Event FAQ

If you've got questions, we've got answers! If you don't find the answer here, contact us by email at chadhero@hitchcock.org or by phone (603) 650-3483 and we'd be happy to help.

Questions about teams?
Please visit our Team page.

Is childcare available while I run?
Childcare services are not provided. Consider bringing a friend or family member to care for your child and cheer you on.

Is there a place where I can shower after the race?
Bathing facilities are not available at this time.

Can I run with my iPod or other personal listening devices?
Our course is USTAF certified and for safety reasons USTAF rules do not allow the use of iPods or other devices on certified courses.

Can I walk the half marathon course?
While participants are welcome to complete the 13.1 mile course as quickly, or as slowly, as they wish, course support ends at 3:30pm. Consider participating in our hike instead!

Can I run with a stroller or baby jogger?
For safety reasons, we ask that strollers and baby joggers stay on sidewalks and only be used on Cam's Course or the 5K Walk.

Can I register on the day of the race?
Yes, however pre-registration is STRONGLY encouraged to enable us to adequately provide for a safe and successful event.

Offline registration:
You can download forms using the links below and mail them directly to CHaD Community Relations.

CHaD HERO Headquarters
CHaD Community Relations
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Where do I pick up my bib and T-shirt?
Check out the CHaD HERO Details page for all the event day details.

Can I hand donations in on the day of the race?
Yes. You may bring donations with you to registration and bib pick-up. Donations should be in an envelope clearly marked with your name so we can apply the donations to your fundraising total. If you are turning in cash donations, please include a donation form with both your name and your donors' names on it. If you are turning in checks, please clearly write your name on the memo line of each check. 

You may also mail donations to:

CHaD HERO Headquarters
CHaD Community Relations
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

My kids would like to volunteer. Is there an age requirement?
For safety reasons, most of our volunteer positions have an age requirement of 18 years. We have a limited number or opportunities that may fit for some volunteers who are 15 years old or older. If you have kids who are at least 15 years old and interested in volunteering, please have them register online and our volunteer coordinator will be in touch with a volunteer assignment. If you have questions about volunteering please contact us at chadhero@hitchcock.org or (603) 650-3483.

Where can I keep my personal belongings while I run/walk?
For security reasons bags may not be left unattended at the event. We do provide a staffed bag drop off location for participants' convenience. Please provide your own clear, waterproof bag and make sure your bag is clearly labeled with your name and contact information. While this area is staffed with excellent volunteers, all participants leave their belongings at their own risk.

Will there be medical support on the course?
Yes. While we hope that you will not need these services, your safety is important to us. Emergency medical support will be available at the medical tent near the finish line with emergency transportation on standby, as well as EMTs on bicycles along the entire half marathon course.

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are not permitted on the race course. Dogs are permitted on the Dartmouth Green and around Downtown Hanover. Please follow local leash laws.

If you have any suggestions for our FAQ, just let us know at chadhero@hitchcock.org or (603) 650-3483.

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