FAQ

The Top 5 Questions

1) Can someone else pick up my packet?

Yes.

2) Can I register on race day?

Only for Kid’s Races or the Youth Mile.  No race day registration for the 8k or 5k races. Please register July 3rd at Packet Pickup if you have not done so already.

3) Can I accompany my registered kid if I am not registered?

Yes, that is alright, but you will not be counted in any results information

4)  I am pre-registered, but can I switch from one race to another at packet pickup?

Yes, we can make that switch at packet pickup.

5) Can I pay with a credit/debit card at packet pickup?

Yes, we can accept Visa or MasterCard.

Other questions:

I’ve registered. Now what?

Come to packet pickup Sunday, July 3rd : Time TBD

DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex

350 First Ave SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Taft Room A

Main Floor

You  have to pick up your race packet, which has your shirt, race bib and timing chip as well as other goodies. You will get all materials including electronic race chip at packet pickup at the 5th Season Race packet pickup on Sunday, July 3rd or at the race on July 4th from 6 to 7:45 am. A runner may pick up another entrants packet. Plan to be at the race early to park and get in position.

When is the race?

  • 8:00 AM  – Health Solutions 8k Race: Monday, July 4th
  • 8:15 AM –  Fifth Season 5K Run/Walk:  Monday, July 4th
  • 9:30 AM –  Kids’ Fun Runs: Monday, July 4th
  • 9:45 AM – Youth Mile Run: Monday, July 4th

Full Schedule of Events

 Where is the race?

All races start and finish near:

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
410 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

Green Square Park

How long are the Fifth Season Races?

8K: 4.97 Miles
5K: 3.1 Miles

Youth runs:

Age 5 & under (Little Kid Fun Run) – .33 mile

Age: 6-10 (Big Kid Fun Run) – .45 mile

Youth Mile Run- 1 mile

How much does it cost?

8K & 5K

  • $25 by May 21st
  • $30 by June 18th
  • $35 by July 2nd
  • $40 late entry July 3 at packet pickup

No race day registration July 4 for 8k or 5k races.

Youth Mile Run

  • $15

Kids’ Fun Run

  • $10

Corridor Running member discount is $3 for all online registrations

When does registration end?

Last chance to register in person for the 8K and 5K races is at packet pickup Sunday, July 3

Online registration ends at on July 2nd.

Registration for the Kids Fun Runs and Youth Mile Race is available at packet pickup on July 3, as well as race  morning, July 4th.

Where can I register?

Online registration details are available on the registration page.

Is there an age restriction to run?

There are no age restrictions on the Health Solutions 8K Race or the Fifth Season 5K Fun Run/Walk. The divisions in 8K/5K are 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

Age division awards are medals in the Heath Solutions 8K Run and the 5K run. There are no walking awards.

The divisions in the Kids’ Fun Runs are 6-10, and 5 & under. The Kids’ Fun Run is a noncompetitive event with no age division awards.

 What is the 8k/5k race route?

Both are out and back routes that begin & end in front of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art at 410 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids.   See the course maps page for more information.

Can I be in the race if I am in a wheelchair?

Yes, wheelchairs are allowed in the race. Other wheeled devices, such as bicycles or roller blades are not. Strollers are allowed. We do not offer awards in this division. Please let us know if you plan to race with us.

Can I bring my child with me in the race?

8K and 5K:   Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult. Strollers are allowed.  Anyone running with a stroller should line up near the rear at the race start to assure runner safety.  Strollers will not be permitted in the one mile race.  As a reminder, the temperature on the day of the race may be very high. Be safe.

Can I accompany a younger child in the race without registering myself?

Yes, as long as you do not enter the Start/Finish area or impede other runners.   Corridor Running or any affiliated race sponsor is not responsible for any accidents.  Any registered Health Solutions 8k runner can run all or part of the 5k race with their child, but you will not be timed in the 5k or included in the 5k results.

 I am registered, but I am injured and cannot run. Am I allowed to transfer my registration to someone else?

No, legally we cannot do this. Thank you for your understanding.

I registered, but cannot make it for the race. Can I get a refund?

No, we do not offer a refund policy. Again, thanks for understanding.

Are pets allowed?

As much as we love them, pets are not allowed.

Where is the Fifth Season Post-Race Party?

Greene Square Park and adult beverages for the Biggest Kids at Brick’s Bar and Grille.

How do I get to the race?

All races and activities take place near:

Greene Square Park, Cedar Rapids, IA

Where do I park?

We recommend that you park in one of the City parking ramps in the downtown area.  Arrive early.

I’m an elite runner. How do I register?

Participants wishing to enter in elite category wanting comped/free registration  must contact the elite athlete coordinator prior to June 22nd. We will not pay any travel or expense fees. See the elite athlete page for details and qualifying standards.

Where can I stay when I’m in town?

The DoubleTree by Hilton is located just two blocks from the Start/Finish line.

What About The Speed Traps?

There are none on the course, so you may run as fast as you wish. You should however watch out for signs on I-380 & other areas in Cedar Rapids that tell you that speed limits are “Photo Enforced”. That would mean you are very, very close to a speed camera & if you’re going too fast, a ticket. We have a lot of out-of-state runners that participate in the Fifth Season Races; we would hate to hear that you received a violation.

I still have questions. Who do I contact?

If you still need help, feel free to email the race director.