Here are some of the most asked questions about
Races for Braces!

If you have any further questions, Contact us here. We’ll be glad to help.

E-mailed questions get answered much faster than the phone.

DO I HAVE TO PAY TO PARK?


Absolutely not!! It’s FREE!!

CAN SPECTATORS COME?


Encouraged!

CAN I WEAR A CRAZY COSTUME?


Absolutely! The crazier the better!  But remember to stay cool.

DO I REALLY GET A FREE  ICE CREAM?


That’s how we keep cool in The Valley. Each paid participant gets one free ice cream.

CAN I BRING MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO WATCH?


Yes! And don't forget the neighbors!! Races for Braces ! is a for a good cause, helping foster youth in need of dental care.

HOW DO I CREATE A TEAM?


We don’t have anything set-up on line to create a team at this time, but everything is more enjoyable with friends. You can designate a team captain and have them coordinate everything for your team. Make SURE all your team mates show up at the same time to rum together!

WHAT DO I BRING?


Your photo ID (required at packet pick up).
An initialed, signed and dated copy of the participant waiver. This is optional, but will save time in line! Download load here to save time. If not you will have to fill one out at the farm.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?


Dress in gear that you won’t mind getting dirty. Wear sunblock, cool bottoms, sunblock, a cool shirt, and finally,did I mention the need to wear lots of sunblock!

WHERE DO I GET MY EVENT PACK?


Packet pick up is at the registration table where all contenders must check in and pick up their race bib.  T-shirts are at a nearby separate table.

IS Races for Braces! actually A RACE?


Yes and no. It can be a personal challenge. The goal is to give it your all and do the best you can. Period. Everyone will be timed and reports will be available on line after the event. Feel free to walk as well, as long as you are there!

HOW THE HECK DO YOU TIME THIS EVENT?


A computer chip is attached to your bib and electronically collects and processes results at the end of the race. It gives each runner their individual time that starts once they pass through the starting line and ends when they finish.

WILL THERE BE A BAG CHECK?


No, sorry..

WHAT IF THE WEATHER IS BAD?


We play rain or shine!

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE?


If you are 12  years old or younger, you must be accompanied by a paying adult (parent or guardian) participant.

HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?


We’d love to have you on board. Contact us here.

CAN I BRING MY POOCH?


We only allow small dogs under 25 pounds and they must remain on a leash. Service animals are welcome.

DO YOU OFFER REFUNDS?


You made a commitment. You stick to it. All entry fees are non-refundable. 

DO I HAVE TO REGISTER ONLINE?


You must register online. There will be no phone or mail-in entries accepted.

DO I HAVE TO SIGN A WAIVER TO PARTICIPATE?


Everyone MUST on the day of the event sign a waiver acknowledging that by partaking in Races for Braces! you are exposing yourself to certain risks, including personal injury. For legal reasons, we advise that you read and understand the waiver before you sign it on event day. Click here for the waiver. Reading and bringing your signed waiver will speed up your sign-in the day of the event.

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