FAQ

Q: What time does the race start?
A: All runners will start at 8:00 am
Q: Are there many hills on the course?
A: No, there is one hill approximately 1.5 miles in and it’s quite gradual and makes the road home all downhill.  It is perfect for a 1st time half marathon or even better to come set a PR.
Q: Where will we park?
A: There will be 3 different parking areas around Marine Park at the Port of Everett and there should be plenty of spots for everyone.
Q: Where will packet pickup be?
Chevrolet of Everett located at 7301 Evergreen Way, Everett, WA 98203. It will be available Saturday 4/6/19 between 10am and 5pm.
Q: I registered awhile ago but haven’t received any communication from you about the event?
A: We will send out the participant e-mail with all event details on the Tuesday prior to the race.  This will go over parking, race day schedule and more.  Please make sure to follow the Everett Half Marathon on Facebook and also click that you are attending the everett Half Marathon Event Page on Facebook.  This is the best way to keep up to date will all pertinent race information.
Q: I wasn’t present to receive my award.  Can you  mail it to me?
A: You must be present to receive age group and overall winner awards.  If you are not present, you can come in and pick them up in person.  We do not mail out awards or t-shirts.
Q: What is a bib?
A: A bib is your race number.  You will wear it pinned to the front of your clothes on race day.
Q: I can’t do the race, but I’d like my shirt.  What should I do?  Can you mail it to me?
A: You, or a friend, should come to packet pickup or race day and pick up your shirt.  Shirts will not be mailed out or available for pickup after the race. 
Q: When does the course close?
A: The course will close at 12:00 sharp.  However, half marathon participants need to be through mile 10 by 10:30 am.  That means you have 2.5 hours to complete the first 10 miles which is a 15 minute per mile pace.
 Q: Are walkers allowed?
A: Yes!  Walkers are allowed for the 10k.  Due to course limits for the half marathon we suggest walkers keep to the 10K. 
Q: Do I get a finisher’s medal?
A: Yes!  Everyone will get a finisher’s medal.
Q: Will there be porta-potties on the course?
A: There will be porta-potties at the start/finish area along with 6 different locations on course.
Q: What will the weather be like?
A: Only time will tell, but the average high and low for Seattle in April is 60 degrees as a high and 45 degrees as a low, respectively.
Q: When does online registration close?
A: Online registration closes at midnight on the Wednesday prior to the race.
Q: What is in my race packet?  What is packet pickup?
A: Your race packet will contain your bib, timing chip, and race shirt.
Q: Can someone else pick up my packet?
A: Yes, absolutely. However, they will need a copy of your Driver’s License.
Q: Can I sign up day of race?
A: Day of race registration will be available IF the race has not sold out prior.  We encourage you to sign up online.
Q: Can I pick up my race packet on day of race?
A: Yes, but we strongly encourage you to avoid the lines and do so before the race.
Q: Is there a gear check?
A: Yes!  However, you will need to bring your own Bag and we will provide you will a gear check tag.