Boardwalk Run


Answers to All of Your Frequently Asked Questions!

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Q. When is the race?

A. The 2016 Chickie's and Pete's 5k Boardwalk Run will take place on August 20, 2016.

Q. What time does the race start?

A. The run/walk will begin promptly at 8:00am.

Q. Where does the race start and finish?

A. The race will start and finish at Chickie's and Pete's at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, NJ.  The race will be contained on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Chickie's and Pete's at the Tropicana

2831 Boardwalk

Atlantic City NJ 08401

Q. Can I run with a stroller or dog?

A. No, we love your kids and dogs too but our insurance policy will not allow any participants to run or walk with strollers or animals.  Sorry, no exceptions.  

Q. Where can I park?

A.  We recommend parking at the Tropicana parking garage. There will be fee per vehicle. We recommend carpooling.  

Q. Who can participate in the race?

A. Runners and walkers of all levels can participate in the race.  The event is perfect for running your fastest race or for those who are more interested in taking it easy and enjoying the brews.

Q. Will the race be timed?

A. Yes!  The race will be professionally timed with the most advanced timing technology available.  Timing is completed by Mid-Atlantic Timing.

Q. Can someone else pickup my race packet for me at packet pickup?

A. Yes! We are here to make your life easier.  Someone else make pickup your packet for you as long as they are able to show some form of verification to our staff.

Accepted Items:

-Email authorizing designated person to pickup your packet

-Copy of Driver's License

Q. Can I transfer my race registration to another person or get a refund?

A. No, we do offer transfers or refunds on race registration for any reason. 

Q. Will there be prizes awarded to the winners?

A. Yes, the top 3 overall males and females as well as the top 3 male and female age group winners will receive fantastic prizes!

Age Groups:









Q. What do I get for participating?

A. In addition to a well-organized event and volunteer support along the course all participants will receive an official race t-shirt, virtual race bag, race bib with timing chip attached, one free small Chickie's and Pete's Crab Fries, 1 free Yuengling Light Lager (21+), and an official plastic souvneir race cup.

Q. What is the registration fee?

Opening-through June 30 at midnight (EST) -$40.00

July 1- August 18 at midnight (EST)- $45.00  

Online registration closes promptly at 5:00pm (EST) on Thursday, August 18th (unless the race sells out prior to this date). 

*Register by August 1 to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

Q. What do I do after the race?

A. There will be an official post-race party in the beach beer garden for all race participants 21 and over! Chickie's and Pete's will be offering great food and drink specials all day long. Come in and check their the space in the Tropicana!