FAQ's

Registration & Packet Pick Up Questions


How do I register?
You may register either online, in person at any of the packet pick up locations, or at race headquarters on race day.

What is the easiest way to register?
Registering online is the easiest way to sign up.

Can I register at a packet pick up location?
Yes

Can I pick up a packet for a friend or family member?
Yes, you will need to know their date of birth to pick up their packet.

Are credit cards accepted at packet pick ups?
Yes

Where do we pick up our packets?
See the schedule of events page for pick up locations.

Am I guaranteed a race shirt?
All pre-registered participants are guaranteed the race shirt size they requested during the registration process. Participants who register at Packet Pickups and Race Day are not guaranteed the shirt size of their choice. Shirts will be given on a "first come, first served" basis. We will do our best to get everyone the shirt size they want.

What type of shirts are being given?
The shirt has yet to be determined.

Will I be able to change my shirt size?
You will NOT be able to exchange your shirt until after the race. We will have an area for shirt exchange after the race for those wishing to exchange their shirts. You will be given the shirt size you ordered during registration. No exceptions.

How can I get a race shirt if I do not want to participate?
You may register as a ghost runner to receive a race shirt. You do not have to compete if you do not wish to do so. You may pick up your shirt at any of the packet pick up locations.

What will we receive at packet pick up?
You will receive your race shirt, bib number, and timing tag.

What type of timing is being used?
Start2Finish Event Timing will be timing the event. Your timing chip will be on the back of your bib number. Participants must wear their number on the FRONT of their outer most garment.

Race Day Questions


Where is the race located?
The race is located in the heart of Midtown Memphis at Overton Square (at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Cooper Street.)

What time does the race start?
8:00 a.m.

Where is the race start?
Course information is available here.

What if it is raining/snowing on race morning?
The race will happen rain, snow or shine

When should I arrive?
Most runners plan to arrive at an event 1 hour prior to race start time. If you have not picked up your packet at a packet pick-up, please arrive at least 1 hour in advance of race start.

How long will it take to find a place to park?
Around 5 to 10 minutes. To avoid long lines, please arrive early.

Where do I park?
There will be ample parking in and around Overton Square.

Are baby joggers/baby strollers allowed in the race?
Yes, please start towards the end of the pack.

Are walkers allowed to participate?
Yes, please start towards the end of the pack.

Are runners allowed to run with dogs?
Dogs are not allowed at the Bluff City 10k.

Can we participate as a relay team?
No, relay teams are not allowed for this event

When are the awards?
9:30 a.m.

What are the awards?
Please see the awards page for more information.



If you have any other questions, please contact Daniel at 901-274-2202.
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