FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions)

Registration & Race Day Questions

How do I register?

You may register either online, mail-in, or at the Overton Park Pavilion on race day starting at 7:30 am.

What is the easiest way to register?

Registering online via our website.

When and where do we pick up our packets?
Early packet pick-up: TBD
Race day 11/25 starting at 7:30 am.

Am I guaranteed a race shirt?

All pre-registered participants are guaranteed the tech shirts or cotton shirts. Cotton shirts will be available on race day, while supplies last.

What type of shirts are being given?

Pre-registrants will receive a Long-Sleeve Brooks Tech shirt, or a Long-Sleeve cotton shirt. After the pre-registration date of 11/12/17, only cotton shirts will be available.

Will I be able to change my shirt size?

Tech shirts are special ordered for each pre-registrant. Cotton shirts will be available for exchange while supplies last.

How can I get a race shirt if I do not want to participate?

You may register as a spirit runner to receive a race shirt. You may pick up your shirt during packet pick-up or on race day.

What type of timing is being used?

MRTC will be officiating the race. We will be using chip timing. The chip is located in your race bib.

Do you need volunteers on race day?

Yes! If you are interested in helping out, go to our volunteer site, http://signup.com/go/onQNGwG and sign up for the area you wish to help in!

Race Day Questions

Where is the race located?

Overton Park, Memphis (Use the East Parkway Entrance)

What time does the race start?


Where is the race start?

To the right of the Overton Park pavilion.

What if it is raining/snowing on race morning?

The race will happen rain, snow or shine.

Are walkers allowed to participate?

Yes, this is a family friendly event! We encourage everyone to participate, however no strollers, bikes, or pets are allowed on the course.

If you have any other questions, please contact Rachel Bolding at:
(901) 272-7751 or rbolding@memphisrecovery.com
2017 MRC Recovery Run 5K
Goal: $25,000