Frequently Asked Questions


GENERAL RACE INFORMATION

Q:  Where is the event?

A:  The SJ5K is hosted at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park at the Canton Varsity Football Field.

Q:  What time does the event begin?

A:   The annual ceremony honoring the recipient families will begin at 7:45 AM.  Runners will be released after the ceremony around 8AM, followed by the walkers.

Q:  Is this a timed race?

A:  No, there is no official timing for the SJ5K.  However, a clock will be at the start line and the finish line so people can track their time.

Q:  How do I sign-up?

A:  Register at www.sj5k.org

Q:  What if I don’t want to run, but want to contribute some other way?

A:  There are many ways you can support the SJ5K if they don’t want to run.  See options to register, donate, or volunteer under the “Support” tab at the top of the screen.


REGISTRATION

Q: I registered, but made an error. How can I correct the mistake?

A: Please contact us at sj5kfoundation@gmail.com to troubleshoot the issue

Q: How do I register for a team?

A: The third step of registering allows you to select a team to join from a drop down list. Identify the team you’d like to join and follow the remaining steps of the registration prompts. If you already registered and want to join a team: Login to Enmotive and click “My Account”. Then click the green “Add Details” button and under Teams, select “Team to Join”. For additional questions, please contact us at sj5kfoundation@gmail.com.

Q: Where can I pick-up my packet?

A: There are three pick-up options including:

  • P-CEP Student Pick-Up: P-CEP Students are to pick up their packet(s) at Plymouth High School during lunch and after school during the week of April 30th - May 3rd.

  • Middle School Delivery: Use this option if you plan to have a middle school student receive your BIB and t-shirt at their school.  Register by April 22nd.

  • Public Pick-Up: Saturday, May 4th at Plymouth High School from 10AM - 4PM & Sunday, May 5th at P-CEP Varsity Stadium from 7AM - 7:45AM

Q:  Can someone else pick-up my packet for me?

A:  Yes, the name of the registrant will just need to be provided at pick-up.

Q:  Do I get a t-shirt with my registration?

A:  All registrations confirmed by April 18th are guaranteed a participant t-shirt.  Registrations after this date will receive a t-shirt based on remaining availability.

Q:  Do I need to register my infant?

A:  No, infants do not require registration to attend and participate.

Q:  Do I have to bring a ticket to prove that I paid at check-in?

A: You do not need to bring a ticket.  Just provide your name to the volunteer at the kiosk, and they will check you in and provide you with your race materials.


RACE DAY INFORMATION

Q:  Where is the event?

A:  The SJ5K is hosted at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park at the Canton Varsity Football Field.


Q:  Where do I park for the event?

A: Parking is available at the following locations:

  • Participants can park in the Canton or Salem parking lots or the bus loop

  • Volunteers are urged to park in the Plymouth parking lot

  • Please note that the Plymouth HS parking lot will remain closed during the event and attendees cannot move their vehicles until after the event (around 10 AM)

  • In addition, the Salem HS student parking lot will remain closed during the event and attendees cannot move their vehicles until after all participants have finished the Joy Road portion of the course (around 9:15-9:30AM)

Q:  Can I bring my dog to the race?

A:  No, dogs are not allowed at the SJ5K.

Q:  Can I bring a stroller to the race?

A:  Yes, you can bring a stroller to the race.

Q:  Where can I find my team on race day?

A:  Teams of 20 members or more will have an assigned zone in the bleachers of the stadium.  Team members can check-in once they arrive to the event and will be directed to their designated area.



For any additional questions or concerns, please contact us at sj5kfoundation@gmail.com!