Frequently Asked Questions

Are there provisions for team participation this year?


Yes, this year we are again offering registration on teams. Teams can be made up of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 team members. The times of the first 5 team finishers will determine team place. Several options for creating a team and joining a team are available through online and mail-in applications.




Are there awards?


$100 cash prize money first male/female finishers; $50 gift certificates to first Masters male/female finishers. Awards will be given in 5-year age groups through age 65 & up. (No duplicate awards will be given with the exception of team participants.) Awards will be given to the top three competitive teams. Additionally, the top 3 fundraising teams and top 3 individual fundraisers will receive awards.




Can I pick up my race packet early?


Yes! Early Packet Pick-up is Friday, March 27, 4:30 – 7:00pm. Capital Blue Store, 4500 Marketplace Way, Enola, PA 17025.




What time does the race start?


Race Day Packet Pickup & Registration is 7:00 – 8:45am at the Carousel Pavilion on City Island. Walkers will start at 8:15am. The Pre-Race Warmup/Stretch is 8:30am at the Carousel Pavilion. Runners start at 9am.




Are there showers available?


Yes! Showers are available for registered runners (show your race bib) at Fitness U in Strawberry Square 3rd & Walnut Downtown Harrisburg) 11am to 1pm.




Are there any hotels near the start/finish?


Yes! Local Accommodations include Hilton Harrisburg, 1 N. 2nd St. (717-233-6000), Crowne Plaza, 23 S. 2nd St. (717-234-5021), or Comfort Inn Riverfront, 525 S. Front St. (717-233-1611) – all located within .5 miles to a mile from City Island.




May I race with my pet or stroller?


No pets or wheeled devices, please.




May I transfer my registration to another runner if I am unable to run the race?


Yes, but transfers can be done only online before the cutoff date. There will be a $10 fee.




What organizations does this race support?


The Capital 10-Miler benefits participating 501(c)(3) arts organizations listed here. To make a tax-deductible donation or to run or walk on behalf of an organization, proceed to a donation link here and select either “Become a Fundraiser” or “Donate”.





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