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Frequently Asked Questions

About

Q: What is the Corporate 5k?

  • A: Corporate 5k is a 3.1 and 1 mile run or walk through the Plex North campus that serves as a celebration of workplace fitness.

Q: Who can participate?

  • A: Any group of individuals who come together under a company or organization name. For profit and non-profit organizations of all sizes participate for fun, fitness and team building.

Q: Can I walk in the Corporate 5k?

  • A: Yes. Be aware that there is a 2 hour time cap to finish for all participants.

Q: Can I participate if I'm not affiliated with any company or organization?

  • A: Yes, you can register under the umbrella of Live Healthy Hoosiers. Click register, join a team and click on "Live Healthy Hoosiers" and proceed with the registration process.

Q: How do I keep up to date on Corporate 5k?

Q: Is there an event beneficiary?

  • A: Yes, proceeds from this event will go to Live Healthy Hoosiers Inc to support giving back to the Fort Wayne community through providing wellness opportunities such as the Live Healthy Summit and the CHIP program.

 

Registration

Q: Can I participate if I'm not affiliated with any company or organization?

  • A: Yes, you can register under Live Healthy Hoosiers. This allows unaffiliated individuals to participate, but there is no meeting spot or table on race day. Visit the about page for more info.

Q: I'm a company that wants to pay for all of its employees registration fees. How do I set this up?

Q: I'm a company that wants to pay for my first 10 employees that sign-up. How do I set this up?

Q: I can't participate, can I get a refund?

  • A: No. The registration fees are non-refundable.

 

Scoring 

Q: How is a team scored?

  • A: Each participant will wear a chip on their shoe, which will record their time. The top 2 males and females per company will count for that companies co-ed team score. The top 4 males will count for that companies team score in the male division and the top 4 females will count for the female division per team. Visit the scoring page for more info.

Q: Who is eligible to score on a company team?

  • A: Any participant who is registered under a company team is eligible to score. Visit the scoring page for more info.

Q: What are the scoring divisions?

  • A: Teams and individuals have many ways to score. The top three co-ed, men's and women's teams in the 5k and 1-mile are awarded for the corporate team categories (top 4 individuals score for each team). Then the top three overall males and females in the 5k and 1-mile race will be awarded a prize. Visit the scoring page for more info.

Q: When & where will results be posted?

 

Event Night Information

Q: What time should we be there?

  • A: We recommend arriving at The Plex North between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm due to the race time of 6:30 pm.

Q: Where do we park?

  • A: Any open parking spaces within the Plex campus. Other suggestions include using PFW campus, side streets and car pooling.

Q: Are stroller allowed?

  • A: Yes. Please be aware though that the 5k has a terrain of grass, wood trail and pavement. The 1-mile is all on pavement.

Q: Where does the race start? 

  • A: The Corporate 5k starts at The Plex North.

Q: Is there water on the race course?

  • A: Yes, water will be available before the race, on the race course and at the finish line

Q: What post-race refreshments are provided?

  • A: Water will be available for all participants along with a small food item such as bananas and granola bars. Food trucks and vendors will be on site to purchase food and/or drinks. The Plex will also be open to purchase other food items.

Q: Is there Medical Support?

  • A: A first aid kit will be available at the finish line.