FAQ

DO I HAVE TO RUN? I'VE GOT BAD KNEES!!

Not at all. You can run, walk, and/or boogie down the trail. Just enjoy the experience!

IS THE RACE CHIP-TIMED?

Yes, the Toronto Carnival Run is a fully Accredited and Chip-Timed race. Your bib is embedded with a chip to calculate your net time for accurate race results.  Your results will be available as soon as your cross the finish line at the Finish Line and online at http://www.enfieldtiming.com/results/.

ARE THERE MEDALS?

Yes. All participants who complete the race will receive a finisher's medal.

CAN I RUN WITH MY CHILD IN THE KIDS RUN?

We recognize that for safety, age, or other requirements, an adult may want to run with their child and we leave this to the parent/guardian’s discretion. If there are no special requirements, we encourage adults to cheer for all youth run participants from the sidelines. Please note:  Parents who accompany their children on the run DO NOT REGISTER AS A RUNNER, nor receive a T-shirt and/or finisher’s medal. Only the child will receive an event bib to be worn while on the course and a finisher's medal along with post race refreshments.

WHAT COMES WITH MY REGISTRATION?

Included with your entry is:

  • Race T-Shirt
  • Race Bib (Chip Timed)
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Free Race photography
  • Post-Race Caribbean Inspired Breakfast

WHERE & WHEN DO I PICK UP MY RACE PACKET?

Date and Time: Friday July 27, 2018 - 9:00AM - 9:00PM

Location: Tribe Fitness, 10 Lower Spadina, Suite 100,  Toronto, ON M5V 2Z2

CAN SOMEONE ELSE PICK UP MY PACKET FOR ME?

Absolutely! Make sure they have a copy of your Race Entry email confirmation.They must also bring along with them ID so we can note who picked up your kit.

THE WEBSITE SAYS "OUT OF TOWN RESIDENTS" MAY PICK UP THEIR PACKETS ON RACE DAY, WHAT QUALIFIES AS "OUT OF TOWN"?

Residents who live outside of the GTA (i.e. >100KMs  from the Race Kit Pick Up Location).

CAN I GET A REFUND?

Entry fees are non-refundable and non-deferrable. Once online registration is complete, a refund will not be issued for any reason and you will not be able to defer your entry for another year. Toronto Carnival Run, in accordance with management executives, city officials and local law enforcement has the authority to cancel any of the events for emergency purposes such as, but not limited to, extreme weather conditions or threat of terrorism. If such emergency conditions force cancellation, refunds cannot be provided since funds will have been spent in preparation for Race Day.

CAN I TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION?

Yes. A transfer is to be used if you can no longer run and you wish to transfer your entry to another person or if you wish to change your distance.  Transfers can be completed up until July 25, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. A transfer can be completed by going to your confirmation email and clicking on the link at the bottom. Transfer fees applicable.

CAN I CHANGE MY DISTANCE?

You may upgrade from 5K to 10K or downgrade from 10K to 5K. If upgrading, the cost difference at time of transfer (not initial registration) will applied.  If downgrading, no refund will be issued for the difference.  A transfer can be completed by going to your confirmation email and clicking on the link at the bottom. Transfer fees applicable.

CAN I RUN WITH A STROLLER?

Yes. We ask that those running with strollers start at the back of the race corral to allow faster runners to clear. We also ask that you stay to the right of the trail as not to block passing runners.

CAN I BRING MY DOG/PET?

As much as we think your dog would be adorable, this may cause issues for those who have phobia issues, allergies and may pose as a safety hazard with other runners.  For those reasons, this is a pet free run.

ARE HEADPHONES PERMITTED WHILE RUNNING/WALKING?

Yes. However, please keep the volume at a level that you can hear instructions from Race Marshalls.

ARE GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE?

A group discount of 10% per person is applied to online orders of 5 or more people.  Discount is applied to a single transaction.  Not applicable on multiple transactions of under 5 people.  Select "Add Participant" to add additional people to your order.  Discount will automatically be applied at checkout when you add a minimum of 5 people to your order.  Cannot be combined with any other offer.

WHAT TO BRING ON RACE DAY?

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing
  • Get in the Carnival Spirit! Wear all or part of a carnival costume! Decorate your face and body with carnival glitter! Bring your rags and flags! Have fun!
  • Anti-Chafe Stick or Vaseline
  • Tissue
  • Bandages
  • Hair accessories (i.e. Headband, Elastic)
  • Race Bib and Safety Pins
  • Race Gear Accessories (i.e. sunglasses, arm warmers, compression socks, hat, etc)
  • ID, Keys, Phone, Small Amount of Cash
  • Flip Flops or other slip on shoes to wear after the race
  • Antibacterial wipes, deodorant, towel
  • Clean, dry change of clothes
  • A SMILE and great attitude! laugh