FAQ'S

HOW DO I EDIT OR CHANGE MY REGISTRATION?

Here is a tutorial on how to edit or change your registration:  https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062920-view-edit-a-registration

CAN I SWITCH DISTANCES?

Yes, you can always switch race distances if there is still capacity in the event you are looking to switch into.  Check out this tutorial on how to make the change:
https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062922-transfer-to-another-event

There is no fee to switch to a shorter distance.
If you are switching from a shorter distance to a longer distance, you will be prompted to pay the difference in fees between the two events.

The deadline to make edits to your registration is January 1, 2022

IS THERE ANY PARKING ON SITE?

Yes, There is ample parking within a  block of start/finish area if you arrive before 5:00AM. We strongly suggest you arrive by taxi, Uber, Lyft or bicycle. Here are public parking lots located close to the event site:

→ Corner of Grinnell Street/Caroline Street
→ Margaret Street/Caroline Street
→ Conch Harbor Marina

The Mallory Square lot and Westin lots are within 1/4 mile of start/finish.

City parking lots are free on Sundays till 12 Noon.

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE EXPO/PACKET PICK-UP?

The event expo will take place outside of the Half Shell Raw Bar located at 231 Margaret Street on Friday and Saturday.
The hours are:
→ Friday, January 14th from 3:00PM until 6:00PM.
→ Saturday, January 15th from 12:00PM until 6:00PM.
We will also offer limited packet pick-up (pre-registered participants only) on race morning from 5:30AM until 6:15AM.
Note: There will be no on-site registration on race day! 

https://www.halfshellrawbar.com

WILL THERE BE A BAG CHECK?

Yes. On race morning, from 5:30AM-6:15AM. We will have a trailer located near the packet pickup area. Your bib will have a bag check ticket on it.  You must show your matching bib number and possibly identification when retrieving your bag (for your security). Please be sure to claim your bag before 12:00 noon.

WHERE IS THE START OF THE RACE?

The start of the race is at the corner of Caroline Street & Grinnell Street (about a block from the packet pick-up location)

WHERE DOES THE RACE FINISH?

The finish line is located near Margaret Street & Caroline Street – conveniently close to the Half Shell Raw Bar

IS THERE A TIME LIMIT ON THE COURSE?

For the half marathon, the finish line will remain open for 4 hours (until 11:00AM).  Participation support (aid/water stations, volunteers, course marshals etc.) will not be guaranteed after that time and you must adhere to local pedestrian rules (sidewalks etc.).
 
For the 5K, the time limit is a strict one hour limit (until 8:30AM).

WILL THERE BE HYDRATION STATIONS ON THE COURSE?

Yes, there will be water at the start & finish line and approximately every mile along the course.

WILL THERE BE ANY SPORTS DRINK ON THE COURSE?

Yes, starting at the second water station. We are proud to have Orange Ultima Replenisher, as our official on-course drink again this year! With all 6 electrolytes plus support minerals, no sugar or carbs, zero calories, real fruit flavors, plant-based colors and sweetened with stevia leaf — you’re getting the perfect electrolyte balance you need to replace vital minerals lost through sweat, in a formula that is pure and simple. Ultima is hydration done right! They’re your go-to choice for healthy replenishment so you can feel and perform your best. Want to train with Ultima before race day? Visit their Amazon storefront amazon.com/shops/ultimareplenisher

https://www.ultimareplenisher.com

    

ARE THERE SPECIFIC RULES ON THE COURSE?

For your safety, headphones are strongly discouraged while running on the course. If you must have music, you must leave one ear open (for your safety) or you may be subject to disqualification. Additionally, while all precautions are taken to ensure your safety on the course, you must remain aware of your surroundings at all times.  You must also comply with all instructions offered by event personnel and any authorities on site during the event.

WILL THERE BE ANY ENTERTAINMENT ON THE COURSE?

Along with some incredible views, there will be live music & entertainment at several points along the course.

IS THE EVENT GOING TO BE CHIP TIMED?

We use a bib chip system with chips affixed to your bib. Please do not fold the bib!  It is important that you wear bib on the outside of clothes on the front of your body.  If you fail to do this, there is a chance we may miss your time.

ARE THERE AWARDS?

Yes.  Awards will be given to the following top finishers:

Overall Male/Female 1-3
Master Male/Female 1-3,
Age group awards (Male/Female 1-3):
1-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75+up
There are also great Caribbean trips and other prices for Overall winner’s and raffle prizes available to all participants!

If you cannot attend our awards ceremony, please email us at info@keywesthalfmarathon.com to request to have your award mailed. A $10 shipping fee will apply.

WILL THERE BE ANY RACE DAY PHOTOS?

Endurance Imaging is pleased to be the official photographer for the 24th Annual Key West Half Marathon and 5k. You should receive an email with a link to your race photos 3-5 days after the event. If you would like to pre-register additional email addresses you can do so on our website:
We look forward to capturing your awesome race and smiling face on race day!

http://www.enduranceimaging.com

ARE THERE GROUP RATES?

Yes, contact Barb at info@keywesthalfmarathon.com

HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?

We have dozens of jobs available to fit a variety of time schedules and abilities.  Please check out our volunteer page HERE or email Connie @ Kwhmmerch@yahoo.com or Barb info@keywesthalfmarathon.com

https://www.keywesthalfmarathon.com/volunteers/

I AM UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE. WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

Due to the upfront nature of event costs, all entry fees are non-refundable. All participants acknowledge and accept this policy during the registration process. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business trip, family emergency, illness, pregnancy, etc.

However, you can elect to defer your registration. Here is a tutorial on how: https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062915-defer-registration-claim-deferral.

If you don’t want to defer to next year, you can request to cancel your registration by emailing info@keywesthalfmarathon.com and use the subject: “KWHM 2022 Cancellation Request”.  This will not result in a refund!  However, we will work with you to make arrangements to send your swag items.

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