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Frequently Asked Questions

Package Pick Up: 

Please note, there is NO race day package pick up.

Location: Plintz Real Estate (338 24th Ave SW)

Friday, April 26th 2pm – 6pm

Saturday, April 27th 10am – 4pm

 

Please note that bibs are NOT available outside of these times as they will be with the timing company so that they can affix the timing chips. We appreciate your understanding and remind you that you may have a friend or family member pickup your race package. 

Race Day Parking: You can park at Telus Spark for $7. Carpooling is recommended.

 

Bathrooms: Porta potties will be available at the start/finish area as well as at the 5km turnaround for the 10km and 21km events (the 21km event will again hit this at 16km).

Bag Drop: We will have an un-official bag drop (ie. your bag wil not be checked in but rather placed under a tent at the start/finish line this year. Everything must be inside a small bag/backpack and you can drop your bag under the tent before you run. 

 

Bibs: Your bib must be visible at all time on your FRONT while on course. Racers without numbers will be asked to asked to leave the course. You may NOT have an unregistered runner or coach run with you.

Timing: Official timing will be provided by Startline Timing. Timing is through a microchip on the back of your race bib. DO NOT BEND YOUR BIB or you will not receive an official time. 

Music: because the course is on pathways you MAY run with music. However you must be able to hear officials and other pedestrians at all times. Please note, you must run with earbuds and MAY NOT play music that is audible to other racers. If officials or volunteers catch you doing so you will be immediately disqualified. 

Dogs: Dogs are NOT allowed on course. We will be monitoring this closely.

 

Strollers: We are a stroller-friendly race course! Please be advised that on-course hydration and finish line cookies are for racers only.

On-Course Nutrition: 

21km course: 5km (water, Xact Electrolytes), 10km (water, Xact Electrolytes, Xact Energy Fruit Bars), 16km (water, Xact Electrolytes)

10km course: 5km (water, Xact Electrolytes)

5km course: 2.5 km (water)

Pacers/Guides/Aids: All pacers, guides and aids MUST be registered for the race as well. We will be checking bibs as you cross the start line, and at the turnaround points. 

Finish Line Food: We will have a light post-race snack for you!

Awards: There will be awards for the top 3 males and females in the 21km, 10km and 5km events. Awards will be posted at the timing table 10 minutes prior to the awards ceremony. Any discrepancies must be brought up with the timers before the awards ceremony. 

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Click to read the 2024 Get Shit Done Run Athlete Guide 

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