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Can walkers participate?
Of Course! The Orlando Half Marathon is for athletes of all speeds. Please note: Due to city road closure and traffic requirements, half marathon participants MUST maintain a pace of at least 15:00 minutes per mile (or faster).
Are there any age requirements to participate?
To participate in the Orlando Half Marathon one must be 14 and 8 years old to participate in the 5k.
How can I volunteer?
Click here to sign up to volunteer! Volunteers are the backbone of all our events and are always needed and welcome.
Can I change my mind about which distance to run?
You can switch distances for a small fee. Click here for details.
What if I register and then become injured or am unable to attend?
You can defer your entry to the next year for a small fee.
Click here for details.
Where can I pick up my race packet?
Race packets will be available to pick up at Track Shack (1104 N. Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803).
Can someone else pick up my race packet?
Photo ID is required for bib pick-up. Participants may pick up on behalf of others by presenting a copy of the participant's photo ID.
How can I make changes to my registration?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How will the start line work?
Participants will line up in Start groups according to pace per mile. Start groups will be about 250 people each, starting every 5 minutes.
The area will be clearly marked using signage and a color-coded system. There will be ample space between each person (at least 6ft) and everyone will be required to wear a mask until one starts running. A map showing the Start groups will be released ahead of time.
Will the race be timed?
The Half Marathon will be timed using the ChronoTrack timing system. A ChronoTrack B-tag will be located on the back of the race bib. Do not remove, bend or break the ChronoTrack B-tag. Without the B-tag, your official time WILL NOT be recorded.
Are strollers allowed on the course?
For the safety of yourself and the other participants, baby joggers, strollers, baby carriers, baby backpacks, inline skates, scooters, bicycles, skateboards, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course.
What if it rains?
The race will be held rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area the race will either have a delayed start or, depending on the intensity of the weather, be cancelled. The determination will be made by the Event Management staff.
Where do I park for the event?
Limited parking along side streets; parking garages are located at the corner of Rosalind St. and Robinson Street, as well as various other locations throughout downtown Orlando. Parking garage rates may apply.
How do I meet my family/friends after the race?
A site map will be posted on the website. Review the site map and plan for a designated meeting spot and time. Communicate your estimated finish time.
Where can I find race results?
Race results are available on www.trackshack.com
Who can I contact if I have further questions?
Please call us at 407-896-1160 or email email@example.com
What accommodations are offered to wheelchair athletes?
Wheelchair athletes are invited to participate in the OUC Orlando Half Marathon. To participate in the half marathon a wheelchair athlete may be push rim or hand cycle and must wear a helmet. Hand cycle wheelchair athletes will be in the exhibition category, are non-scored and may not pass the lead cyclist. Awards are given to the overall male and female push rim athlete.
For more information on wheelchair participation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What accommodations are offered for visually impaired runners?
In most situations and within an appropriate time frame, the organizing committee can pair a visually impaired runner/walker with a guide to participate in the half marathon. Please email chris@trackshack to request this accommodation.
What is the capacity at the race?
2500 runners/walkers are accepted into the physical half marathon.
Will participants be required to wear masks while running?
Participants are required to wear a mask pre and post event. Bring your own
mask to wear until race start. Running in a mask is not required. Carry the mask
with you in your pocket or running belt and put it on post event. View Safety Protocols >>
Safety protocols say no spectators will be allowed for the OUC Orlando Half Marathon,
does that mean just at the start/finish line? Or does that mean on the whole course?
Spectators will not be allowed in the start/finish/runner-only areas. This is to discourage people from gathering and standing close together. View Safety Protocols >>
How will masks and social distancing be enforced?
Pre and post-race signage, staff and Clean Team Ambassadors will be monitoring with
extra masks and/or hand sanitizer and ensuring that safety protocols are adhered to.
Masks required in the staging area when taking photos.
Will there be pace groups?
There will not be Pace Group Leaders. Runners will start the race according to estimated pace per mile.
If one opts not to participate in half marathon this year, can the entry fee be deferred to next year’s registration?
Yes, click here for details.
If one opts to defer, would one still be eligible for the series medal?
No, but one can do the race virtually in 2020 and stay eligible.
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