FAQ

Q: It’s says it’s the Tenacious Ten – how tenacious is this course?  Are there a ton of hills?
A: The course isn’t as tenacious as you will be while you crush it!  The course is actually relatively flat with a few easy rollers in the 2nd mile of the race.
Q: When and where is the Kid’s 1K Run? Can they still run if I’m running in the 10K or 10 Mile?
A: The kid’s 1K run will start at 10:30 am. The 10K and 10 Mile will begin at 8:00 in the morning so that will give you 2 and 1/2 hours to get back in time to see your kids run. Parents are definitely welcome to run with their kids. The entire 1K course will be within Gas Works Park and make for amazing finish line photo opportunities. The Start line will be near the finish line with the finish line being the same as the 10K and 10 Mile Finish Line.
Q: When and where is packet pickup?
A: Packet Pickup will be at the Silver Cloud Hotel, located at 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Come get your packet on April 18th from 11am to 6pm or April 19th from 11 am to 6 pm.
Q: Can I pickup my packet the day of the race?
A: Packet pickup is available the day of the race for those who paid the $5 fee with their registration. If you did not pay the additional $5 fee and are unable to pickup your packets prior to the race, please e-mail info@snohomishrunning.com prior to the END OF THE DAY ON TUESDAY, APRIL 16th. 
Q: Can someone else pick up my packet?
A: Yes, absolutely. However, they will need a copy of your Driver’s License.
Q: Can I sign up day of race?
A: Day of race registration will be available.  Participants will be able to register online through Wednesday, April 19th or in person at packet pickup.
Q: Where will we park?
A: There are very few spots at Gas Works Park.  However, there is a ton of street parking and paid parking in the area around Gas Works Park.
Q: Can I ride my bike to the race?
A: We will not have bike check available at the event this year. However, we highly suggest looking into LimeBike as an alternate mode of transportation. 
 Q: I registered awhile ago but haven’t received any communication from you about the event?
A: We will send out the participant e-mail with all event details on the Tuesday prior to the race.  This will go over parking, race day schedule and more.  Please make sure to follow the Tenacious Ten on Facebook and also click that you are attending the Tenacious Ten Event Page on Facebook.  This is the best way to keep up to date will all pertinent race information.
Q: I wasn’t present to receive my award.  Can you  mail it to me?
A: You must be present to receive age group and overall winner awards.  If you are not present, you can come in and pick them up in person.  We do not mail out awards or t-shirts.
Q: What is a bib?
A: A bib is your race number.  You will wear it pinned to the front of your clothes on race day.
Q: I can’t do the race, but I’d like my shirt.  What should I do?  Can you mail it to me?
A: You, or a friend, should come to packet pickup or race day and pick up your shirt.  Shirts will not be mailed out or available for pickup after the race. 
Q: When does the course close?
A: The course will close at 10:30 am sharp.  This means you will need to average a 15 minute mile for the 10 mile race and a 24 minute mile for the 10K run.
Q: We cross 2 draw bridges.  Will they go up during the event?
A: Possibly, we can only keep the bridges down for 90 minutes from the start of the race.  That means if you are not at the Fremont Bridge by 9:30 am (mile 5 for the 10k and mile 9 for the 10 mile) then there is a chance of the bridge going up causing a 3 to 5 minute delay in your time.
Q: Are walkers allowed?
A: Yes!  Walkers are allowed for the 10k.  Due to course limits for the 10 mile we suggest walkers keep to the 10K. 
Q: Do I get a finisher’s medal?
A: Yes!  Everyone will get a finisher’s medal.
Q: Will there be porta-potties at the start?
A: There will be porta-potties at the start/finish area along with 3 different locations on course.
Q: What will the weather be like?
A: Only time will tell, but the average high and low for Seattle in April is 60 degrees and 41 degrees, respectively.
Q: When does online registration close?
A: Online registration closes at midnight on the Wednesday prior to the race.
Q: What is in my race packet?  What is packet pickup?
A: Your race packet will contain your bib, timing chip, and race shirt.
Q: Can someone else pick up my packet?
A: Yes, absolutely. However, they will need a copy of your Driver’s License.
Q: Can I sign up day of race?
A: Day of race registration will be available IF the race has not sold out prior.  We encourage you to sign up online.
Q: Is there a gear check?
A: Yes!  However, you will need to bring your own Bag and we will provide you will a gear check tag.

 

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