You may register either online, in person at any of the packet pick up locations, or at race site on race day.
What is the easiest way to register?
Registering online is the easiest way to sign up.
Can I register at a packet pick up location?
Can I pick up a packet for a friend of family member?
Are credit cards accepted at packet pick ups?
Where do we pick up our packets?
See the schedule of events page on the website for details.
Am I guaranteed a race shirt?
All pre registered participants signed up at least 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE are guaranteed the race shirt size they requested during the registration process. Late sign ups are not guaranteed the shirt size of their choice, shirts will be given on a first come first serve basis. We will do our best to get everyone the shirt size they want.
What type of shirts are being given?
The 2020 Mule Kick 5k shirts have yet to be determined.
Will I be able to change my shirt size?
You will not be able to exchange your shirt until after the race. We will have an area for shirt exchange after the race for those wishing to exchange their shirts. You will be given the shirt size you ordered during registration, sorry but no exceptions.
How can I get a race shirt if I do not want to participate?
You may register as a spirit runner to receive a race shirt. You do not have to compete if you do not wish to do so. You may pick up your shirt at any of the packet pick up locations.
What will we receive at packet pick up?
You will receive your race shirt, race number, timing tag, and race goody bag.
What type of timing is being used?
Start2Finish Event Timing will be timing the event. Your timing chip will be on the back of your racing number bib. Participants must wear their number on the FRONT of their outer most garment.
RACE DAY QUESTIONS
Where is the race located?
Riverwalk Park, 102 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401
What time does the race start?
5k ~ 8:00am 1 Mile Trot ~ 9:00am
Where is the race start?
Please see the course maps page of the website.
What if it is raining/snowing on race morning?
The race will happen rain, snow or shine.
When should I arrive?
Most runners plan to arrive at an event 1 hour prior to race start time. If you have not picked up your packet at a packet pick up, please arrive at least 1 hour in advance of race start. How long will it take to find a place to park?
Around 5-10 minutes. To avoid long lines please arrive early.
Where do I park?
All participants can park at Riverside Elementary, the Riverwalk parking lot, or across the Riverwalk bridge on the perimeter of downtown Columbia.
Are baby joggers/baby strollers allowed in the race?
Yes, strollers are allowed.
Are walkers allowed to participate?
Yes, please start towards the end of the pack.
Are runners allowed to run with dogs?
Dogs are NOT allowed at the Mule Kick 5k.
Can we participate as a relay team?
When are the awards?
9:15am or immediately after the 1 mile trot, which ever is first.