Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do I have to be a runner to participate in this 5K?
A: No! Many are walkers, and many have never entered a race before. You just need to be able to complete the 3.1 miles comfortably walking or running.
Q: How do I know if I can complete the 3.1 miles?
A: If you can walk for an hour, you are probably covering the distance. Check out this training program from Runners World if you want help preparing: http://www.runnersworld.com/subtopic/0,7123,s6-238-244-259-0,00.html.
Q: Do you allow baby joggers/strollers?
A: Yes, but for everyone’s safety they must start at the back of the run line-up and walk line-up at the beginning of the event. Following these guidelines will help prevent accidents as well as avoid harm to yourself, your child and other runners. There is no extra fee; you do not need to register a child riding in a stroller. Sorry, wagons are not allowed.
Q: Do I have to be a certain age to participate?
A: EE5K is open to all ages. In fact, children and teenagers are encouraged to participate!
Q: Can I run with my dog?
A: Sorry, dogs are not allowed on the race course.
Q: What happens if I get sick, or I don’t end up attending the race? Can I give my entry to someone else, or get my money back?
A: Sorry, entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
Q: Where should I park?
A: Park in the parking lot at Frontier Justice (800 NE Jones Industrial Drive Lee's Summit, MO) . If this parking lot is full you can park in the parking lot at Summit Park Church (2818 NE Independence Ave), F'real, and Skyzone. Click here to see Eagle Egg 5K parking map.
Q: What time do I need to be there before the start?
A: If you have already picked up your packet, we recommend that you arrive at the start no later than 7:25 a.m. You’ll want to allow time to get through the restroom line, and visit with the other excited participants. If you need to pick up your packet, plan to arrive between 7 a.m. – 7:15 a.m., race day pick-up opens at 6:30 a.m. and closes at 7:30 a.m. If you have not registered, plan to arrive at 6:30 a.m. when registration opens.
Q: Can I register on the day of the race?
A: Yes, plan to arrive at 6:30 a.m. when race day registration opens. Please note that we can’t guarantee a race shirt for you but ordered quite a lot of shirts, but to be sure register by April 12.
Q: Can I pick up a race packet for someone else?
A: Yes, but please make sure they know you are picking it up for them, so they don’t come in themselves and find it missing.
Q: Where can I store my personal belongings at the race?
A: Please leave any valuables at home or locked in the trunk of your car.
Q: How do I find out my finish time?
A: Results will be posted on race day afternoon on this website under the Results Page.
Q: Who benefits from this event?
A: First - You Do!! - Health and fitness are essential to your well-being! Secondly Summit Christian Academy benefits. SCA is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian School.
Q: What if I have a question not answered here?
A: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 816-525-1480 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday.