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FAQ 


What's included with my race registration?
Registration includes a tech race shirt, finisher medal, free race photos and a great post-race BBQ.

What time does the race start?
The race starts at 9:30AM. Please line up in the starting area on Commercial St (near Piantendosi Baking) before 9:15AM.

What food will be served at the BBQ?
Dom's catering will be grilling burgers served on special Piantedosi rolls that are made with Idle Hands stout. We'll also have Dom's Eggplant Parmesan sandwiches, and desert bars from Hoff's Bakery. In addition, we'll also have free samples from RXBAR, barkTHINS, Noosa, REBBL & High Brew Coffee.

Will there be a water stop?
Yes! There will be a water stop at mile #1 and a water/Gatorade (lemon lime) stop at mile #2, #3, #4 & #5 (plus water at the finish line).

Is the course USATF certified?
Yes, the course is USA Track & Field certified [#MA18007BK].

Who does the race benefit?
Malden's Devir Park World War I Monument Restoration Fund.

How do I volunteer?
Please sign up via Eventbrite: https://maldenroadracevolunteer.eventbrite.com

When is bib pick-up?

Friday, 7/13 [5 - 8:00p]
Idle Hands Craft Ales

89 Commercial St, Malden

Saturday, 7/14 [12 - 4:00p] 

Hugh O'Neill's
45 Pleasant St, Malden

Sunday, 7/15 [7:30a - 9:15a] 
Piantedosi Baking Co.
240 Commercial St, Malden

Can I pick up my friend's bib?
Yes, you can pick up a maximum of 5 bibs. You must bring your friend's Eventbrite ticket so we can scan their QR code (no exceptions, we will re-send QR codes before the first bib pick-up)

Can friends or family attend the party?
Guest tickets are available for $25 which includes 3 drink tickets and free food at the BBQ. Sign up via Eventbrite and select "Adopt-a-Vet" ticket.

Where should I park on race day?
1. We highly recommend taking the T. The race is a short walk from Malden Station (Orange Line).
2. Callahan Park parking lot (corner of Pearl & Charles). One block away. Arrive early, this lot will fill up.
3. Jackson Street Garage (
180 Exchange St, Malden). Plenty of free parking available.
4. CBD Parking Garage (170 Centre St, Malden). 
Plenty of free parking available.

Can I run with a running stroller or dog?
Yes, but please remember to line up near the back. There will be dog bowls filled with water at all five water stops.

Can my kids run?
This is an adult race sponsored by two breweries and there won't be any kid specific activities. That being said, kids are welcome to register & run with their parents/guardians. Kids in strollers are free.

How will the race be timed?
The race will be chip timed by Granite State Race Services. There will be a timing mat at the start & finish and a third timing mat at the 5k mark.

Will there be a bag check?
Yes! Bag check is located in the rear parking lot behind Piantedosi Baking [240 Commercial St] Bring your own bag and leave your valuables home. All bags are subject to search by Malden Police. Please pick up your bag immediately after you finish running so our volunteers can enjoy the festivities!

How do I create a team?
maldenroadrace.eventbrite.com > tickets > team > create team. After you create the team, tell your team mates to go here: maldenroadrace.eventbrite.com > tickets > team > type team name > register. 

How do I join/change teams?
Eventbrite.com/mytickets > select race ticket > join/change team

Can I get a refund?
Sorry, all race fees are non-refundable and non-exchangeable to other events. We do however allow you to transfer you entry to another person (see below).

How do I transfer or edit my registration?
Go here > select Malden Road Race ticket > edit > enter replacement runner's registration info (be sure to edit EVERY field including sex, date of birth, email address etc so the new runner is listed in the results properly) > check the box to send a confirmation to new runner > save.

Can you mail my t-shirt?
All race swag items must be picked-up at bib pick-up.

How do you calculate the finish time for awards?
We use gun time for awards and net time for order of finish. If you think you can win an award, line up in the front near the starting line.

How do you calculate the winning co-ed team's time?
We score the 1st Male, 1st Female plus next fastest M/F [using net times].