ENTER EARLY

Make a commitment to run that race. This will also keep you motivated which is very important to beginners.  Entering early also simplifies registration both for you and Monett Midway team. It insures your spot in the race as well as your t-shirt. Plus it's cheaper!

PLAN WHAT TO BRING

Wear an outfit that has been worn to run in before, including shoes. Lay your gear out the night before, so you don't forget anything. You can jump in your clothes in the morning and be ready to go. Watch the weather and wear clothes appropriate for rain or shine. No need to bring water, water will be provided by the YMCA.

PIN YOUR Bib NUMBERs ON THE FRONT

Pin your bib number on the front of your shirt. Safety pins will be provided by the YMCA. Make sure to secure your number on all four corners. Chip are attached to the bibs, please recycle those at the end of the race.

ARRIVE EARLY

Arrive at least 30-60 minutes before the scheduled race start. Allow time to pick up your number and warm up. 

PACE YOURSELF

Be sure to not get too excited during the beginning of the race and start off to quickly. This will insure an easier time throughout the race and will not over exert your body. Settle into your normal training pace and have a good time!

QUESTIONs

If it’s your first race and you’re nervous don’t be afraid to ask questions. The Monett Midway team is here to help you and ensure a good racing experience.