FAQ


What is included in my registration fee?

All participants receive a race t-shirt (technical for 10K participants), unique race bib, entry to the post-race party in the Kroger Fan Zone, custom race medal, and one (1) View Level ticket voucher to the game of your choice either Sunday, June 16 Reds vs. Texas Rangers at 1:10pm EDT or Tuesday, July 30 Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10pm EDT. Each paid participant will receive a race medal upon completion of their respective event.

The post-race party will occur in the Kroger Fan Zone. Activities include: music, food, and beverages.

What is included in my virtual registration fee?

All virtual participants will receive a race t-shirt (technical for 10K participants), unique race bib, custom race medal, and one (1) View Level ticket voucher to the game of your choice either Sunday, June 16 Reds vs. Texas Rangers at 1:10pm EDT or Tuesday, July 30 Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10pm EDT.

Can I transfer from the virtual race to the actual race?

Yes you can. Transfers are available through June 5 for a nominal fee. Please contact singram@reds.com for more information.

Can someone else pick up my bib?

Yes! You are able to pick-up another participant’s bib for them. Please have their first and last name and the race they registered for. If they have a common name like Joe Smith, please be prepared to provide their birthdate as well.

Where can I leave my personal items?

In order to maintain the safest environment for all participants, runners/walkers are not allowed to leave personal items behind during races. We strongly recommend that you leave valuables at home, in your car, or with a family member. All persons and carry-in items are subject to search. All unattended bags & items will be removed from the premises. Additionally, no firearms or other weapons are permitted at the event, including on the properly of Great American Ball Park, parking lots and along the Redlegs Run course.

Are there any age restrictions?

Children must be 10 years of age or younger to participate in the Gapper’s Kids Fun Run. There are no age restrictions on any of the other races.

Are there restrooms available?

Portable restrooms are available on Mehring Way between Broadway and Joe Nuxhall Way. Please see the course map for exact locations.

Can I take pictures?

Bring your phone or camera! If you plan to post on any social media platforms, please use #RedlegsRun. Please be aware that any photographs and/or videos taken at the event can be used for Reds marketing purposes.

What happens if there is bad weather?

This event will occur Rain or Shine, there are no refunds. The course will be modified in the event it cannot be held inside the stadium.

Can my family/friends watch?

Spectators must enter through the main gates of the ballpark at Crosley Terrace (corner of Second Street and Joe Nuxhall Way) or the right field gate (on Mehring Way before Joe Nuxhall Way). All non-race participants must go through metal detectors before entering the ballpark. Due to the need to protect the field, only those registered for the races will be permitted on the warning track. They will be able to cheer you on and take photos from the stands at Great American Ball Park.

Can I use a stroller on the course?

Strollers may be used during the race but must be dropped off at Dock 3 prior to entering the ballpark to finish the race. Strollers will not be allowed at the finish line. Reds security staff will be on-hand to transport strollers from the drop-off area to the stroller pick-up area in the post-race party. Please note that any children riding in a stroller will need to be registered in order to receive a race shirt, medal and ticket voucher.

Are dogs permitted?

Due to the insurance constraints and location of the finish line, dogs are not permitted at the event.

Where are the waterstops located?

There are 2 waterstops on the 5K course and 3 waterstops on the 10K course. Please see the course map for exact locations.

How can I check my results?

Results for all chip-timed events will be live online immediately as soon as the first finisher crosses the finish line at http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/cin/community/race.jsp! They will also be available after the race at the Results Tent in the Kroger Fan Zone. Please visit the tent to check your personal results. Anyone that qualifies for a prize must pick it up the day of the race at the prize booth in the Kroger Fan Zone.

Can I walk?

Running and/or walking is welcome during the 5K & 10K events. However, we ask that you please maintain at least an 18:00 minute per mile pace (finishing in under two hours) because we need to re-open the streets that we close at the two hour mark. If you are not able to keep this pace, please keep in mind you may be required to move onto the sidewalks when the roads re-open.

What is the Festive Fan contest?

The participant with the most festive Reds attire will win four (4) Field Box tickets for the Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game on Tuesday, July 30. The "Festive Fan" promotion is open to all Redlegs Run participants over the age of 18. You are automatically considered for this award just by showing up on race day in your Reds regalia.

What about parking?

The Reds Community Fund suggests parking in the Central Riverfront Garage underneath the stadium. It is pay-upon-entry from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. for $5. Please see the parking map for lot entrances.

How do I receive my ticket to the Reds game?

Ticket codes will be distributed during packet pick-up. Codes are valid for your choice of either Sunday, June 16 vs. the Texas Rangers or Tuesday, July 30 vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates (date of Redlegs Run ceremony). Ticket codes cannot be exchanged for any other dates.

Who is the charity or beneficiary?

All proceeds benefit the Reds Community Fund. The RCF is the official non-profit organization of the Cincinnati Reds. Since its inception in 2001, the Community Fund has been dedicated to improving the lives of youth through its baseball and softball-themed outreach efforts. Find out more at reds.com/community.

How do I receive my ticket to the Reds game?

Ticket vouchers will be distributed during packet pick-up. Vouchers are good for one (1) complimentary ticket in the View Level for your choice between Sunday, June 16 Reds vs. Texas Rangers at 1:10pm EDT or Tuesday, July 30 Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10pm EDT (date of Redlegs Run pre-race ceremony). To redeem, go to reds.com/run and enter the code on the ticket voucher when prompted. Additional tickets available for purchase at discounted rate. Voucher can also be redeemed at the GABP ticket windows. No refund/no exchange. The voucher has no cash value and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Copies of the voucher will not be accepted.


What if I have additional questions?

For more information about the Redlegs Run, please contact us at singram@reds.com.


Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Sorry, no exceptions. This means once we receive your registration, you are unable to receive a refund if you cannot participate. This No Refunds Policy applies even if the Event is cancelled for any reason. If this occurs, your registration fee will be considered a tax-deductible donation to the Reds Community Fund to be utilized for one of their many outreach initiatives.