FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I register? Register online – details to be provided by January 1, 2021.
Will there be a pre-race day packet pick up? Yes. We have scheduled packet pickup on Saturday, July 4 from 9:00 – 11:00 am at the Stony Lake Inn. When does Packet Pick-up begin? On race day packet pick-up begins at 7:00 – 8:00 am onsite at the Stony Lake Inn, 4722 Scenic Drive at Stony Lake (Shelby, Michigan 49455).
THE RACE COURSE
Are strollers allowed on the course? Yes, but please note that there are unpaved roads on the course. Are dogs allowed at the event? Sorry, No dogs: For the safety of runners, spectators and your pet, dogs will not be allowed at the event. Thank you for your understanding. Will there be a water station on the course? Yes! Will there be a place we can safely leave our kids while we run the 5k? There won’t be childcare on race day. Parents or designated caregivers are responsible for their children on race day. Sparkler volunteers will be busy making sure the race is a successful day for all.
ARRIVING ON RACE DAY
Where do we park? There will be volunteers on hand to direct race participants to available parking spots.
RACE DAY DETAILS
Can we pay the day of the race with a credit card? Yes, we can take credit cards on race day along with checks and cash. Can you sign up on race day? Yes, race day registration will be open from 7:00 – 8:00am. However we are encouraging participants to register by the deadline if possible so that we can have an accurate count of T-shirts and a better idea of how many participants will be there on race-day. Can we still sign up for the family rate on race day? Yes! We encourage you and your family to get there in plenty of time to register and get ready to race!
If we sign up the day of the race can we still get a t-shirt? There will be a limited supply of t-shirts available for race day registration but they are only guaranteed for those who pre-register.