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Bagel Run 2018 FAQs

Sunday, May 13, 2018

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Who does the event benefit?
The funds that are raised for this event support our outstanding programming and services. Additionally, it also continues to enhance, maintain, and secure our 170,000 square feet of bricks and mortar and our 13-acre campus.

How can I confirm my registration?
You can confirm if you are registered by clicking here and entering your name.

What time do the races begin?
The Kids K run will begin promptly at 8 am. The 5K Run/Walk and the 10K Run will being approximately at 8:20 once all Kids K runners have cleared the course.

Can I register on-site on race day and at what time?
Race day registration will open at 7:15 am and continue until 7:50 am. Registration will be available on race day until 10 minutes before the start of the 5K Run/Walk and 10K.

Will there be water stations?
There will be 3 water stations on the course. The 1st location will be on Valleydale right past Hillhaven (Mile 1), 2nd on Midbury before the turn onto St. Judes (Mile 2), and the 3rd at the Finish Line. Water will also be available for the Kids K run at the turnaround located at Valleydale. See Map Here.

Can I bring friends/family who do not run?
Spectators are welcome and encouraged to participate by cheering on racers!

Can I wear earphones while running?
iPods or other MP3 players are permitted but the race staff asks that you use discretion - use at a low volume or keep one ear free to hear what is happening around you.

What happens if it is raining?
The race is a RAIN or SHINE event. In the event of extreme weather (lighting, hail, tornado, etc.) the race will be cancelled. A weather notice will be placed on our homepage and JCC Dallas Facebook page and the Bagel Run event page.

Can I get a refund?
Race registration are non-refundable.

Are dogs or baby strollers allowed on the course?
Participants running or walking with either a stroller or a leashed dog are strongly suggested to queue up toward the rear of masses to prevent potential incidents and minimize congestion near the crowded start line. Please be respectful to passing runners and walkers and remember to stay to the right along the route.

Can I walk the races?
In an effort to minimize our impact on the residential neighborhood, walkers are encouraged to participate in the 5K Run/Walk; 10K Participants should be able to run a 10K in 1.5 hours.

Where and when can I pick up my race packet?

Thursday, May 10
Aaron Family JCC
7900 Northaven Road
4:30 - 7 pm
Friday, May 11
Aaron Family JCC
7900 Northaven Road
9 am - 4 pm
Saturday, May 12
Sports & Fitness Entrance
7900 Northaven Road
11 am - 2:30 pm

Packets will also be available race day at the event.

Can I participate in the Kids Run with my child?
Yes, you may participate with your child in the Kids Run if they are too young to run without your help.

Will there be awards?
Yes, there will be medals offered for the top 3 categories for male and female finishers in both the 10K Run and the 5K Run/Walk.


For more information, please contact Karli Ward at 214-239-7172 or [email protected].