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 the online application.

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. We will have an Early Packet Pickup day on Friday, April 1 from 4pm to 6:30pm at Open Stage, 25 N. Court Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. The theater is located between Market and Walnut streets.

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. As planning continues for the 2022 race, we will let you know if we need to stagger your start time.

Are there showers available?

There are no showers avaiable at this time.

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.