Little Red Heart 5K

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FAQ's

REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP

How do I register?  You may register either online by clicking here or at the race site on race day

Can I register at packet pick-up?  Yes

Can I pick up a packet for a team, friend, or family member?  Yes

Where do we pick up our packets?  Team captains and individual registrants can pick up their packets from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, November 5 at LifeShare Headquarters, 4705 N.W. Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73132 or you can pick it up the morning of the race at the registration table beginning at 7:30 a.m.

How can I check to ensure that I am registered?  You will receive an email confirmation within minutes of completing your online registration transaction. You may also call our office at 405.840-5551.

Am I guaranteed a race shirt? All pre-registered participants signed up by October 11th are guaranteed the race shirt size they requested using the registration process. Late sign-ups are not guaranteed the shirt size of their choice, shirts will be given on a first come first serve basis. We will do our best to get everyone the shirt size they want.

What type of shirt will I receive?  A soft-style t-shirt.

How can I get a race shirt if I do not want to run or walk the 5K?  You may register for a social ticket. The social ticket allows you a shirt and breakfast.

What will I receive at packet pick-up?  You will receive your race shirt, race number, and timing tag, along with special gifts and coupons from our sponsors.

What type of timing is being used?  Outdoor Oklahoma will be timing the event. Your timing chip will be on the back of your racing number bib. Participants must wear their number on the FRONT of their outermost garment.

What happens if I register and then I am unable to participate?  The Little Red Heart run has a no refund policy. All entries are considered final.

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RACE DAY QUESTIONS

Where is the event located? Stars and Stripes Park • 3701 S. Lake Hefner Drive • Oklahoma City, OK 73120

What time does the race start?  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., Activities at 8:00 a.m., both the 5K and Walk will start at 9:30 a.m.

What is the weather typically like on race day?  Famous Oklahoman, Will Rogers, said that if you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait five minutes! It could be cool and damp, it could be warm and dry. 

What if it is raining on race morning?  The race will happen rain or shine! No refunds.

When should I arrive?  Most participants will arrive one hour before the race start time. If you have not picked up your packet, please arrive at least one hour before the race starts and go to the Packet Pick-Up area. 

Where do I park?  Parking is available.

Are baby joggers/strollers allowed in the race?  Baby joggers and strollers are only allowed in the 1-mile walk.

Are walkers allowed to participate?  Yes

Are runners allowed to run with dogs?  Dogs are not allowed on the course.

When are the awards?  Following the 5K Run.

Is there a minimum age or skill level to participate?  The Little Red Heart run is a family-oriented event and we encourage people of all ages and skill levels to participate. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian sign a waiver on their behalf if they will be participating in the walk and/or the race.

I registered as an individual, but can I still join a team?  Yes, please contact Heather at hdean@lifeshareok.org or 405-840-5551 and we can assist you in updating your status.

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SOCIAL MEDIA QUESTIONS 

Is the Little Red Heart Run on Social Media?  Yes! Be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Post photos, thoughts, and motivational comments for your fellow runners to see and use the hashtags #LRH5K and #LittleRedHeart.

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FUNDRAISING QUESTIONS

How do I begin fundraising?  There are many fun and easy ways to fundraise. The best way is to personalize your fundraising page online with your story and pictures and send the link out to family and friends. Be sure to include why this cause is so important to you. Visit Team Captain's Corner for more fundraising ideas!

To whom should I make checks payable?  All checks should be payable to LifeShare Foundation, Memo: 5K & Team Name (where applicable)

Are contributions tax-deductible?  All contributions to the LifeShare Foundation are tax-deductible. However, per IRS codes registration fees are not tax-deductible because they cover the fair market value of the event.

What is the LifeShare Foundation’s EIN number?  82-1003338.

What are matching gifts and how will they help me reach my fundraising goal?  Some companies offer their staff members a chance to match gifts that their employees make to certain charities. Matching gifts programs vary from company to company. Be sure to contact your Human Resources department to find out if your company offers a Matching Gifts program, how the program in your company works, and to obtain the proper forms needed to submit in order for your matching gift to be counted towards your final individual fundraising goal. 

Looking for a question that isn’t here?
​Contact us at 5k@lifeshareok.org or call 405-840-5551.

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