FAQ

RACE REGISTRATION

When is the race?


The Run Lucky 5k and Mission Mile Fun Run is Sunday, March 11, 2018.

How do I register for Run Lucky?

You can register online by clicking here.

How much is registration?

Registration is $25 thru December 31, 2017; $30 thru March 8, 2018, and then it goes up to $40 thru race day.

Do you offer a group discount?

At this time we do not offer a group discount.

Do I have to register my child for the Mission Mile Fun Run?

If you are pushing your child in a stroller then he or she does not need to be registered, but anyone who will be running or walking – no matter how young he/she is – must be registered. Participants in the Mission Mile Fun Run will receive our commemorative “2018 Dog Tags”

Do I have to run the 5k or can I walk?

We warmly welcome walkers to participate in the 5k! The course will be open for an hour, which should allow plenty of time for all walkers to finish.  Anyone not able to finish within the hour allotted will be given a ride to the finish line by our course support. Finishers of the Run Lucky 5K will receive our commemorative “2018 Finisher Medals”


Can I register on the day of the race?

Yes, however we strongly encourage that you register early and online! Run Lucky cotton blend tech shirts will only be available for the first 1200 registrants. If you do choose to register on the day of the race, you can register at the Registration Tent located behind Fassler Hall along Park Place. Registration will be open from 12 PM – 1:30 PM.


How can I check to ensure that I am registered?

You will receive an email confirmation within minutes of completing your online registration.  If you didn’t receive a confirmation email, please contact us.

What happens if I register and then am unable to participate?

You are still welcome to pick up your bib and cotton blend tech shirt, but unfortunately no refunds will be given.

PACKET PICK UP

Can I pick up my packet on race day? 


You can, but we strongly encourage all participants to pick up their packet on Thursday, Friday or Saturday at OK Runner (details below). Race day packet pick-up is at the Registration Tent located behind Fassler Hall located here in Midtown, OKC and will be open at 12 PM.

Where is early packet pick-up?

Pick up your race packet at OK Runner, located at 708 N. Broadway in Automobile Alley, OKC 73102 on Thursday, March 8, 5-7 PM, Friday, March 9, 10 AM-7 PM and Saturday, March 10, 10 AM-5 PM. Parking is available behind the store.

What is included in my packet?

Your race bib and cotton blend tech shirt (first 1200 to register).

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

We encourage you to print off your confirmation email and bring that with you to packet pick-up. It is not required, but sometimes it is helpful to have that with you.

Can a friend pick up my packet for me?

Yes. Again, it would be helpful if you brought a copy of your friend’s confirmation, but it is not required. Just make sure your friend knows that you are picking up his/her packet!

When will I receive my email confirmation?

You will receive an email confirmation almost immediately from ChronoTrack.

TIMING

Is the Mission Mile Fun Run timed?

We will have a clock running during the Mission Mile Fun Run, but the participants will not wear a timing chip and will not receive an “official” time.

Do I need to turn my timing chip in after the 5K race?


Your timing chip is integrated into your race bib and does not need to be turned in.

WEATHER


What is the weather typically like on race day?

Famous Oklahoman, Will Rogers, said that if you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait 5 minutes! It could be cool and damp, it could be warm and dry, and it will likely be windy.

What happens if it rains?

The race will go on regardless of precipitation. The race will only be delayed or cancelled if weather conditions present imminent danger to participants.

START AND FINISH AREAS

Where do the races start and finish?

The 5k and Mission Mile routes will start and finish along Park Place behind Fassler Hall. Located Here

What time do the races start?

The Mission Mile Fun Run starts at 1:30 PM, and the 5k starts at 2 PM.

Where should I park? 


As with all races, parking will be a challenge. Some street parking is available. Please do not park in the lot of a business that is open on Sunday. Parking in the lot of a closed business will be at your own risk. Watch for no parking signs. Brown’s Bakery does not allow any parking in their lot other than for customers. We encourage you to carpool with friends and use Uber or Lyft.

What time should I get there on race day?

At least 30 to an hour in advance to allow yourself plenty of time to park and walk over to the start line.

Where are the best spectator venues?

See the course map under Registration. Best views are from the corners of the streets in the residential areas. We encourage you to wear your green gear and cheer loudly! Please do not step into the street or cross the route during the race.

COURSE SUPPORT


How long are the streets closed?

Until 3:00 PM, which gives the 5k participants a full hour to complete the course. Our Lucky Leprechaun sweeper will bring up the rear. Anyone who does not keep up with the hour pace will be picked up and driven to the finish line area.

Is there a water stop on the 5K course?


There is! The water will be at approximately the half-way point on the 5K course, near Wilson Elementary.

Are there items prohibited on the course?


NO PETS are allowed on the Run Lucky course, and we strongly discourage the use of headphones. If you are planning to run or walk with a stroller, we ask that you line up at the back at the start line.

AWARDS

Will all participants get a finishers medal?

All participants in 5k race will receive a finishers medal. The participants of the Mission Mile fun run will receive dog tags.

What time does the awards ceremony start?

The awards ceremony will begin around 3 PM.


What awards do you give for the runners?

Awards are presented to the male and female overall 5k winners at the Finish Line in a brief awards ceremony.  Age group awards will be three deep to male and female finishers in the standard 5 year divisions. Youth age groups begin at 12 and under. Oldest age group is 75 and over.

What awards do you give for Teams?

We give out two awards for teams – one for the team that raises the most money for our beneficiary and one for the team with the most team members.

What awards do you give for the costume contest?

We give out two awards during the costume contest – one for the winner of the children’s contest (13 years and younger), and one for the winner of the adult’s contest.

OUR BENEFICIARY


Where do the proceeds from Run Lucky go?

The beneficiary for Run Lucky is The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). All proceeds from Run Lucky are donated to LLS to support their mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Can I make an extra donation to LLS?

Yes, and we hope you will! There are two ways to donate: when you register (either online or on a print form) you have the option to make an extra donation or click here to donate.