We are excited to announce the Fort Wayne Hot Cider Hustle 5K will be happening LIVE on November 1st, 2020. We have recreated this event to make it what we believe is the safest running event you can participant in (click here for a complete list of safety protocols). We also have a virtual option, as well!
Here’s how it works:
1. Register now to secure your spot and we will not charge your card until 2 weeks prior to the event.We expect this event will sell out so register now to reserve your spot!
2. On event day, we will release participants in a time-trial start. Participants will sign up for an exact start time closer to the event (exact date to be announced).
3. There will be limited touch points at this event. All event water will be in sealed water bottles at water stops and all finish line food will be prepackaged grab-and-go snacks.
4. This is a no mass gathering event. All registration will be done online and packet pick up will pre-event and by mail.
5. All staff and volunteers will be wearing a mask/facial covering and gloves at all times.
6. There will be increased hand washing and hand sanitizer stations throughout the event site and the race course.
On event day, we will release 1 participant every 10 seconds. There will be clear markings on the ground to comply with proper social distancing procedures. The start and finish line will be separated.
There will be limited touch points at this event. All event water will be in sealed water bottles at water stops and all finish line food will be prepackaged grab-and-go snacks. Participants will sign an online waiver prior to the event.
This is a no mass gathering event. All registration will be done online and packet pick up will pre-event and by mail. Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to your assigned start time and please depart once you complete the race.
All staff and volunteers will be wearing a mask/facial covering and gloves at all times.
Please wear a mask or facial covering when you are in the start/finish line area. You may remove your mask when you begin the race. Please note there will not be a gear check to hold masks. It can be placed on a belt, in an arm or waist band, etc. Please remember to put the mask/facial covering back on when you have finished the race.
There will be increased hand washing and hand sanitizer stations throughout the event site and the race course.
No spectators are allowed in the event site. Spectators may watch the race along the race course at least 6 ft. back from participants.
There will be no event day packet pick up. Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your assigned start time. This race has a limited number of spots and will sell out. If you miss your start time, your spot will be forfeited. The race will try to allow you to start at the end of the wave, however this is subject to available spots.
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Start Staggered start with one participant starting every 10 seconds. Starting times will be assigned the week of the race based on the finishing time entered during registration.
Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $12.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Packet pick up details will be posted at least 2 weeks prior to the event.
Picking up someone else’s packet, don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event day packet pick up, see schedule for time (not suggested).
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you: Post-race event gear registration
Clickhereto download the live participant tracking app, RaceJoy. Experience race day like never before! Track your race progress while on course. Your family and friends can track your progress and directly send you motivational support while you’re racing.
There will be pacers to help you achieve your goal time. Pacers will be at the start holding a sign of the pace they will be consistently running. Run with these pacers and they will help keep you on track to achieve your goal. That’s right, these pacers are dedicated to help lead you to one of the goal times listed below:
Marathon Pace Times: 3:20:00 (7:38 per mile) 3:30:00 (8:00 per mile) 3:40:00 (8:24 per mile) 3:45:00 (8:35 per mile) 4:00:00 (9:09 per mile) 4:15:00 (9:44 per mile) 4:20:00 (9:55 per mile) 4:30:00 (10:18 per mile) 4:40:00 (10:41 per mile) 4:45:00 (10:53 per mile 4:50:00 (11:04 per mile) 5:00:00 (11:27 per mile) 5:30:00 (12:36 per mile) 5:45:00 (13:10 per mile) 6:00:00 (13.45 per mile) Sweeper
Half Marathon Pace Times: 2:00:00 (9:10 per mile) 2:10:00 (9:55 per mile) 2:20:00 (10:40 per mile) 2:25:00 (11:03 per mile) 2:30:00 (11:26 per mile) 2:35:00 (11:49 per mile) 2:40:00 (12:12 per mile) 2:45:00 (12:35 per mile) 2:50:00 (12:59 per mile) 2:55:00 (13:22 per mile) 3:00:00 (13:44 per mile)
Want to be a pacer? Email email@example.com Actual pacer finish times may vary from the advertised pace time, times are not guaranteed. Pacer time slots subject to change.
A finisher medal will be awarded to every participant. A winner medal will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female, in each age group and overall for each event. Participant must be present on event day to receive a medal.
Join in the excitement as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt for volunteering. Volunteers will help at water stations, participant check-in, course marshaling and many other places.
If you can’t find your volunteer confirmation e-mail, which is sent 2 weeks prior to the event, please contact us at 224-757-5425 or the e-mail address below. Or simply meet at the volunteer check-in located at the start/finish line on event day at the start of one of the first shift at 6:45 a.m. or the start of the second shift at 10:15 a.m.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will enter your credit card information at the time of registration, but your card will not be charged until 2 weeks before the event.
Need help with your registration? Race Transfer? Change your t-shirt size? Bib exchange? etc. Click here.
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Runners and walkers can participate in this event. See schedule above for the time limit. One participant will start every 10 seconds.
This event will be chip timed. Participants wear a timing chip integrated with their bib number that starts their individual time when they cross the start line and stops it when they cross the finish line.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or mailed to you. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you. Post race shirt request link.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you or signed up for the virtual event, your gear will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the event date. It will be sent to the address you entered in during registration. If your package does not arrive before the event day, please come to packet pick up or the event site where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.
Headphones/iPod/mp3 devices are allowed, though are strongly not recommended. It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
All participants are required to sign an online waiver. There will be no paper waivers to minimize touch points.
No Dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers & joggers only and the parent/guardian must sign a waiver on behalf of their child(ren) in the stroller.
All water stations include water and Half Marathon water stations include water and sports drink. All drinks will be in sealed bottles and participants will be able to take them off of the table themselves to minimize touch points.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. The above schedule is weather dependent.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 7 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other All Community Event’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. All deferment requests must be sent via e-mail and please include your name, the event your currently in and which event you would like to defer into.
You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.