NOV 27 / 11AM

FIGHT HUNGER IN YOUR HOMETOWN

BENEFITS THE FREEHOLD OPEN DOOR

FOOD PANTRY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: IS THERE A CAP ON THE NUMBER OF TOTAL REGISTRANTS?

A: YES, BECAUSE OF COVID-19, THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS ALLOWED WILL BE 450.

Q:WHAT DO I GET WITH REGISTRATION?

A: GOOD QUESTION. NOT ONLY DO YOU GET THE FUN AND EXCITEMENT OF RUNNING A RACE FULL FROM TURKEY AND STUFFING THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING, BUT YOU GET TO EXPERIENCE A CLASSIC RACE IN A HISTORIC NJ TOWN. 

ALL RUNNERS WILL RECEIVE A SWEATSHIRT COMMEMORATING THE 35TH ANNUAL BORN TO RUN 5 MILE RACE, IN ADDITION TO CHIP-TIMED RESULTS, ACCESS TO OUR VENDOR EXPO, AND OUR EVER POPULAR BTR5M BANDANAS! AND DON'T FORGET OUR 2020 BTR5M FINISHER MEDALS!! 

Q: W H A T  IF  T H E  R A C E  I S  N O T  H E L D ?

A: IN THE EVENT THAT THE RACE IS CANCELED, ALL REGISTRATIONS WILL BE DEFERRED TO THE FOLLOWING YEAR, SO YOU'LL BE ALL SET FOR BTR 2021!  SORRY, NO INDIVIDUAL DEFERRALS OR REFUNDS.

Q:WHAT DO I DO WITH THE BTR5M BANDANA?

 

A: WEAR IT. WEAR IT LOUD AND PROUD DURING THE RACE JUST LIKE THE BOSS HIMSELF WOULD. 

Q:WHAT CHARITY DOES THIS RACE BENEFIT?

A: IN ADDITION TO SUPPORTING THE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM VIA THE FREEHOLD AREA RUNNING CLUB, PROCEEDS FROM THE RACE WILL GO DIRECTLY TOWARDS FREEHOLD AREA OPEN DOOR FOOD PANTRY. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FREEHOLD AREA OPEN DOOR FOOD PANTRY, CLICK HERE

Q:CAN I PICK UP MY RACE NUMBER AND SHIRT BEFORE RACE DAY?

A: WE LOVE EARLY BIRDS. NUMBERS, BANDANAS AND SWEATSHIRTS CAN BE PICKED UP AT RUNNER'S HIGH TUESDAY (4PM-7PM) AND WEDNESDAY (12PM-5PM) OF RACE WEEK. FOR DIRECTIONS TO RUNNER'S HIGH IN FREEHOLD, CLICK HERE

Q:I'M OLD SCHOOL. CAN I HAVE MY RACE NUMBER AND SWAG MAILED DIRECTLY TO ME?

A: NOPE, SORRY. WE WANT TO SEE YOUR SMILING FACE...EVEN THOUGH IT MIGHT HAVE TURKEY REMNANTS ON IT. 

 

 Q:I'VE GOT FRIENDS. CAN I HAVE ONE OF THEM PICK UP MY RACE NUMBER AND SWAG?

A: YOU'VE GOT SOME GOOD BUDS. YES, WITH A COPY OF A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE AND A COPY OF THE RACE ENTRY CONFIRMATION FROM RUNSIGNUP, YOU CAN HAVE SOMEONE ELSE GRAB YOUR GEAR. 

 Q:WHAT IF IT IS BAD WEATHER?

A: GET SOME MITTENS, DOUBLE DOWN ON THOSE SOCKS AND BUNDLE UP. WE RUN, RAIN OR SHINE!!

 

 Q:CAN I RUN WITH A STROLLER?

A: WE LIKE KIDS. BUT UNFORTUNATELY NO STROLLERS ARE PERMITTED.

Q:CAN I RUN WITH A DOG?

A: SORRY, NO DOGS ALLOWED IN THE RACE EITHER.  WE FEEL THAT STROLLERS AND DOGS IN THE RACE CAUSE A SAFETY ISSUE TO THE RUNNERS.

Q:I'M SPEEDY. WHAT IS THE AWARD BREAKDOWN?

A: PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE OVERALL TOP THREE MALE AND FEMALE RUNNERS,  ALONG WITH THE TOP THREE MALE AND FEMALE IN 5-YEAR AGE GROUPS. PRIZES WILL ALSO BE AWARDED TO THE TOP THREE MALE AND FEMALE RACEWALKERS. NO DUPLICATE AWARDS.

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