What happend to the Family of 4 Discount?
We still have a family discount and it is available to family members living in the same household. The discount begins at the 4th Registration under the Individual/Team/Family Pack section on the active.com registration site. This is available online only. There is also an option for your Family to create/join a team that is participating as a group in the race.
How do I register for the race?
You can go to www.active.com , www.covingtonpolice.com, or you can print the form and mail with entry fee to: Orion Racing, c/o Police Who Care, Inc. 825 Jamerson Road, Suite 523, Marietta, GA. 30066.
How do I confirm my registration?
Go to www.active.com.
How do I pick up my packet?
You can come to the EXPO (at the police department) on Friday, September 7, from 8 am until 6 pm; or Saturday, September 8, from 6 am until 8:15 am, to pick up your packet.
Where is my chip?
Your timing tag is embedded into your number. DO NOT REMOVE the timing tag. The tag remains attached to your bib. Be careful not to fold the tag, as this could damage it. Make sure your bib has YOUR name on it, to ensure your results are correct.
Can I run with a baby stroller/baby jogger?
For safety reasons, baby strollers/baby joggers are only allowed at the back of the race. The course is too congested for them to be anywhere else, as are the start and finish staging areas. Be aware that it is very dangerous to have a stroller amongst such a large crowd of people.
Is there a separate walk?
No, there is not a separate walk. However, walkers are encouraged to choose between the 1 mile Fun Run and the 5K.
Can I register on race day?
Yes, we will have registration until 8:15 a.m.
Where are the bathrooms?
The bathrooms are positioned at the corner of Reynolds Street and in the back of the race field.
Where do I park?
Parking is allowed on city streets off of the race route, and we encourage people to utilize the parking deck (across from the County Administration building).
Are pets allowed?
For the safety of our Runners and your pet – please do no allow dogs on the race route and dogs must be on a leash.
Can somebody else pick up my packet/can I pick up someone else’s packet?
Yes, someone else can pick up your packet. You will need their full name and address to verify.
How do I transfer my race bib?
There are no refunds; however, you may handle this in person during the RACE EXPO on Friday September 7, 2018 ONLY.
I did not receive a confirmation email?
It is possible that your email was entered incorrectly while registering. You do not need a confirmation email to participate/pick up your packet. However, if you would like to check that you are registered, and correct your email address, please contact Active.com support (877)228-4881.
How do I get to the 5K?
Look on our map page for directions.
Is there handicap parking?
Yes, at the Police Department parking lot and at Harwell Funeral Home parking lot (address: 2157 East Street, Covington, GA.).
Is there a list of hotels?
LaQuinta Inn, Days Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8, Travelodge, Baymont Inn & Suites, Sun Suites, and there are others in our neighboring cities of Conyers and Madison.
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