FAQs

Getting Started

CAN I REGISTER TO RUN/WALK AT THE EVENT?
Yes, walk-up registrations are available starting at 8am. You can also register at Early Packet Pick-up on Friday, May 1st, from 12pm to 7:00pm at ASK’s office located at 5211 West Broad Street, Suite 102, Richmond, VA.

REGISTRATION FEES?
Your walk/run registration includes a t-shirt, finisher medal, and ticket to the Flying Squirrels game for ASK Day at The Diamond. Because you receive these awesome goodies in return, your registration is not tax deductible but donations are!

REGISTRATION FOR KIDS?
All kids aged 6 or older must register to take part in the 5K. They will receive a bib number and t-shirt. Younger kids (age 5 or below) are welcome to take part for free; however, if your youngster would like a bib number and t-shirt, they must be registered.

CHIP TIMING FOR RUNNERS?
Registered runners will have timing chips. Results will be posted on this site as soon as possible after the event. A timing clock will also be in view at the start and finish lines.

DONATIONS?
All donations directly benefit ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed. A receipt will be automatically emailed you if making your gift online. If you need a copy of your receipt, contact Sarah Kelly at skelly@askccf.org or call 804-658-5910.

PERSONALIZING MY FUNDRAISING PAGE?
Please do! Through “Edit my Fundraiser” tab you can upload a photo and tell your own story about why ASK is important to you, how it touches your heart, and why it matters. Reach out to everyone you know to ask them for their help in reaching your goal! Click here for help on how to customize your page.

Event Happenings

WHERE DO I PARK? WHERE IS REGISTRATION? WHERE IS THE STARTING LINE?
Don't worry we have your questions covered, just click the above button for maps of the event layout, course, and parking . Parking is available at The Diamond via the entrance off Robin Hood Road, behind the Arthur Ashe Athletic Center. Registration and packet pickup is at the Party Pavilion located outside right field of the ballpark. The starting line is located outside of the Party Pavilion in the parking lot.

IS THERE EARLY PACKET PICKUP?
Yes, Early Packet Pickup will be on Friday, May 1st, from 12pm to 7:00pm at ASK’s office located at 5211 W. Broad Street, Suite 102, Richmond, VA.

CAN I PICK UP PACKETS FOR MY ENTIRE TEAM?
Yes, you can pick-up your team's packets during Early Packet Pick-Up. Just give us a call at 804-658-5910 an hour in advance of picking up and we'll have everything ready for you.

CAN I PICK UP A FRIEND'S PACKET?
Yes, you can pick-up your friend's packet. Just make sure they know you're picking up for them.

CAN I REGISTER TO RUN/WALK AFTER ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES?
Yes, walk-up registrations are available starting at 8am. You can also register at Early Packet Pick-up on Friday, May 1st, from 12pm to 7:00pm at ASK’s office located at 5211 West Broad Street, Suite 102, Richmond, VA. Walk-up registrations are $40 for Adults (18 & older) and $30 for Youth (ages 6-17).

CAN I PICK UP MY PACKET AT THE RACE?
Yes, packet pickup is available starting at 8am at the Party Pavilion located outside right field of the ballpark. Be sure to give yourself time to park, pickup and get to the starting line by 9:30am. You don't want to miss the pre-race tailgate party!

Race Day Questions

DROPPING OFF PLEDGES?
Certainly! Just stop by the pledge table near Registration and we’ll take care of it. Thank you!

WATER?
Of course! Water stops will be located at mile markers one and two as well as the finish line.

FOOD?
Finish line food includes granola bars and bananas. Plus we'll have free treats at our post-race festival.

WHEELCHAIRS AND STROLLERS?
All types are welcome at our event. If you're participating in the race, please line up behind the runners at the start line. If you're a spectator or heading to the concourse for the post-race festival, there is an elevator located inside the stadium which can be accessed through the tunnel. Handicap seating can be found behind home base and behind third base on the Main Concourse.

PETS?
Probably best to leave Fido at home as there will be a lot of people , kids, and even clowns at the event. Also, pets are not permitted on the ballpark field.

NUTZY?
He'll be there, of course!

THINGS TO DO?
We'll have a pre-race tailgate party starting at 8:30am with music, games, spirit stations and prize wheels. After the race be sure to check out the family festival in the concourse or take a seat in the stands near home plate to cheer on the runners and walkers crossing the finish line. Then, at 11:30 get ready for the Kourageous Kids Victory Lap where we need everyone to cheer on our brave children.

WHAT'S ASK DAY AT THE DIAMOND?
As special honorees of the Flying Squirrels, our ASK kids will be recognized on the field during the game (date TBA). ASK kids will take part in singing the national anthem, throwing the first pitch, and competing in sideline games. All ASK kids are invited to participate in the Kourageous Kids Victory Lap during the 7th inning stretch. Your Flying Squirrels game ticket is included with your registration and will be in your race packet. This is a special event you don’t want to miss! Wear your ASK Walk t-shirt to the game! Bring your friends! Take lots of pictures! Make some noise! See you there!

Contact Us

Have a question? Don't hesitate to contact the ASK office at 804-658-5910 or email Megan Angstadt, mangstadt@askccf.org