Do I need to be a good runner to do this?

Nope, but you must be 21 years or older who loves to have fun. There are plenty of more serious 5K’s out there to test speed and performance, but we will ad a little challenge for you. 5K Happy Hour is all about having a a fantastic time with lots of fun to enjoy with all of your family & friends. You can run or walk however you would like!

Do you donate to a charity or cause?

YES, we do. 5K Happy Hour supports the World Wide Push Foundation Inc. The World Wide Push (Push Until Success Happens) Foundation, aims to improve the economic status and well-being of students in our community through sponsored programs, networking, special events, and other activities. One way we are raising funds and awareness of our programs in through our fundraising run, Run for College.

Can I run with a jogging stroller?

It Varies by location

Can I run with my dog?

Only service dogs will be allowed at the races.

Shirt Sizes?

ALL Shirt sizes will be available at packet pick-up (no need to register for a shirt size online).

Is there an age limit for runners?

Yes 21 and older

Is there a charge for parking?

Parking is $10-$15 cash per vehicle. You must park in the designated event parking area only. No parking on streets or roads or adjacent lots allowed. Absolutely no “walk-ins” from outside the event parking area will be permitted to participate in any 5k Happy Hour Run events , no exceptions. $10 pre-paid parking passes will be available at packet pick-up. Parking is $15 the day of the event. We donate a large amount of our parking proceeds to help fund our charities.

Are there REFUNDS?

Unfortunately, we do not issue refunds or transfers under any circumstances. Prices are subject to change at any time. Location and date are subject to change at any time.The logistics of setting up and planning the event make it impossible. Date and location is subject to change without refund issued. In some cases city or location issues will force us to change a date or location. Just make sure you are good to go before signing up. If for some reason you can’t make it to race day, at least come to the check in, pick up your 5K Happy Hour gear, and say hi to us! Race will continue rain or shine, there are no refunds for inclement weather.

Is there a packet pick up for the event? How does all that work?

Yes.  Packet pick up details are posted to the city registration page within weeks of your race date. Packet pick-up will conveniently be held on race day when gates open.


Volunteers are welcomed & encouraged to join the fun. Volunteers receive an 5K Happy Hour T-shirt.

Weather Policies

Our participants’ safety is the most important thing and if any of the threatening weather conditions listed below are present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled.

Threatening Weather Conditions

The 5K Happy Hour will be canceled or delayed if any of the following weather conditions exist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm/Electrical Storm, “Heavy” Rain, other major weather condition.

Start of the Race / Cancellation of the Event

The start of the event will be delayed if any of the above mentioned conditions exist. The event will then be canceled if any of the weather conditions persist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch or Thunderstorm/Electrical Storm.

Authority to Cancel the Event

The Race Director, in accordance with the city and the local law enforcement, has the authority to cancel the event. If threatening weather conditions force cancellation of the event, no refunds can be provided, since funds were already spent in preparation for race day.