Race FAQ'S

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The Start of the 4 Mile Race

The 4 mile course is a flat and fast certified 4 miles.

1 Mile Run for Ages 7-14

1 mile run is an out and back course. They're racing to the finish.

Quarter Mile Run for Under 6 Years Old

The 1/4 mile run is an out and back course. Each participant receives a medallion for participation.

The Finish Line

Awards are given to the top 4 finishers in each 5 year age category.

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34th Annual Race - July 14, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What time and where do I pick up my packet?
  2. Am I guaranteed a shirt?
  3. Where does the race start & finish?
  4. Can I bring ... ?
  5. Are Wheelchairs permitted?
  6. Where do I park?
  7. Can I refund my registration?
  8. What if it rains?

What time and where do I pick up my packet?

  • Race Packets may be picked up in the basement of U.S. Bank at 220 W. Davenport St., Eldridge, on Friday, July 13 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 14 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Registrations for the 1/4 and 1 mile races close 30 minutes prior to each race. No Registrations after 8:45 p.m.! Please pick up packets and/or register during these times to allow the race to start on time.

Am I guaranteed a shirt?

  • Runners who register prior to June 29 are guaranteed a race shirt. Registrations received June 29 and after may not get the size they prefer.

Where does the race start & finish?

  • Starts and Finishes on N. 2nd St., downtown Eldridge.

Can I bring a stroller, wear rollerblades, ride my bike or bring my pet?

  • Because the Moonlight Chase is a night race, special safety precautions must be observed. Wheeled vehicles such as baby strollers, roller blades, bicycles, etc., are NOT allowed. Wheelchair participants are allowed to compete. Pets will not be permitted on the course during the race (s).

Are Wheelchairs permitted?

  • Wheelchair participants are allowed to compete.

Where do I park?

  • Parking is available at North Scott High School, Sheridan Meadows Park, and available side streets in Eldridge. Check our website, www.moonlightchase.com for a detailed map.

Can I refund my registration?

  • Sorry - you cannot. But, you can still pick up your packet and race goodies or you can transfer your registration to someone else up to one week prior to the event.

What if it rains?

  • We run in the rain. We will delay the start of the races in cases of lightning strikes or severe weather. Follow our Facebook or Twitter pages for information in case of rain.


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