What is the course time limit?

The course will have a 90 minute time limit.

Is there an age minimum for the 4.9k run?

7 years old. For younger participants, parents are encouraged to run with their child in the Junior Run.

What is the age limit for Junior Run?

Any age or fitness level, but especially for those 14 and under. Children 7 and under may run with a parent or guardian at no additional cost to the parent or guardian.

Can parents participate in the Junior Run with their child?

Yes, parents are more than welcome to participate in the Junior Run if your child is 7 or younger. Parents will not need to register themselves if they are running with their young child 7 or under.

Where do I park for the event?

Parking will be located in Red Lot 1 on both Saturday and Sunday, 11/18 and 11/19. Parking is free on 11/18, but will be $10 on Race Day Sunday. Cash and credit card accepted. Parking will open at 6AM on Sunday.

Can I run in the Junior 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. Please note, only participants of the race will be allowed on the field.

Will there be a bag check?

Yes There will be a clothes/bag drop in the main parking lot area before crossing the main entrance bridge. Plastic bags will be provided to hold your goods. Clothes can be picked up after the race in the same location. We will not be liable for any valuables left in your race bag.

How do I get the latest information on The Golden Heart 4.9K events?

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What are the Award divisions?

Award Divisions are Top 3 overall in the 4.9K 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.

Elite Athletes

The Golden Heart 4.9K 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, Women 18:00 5K

How do I Volunteer?

Not a runner but still want to participate in the festivities? Make new friends, support your community, and have a great time! Click here to volunteer! All volunteers receive light refreshments and a commemorative t-shirt.
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Vendors How do I become a vendor at the Golden Heart 4.9K Finish Expo?

Please email for more information on how you can participate as a vendor.

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