Here are a few answers to the most commonly asked questions.
What is the course time limit?
The course will have a 90 minute time limit.
Is there an age minimum for the 5K run?
7 years old. For younger participants, parents are encouraged to run with their child in the Saints Kids Fun Run.
What is the age limit for Saints Kids Fun Run?
4-12 years old. Children under 7 should also run with a parent or guardian.
Can parents participate in the Saints Kids Fun Run with their child?
Yes, parents are more than welcome to participate in the Saints Kids Fun Run with their child. Parents will not need to register themselves if they are running with their child. This is a Fun Run for Kids, please no adult entries.
Can I run in the 5K with a jogging stroller?
Yes, but strollers are strongly discouraged – For the safety of other runners and walkers you will be asked to start in the very back of the race and remain with other runners and walkers who also have strollers.
Can I run in the Saints Play Fun Run with a jogging stroller?
Parents may run with a stroller, but just as in the adult race, we ask that you start near the back of the kids pack.
Can my family and friends watch me cross the finish line? Spectators are able to watch the finish from the stadium seats. Enter using Gate C at the top of the Champions Square stair case. Please note, only participants of the race will be allowed on the field.
Is any “Team” registration eligible for the “Corporate Cup”?
YES! Any team that has the most members can win the Corporate Cup.
Are “Corporate Cup” team registrations available after online registration closes?
No. If you would like to register a team, you must do it prior to online registration closing or the race selling out (whichever occurs first).
How do I change my registration to a team registration if I signed up as an individual?
Please email email@example.com with the name you registered with, and provide the name of the team that you would like to join.
Will there a bag check?
We will not have a bag check and bags are not permitted inside the stadium. Please refer to the NFL Bag Policy.
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What are the Award divisions?
Award Divisions are Top 3 overall in the 5K in each age group (age groups are as follows: 14 and Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ age groups) There will also be a prize for the fastest male and female runner in the 40 yard dash (last 40 yards before finish). Overall winners will be excluded from age group awards. There will be no age group awards ceremony, please pick-up age group awards at the conclusion of the event- age group awards will not be mailed post event.
Saints Kickoff Run welcomes elite athletes to our event. Athletes may be provided complimentary entry into the race on a case by case basis. To qualify for an elite entry, athletes should submit proof of recent finishing results via email. The following time standards are used as guidelines: Men 15:30 5K, 33:00 10K; Women 18:00 5K, 37:00 10K.
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How do I become a vendor at the Saints Kickoff Run Finish Expo?
Find details on how to be a part of the Finish Expo here. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.