Timing

Rules & Restrictions

timingEach registered participant will be issued a race bib number with a plastic timing tag attached to the back of the bib. The bib is to be worn on the front of participant’s shirt. Timing mats at the start, half-way point and finish will record participant chip time.

  • All registered participants will receive an official 5K split time and 10K finish time.
  • Over-all race winners are determined by participant gun time.
  • All age group and team category winners are determined by participant chip time.
  • Participants found to be wearing two or more timing devices during the race will be disqualified and their results may not be recorded in official results.
  • Participants with missing or irregular split times at official timing checkpoints will be reviewed and may be disqualified.
  • All finish times are reviewed before times are deemed official.
  • Participants must begin the race during the official recognized start time to receive an official finish time.

Your gun/clock time is the time on the official race clock from the moment the race started (when the gun went off) to when you crossed over the finish line. Your net/chip time is the time from when you personally cross the starting line to when you cross the finish.

The sound of an air horn will officially start the race.

The following event rules are intended to help produce and direct a large scale event, to ensure the safety of all participants, to meet the requirements of local government permits and to be compliant with applicable USA Track & Field (USATF) regulations for participant performance records and event liability.