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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What time does the race start?
    The race starts and ends at Carousel Pavilion on City Island. Walkers will start at 8:15am. Runners start at 9am.
  • Can I pick up my race packet early?
    Yes. Race Packets, including shirts and bib numbers, can be picked up at select locations on the following dates: Zeroday Taproom (925 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA, 17102): Wed Apr 3, 6-8 pm Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg (6416 Carlisle Pike #700, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050): Thu Apr 4, 12-6pm Fleet Feet Harrisburg (4640 High Pointe Blvd Suite A6, Harrisburg, PA 17111): Fri Apr 5, 12-6pm
  • 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.) There will be no day-of awards ceremony. Award winners will be notified via e-mail after the race and awards will be available for pick-up at Open Stage on Wednesday, April 5th from 11am-1pm and 4pm-6pm. Open Stage is located at 25 N. Court St., Harrisburg,.PA 17101.
  • Are there showers available?
    There are no showers available at this time.
  • 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 the online application.
  • 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”. Open Stage admisters the race.
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