Race Rules & FAQs

Rules for Runners

  • To win prizes, you get to take detours to fun during the run! Each runner gets one turn at each detour to fun! 
  • For Virtual, runners can complete their 5K race wherever they want. (at home, on a path, somewhere FUN!)


Are strollers allowed at the race?

Yes, strollers are allowed at the run/walk and children in the strollers do not need to pay unless they want a medal.  Please make sure you sign a waiver for any child that will be on the course on event day. 

Can a friend pick up my bib for me on Saturday before the race?

Yes, you much have a signed waiver and a copy/photo of their driver’s license 


Who gets a FREE OC Fair ticket?

Free fair tickets will be awared to the first 1000 registered adults who register online for the OC Fair Fun Run. 

FOR VIRTUAL- When do I have to complete my race?

If you choose to run virtually, you will need to complete your race between August 1 – August14 and submit results before the end of the month. 

FOR VIRTUAL- Where do I go to run?

You can run wherever you feel most comfortable or will have the most fun. 

What if I need to cancel my registration? Do I get a refund?

Unfortunately, there are no refunds or transfers for this event.

Are there age group awards?

For the OC Fair 5k run, there are no age group awards.

Can my friends participate?

Of course! Anyone can run/walk with you. Only registered runners will be allowed on course and recieve a runner’s goodie bag.