frequently asked questions
Who Does the 5k Benefit?
what is a virtual race?
A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym, or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time .
How much does it cost to register?
Registration is $35. These fee are inclusive of all transaction costs and all registered participants will receive an official race T-shirt.
WhY is the event a virtual event this year?
Due to COVID-19 the ParadeRest board took decision to run the race virtually in the interest of public health for all participants and volunteers and in line with the order given by Governor Northam. For more information go to www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/march/headline-855702-en.html
Can I register on race day?
Yes of course. You can register and participate up to June 30th, 2020
I'm not sure I've registered for this race. can you help?
Where do I pick-up my T-SHIRT?
Your T-shirt will be mailed to you.
How do I make an additional contribution?
Is there an age requirement to participate?
No. The 5k is open to all ages, but anyone under the age of 18 needs permission from a parent or guardian.
do I have to have a t-shirt?
You can have the option not to have a race shirts and donate the cost of your t shirt to the beneficiaries of this event.
What time does the race start?
You can run the race anytime in June. Make sure to make a note of your start and finish time and unload onto our website.
How do I UPLOAD my times?
When you register you will be given the option to upload your time either by text or email.
I understand that there is an opening ceremony, how can I find out more?