F.A.Q.


Can I register in-person?

You can register on 4/6 from 6-9PM at our Pre-Race Party at Brass Tap in Carrollwood, or register and pay anytime at The Running Center through 4/6/17. After that you can only register the day of the race at Babe Zaharias beginning at 4pm. Cash or check only at Running Center and the day of the race.

How can my business become a sponsor?

For sponsorship information, please email us at mike@parrfoundation.org, or call Mike Faraguna at 813-936-8700.

Will early packet pick-up be available?

You will be able to pick up your packets at The Running Center on Wednesday, April 5 from 10am to 7pm. Join us Thursday, April 6 from 6-9pm at Brass Tap in Carrollwood for our exciting Pre-Race Party, featuring great food, drink and entertainment. A portion of the proceeds goes to benefit the PARR Foundation. Registration and packet pickup will be available. The Running Center is located at 14308 North Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. Brass Tap is located at 10019 N Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa

Will I be guaranteed a commemorative t-shirt?

You are only guaranteed a t-shirt if you registered and paid by 4/1/17. After that, it will be first come, first serve while supplies last.

Can I register and pay the day of the race?

Starting at 4pm, you can register and pay at the higher day-of rates. Please bring cash or check made out to PARR Foundation. T-shirts are not guaranteed for day-of registrations.

What time does the race start?

The 5K begins promptly at 6:30pm with the 1 mile fun run beginning at approximately 7:30pm. Allow extra time if you will be registering or picking up your packet that day.

What do I need to do the day of the race?

Try to arrive at Babe Zaharias Golf Course between 5-6pm. If you did not already pickup your packet at the Running Center, proceed to the pavilion for registration and/or race packet pick-up.

Will my race be timed?

The 5K is computer timed with MyLaps disposable chips and the 1 mile is clock timed. Awards will be based off these results.

Where can I see my race results?

Results will be posted onsite continually as runners finish, with the complete results posted upon the completion of the race. Results will also be posted online at parrforthecourse.racehawk.com & on coolrunning.com

Will I receive an award?

Medals and gift bags will be given to the overall top male and female runners. Medals will be given to the top 3 runners in each age bracket in 5 year increments. Finisher medals will be available for the first 250 registered for the 5K race.

Can I run with a stroller?

Wagons, running strollers, baby strollers or any other form of stroller are permitted in the 5K and 1 Mile, however, you must start at the back of the pack. Please note, our event insurance DOES NOT COVER THESE ACTIVITIES: BIKES, SKATEBOARDS, BABY JOGGERS, STROLLERS, WAGONS, ROLLERBLADES.

Are pets permitted?

Pets on a leash are allowed onsite and can participate in the 1 Mile Fun Run. Pets are NOT permitted in the 5K race.

Are spectators allowed?

Yes, spectators are allowed and encouraged to watch from a safe vantage point along the course.

Can I get a refund?

There will be no refunds for no-shows or in the event of weather or course conditions.

Is there a post-race party?

ABSOLUTELY! An incredible party featuring a live DJ, FREE BEER* and great food samples from area restaurants! And it’s all FREE with your paid event registration. Non runners are welcome to enjoy the post-race party with a $10 (includes beer*) or $5 (food only) donation to the PARR Foundation. *Must be 21 or over with a valid ID.

Still have questions?

Email or call Mike at: mike@parrfoundation.org 813-936-8700

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