Frequently Asked Questions


How can i get involved in 2021?

As most of you know, Joggin’ for Frogmen was created as a way to honor the warriors lost on EXTORTION 17 on August 6, 2011.  This year we will be going back to our roots and holding a world-wide virtual event to honor this date.  2021 marks the 10th anniversary of that terrible day and we want to honor those incredible men and their families.  

Along with the 10 year anniversary of EXTORTION 17, JFF is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of our inaugural San Diego race, which will be our only in-person event for the 2021 season.  Our goal is to activate the JFF community to join us at the race in San Diego, run virtually, or set up a “Shadow Event” (new this year!) in their local area with friends and family.  These options will give our supporters multiple ways to continue to give back.  


How can I sponsor the 10 year anniversary 5k?

Click here for sponsorship opportunities. All sponsorship and donations support Travis Manion Foundation a non-profit organization focusing on empowering veterans and families of the fallen to develop character in future generations.. Your sponsorship will be processed by the Travis Manion Foundation (Tax ID: 41-2237951) and is tax deductible. For questions, please email or click here for more information.

When will my virtual racer packet ship?

If you register 3 weeks before the race date, you will be guaranteed to get your packet before race day!

If you register after 3 weeks out, you can expect your order to arrive within four weeks AFTER the date of the race for which you are registered.

Where can I run/walk/ruck the virtual race?

Anywhere! This is your virtual run, and we want you to safely complete it wherever you want. Sidewalks, paths, treadmill—make this run your own! Want to run with a stroller or your pet? Do it! We just ask that you tag us @jogginforfrogmen so we can see these great photos!

If you want to set up a private Shadow Event for you and your friends, fill out this form and we will contact you with additional information.

What is the Tadpole Trot?

It’s a family affair! The Tadpole Trot is a 50-100 yard dash kids ages 6 and under.  The Tadpole Trot will occur after the 5K.  Kids can jog/walk the 5k with their parent/guardian then head over the the Tadpole Trot! Each child must be accompanied by an adult, and participants of the Tadpole Trot need to register and pick up their t-shirts at packet pickup times.

We will have the following heats: Under 2, 2-3 year olds, 4-5 year old, 6+

Do you have to run the entire race or can you walk?

You can walk, run or ruck. It is up to you and we will have plenty of participants who will walk.

Are baby joggers or strollers allowed during the race?

Yes. The course is all pavement but it does have hills. If you choose to run with a baby jogger, please seed yourself toward the back of the start line. It is your responsibility to make sure the baby jogger does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child’s safety and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any person from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.