NO more virtual runs! LIVE races are back with preventive measures. It is time to get back on the course.
COURSE: is USATF certified, flat, fast, and with very few turns (the run does not have obstacles).
TIMING: all runners will have custom bibs & will be chip timed.
RESULTS: will be available online immediately after the race.
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Liberty State Park | 30 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305
Running IS Back 5K at Liberty State Park Event Details:
What is included: All runners will get FREE professional photos, officially timed results, access to our festival area with music, commemorative race shirts available for purchase, and an epic running experience in one of the most beautiful parks in the country.
START TIMES: The run starts at 10:00 am with staggered starts (small waves of 50 runners) every 5 minutes. Runners will be assigned their start times prior to race day.
Early Packet Pick Up: dates and location TBD
Race Day Address: 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305. You can take Uber there or Light Rail to Liberty State Park and walk down Audrey Zapp Drive (it is a 15-20 walk but faster if you jog 😊). Once you get there the start/finish festival area is located behind the Ferry Parking Lot.
Parking: Statue of Liberty Parking Lot ($7 per car) 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305.
Bag Check: There will be bag check available. The cost will be $5 per bag cash only.
Registration: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your start time if you have not collected your bibs prior to race day.
Same Day Registration: Is available for those that did not complete online registration. The cost will be $40 per person.
Opening Ceremonies: These will commence at 9:45 am and will include the singing of our national anthem.
Results & Awards: All runners will have custom bibs & will be chip timed. Runners will be ranked by USATF standard 10-year age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29,30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and over 60 (does not include Jingle Bell 5K).
RESULTS: will be available online instantly after your run. You can find those here: https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/95836#resultSetId-213958;perpage:100
AWARDS: will be done virtually. Runners finishing in the top 3 of their age group will receive commemorative certificates online.
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