FAQ's

  1. Where do I register to run?
    www.firstgiving.com/mission500 OR the day before race at Mission 500 table top outside main entrance of Expo hall
  2. What is the cost involved?
    A $30 registration fee
  3. What does the entry fee include?
    T-Shirt (for the first 500 participants)
    Goody Bag (for the first 500 participants)
    Post walk/run snacks and beverages
  4. Does all of it go to charity?
    Yes, all funds collected from race registration go to sponsor needy children
  5. Where is the starting location?
    TBD
  6. What is the starting time?
    7:30 am sharp
  7. What is the course - is there a map?
    The course is along the beautiful Sunset Park Trail running path, less than 5 miles from the Sands Convention Center. Click here to view a PDF of the course map.

  8. Where do we finish - is finishing line different to starting line?
    TBD
  9. Will there be shuttle buses taking us from hotels to the starting location?
    YES, buses pick up at the Taxi Ramp at the Sands Convention Center - 201 Sands Ave
  10. Will there be food after the race?
    Yes
  11. Will there be awards after the race?
    Yes, there will be an awards reception that afternoon, April 3, at 5:00 pm at the "media-stage" in the concourse (close to Expo hall entrance).
  12. Are there award categories?
    Yes, 20-30, 31-40, 41-50, 50+ age categories, and one each for first place male and female runners
  13. Where do I get my race bib and package?
    On site before the race
  14. Will there be a bag storage service on site?
    No, important to come only with your running gear and race bags will be given out after the race
  15. Can I register on site?
    Yes, the day before the show at Mission 500 table top which will be just outside the Expo hall - at main entrance
  16. When does online registration close?
    The day before the event at 5:00 pm
  17. Who can I contact with any other questions?
    Tim Purpura at tpurpura@securitysystemsnews.com
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