Ocean City Running Festival

Sat November 2, 2024 Ocean City, MD 21842 US Directions

FAQS


- Can I update my current shirt size selection to a different size?
Yes, registered participants can edit their shirt sizes.
To edit your shirt size follow the instructions on this link.
The deadline to update your size selection is Friday, October 20th 2023.

 

 
- What is this processing fee? Can I have it waved?
The processing fee is set in place by our registration providers, it’s how they make a living. The registration providers maintain registrations and help out with the development of our system over time – they do great things for us and for you! We cannot waive processing fees.
We do not allow for paper, mailed, or faxed registrations, and even if we did, we would still be required to include the processing fee.

 

- How do I update information on my registration?
You can log in to your registration to edit your personal registration information excluding name, birthday, and gender. If you need to edit one of those categories, please email customer service at customerservice@corrigansports.com
The deadline to make changes to your personal registration information is Friday, October 20th, 2023.
The deadline to update your shirt size is Friday, October 20th, 2023.
To update your email address, phone number, or mailing address you will select ‘Participant Info’ in the white menu bar.
To update your emergency contact you will select ‘Questions’ in the grey menu bar.
To update your shirt size you will select ‘Giveaway' in the grey menu bar.

 

- Can I defer my entry to 2024?
Yes, registered participants can defer their entry to the 2024 Ocean City Running Festival.
To defer you race entry, follow these steps.
The deadline to defer your race entry is Friday, October 13th, 2023.

 

- May I receive a refund?
No, per our cancellation policy, the Ocean City Running Festival does not allow for refunds or transfers of entry fees.

 

- May I transfer my registration to another runner?
No, we do not currently allow for registration transfers. If another runner is caught running with your bib intentionally you and the other runner will be barred from joining in our events again.

 

- May I pick up a race packet for another runner?
Yes, you can pick up a packet for a friend! We just ask that you only pick up one additional packet. You will just need their E-registration card which will be emailed out the week of the race.

 

- May I pick up my race packet on race morning?
LIMITED RACE MORNING PACKET PICK UP IS AVAILABLE from 6am to 7am in the Ocean City Inlet.  Runners are strongly encouraged to pick up at the expo if at all possible. Race morning pick up can be a challenge for us, for traffic and for the timing company.  This is intended for those who are coming in late from out of town or have other extenuating circumstances. Sign-up for this option HERE.
You can also have a friend pick up a packet for you. Due to logistical challenges, we are unable to offer a Mail My Packet option for the Ocean City Running Festival in 2023.

 

- How long do I have to complete the course? Can I walk the route?
Yes, you are permitted to walk as long as you can complete the course in time limit posted for each distance.
Marathon: 6 Hours
Half Marathon: 4 Hours
10K: 2 Hours
5K: 75 Minutes

 

- Are dogs allowed on the course?
No, due to safety concerns we are asking to leave your favorite four-legged friends at home. Dogs will not be allowed in the race or at the finish line area.

 

- Can I upgrade or downgrade my distance?
Yes, as long as space remains in the race you wish to enter you can update your distance. To do so please click here to see the instructions manage your registration and select ‘Transfer Event’ in the white menu bar. If you are upgrading you may have to pay the price difference. If you are downgrading, you will not receive a refund for the price difference in the entry fees.
The deadline to update your distance is Friday, October 20th, 2023.

 

- I registered for the live event, but now I’d like to participate virtually.
No problem, you can switch your registration to a virtual run by following the instructions HERE. Please note, we will not be able to refund any fees, and if there is a pricing difference you will be instructed to pay it.
The deadline to transfer to a virtual distance is Friday, October 20th, 2023.

 

- I registered for the virtual event, but now I’d like to participate live.
No problem, you can switch your registration to a live run by following the instructions HERE. Please note, we will not be able to refund any fees and if there is a pricing difference you will be instructed to pay it.
The deadline to transfer to a virtual distance is Friday, October 20th, 2023.
 

 

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