FAQs

Q:
Will you have awards?
A:

We will present awards for the top three females in the half marathon and 4 Miler race.  We will also have female age group awards for both distances. Overall and age group awards will not be offered to male participants.

Q:
Where is the Bee-U-Tique Expo?
A:

The Queen Bee Expo will be held on Friday, October 7 from 11am-8pm at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati.

Q:
Is there a time limit for the Queen Bee Half Marathon or 4 Miler?
A:

You will be requested to pace at an 18-minute mile. The streets along the course will incrementally reopen to traffic as the field advances.

Q:
I can’t run, but I would like to volunteer.
A:

We’d love to have volunteers! Click here for volunteer information.

Q:
I can’t make it to the expo to pick up my packet. Can someone else pick it up for me?
A:

Participants unable to pick up their own race packet may have someone else pick up their packet for them. Fill out the Packet Pick-up Authorization Form and give it to the person picking up your packet. They will take the completed form and a copy of your photo ID to the expo and give it to the volunteer handing out race packets.

Q:
How old do you have to be to participate in the Queen Bee?
A:

Half marathon participants must be at least 14 years of age on race day.

Q:
How can my charity get involved in the Queen Bee?
A:

Our website has information on charities and how you can apply. Click here to learn how to apply.

Q:
Can we sign up as a team?
A:

Yes, your team captain will register first and will sign up with your team name. The team name will then be added to our list of teams within registration for other members to choose when they register. Packets will not be grouped together, and will need to be picked up individually.

Q:
Can I transfer my race entry to another person?
A:

Participants may transfer their registration to someone else by clicking here.  There is a $20 transfer fee to transfer your registration to another person, and the new participant will be charged this fee during the transfer process.  Any other payment, reimbursement, or exchange of funds associated with a transferred entry must occur between the two individuals involved.  Pig Works does not facilitate the payment between two parties. If you registered using a deferral or promo code, please contact registration@flyingpigmarathon.com for assistance in completing your transfer. The deadline to transfer is Friday, September 23rd @ 12pm (noon).

 

Q:
Can I switch from the Half to the 4 Miler or vice versa?
A:

Participants may switch race distances by clicking here. There is a $10 switching fee plus any applicable entry fee difference. If you registered using a deferral or promo code, please contact registration@flyingpigmarathon.com to complete the switch request. The deadline to switch is Friday, September 23rd @ 12pm (noon).

Q:
Can I participate in the races virtually?
A:

Yes, both events are available virtually. Click here for more details.

Q:
Can I have a stroller on the course?
A:

We will allow strollers on our 4-Mile course but ask that you start towards the back. No strollers will be allowed on the Half Marathon course.

Q:
Can I attend the Queen Bee expo if I am under 21?
A:

Yes! This year the Bee-U-Tique Expo will be held in Hall B of the Duke Energy Convention Center and will be open to all ages.

Q:
Are walkers able to register?
A:

Walkers are always welcome in all Queen Bee events and will be requested to maintain an 18-minute mile pace.

Q:
Are men allowed to register for the Queen Bee Half?
A:

While this is a female-themed race, men are welcome to join in the fun of this event. We will have men’s shirts available, but the swag will be female-themed.