Registration Information

Q: How can I verify that I am officially registered?

A: When you register through Data Bar, you will receive a confirmation email verifying your purchase and registration. If you have any concerns regarding your registration status please contact Data Bar at 253-770-7738 (EXT 260) or email.


Q: Are refunds available?

A: No. All registrations are non-refundable.


Q: Is my registration transferrable?

A: No. All registrations are non-transferrable.


Q: Is my online registration secure?

A: Yes. Data Bar protects all of your information through secure online processes. Your information is available only to Race for a Soldier for race related purposes. For Data Bar's complete privacy policy click here.


Q: Can I register on race day?

A: Yes. Registration begins at 6:30am on race day. There will be a Registration tent. Shirts are "while supplies last" on race day for day of registrants.


Race Information

Q: Will there be Half Marathon pace groups?

A: Yes, there will be pace groups.


Q: Are iPods or headphones allowed on the course?

A: Yes, iPods, walkmans and other earpiece music devices are allowed on the course. If you choose to wear one please be extra cautious and mindful of the volume of your music and your presence on the course.


Q: Are baby strollers/joggers or un-registered friends allowed on the course?

A: No. Baby strollers/joggers, baby carriers, in-line skates, bicyclists, or unregistered runners are not allowed on the course to ensure safety for all participants.


Q: Are dogs allowed on the course?

A: No animals are allowed on the course.


Q: Is wearing a time tag mandatory?

A: Yes, your timing tag allows for official times to be recorded and accurate calculation of placement. Exact instructions are provided with the timing tags.


Packet Pick Up Information

Q: Is it necessary to pick up my race packet?

A: Yes. Your race packet contains necessary race information.


Q: Is my race shirt included in my packet?

A: Your race shirt is included in packet pick up, but not in your packet. A shirt will be handed to you in the size you listed on your registration form. If you are registering day of, your shirt will not be guaranteed in your size because pre registered runners receive priority, so show up early. Registration and Packet Pick Up starts at 6:30am on race day.


Q: Where and when can I pick up my race packet?

A: You may pick up your packet the day before the race at Route 16 Running & Walking, or on race day starting at 6:30am at the Packet Pick Up tent located next to the registration booth. Exact details will be posted on our website homepage prior to race week.


Q: What do I need to bring with me to pick up my packet?

A: Please bring a photo ID. It is always a good idea to bring a print out of your race registration confirmation email as well.