FAQ

RACE FAQs:

Can I bring my stroller?

YES this is a stroller friendly race. Children under the age of 3 in a stroller do not need to register for the race. However, if you would like the child in a stroller to receive a bib and medal, please contact info@beyondeventsgo.com for special stroller-registration.

Can I bring my dog?

San Diego- Per our permit, no dogs are allowed.

Long Beach- Yes! Dogs are welcome.

Is there an age limit?

Nope – Awesome 80’s Run is for all ages!

Do I have to go to bib pick-up prior to the race?

We love options, so we wanted to give you options too! You can pick up your bib at the bib pick-up the day before the event or on race morning.

Does everyone get a finisher medal, including the 5K finishers?

YES, all participants will receive a finisher medal at the finish line. Kids in stroller will receive a medal only if they are registered and wearing a bib.

Is the medal the same for all distances?

YES, all participants will receive the awesome finisher medal!

Can I transfer to another runner?

Yes, transfers are allowed for a $15 fee.

Click HERE to learn how to transfer your bib to another runner.

Can I switch my race distance?

YES you can switch distance! If you are transferring UP in distance you must pay any difference in registration fees. If you are transferring DOWN in distance, there is no refund.

Click HERE to learn how to change your distance.

I can no longer attend the race. What are my options?

If you registered for the race but cannot attend anymore, you have three options:

1.If you purchased event insurance at the time you registered, please contact the insurance company HERE to see if you are eligible for a refund.
2.You can transfer your bib to another runner
3.Up to 30 days before the race, you can transfer to the virtual category. Please email info@beyondeventsgo.com.

All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE with the following exceptions ONLY:

Active duty military members who are unable to participate because they are unexpectedly deployed may request a refund less a $20 administration fee. Email your request with a copy of orders to info@beyondeventsgo.com no later than 14 days prior to race day.

Is there a charge for parking?

San Diego:

No, Parking is free!

Long Beach:

The first 2 hours are free with validation in the Pike Parking Structure. The charge is $3/hour after that. See the Long Beach page for more information.

Is there a time limit?

Nope – take your time!

What if it rains?

Awesome 80s Run will take place rain or shine. However, if conditions are determined by city officials to be unsafe, the race will be rescheduled. No refunds will be made.

When does the virtual race open?

It will open a few months before the race–stay tuned!

I won an award but wasn't able to stay to pick it up. What should I do?

If you were unable to stay for your winner award, please send $15 plus your address and requested items. Items will be sent on March 15 and July 15. All items will be donated on July 30 and will no longer be available.

I was unable to attend the race. How can I get my medal?

Please email info@beyondeventsgo.com for information regarding receiving your race materials.

Do you have customer service?

Of course! Please email us at info@beyondeventsgo.com for any additional questions/comments/concerns.