FAQs

Q – How to contact race officials?

A – Email 20miler@dcroadrunners.org

Q – What is your refund policy?

A – Our current policy is that registration fees are non-refundable, even in the event of race cancellation. We are runner friendly and provide the following options:

  1. You can switch from the 20 miler to the 5 miler race.
  2. Transfer your registration to someone else (must be requested before packet pick-up on 9/20/2017).
  3. Come to packet pickup to get your t-shirt!

Q – Can I register on race day?

A – No race day registration.

Q – What is the best day for packet pick-up?

A – Thursday of race week-end during DCRRC’s happy hour.  Enjoy free food while you get your race bib and mingle with club members.

Q – How early should I arrive at the race venue?

A – Earlier is always better! 30 min before start time or 1 hour if picking your bib # on race morning.

Q – How do I switch from the 20-miler to 5-miler race?

A – You can switch from the 20 to 5 miler without extra charge. This must be requested before packet pick-up on 9/20/17.

Q – Do you accept credit cards for payment?

A – Yes, credit cards are accepted for all races with online registration.

Q – Where do I park?

A – There are 3 parking lots at Carderock, we do encourage carpooling for less traffic and to be environmentally friendly!

Q – What is the time limit?

A – Time limit is 5 hours (15 minutes per mile pace). Running course closes at noon.

Q – Can I use headphones while racing?

A – We strongly discourage headphones due to the safety of all runners. We do not impose a ban on wearing such devices except all those eligible for award money.

Q – What is Stroller and Dog Policy?

A –  This race is held on a fairly narrow public trail.  In addition to the many race participants, this trail also remains open to the public for use by walkers, runners, and cyclists.  As such, dogs and strollers are prohibited on this particular course.