Absolutely not! This race is great for the first time walker/ runner to the competitive runner. It is a fun, family event designed for people of all ages and conditions to be able to complete the course. Water stops will be provided along the route for you to stop and catch your breath if needed. You can chose to participate in the 1 mile run/ walk which begins at 6:15 or the 5K run/walk which begins at 6:30.