#MBCR2016 Frequently Asked Questions
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Entering / Eligibility
Participating in the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run is easy. First, select the city you wish to participate in. Then clicking the Create a Team link. Finally send your team's link to your co-workers to sign up. Don't forget that you need to join the team too if you plan to participate.
No. The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run is a corporate team event, and you must have a minimum of two men and two women; or four men; or four women; to be able to field a team. These must be full-time employees of your company.
Because many thousands of people enter Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run events, the only way we can properly identify you is by your race number. This becomes critically important in the event of a medical emergency. Our event is also covered extensively by the media and by official event photographers. The bib numbers are used to verify your identity. Your finish time is also tied to the timing chip on the back of the bib. Because of this, race numbers are absolutely non-transferrable.
Please pin it to the front of your shirt (we encourage all participants to wear their company's t-shirt). Do not fold or modify the bib because it will cause the timing chip to fail. If you do not wear a race number, you and your company risk disqualification from the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.
Absolutely. The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run is an event for all; racers, runners, and walkers. For safety purposes, however, baby strollers (and baby joggers) and non-service dogs are not allowed on the race course.
The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run is open to employers who can field a team with a minimum of either 4 full-time male employees, 4 full-time female employees, or 2 full-time male employees and 2 full-time female employees.
Sure, as long as you meet the eligibility requirements.
The cost is equal to the number of runners from your company times the per person entry fee posted on the website. There is no separate team entry fee.
We do not accept race night registration. All participants must be registered by each Event's deadline.
Yes! Please instruct them to select Guest from the "I am a" drop down list during registration.
TeamFootWorks, a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation owns and operates the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series. Operating expenses (e.g. permit fees, medical, t-shirts, food & beverage, event operations) exceed revenues taken in from registration fees.
Set your payment method as "Team Captain Pays" when creating your team. If you've already created your team, then use the Contact Us page to let us know to change your payment method. You must pay for your team by the Payment Deadline via the Team Captain Tools.
Set your payment method as "Individual Pays" when creating your team. If you've already created your team, then use the Contact Us page to let us know to change your payment method.
Add "email@example.com" to your address book. This ensures that you will receive future email correspondence from the race coordinator. Next, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting a second confirmation email. Please include the city you are registering for along with your company name. Remember, you will not receive the second confirmation unless you have added our email address to your address book.
Please send us an email to email@example.com with the details of the change.
Click on the city's name from the Event drop-down on the top navigation menu of this website. You'll find traffic information (street closings, restrictions), parking details and driving directions listed under the maps/directions/transportation link on the sidebar. However, note that the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run strongly recommends car-pooling or public transportation to our race sites.
We determine the top male, female, and mixed teams in each city plus the top male, female, and mixed teams in each of the categories. The finish times of each of the 4 team members are added to determine that teams cumulative finish time. The team with the fastest cumulative finish time is determined the winner. It is solely up to the Company Captain to submit the team scores. You cannot place an employee on two separate scoring teams. Only full-time employees are eligible for scoring and awards.
The option to submit your team scores will appear in the Team Captain Tools on Race Night. The deadline to submit scores is 5pm the Monday following the Event.
Normally, complete team results from a particular city will be on this website approximately one week following the completion of the event.
If you feel there is a discrepancy in the results, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes! You will find the necessary information on the T-shirt Contest page under the General Information link for your city.
We try to fulfill all reasonable requests. Contact us at email@example.com and be very specific about the photo you are referencing. We will do our very best to locate the photo and then we will get back to you with how you can get a digital copy.
Send us your request at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll make sure our sponsorship group sees it and gets back in touch with you.
The TeamFootWorks or the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series do not send emails requesting you to reply with your credit card details. If you suspect any sort of fraud, such as phishing, please let us know by sending an email to email@example.com.