Is entry decided on a first-come-served basis?
Yes. Entry is decided on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are planning to participate in the event, we recommend you enter early to avoid missing out.
Can I cancel once I have entered (after payment)?
Please note that you cannot cancel once you have paid the entry fee.
What can I do if I want to cancel my entry? (you agree that your entry fee will not be refunded)
Please contact the event secretariat by email.
Can I change my preferred starting time (wave) after I have entered (after payment)?
Please note that you can’t change the date or wave once you have paid the entry fee.
What sizes do the t-shirts come in?
You can choose from S, M, L and LL in the general sizes and M and L sizes for female participants.
Please see below for size guidelines.
Can I change my t-shirt size after I have entered (after payment)?
You will be asked for you t-shirt size when you register for the event on the day.
Is there a group discount?
It will depend on the venue. There is a group discount available for groups of five or more at the Okinawa event on March 12.
When entering as a group, can a group representative enter for the other members of the group?
Yes. However, we request that you split entries for groups of 10 or more into two entries.
Can I enter by telephone?
No. You can only enter the event through the event website.
I have forgotten what time my wave starts. How can I confirm the time?
Please check the mail sent out to you by the event secretariat when you entered (after payment).
What will happen after I have entered?
You will be sent a final event email approximately one week before the event. We kindly request all entrants read this email.
Are there any age restrictions?
Entry and access to the event site will be restricted to people of junior high school age and above. Further, entrants under the age of 18 yrs will require permission from a parental guardian. (There will be no need to submit a permission letter.)
Can children participate in the event?
Entry and access to the event site will be restricted to people aged 6 yrs and over.
Can I bring my children to the event?
Entry and access to the event site will be restricted to people aged 6 yrs and over.Only those that have entered the event will be allowed access to the event site.
Is it possible to participate in the event in a wheelchair?
Unfortunately, for safety reasons we cannot allow people in wheelchairs to participate in the event.
Can I bring my pet along?
Unfortunately people with pets will not be permitted access to the event site or allowed to participate in the event.
When can I receive my participant’s t-shirt?
T-shirts and an event pass will be handed out to the representative of your group at registration on the day.
Please choose the size you want when registering for the event. Please note that sizes are subject to availability.
What kind of event is Bubble Run?
Bubble Run involves participants running a course set with various bubble zones where they can get covered in bubbles. Once you reach the finish line, you can enjoy the outdoor bubble festival where you can see live performances on stage and get even more covered in bubbles. Your time will not be recorded. The objective is to have fun.
Will my time be recorded?
The objective of the event is to have fun. Your time will not be recorded.
Do I have to run? Can I walk through the course?
The objective of the event is to have fun. You can walk if you want to.
What time do I have to be there?
If you are an entrant, you will be permitted access to the event site once it is opened. Opening times will vary depending on the venue. Please confirm opening times on the official event website. Please be ready to start your run 15mins before the start of the wave you have entered. We expect that changing rooms, lockers and portable toilets will get quite crowded and recommend you come to venue with enough time to spare.
What will happen if it is raining on the day of the event?
The event will still run in the rain. The event may be cancelled due to adverse weather. Notifications will be sent out on the official event website
and via e-mail if the event is cancelled.
Will the entry fee be refunded if the event is cancelled?
Please note that your entry fee will not be refunded if the event is cancelled.
Can I still participate in the event if I am late for my starting time?
You can still participate in the outdoor Bubble Festival held on stage after the finish line. Depending on the time you arrive, you may not be able to participate in the run. Please ensure you arrive on time for your wave.
What should I wear to the event?
Please come in clothes that you don't mind getting wet or dirty. We also recommend that you bring a towel and a change of clothing.
What can I do with valuables, such as my mobile phone and wallet etc.?
There is a good chance that such items will get wet. We recommend you place all such items in a water-proof pouch etc. You will be responsible for your mobile phone, wallet and other valuables. Please note that event organizers will not be held responsible for any loss, theft or damage to personal property.
How can I remove bubbles from my body and clothing?
The bubbles are made predominantly of water. Participants are asked to wipe away any bubbles from their body using a towel etc. in the changing rooms. There is a good chance that stains from the bubbles cannot be removed by general washing. We recommend that you come in clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. The bubbles may stain your clothes and may be hard to remove by washing. Please note that we cannot guarantee that clothes and shoes etc. will not get stained.
Where will the next Bubble Run event be?
We are currently in the process of planning the next event. As soon as it has been decided, it will be posted on the official Bubble Run website.
Outdoor bubble festival
What time will the Bubble Festival start and finish?
Start and finish times will vary depending on the venue. Please check the details for each event. You can participate in the Bubble Festival regardless of what time you run.
Are the bubbles harmless?
The materials used to make the bubbles are 100% organic. However, rashes and allergic reactions may occur depending on your body type and condition. Materials such as, talc, silica, phenoxyethanol, isopropylparaben, isobutylparaben and butylparaben will come into contact with the skin. If you are concerned, please check beforehand if you are likely to have an allergic reaction.
Should I be concerned about bubbles getting in my eyes or mouth?
The materials used to make the bubbles are organic and while the ingredients pose no threat to your health, it is an outdoor event and we cannot make any guarantees in terms of hygiene and sanitation. The bubbles may sting if they get in your eyes so we recommend you wear sunglasses etc.
How often will the bubbles be created during the outdoor Bubble Festival?
The creation of bubbles will be regulated throughout the event. We estimate the bubbles will be created approx. once every hour.
Can we bring food to the event?
You can bring food to the event however alcohol is prohibited.
Will there be food and drink booths at the event?
This will vary depending on the venue. Please check the details for each event.
Will alcohol be sold at the venue?
Participants are prohibited from bringing alcohol into the venue. Alcohol will be sold at Bubble Run Okinawa.
Are there changing rooms at the venue?
Yes. There will be changing rooms at the venue.
Will there be showers at the venue?
No. The bubbles are made predominantly from water. Participants are asked to wipe away any bubbles from their body using a towel etc. in the changing rooms.
Will there be lockers at the venue?
There will be no key lockers however there will be an area set aside for participants to leave their personal belongings. Participants are asked to take responsibility for their own valuables. Please note that event organizers will not be held responsible for any loss or theft etc. of personal property.
Will there be a designated smoking area?
Yes. We plan to have designated smoking areas.
Will there be toilets at the venue?
Yes. There will be toilets at the venue.
Will there be makeup rooms at the venue?
There will be no facilities specifically designed for applying makeup. Participants are asked to use the changing rooms.