A: Registration is now open. Registration will close at 3,500 runners.
Q: May I register someone else for the Race?
A: No. All participants must register themselves. Each race entrant must personally read and agree to a liability waiver and the required fundraising commitment.
Q: How do I pick up my t-shirt & bib?
A: After registering you will be assigned a bib number. You will receive your bib number, T-shirt and packet at packet pick-up. Packet pick-up dates and times will be announced soon. Please check back.
Q: Where do runners get their timing device?
A: We will be using a timing system that utilizes a disposable timing tag that is attached to your bib number. It eliminates the need to return the timing chips at the end of the race, and also eliminates lost timing chip fees.
Q: I am interested in donating but not sure how much to give?
A: All contributions are tax deductible and will make a difference in a child's life. All monies raised stay in the Kansas City area. It is only through your generosity that Royals Charities is able to donate over $700.00 each year to organizations that support children, education, youth baseball/softball and military. There is no donation too big or small - all gifts are greatly appreciated!
Q: Will donors receive tax documentation for their donation?
A: Donors will automatically receive an email acknowledging their tax deductible donation for their records.
Q: If I made a mistake making my donation, how can I fix it?
A: If you experience any problems with your donation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a detailed message including a description of the problem encountered and your contact information. Please include both a cell phone number and email address so that we may contact you efficiently.
Q: Are there restroom facilities at the race location?
A: Yes, men's and women's restrooms are located in Kauffman Stadium and portable toilets will be available along the course.
Q: Will water be available during the race?
A: Yes, there will be water stations located along the route and at the finish line.
Q: Must individual entrants participate in teams and race together?
A: No, teams are not required. Most runners will compete as individuals. However some find it more fun to participate as a team and to challenge each other and other teams to raise the most money.
Q: How can I get to the race site?
A: The start and finish of the race is near Kauffman Stadium located at One Royal Way, Kansas City, Mo 64129.
Q: Is parking available at the race location?
A: Parking will be available around Kauffman Stadium.
Q: Can my family and friends come down to the field when I cross home plate?
A: Due to the need to protect the field, friends and family will not be allowed on the field but will be able to cheer you on and take photos from the stands in Kauffman Stadium.
Q: Are baby strollers allowed on the race route?
A: To ensure the safety of all participants, we do not allow baby strollers, carriages, scooters or other such items on the route.
Q: Can I bring my dog to the race?
A: No, we love pets but cannot accommodate them at the event.
Q: Can I wear headphones during the race?
A: Wearing headphones during the race is prohibited by our USATF sanction and for safety reasons.
Q: Can I rollerblade/roller skate/bike in the race?
A: No, rollerblades, roller skates, skateboards, scooters and bikes are not allowed anywhere on the course or at Kauffman Stadium due to safety concerns.
We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at email@example.com. Please be sure to include your email address, cell phone number and nature of your inquiry. Thank you for your interest in the Royals 5K Run.
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