Honor the Fallen 5K & GORUCK

Produced by and a fundraiser for Memories of Honor Directions
FAQ

GENERAL QUESTIONS


Q. What is a Virtual Race/Run/Challenge? How does it work? You pick the time, location, and mode of movement (walk, jog, run, ruck, treadmill, etc.). You go at your own pace whenever you like. Post your results and we’ll send your medal/race swag directly to your front door! 

Q. How long do I have to complete my miles? You can complete your miles anytime during the month of September.  Results close at midnight on September 30th, 2020. 

Q. I had registered for HTF5K before being switched to virtual, will I still get my race shirt? Yes, we will mail your race packet directly to your home. 

Q. How do I register for the event? Just click the signup link for the event you’d like to participate in. 

Q. Can kids participate? Absolutely! There is no age limit for any of our events. 

Q. Is there an app to track my results? If you like, you may use any GPS, Bluetooth, or running app to track your results, you can even take a photo of your treadmill results. 

Q. What is rucking & GORUCK?  RUCKING - Moving with weight on your back is the foundation of Special Forces training - and GORUCK Events. Rucking combines strength and cardio, is adaptable to anyone’s goals based on the amount of weight carried, and is a popular, empowering activity for those who hate to run or find it boring. GO•RUCK [VERB GO + VERB RUCK] NOUN Ruck is short for rucksack (aka backpack), it’s also a verb: to ruck is to move with a rucksack, and implies action, energy, and purpose.


RACE SWAG

Q. What does my 5K race registration include? 

  • SHIPPED TO YOUR DOOR
    Race Shirt* (please see race shirt cut-off date)
    Unique finisher’s tag
    Fallen Hero Memorial Bib (you can use at another time/date if you choose) 
    DOWNLOADABLE
  • Digital Participants Bib 
    Digital Fallen Hero Memorial Bib
    Digital Finisher’s Certificate

Q. How do I get my race swag?  We will send your package to you directly. You will receive a tracking number when your package is mailed. So please make sure to provide a full and accurate mailing address and email address. 

Q. When will my event swag be mailed? We will start mailing race swag the second week of September. 


Q. Do you have other shirts and merchandise for sale? Yes, we have Memories of Honor shirts for sale on our online store MemorialDay365.com


BIBS

Q. Are the bibs being sent to me, or do I need to download them? You can have both! Everything is being mailed to you. However, you can also download printable pdf bibs until yours are delivered. Shipped bibs and digital bibs are not the same design and do not contain the same information. 

Q. How do I download my Fallen Hero Memorial Bib? Click this link here. There are 50 bibs with photos, you may choose the one you'd like. #51 is a blank bib if you'd like to make your own.


EVENT REGISTRATION & MANAGEMENT

Q. I registered for the in-person race and do not want to switch to the virtual. How do I defer my registration to 2021? You have until July 31st, 2020 to defer your registration. You can do so by clicking on this link -- it has step-by-step instructions, including a short video tutorial walking through the process. 

Q. How do I edit my registration? Please find detailed instructions via this link. 

 

REFERRALS

Q. How do I become a referrer? Where do I find my referral code? This link contains detailed instructions along with a step-by-step guided video tutorial. 

Q. How do I see if my referral code has been used? This link contains detailed instructions. 

 

TEAMS 

Q. We have a large group, do you offer group/teams? Yes! Select start or join a team at the time of registration. The links below will provide you with detailed information and instructions. 

 

Q. My work would like to use this event for team-building. Do you have a corporate/business team option? We sure do! Please use the links below for the detailed instructions below. 

Your company can choose from a wide range of options. 

  • Decide on how much of each participants entry fee they will cover (if any) up to !00% 
  • Set a max number of participants per team
  • Set if the team is for employees only or if their families can join. 
  • Payments can be made by credit card or by check. 


RESULTS 

Q. How do I submit & manage my virtual race results. Please use this link, it contains step-by-step instructions. > https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000087349-submit-and-manage-virtual-results

Q. How do I post and review my results? Click on the RESULTS tab on the front page of our event website. 

Q. Do I need to show proof that I completed the challenge? We are strictly on the honor system here, but WE LOVE seeing your app results and photos. You can post your journey/race/event by tagging us @ MemoriesofHonor on Facebook & Instagram and by using the hashtags #EveryDayIsMemorialDay #MemoriesofHonor #HTF5K2020

 

 

 

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