Have questions? We have answers!
When and where is the race?
The 2nd Annual Run Like Crazy 5K and 1-Mile Run is Saturday, June 8, 2019. It will be held at Stars and Stripes Park and Trails in Oklahoma City. The 1-Mile Run begins at 7:30am and the 5K begins at 8:00am.
How do I register for Run Like Crazy?
You can register online here.
How much is registration?
Registration is $25 thru 12/31/2019; $35 thru 5/31/2019; $40 thru day of race.
Do you offer a group discount?
At this time we do not offer a group discount.
Do I have to register my child?
A child who will be riding in a stroller for either event does not need to be registered. Anyone who will be running or walking — no matter how young he/she is — must be registered.
Do I have to run the 5K or can I walk?
We warmly welcome walkers to participate in the 5K! The course will be open for an hour, which should allow plenty of time for all walkers to finish. Anyone not able to finish within the hour allotted will be given a ride to the finish line by our course support. Finishers of the Run Like Crazy 5K will receive a commemorative "2019 Finisher Medal".
Can I register on the day of the race?
Yes, however we strongly encourage you to register early and online! Run Like Crazy tri-blend shirts will only be available for the first 500 registrants. Walkup registration will be at the Registration Tent at Stars and Stripes Park beginning at 6:30am on race day.
How can I check to ensure that I am registered?
You will receive an email confirmation within minutes of completing your online registration. If you didn't receive a confirmation email, please contact us.
What happens if I register and then am unable to participate?
You are still welcome to pick up your bib and tri-blend shirt, but no refunds will be given.
What if I want to sleep in that morning?
No worries. You can register to Snooze Like Crazy and still support our efforts. Your packet will be comprised of a special Snooze Like Crazy tri-blend shirt to commemorate your sleepy morning!
PACKET PICK UP
What is included in my packet?
Your race bib and tri-blend shirt (guaranteed for first 500 to register)
Can I pick up my packet on race day?
You can, but we strongly encourage all participants to pick up their packet on Thursday or Friday before the race. Race day packet pick-up is at the Registration Tent at Stars and Stripes Park beginning at 6:30am.
Where is early packet pick-up?
Pre-race packet pickup will be at Red Coyote Running and Fitness in Classen Curve. Stop by Thursday, June 6th, from 4pm - 7pm or Friday, June 7th, from 10:30am - 7pm.
What do I need to bring with me to pick up my packet?
We encourage you to print off your confirmation email and bring it with you to packet pick-up. It is not required, but sometimes it is helpful to have that with you.
Can I pick up a packet for a friend?
Yes. Again, it would be helpful if you brought a copy of your friend's confirmation, but it is not required. Just make sure your friend knows that you are picking up his/her packet!
When will I receive my email confirmation?
You will receive an email confirmation almost immediately from ChronoTrack.
Is the 1-Mile Memorial Run timed?
We will have a clock running during the 1-Mile Run, but the participants will not wear a timing chip and will not receive an "official" time.
Do I need to turn my timing chip in after the 5K race?
Your timing chip is integrated into your race bib and does not need to be turned in.
What is the weather typically like on race day?
June in Oklahoma could be cool and damp; it could be warm and dry. It will likely be windy, especially with the breeze off of Lake Hefner, which is adjacent to Stars and Stripes Park.
What happens if it rains?
The race will go on regardless of precipitation. The race will only be delayed or canceled if weather conditions present imminent danger to participants.
START AND FINISH AREAS
Where do the races start and finish?
The 5K and 1-Mile routes will start and finish at Stars and Stripes Park near the softball fields.
What time do the races start?
The 1-Mile Run begins at 7:30am and the 5K begins at 8:00am.
Where should I park?
Parking is available at Stars and Stripes Park.
What time should I get there on race day?
Arriving at least 30 minutes prior to start time will allow you plenty of time to park and walk over to the start line.
Will there be other activities to enjoy?
Yes. Make plans to visit OBIs mobile blood donor bus, enjoy inflatables with the kids and visit a few of our favorite food trucks.
How long are the streets closed?
There will be no street closures since the racecourse is contained within the park and trails area.
Is there a water stop on the 5K course?
There is! The water will be at approximately the halfway point on the 5K course.
Are there items prohibited on the course?
Service animals ONLY are allowed on the Run Like Crazy course, and we strongly discourage the use of headphones. If you are planning to run or walk with a stroller, we ask that you line up at the back at the start line.
Will all participants get a finishers medal?
All participants in the 5K will receive a finisher's medal. The participants of the 1-Mile will receive a commemorative medallion.
What time does the awards ceremony start?
The awards ceremony will begin around 9am.
What awards do you give for the runners?
Awards are presented to the male and female overall 5K winners at the Finish Line in a brief awards ceremony. Age group awards will be three deep to male and female finishers in the standard 5 year divisions. Youth age groups begin at 12 and under. Oldest age group is 70 and over.
What awards do you give for the crazy costume contest?
We give out three awards for the costume contest — one for the winner of the children's contest (12 years and younger), one for the winner of the adult's contest, as well as one group winner.
Where do the proceeds from Run Like Crazy go?
The beneficiary for Run Like Crazy is the Love Like Crazy Foundation (LLCF). All proceeds are donated to LLCF to support their mission: to show love in tangible ways to other children and their families as they fight various medical challenges, to educate about childhood mitochondrial disease, especially Pearson Syndrome, as well as make financial contributions toward continued research for treatment and a cure.
Can I make an extra donation to Love Like Crazy Foundation?
Yes, and we hope you will! There are two ways to donate: When you register, you have the option to make an extra donation or scroll to the top of this page and click the "donate" button at the top right.