Q. How long is the Little Sock Hopper’s Run?
A. We break the Little Sock Hopper’s Run up into age groups. The 0-5 year olds run about 80 ft. The 6-12 year olds run about 650 ft. All participants receive a finisher’s medal, an event t-shirt and a prize package!
Q. Are wheelchairs permitted for the race?
A. Yes. Whether you’re in a wheel chair or need another aide to walk or run, you can participate. Those with a handicap of this nature will start the race 5 minutes before the rest of the participants.
Q. Do I have to run or can I walk the 5K?
A. This is a 5K run/walk so you may complete this race any way you like as long as it’s on your feet. (See question above for lone exception)
Q. Can I push my baby or child in a stroller for the race?
A. Yes. No problem – but your child won’t get their own time unless they are registered, too! 😉
Q. What if it rains?
A. Rain is only water falling from the sky and unless you are made of sugar, you won’t melt. The race will go on! However, if there is lightning, hail or any other weather related hazard, the race organizers reserve the right to cancel the race.
Q. What if the race is canceled due to weather? Can I get a refund?
A. If the race is canceled, no refunds will be issued.
Q. I registered but I can’t make it to the race. Can I get a refund?
A. No. But you can still pick up your t-shirt at Packet Pickup. We will not send any t-shirts via mail.
Q. Do I have to register online?
A. Yes. At this time, you must register online. However, the fee for the race is the fee for the race, there is no additional fee for online registration. Registering online is quick and easy. Click here to do so now.
Q. When does online registration end?
A. Online registration is ends on November 12, 2015 at 11:59 pm. Any registration after that must be done on race day (which is only 3 days away and the same price). You will be able to pay with cash, check, debit or credit on race day.
Q. Is there an age limit for racers?
A. No. However, we encourage good judgement for parents wanting their children to run. Excessive distance running at younger ages can actually do more harm than good for underdeveloped bodies.
Q. Do I have to pick up my packet myself or can someone else do it for me?
A. Someone else can pick up your packet for you. You do not have to pick it up yourself, however, we will require an ID from whoever does the pickup.
Q. Can I pick up my packet the day of the race?
A. Yes. Packet pickup will be available before the race on race day. Remember to bring your ID!
Q. My friend(s) or family member plans on coming and watching the race. Can they volunteer to help race day?
A. Yes! Click here and see how they can help.