Race Information & Frequently Asked Questions

When is the 2016 Charity Challenge of Fargo?

The 2016 Charity Challenge of Fargo will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016.

What time does the race start?

8:00 am – 5K Fun Run
8:05 am – 10K Fun Run
8:10 am – 3 Hour Run/Walkathon
8:15 am – 6 Hour Run/Walkathon

Where does the race start and finish?

The race starts and finishes at the entrance of Iwen Park in Fargo, located at 1209 52nd Ave S.

What’s the best way to get to the start? Where should I park?

Parking for the event will be at the Fargo Parks Maintenance Facility at 4515 University Drive, Fargo ND 58104.  Runners will be shuttled to the starting line. 



The 3-Hour and 6-Hour event are timed events in which the participant will run or walk continuously, looping the 5-kilometer course as many times as they are able during the allotted time.  Upon time being 'up,' the participant can either make their way to the course starting line or to the mid-way aid station where they will be shuttled back to the starting line to receive their finishers medal.


When does registration open?

Registration will open November 12, 2015. Please visit our Registration Information page to register.

Can I get a refund, donate my entry, transfer my entry to someone else, or roll it over to next year?

No. Per our official event rules and guidelines: Sale, transfer, alteration or duplication of race entry/bib is strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification and/or banning of any individuals involved from future events. All entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred toward a future event.

If I provide medical documentation of my injury or pregnancy, will you give me a refund?

No. Please refer to our official event rules and refund policy.

Can I defer my entry to next year if I am unable to run this year?

No, participants cannot defer their entries to the next year in the event they are unable to run.

Is there an age requirement to run each of the events?

Yes.  5K participants must be 12 years of age or older on race day.  The 10k, 3 Hour and 6 Hour participants must be at least 15 years of age or older on race day.

How can I make a change to my registration information (i.e. misspelling, address, e-mail, T-shirt size)?

E-mail challenge@integreon.com with “Change of Information" in the subject line and a race official will assist you.

I didn’t receive/deleted a payment confirmation e-mail after I registered. Can you resend it to me?

Please email challenge@integreon.com to request a confirmation email.

The Course

How many Aid Stations are on the course?  IS THERE FOOD AVAILABLE ON THE COURSE?

There are two aid stations on the course.  Water, snacks and other beverages will be provided each of the aid stations.  Extensive support and food supplies will be available at race headquarters which will be hit once per lap in the 10k, 3-Hour and 6-Hour events and available for 5K participants upon finishing.

Are skates, skateboards, bikes or carriages of any kind allowed on the course?

No, if you are caught on the course with any of these, you will be removed from the course immediately.

Charity Expo & Packet Pick-Up

Where and when is the Charity Expo and Packet Pick-Up?

The 2016 Integreon Charity Expo and Packet Pick-Up will be held on Friday, June 3, at the Integreon Fargo Office.  Please stay tuned!!!

Can a friend pick up my packet for me if I cannot attend the Charity Expo?

No. You must pick up your own Participant Packet (which includes your event-issued bib number and timing device) at the Charity Expo during regularly scheduled hours or prior to the race on Saturday morning. There will be no exceptions. Please plan accordingly.

Can I pick up my Participant Packet, Participant Bag and T-shirt on the day of the race?

Packet Pick-Up will be available from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM on race day at race headquarters.

I am interested in purchasing booth space at the Charity Expo, or promoting in the Participant Bag, who should I contact?

Please email challenge@integreon.com