Virtual FAQs - Biz Dash

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What is the cost to register for the event?

$28 Per Participant

 

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Biz Dash 5K Virtual Edition T-Shirt
  • Aluminum Phone/Tablet Holder
  • Digital Race Bib
  • Additional Giveaways To Be Announced

 

Team Starter Packs
Companies can purchase a team starter pack that includes a set amount of race entries and a Biz Dash staff member will set up your team for you. View Starter Packs >

 

Does a company have to pay for their participants?
No, it is free to create a company team. During team creation, Team Captains can set up payment with one of three options:

  1. Employees pay their own entry fee (at no cost to the company).
  2. Company pays for a percentage of each entry fee. The remainder is covered by each individual employee.
  3. Company pays for 100% of entry fees. Team Captains will have access to a “Team Invoice” feature through their Team Captain Homepage to view a running balance of their Company Team. Team Invoices will be sent out Monday, September 14 to all Team Captains.

 

When is the registration deadline?
Company Team registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9.
Individuals who do not have a team or miss the deadline can join the Sports Foundation (general public) team up until Friday, September 11 at Noon.

 

Is race day registration offered?
There is no race day registration. All participants must pre-register online by the deadlines above.

 

Are race bibs transferable?
No. Participants will receive a digital bib number for the virtual 5K in their registration confirmation email. Participants use this bib number when creating their profile in the RaceJoy app to track your Biz Dash time.

 

Are there refunds on registration?
The race does not issue refunds or race entry transfers.

 

Can I register if my company is not involved?
Yes! You will just need to join the “Sports Foundation Team” on the registration page. The password is “stlsports.” This team is available to the general public for any individual participants.

 

Is there a limit as to how many people can register for each Company Team?
No, companies can have an unlimited number of participants represent their Company Teams.

 

Is the race timed?
Participants will be on their own to time themselves for the virtual 5K. More information will be released about submitting times on your honor through RunSignUp to contribute to your team score.

 

Can family and/or friends participate on a Company Team?
Family and/or friends may be included on Company Teams if designated during registration, but they will not be eligible for team scoring. Team Captains can make this option available for their team during team creation. All runners will be able to view their individual times.

 

What is your child policy?
Children 3 years old and under are free and do not need to be registered.

 

What award categories are offered?

  • Overall Male
  • Overall Female
  • Male CEO
  • Female CEO
  • Top Team in each Industry Category (18 Total)
  • Fastest Small Company (149 or less employees)
  • Fastest Midsize Company (150-499 employees)
  • Fastest Large Company (500 or more employees)
  • Largest Company Team

 

What are the 18 Industry Categories?
1) Accounting
2) Banking, Finance & Investments
3) Consulting & Staffing
4) Education
5) Engineering, Architecture & Construction
6) Foundations & Non-Profits
7) Hospitality & Entertainment
8) Military & Government
9) Insurance
10) Legal
11) Manufacturing & Utilities
12) Marketing
13) Media
14) Medical & Health Care
15) Retail & Wholesale
16) Sports, Fitness & Recreation
17) Technology & IT
18) Transportation & Logistics

 

Who is eligible for the CEO Challenge?
The HBM Holdings CEO Challenge is available to companies with 5 or more full-time employees. It will be scored according to individual chip time (in male and female categories). A CEO Challenge participant must have an Executive or C-Suite Title at their company in order to be eligible. This category welcomes both runners and walkers! Please be sure they are registered for the event by joining your Company Team. Team Captains will be asked a custom question at the time of team creation on whether they would like to include someone into the HBM Holdings CEO Challenge.

 

Can I walk or jog the race if I am not competitive?
Certainly! Anyone who is physically able to complete a 5K (3.1 miles) is encouraged to participate. We encourage all levels of runners and walkers.

 

Does the Biz Dash 5K have a beneficiary?
Yes, it benefits the St. Louis Sports Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable affiliate. The Foundation implements programs and activities that promote sportsmanship, create positive environments for kids to play sports, and help young people in St. Louis lead healthier, happier lives. Learn more at sportsmanship.org.

 

Is this event tax-deductible?
This event is tax-deductible for companies who are a sponsor or donate for the event.

 

What is the weather policy?
The Biz Dash will go on rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, a call will be made about the race at that time.

 

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