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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. But for the best rate, register early!

Once we pay for our race expenses, 100% of all monies netted go towards programs that support the children in our community, like swim lessons, youth sports, before & after school care, summer camp and more!

Click here to see a map for the day of the Mistletoe Run.

Click here for the Half Marathon map, the 5K map, and the Fun Run map.

Packet Pick Up will be Friday, December 2 from 12:00-7:00pm at the William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA. We will also have very limited Packet Pick Up Saturday, December 3 from 6:15-7:15am.

Your race shirt, race bib, special offers from race sponsors and other information will be included when you pick up your packet in- person. Half marathon finishers will receive their finisher's medal at the finish line. 

Shirt design to come!

The start line is at the intersection of Clover Street and West End Boulevard (at the official entrance to Hanes Park), about a block from the entrance to the Y.

Yes! Our presenting sponsor, Bell Davis & Pitt hosts our gear check in the lobby of the William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA. 

Yes! We will offer complimentary child care inside of our Y for race participants. Registration is recommended to guarantee your child's spot. Stay tuned for details

Yes! Please email us at mistletoevolunteer@ymcanwnc.org

Yes! Awards will be given out after each race. Estimated awards ceremony start time for the Fun Run & 5K is 9:15am and for the Half Marathon is 10:30am. 

Fun Run Awards (8 and under only):
Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female (8 and under only). Participants over 8 years old can participate in the mile but the awards will only be for ages 8 and under.

5K Awards:
Awards will be given to the Overall Top 3 M/F and Top 3 M/F Masters Overall of the 5K. Age division awards: 7 & under, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

Half Marathon Awards:
Awards will be given to the Overall Top 3 M/F and Top 3 M/F Masters Overall of the Half Marathon. Age division awards: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

No duplicate awards will be given. Sorry, we do not ship awards.

Click here for a parking map. Thanks to our community partners for lending us their space for the day!

Refund Policy: Entries are non-refundable and cannot be transferred from person to person.

Cancellation Policy: In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined.

We can’t wait to see you on race day! If you have any additional questions or need more info, please email us at mistletoe@ymcanwnc.org