Frequently Asked Questions

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Q:  Are spectators allowed in 2020?
A:  Yes.  Kensington Metropark is a big, public park.  There will be others using the park during the race.  There will also be others on the hike/bike path during the event.  We ask all spectators to follow the COVID-19 protocols and respect social distancing as well as adhere to all guidelines set forth by the governments (federal, state, and local).  Please ask spectators to be courteous of start/finish line personnel and ask that they don't hover around the finish line waiting for you to finish.  We are making every attempt to make the start/finish line as socially distances as possible.  Not exactly the lines of cheering people that some would like but the necessary environment to safely compete.

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Q:  Is there a time limit for the race?
A:  The park closes at 10:00 p.m.  We wait for all to finish.  If you finish by 9:30 you should have time to exit the park before the gates close.

Q:  What are the age groups for the races?
A:  There are no age group awards for the 2020 race - We will publish results after the race in Age Group Format.  (Masters is 40+)
      We have added to the SWAG to replace the Age Group Awards.

Q:  Where is packet pick-up?
A:  At the START/FINISH line (Maple Beach) beginning at 6:15 a.m. on race day.
A:  Saturday:  3:00 - 6:00 p.m.Just outside of the Milford Road Park Entrance (North Side) 
      Windfall Picnic Area - There is NO FEE to access this location if you come from the north.
       click here for Windfall Picnic Area on Google Maps!

Q:  Is there a FEE for entering Kensnigton Metropark?
A:  Yes - $10 Daily Fee or $35 Annual Pass - Kensington Metropark Website

Q:   Do I get a shirt for registering?
A:  Yes - Everyone registered by Sunday, July 12, 2020 will receive a Short Sleeved Tech Shirt in their chosen size.
       If you register after this deadline you may still get a shirt - but you will have to select from the sizes available at the time you register.
     in 2020 all runners get a Cooling Towel / Face Mask & all finishers also get a Sweet Medal and a Kensington Marathon Bottle Opener.

Q:  Can I register on Race Day?
A:  No Race Day Registration in 2020 - Due to COVID-19 Restrictions there is no in-person registration.
      All registration must be done online thru the RunSignUp website.

Q:  How is the race timed?
A:  All races are timed with RFID Chip Tags.  Chips are located on the back of your bib number
      Wear your bib Number on the Front of your body & Please do not fold or crease your timing chip

Q:  Where can I find Results?
A:  Results will be published on the RunSignUp race website after the completion of the race.
      Due to COVID-19 we will not be printing results and posting them at the event. 
      We will not be posting results to the web during the race this year.  We normally post results to the web every 15 minutes during the event.
     This is to reduce contact and keep people socially distanced throughout the day.

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