FAQ

Q: When is the application deadline?
Q: How do I confirm my entry to the Mustang 50th Half Marathon?
Q: What time do the events start?

Q: Where can I get my results for the Mustang 50th Half Marathon?
Q: Where do I get my race number?

Q: Where do I order training shirts?
Q: Where are the Pit Areas?

Q: What if I can't finish the race?

Q: When does the race officially end?

Q: Where can I check my gear during the race?
Q: How can I get seeded?

Q: Can I defer until next year?

Q: What are the different awards divisions?

Q: Can someone else pick up my packet for me?

Q: Can I run in the 5K instead of the Half Marathon?

Q: I have a friend who cannot participate in the event, can I take his/her place?
Q: Can I get a refund?

Q: Can I switch which race I registered for?

Q: What type of shirt will I receive in my registration packet?
Q: Are the courses certified?
Q: Will participants receive a finisher medal?

Q: Is there an age minimum or maximum to participate and can I participate with a wheelchair?
Q: Do I have to run the race to win the car?


 

 

Q: When is the application deadline?

A: Registration for the Mustang 50th Half Marathon will close on April 16, 2014 or if the maximum combined field of participants has been reached.

 

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Q: How do I confirm my entry to the Mustang 50th Half Marathon?

A: All online registrations will be confirmed via email. To confirm your entry you may click here.

 

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Q: What time do the events start?

A: The Mustang 50th Half Marathon starts at 7:00 AM on April 19, 2014.
The Mustang 50th 5K starts at approximately 7:20 AM on April 19, 2014.

 

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Q: Where can I get my results for the Mustang 50th Half Marathon?

A: Results will be posted on the Mustang 50th Half Marathon website after the event. A printout of your results can be obtained in the Results Tent which is located in the Post-Race Party Area on pit row.

 

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Q: Where do I get my race number?

A: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
Islander Ballroom
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

 

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Q: Where do I order training shirts?

A: Visit www.Mustang50thHalfMarathon

 

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Q: Where are the Pit Areas?

A: The 10 Pit Areas are at the following locations: Mile 2, 2.75, 4.5, 5.75, 7.25, 8.25, 9, 10.5, 11.5, 12.25

 

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Q: What if I can't finish the race?

A: There will be a bus following the last participants of the race. Anyone who cannot finish, or cannot keep up with the 16 minute/mile minimum pace can ride the bus to the Post-race Party Area.

 

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Q: When does the race officially end?

A: Approximately 10:45 AM

 

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Q: Where can I check my gear during the race?

A: Gear check is provided for all participants. Participants may drop their gear at the Start/Finish Line Area inside Las Vegas Motor Speedway, along pit row, and pick it up at the same location. 

 

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Q: How can I get seeded?

A: If you can run a Half Marathon distance in 1:48:00 or faster, you can be seeded toward the front of the starting area. You may request seeding after registration with proper proof. You must provide proof in the form of results from a road race that has occurred between April 1, 2013 and March 16, 2014 that is at least a 5K in distance. All submissions of seeding proof must be post-marked by March 21, 2014 no exceptions! To submit proof please either email a link to your results at info@Mustang50thHalfMarathon.com or mail your results to:
Mustang 50th Half Marathon Processing Center
Attn: Proof
16851 Southpark Drive, Suite 100
Westfield, IN 46074
All proofs need to include your name (clearly identified), date, and distance of the race.

 

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Q: Can I defer until next year?

A: No deferrals are allowed as this is a one time event.

 

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Q: What are the different awards divisions?

A: No, awards are ONLY for the Half Marathon top 3 Male & top 3 Female.
 

 

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Q: Can someone else pick up my packet for me?

A: Yes. If someone is picking up your packet, please have them provide your photo ID or a photocopy of your ID (digital or paper).

 

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Q: Can I run in the 5K instead of the Half Marathon?

A: Your Half Marathon bib number will work in the 5K starting corrals on April 19, 2014. When you pick up your packet, you will be receiving a Half Marathon bib and t-shirt. However, on race morning, simply place yourself in the 5K starting corrals. 

 

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Q: I have a friend who cannot participate in the event, can I take his/her place?

A: Each participant must have his/her own registration. In the event of an emergency, race official must have emergency contact information on hand, therefore you are NOT allowed to participate using someone else's registration. There are NO exceptions to this policy.

 

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Q: Can I get a refund?

A: There are no refunds for the Half Marathon or 5K events.

 

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Q: Can I switch which race I registered for?

A: Yes, you may change races until April 11, 2014 by emailing info@Mustang50thHalfMarathon.com. Please note that you will be charged any difference in registration fees when switching events, but will not be offered any refunds.

 

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Q: What type of shirt will I receive in my registration packet?

A: All registered Half Marathon participants will receive a commemorative gender specific race technical t-shirt. All registered 5K participants will receive a DryBlend t-shirt. These shirts are for participants only and will not be sold to the general public.

 

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Q: Are the courses certified?

A: Yes, all courses are USATF certified.

 

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Q: Will participants receive a finisher medal?

A: Half Marathon participants will receive a finisher medal upon crossing the finish line. 5K participants will NOT receive a medal.

 

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Q: Is there an age minimum or maximum to participate and can I participate with a wheelchair?

A: Participants must be 14 years or older to participate in the Half Marathon. There is no age limit for the 5K

 

Wheelchairs, both hand cycle and hand crank, are not allowed to participate in the Mustang 50th Half Marathon and 5K. The restriction is due to the varying terrain as it is partly off-road and timing limitations based on the facility.

 

 

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Q: Do I have to run the race to win the car?

A: No, as long as you are registered for the Half Marathon you are eligible to win the car.  

Only registrants who sign up for the Half Marathon and are 18 years of age or older will be entered to win the car. 

 

 

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