FAQs

What is the distance of a half marathon? 
13.1 miles

What is the distance each runner will complete for the 2 person relay team?
Leg 1 – 6.6 miles; Leg 2 – 6.5 miles

What is the distance each runner will complete for the 4 person relay team?
Leg 1 – 3.1 miles; Leg 2 – 3.5 miles; Leg 3 – 3.4 miles; Leg 4 – 3.1 miles

What time does the race start?
The race will start at 7 AM for individual runners and relay teams.

May walkers participate?
Yes, walkers are welcome but must be able to keep a 18 min mile pace to complete the half marathon.  There is a four hour course limit.  Roads will reopen and the course will not be supported past 11:00 AM.  Walkers/Runners on the course must move to the sidewalks and obey all traffic signals.

Can I change races?
Yes, changes in races will be permitted through April 15th.  A $10 processing fee will apply as well as any applicable registration fee difference. Participants must complete the Relay Participant Transfer. http://www.racesonline.com/events/paducah-iron-mom/registration

Can we substitute a relay team member?
Yes, substitutions of relay team members may be made through April 15th. A $10 processing fee will apply. The Relay Participant Transfer must be completed.

Where is packet pick-up?
2017 Info coming soon

Can someone else pick up my packet for me?
Yes.

What is the average temperature for race day?
Average high is 87.  Average low is 65.

Can participants use MP3 players and other musical devices on the course?
MP3 players, musical devices, and headphones are discouraged in general for safety reasons and not permitted for the last ½ mile of the race.

Need help putting a team together? Check Facebook for team vacancies or contestants looking to join your team!