Q. How far is a 5K? A. 3.1 miles or about 6,250 steps.
Q. I already registered for the Green 5K that was scheduled for April 18, 2020. Do I have to register again? No! If you registered for the Green 5K Fun Run and Walk that was scheduled for April 18, 2020, your registration is valid for the new event. You do not need to register again.
Q. Will this race be timed? Race times will not be collected, tracked, or posted for the Virtual Green 5K.
Q. Are costumes welcome? A. Absolutely! Help us promote organ, eye and tissue donation during the event by wearing your favorite shades of green. Green shorts, green shoes, green hats, green body paint, green accessories you name it — if it’s green, wear it!
Q. What will be included in my race packet? A. Your packet will have your event t-shirt, finisher medallion, and running bib.
Q. Can I run with my 4 legged friend? A. Yes!
Q. Am I required to complete a 5K for the virtual event? Completing a 5K is not required, but we encourage every participant to spread awareness about why you run or walk and the importance of organ, eye + tissue donation.
Q. Is there an age limit on how young or old a competitor can be? A. No. But, please check with your doctor first.
Q. I purchased a Circle of Life Garden Poster for the 2020 Green 5K Fun Run & Walk; where can I see this? A. All Circle of Life Garden signs will be featured at the 2020 Virtual Green 5K. The physical signs will be displayed at the 2021 Green 5K & Donor Dash.
Q. Are there refunds? A. Unfortunately, we are not able to issue refunds for this event.
Q. Can I pick up someone else’s packet? A. If you wish to pick up someone’s race packet other than your own you must bring their confirmation email and a note from them stating you have permission to pick up their packet. Team Captains are encouraged to pick up their team members swag!
Q. When and where is Swag Bag Pick-Up? Iowa Donor Network offices in Altoona (320 Adventureland Dr NW, Altoona) and North Liberty (550 Madison Ave, North Liberty). Swag Bag Pick-Up will be drive-through and contactless.
Q. What if I cannot pick up my Swag Bag? You may register for the race option that includes shipping of swag. We will send it directly to you.
Q. I still have questions after reading this- who can I contact? A. No problem- write us! jbell(@)iadn(.)org