Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about the race and overall event. If you have a question not answered below, please email us at info@ifivek.com or call 843.579.7659 and we'll be glad to assist.

  • How much is the entry fee?

    Register before February 10, 2017 to snag the early registration fee of $35.00, after which the race registration fee is $40.00. The race registration fee includes the run and post-race celebration.

  • How do I register for the race?

    Registration for the iFiveK is online only. Registration opens January 1, 2017. Please note that there are no race day registrations.

  • Do I need a paper ticket?

    No.

  • Where do I pick up my t-shirt and packet? Can I pick up my friend’s packet?

    Early packet pick-up will be held at the Charleston Digital Corridor, FS2 building (78 Alexander Street, Charleston, SC 29403) on April 12th from 8:00am to 6:00pm. Packet pick-up on Race Day, April 13th, will be held at Riverfront Park from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.

    Registrants can pick up a friend's or team packet by signing for the packet. If you pick up a race packet and your friend/team does not get that packet, they will not be issued a new packet (which includes race number, timing chip and t-shirt).

  • What if there is bad weather?

    The iFiveK is a rain or shine event. Should there be inclement weather or flooding, there will be no rain date or rescheduling of the event; no refunds will be given. However, we will make every effort to provide a truly meaningful event despite inclement weather.

  • What happens if I become injured after I enter and cannot participate?

    There are no medical comps, rollovers or refunds. Transfers of registration must be completed prior to two weeks before the race and are at the discretion of the race director.

  • Where is the starting line? When should I get there?

    The race starts and finishes at Riverfront Park. There will be directional signs, as well as volunteers onsite to assist you should you have problems locating the starting line. We suggest arriving at Riverfront Park no later than 5:30 pm. The race will start promptly at 6:30pm.

  • What are the parking accommodations?

    Parking is available within the vicinity of the start/finish line and within short walking distance. Note: Infractions resulting from illegal parking are not the responsibility of the iFiveK.

  • Can I walk?

    Absolutely! You are welcome to walk. We ask that you start closer to the back of the line to allow runners to make their best time.

  • Can I bring my baby stroller? Can I bring my dog?

    Yes! The iFiveK is a fun, family event! Strollers, babies, toddlers are all welcome. Well-behaved dogs (on a leash of course) are also welcome. We ask that those participating with kids or pets start near the back of the line to allow runners a clear path to their best time.

  • Will there be bag-check facility?

    There is no bag check. Please plan accordingly.

  • Will there be awards or prizes?

    Prizes are presented to the top three Male and Female runners in seven age brackets and in the team category. Speaking of prizes - Does your company have the most spirit? If so, you could win the iFiveK SPIRIT award.

Strollers welcome!