the race to participate in the Post Event Celebration
    • No, everyone is invited to join in fun
  • Will there be gear check-in?
    • No the race start and finish are very close to the parking lot all runners should use
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