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Is the run timed?

Yes. The run will be chipped timed. Disposable race bib chips. We won’t ask them to be returned.

Are there awards?

Yes. Age divisions are determined based on your age on race day. All times are based on the official net time. We won’t ship your award, so make sure you are present at the award ceremony after the run.

Medals will be awarded to:

  • Overall male/female
  • Overall Masters male/female (40 years old and up)
  • Top 2 Finishers in each age group:
11 & under male/female 40-49 male/female
12-19 male/female 50-59 male/female
20-29 male/female 60-69 male/female
30-39 male/female 70+ male/female


* Awards will be 1st Place and 2nd Place.

Can I get a refund on registration?

All registrations are final.

Is there a time limit to finish the course?

You can walk or run but all must be off the course in 1.5 hrs due to traffic.

Can we check bags?

No. It is important to lock items in the trunk of your car. Parking and start/finish line is very close.

Can I register the day of the event?

Yes. But prices are higher if you wait.

Is there an age limit?


Can someone else pick up my race packet?

Yes. As long as the person you are picking up for has a signed waiver on file. You will be asked to sign and show ID. Providing a copy of the person’s ID you are picking up is required. This could be an image off of a phone.

How many awards will be given out?

The top two of each category receive medals. On our awards page you can see all the medals and awards that will be given out.

Will there be photographers at the event?

Yes. And all pics will be posted on the HeroRunTampa Facebook page.

Do spectators pay admission?


Is there a parking fee?


Are pets allowed?

As long as they are on a leash.

What about the weather?

Unless it is lightning, we will be good to go. Obviously, there are possible cancellations such as mandatory evacuations or acts of God which we have no control over.

Can I pick up my number and chip early?

Yes. We will have a pick-up location to be announced later. This will be on Facebook page and an email will be sent out.

What do I bring? What time should I arrive?

20 minutes is safe if you did pre-race pick-up. If registering same day, get there 45 minutes to one hour prior to race start. We will get everyone in as soon as possible.

Once you arrive on-site:
  1. Proceed to the “Registration” tent.
  2. Shirts, bibs, and waivers will be assigned once we have all the paperwork in place.
  3. Secure your chip to your person.
  4. Attach your bib number to your shirt with safety pins.
  5. Head to “START” line
  6. Now go out there and have a great race!