Frequently Asked Questions


Can I register by mail?

No, all registrations must be completed online. However, walk up registrations will be available on race day until 8:00 am

Can I register on race day?

Yes, you can register on race day until 8:00 am however runner’s swag bag and/or runner’s shirts are on a first come first serve basis for race day registrations.

Can I change my race distance?

Yes, you may change your race distance online through Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Click here and on the Charlie Post Classic Run, “Manage Registration” to change your race distance online.

What is the refund policy?

The Charlie Post Classic 15K & 5K adheres to standard running industry policy which dictate that registration fees are non-refundable. However, you may transfer your registration to another runner in the same or shorter run distance. Click here and on the Charlie Post Classic Run, click “Manage Registration” to transfer your registration. All transfers must be done before January 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM. You may not transfer your number to another runner for any reason without notifying the Charlie Post Classic on the link provided. You may defer your registration by completing a race deferral form. To defer your registration click here and on the Charlie Post Classic Run, “Manage Registration”.

Will race packets be mailed?
Race packets will not be mailed but can be picked up at packet pick-up.
Can I pick up another runners packet?

Yes, you may pick up another runner’s packet as long as you have a signed USATF form from them with you.

Awards, Shirts, & Medals

Are t-shirts included in the registration fee?

Yes, gender specific shirt will be available for the runners who register for the race before January 15, 2020. We cannot guarantee shirts for those that register after that date.

Are awards based on gun time or chip time?
Overall awards are based on gun time and age group awards are based on chip time.
What awards will be given?

Awards for male and female overall  top 3 finishers, male and female masters, male and female grand masters, male and female great grand masters, and male and female top 3 age group awards from 14 and under to 80 and above in 5-year age groups.

Race Info

Is there a time limit for the 15K?

Yes, all runners must be cleared from Charlie Post Classic within 2.0 hours of the start. Runners finishing after 2.0 hours may not receive an official time.

How many runners are expected?

We expect approximately 600 runners in the 15K and 500 runners in the 5K for 2020

Are walkers, strollers, or dogs allowed?

Walkers and strollers are allowed in the 5k and in the 15K. Both must start at the back and must be off the course in 2.0 Hours. Dogs are allowed in this event.  Owners are responsible for their dogs behavior and for cleaning up after their pets during the entire event.

What if it rains or there is a bad weather event?
Both runs will take place rain or shine. There will be no weather-related refunds. The event can be cancelled if the Race Committee determines the course is unsafe due to poor weather conditions.
Where do I park for the race?

Parking will be available in two fields near the start line as well as street parking where allowed.

What is the course elevation?

The highest course elevation is no more that 5 feet.

Is there a post race ceremony?

Yes, there will be a post-race awards ceremony at 9:30 for the 5K and 10:30 for the 15K.

There will also be music, free beer, and food available after the event!

Volunteering and Sponsoring

Can I sign up to be a volunteer?

Yes, you can volunteer and receive a free race shirt. Click here to volunteer.

Are there sponsorship opportunities available?

Yes.  We have various sponsorship opportunities available as well as booth access during the event.  Please contact vpraces@charlestonrunningclub.com for more info.


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