Light it Up Calgary – Frequently Asked Questions

Who can be a team?
Question:

Can a team be made up of runners and walkers, and of individuals registered in different course distances?

Answer:

Yes! A team can be made up of runners and walkers and individuals participating in the 3KM, 5KM or 10KM events.

Water stations?
Question:

Will there be water stations along the course?

Answer:

Because of the short distances there will not be water stations along the course. There will be food, hot beverages and water provided at the Post Event Celebration within Eau Claire market.

Is this a timed event?
Question:

Is this a chipped (timed) event?

Answer:

There will be a time clock at the start/finish line so you will be able to take note of your personal time if interested. This is not a chipped event and personal times won’t be posted following the event.

Late registration?
Question:

Can I register for the event once online registration closes on April 4th?

Answer:

Yes, you can register at kit pick which will be available in Eau Claire Market on April 5, 2019 from 12PM-7PM and April 6, 2019 from 4PM-7PM.

What does the money raised go towards?
Question:

If I raise money for Wellspring Calgary what does the money I raise go towards?

Answer:

All funds raised go directly to Wellspring Calgary and will enable the organization to offer programs and services to people living with cancer in the future.

Kit pick up?
Question:

When and where is kit pick up?

Answer:

Kit pick up will be available in Eau Claire Market on April 5th, 2019 from 12PM-7PM and April 6th from 4PM-7PM.

Additional Questions?
Question:

If I have additional questions who do I contact?

Answer:

Questions can be directed to Katie Kaminski at 403-921-9495 or by emailing lightitupcalgary [at] gmail.com. You can also check us out on Facebook!

What time to arrive?
Question:

What time should I plan to arrive at Eau Claire Market on April 6th?

Answer:

Aim to arrive by 7:45PM if you have already picked up your registration kit. Arrive no later than 7PM if you want to pick up your registration kit or register for the event on April 6th.

Deadline to Complete Fundraising?
Question:

Do I need to complete my fundraising before a certain date?

Answer:

Yes, in order to qualify for incentive prizes, fundraising must be submitted before 7PM on Friday, April 5th. If your fundraising is done exclusively through the Running Room online tools, event organizers will know your fund raising totals. If you have collected offline pledges, please submit your Offline Pledge Form at kit pick-up at Eau Claire Market on Friday, April 5th so that you will qualify for incentive prizes.

Do all participants need to be registered?
Question:

Do all participants need to be formally registered?

Answer:

Yes, the City Of Calgary requires the event organizer to require all participants to be formally registered and the event insurer also requires this so that all registrants fall within the insurance coverage.

Who is eligible to win door prizes?
Question:

Will all registrants and event volunteers be eligible to win the door prizes?

Answer:

Visit the event website and look under 2019 prizes to learn more about door prizes.