What is the date of the Queen’s 5K Romp?
April 30, 2017
How long is a 5K?
A 5K is 3.1 miles.
What happens if I am unable to participate in the event after I register?
There are no refunds or exchanges.
Bib Pick Up
When can I pick up my Bib and Runner’s Packet?
Bib and Packet Pickup is on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 at Candle Queen Candles, 500 Shawnee Street, Leavenworth, KS from 10:00 am -2:00 pm.
Can I pick up my race packet on race day?
Yes, packets will be available for pick up on site, Candle Queen Candles, 500 Shawnee Street, Leavenworth, Kansas, on race day beginning at 6:30 am.
Can someone else pick up my packet?
Yes. They will need a note signed by you giving them permission to pick up your packet.
Timing and Results
How is the race timed?
The race is timed by Race Day Timing Solutions which brings the ChronoTrack Timing System to our race.
How will I see the race results?
The race results will be posted on our website, Queen’s 5K Race . They will be available, usually within 24 hours. There will also be a link on our FB page.
The course is an out and back in downtown Leavenworth. It consists primarily of paved roads. There is one section that is on a paved trail.
How hilly is the course?
The 5K course is moderately hilly with some stretches of flat.
How long is the course open?
The Finish Line is open for 75 minutes. This allows for a leisurely minute/ mile pace.
Are miles marked on the course?
Yes. There is a mile marker for every mile on the course.
Where are the water stations?
There is one water station near the half way point of the course.
What time does the race start?
The 5K Romp begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, April 30th, 2017
Where is the Start Line?
The Start Line is in front of Candle Queen Candles, 500 Shawnee St, Leavenworth, KS.
What about parking?
There is ample parking in public lots around the Start/Finish Line. Shawnee Street between 4th -6th Street will be closed to vehicular traffic during the race. 5th Street from Delaware to Seneca will be closed during the race. Parking is free. Make sure to allow enough time to find a parking space and walk to the start line.
Where is the Finish Line?
The Finish Line and the Start Line are the same point.
What awards will be given out?
Age Division Awards in 5-year age groupings will be given.
Do I get a shirt with my entry or do I have to pay extra for it?
Registered Queen participants receive a 100% performance fabric shirt with their entry. Registered Princess participants receive a 100% cotton fabric tee shirt with their entry.
Where do I pick my shirt?
Shirts will be available for pickup at the Bib & Packet Pickup.
Can I bring my…?
Can I run with my IPOD?
The answer is a qualified yes. We do not encourage headphone use but do not disallow them as long as they are used safely. For this reason, we will allow headsets on the course only if you do not pose a safety risk. For safety reasons, it may be necessary for a course official to ask you to remove your headset/earphones during the race. You are required to comply or face disqualification and removal from the course.
Can I bring my baby in a stroller/jogger?
Yes. Strollers and baby joggers are allowed on the course. Participants with strollers and baby joggers must line up at the rear of the start.
How far is it to the airport (Kansas City International, MCI) from the finish line?
About 20 miles. Estimated driving time 33 minutes.
Where can I sign up to volunteer?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
What should I wear during the Run?
Breathable clothing such as Polypropylene and Coolmax are materials that wick away moisture and keep you at a comfortable temperature. Avoid cotton. Be aware that long runs may cause chafing. Wear appropriate clothing.
What is the weather going to be like?
Historically, the average High for April 30 is 67 degrees and the average Low is 43 degrees.
Will there be a race photographer?