NYCRUNS Firecracker 5K & 10K
July 04, 2017Start time: 9:00AM
Enjoy this rare chance to run on Governors Island and celebrate the 4th of July! The NYCRUNS Firecracker 5K & 10K offers unrivaled views of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Statue of Liberty, starts off with a ferry ride and features a great post-race party. Afterwards, stay and enjoy all the island has to offer!
Want to have someone cheer you on at the finish? Up to 4 people can join you but they will need to register as spectators at $10 per person, receive a number and accompany you for access to the 7:30 AM runners ferry. Spectator numbers can only be picked up at packet pickup or mailed. Spectators also are welcome to partake of post-race food and drink but must wear bib.
Bag check and toilets will be provided. The giveaway for this race will be a great tech t-shirt (note: sizes are not guaranteed). Water and Gatorade will be available on the course, and Clif Bar products, bagels, spreads, fresh fruit and more will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread to greet you at the finish line.
There will be no race day packet pickup whatsoever.
BIB & SHIRT MAILING
If registering on or before 6/9 you can choose to have your bib (including any spectator bibs) & shirt mailed to you for an additional fee of $20. You must choose this option when registering and the bib must be mailed to the address you enter at that time. Shipping to domestic US addresses only.
See chart below. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Race day registration (if available) is cash or credit, no checks please. Register early to make things easier for us and cheaper for you!
There will be no race day registration whatsoever.
|Until online registration closes||$50|
|Packet Pickup (if available)||$60|
|Race Day||Not Available|
Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall in each race. Age group awards in the 5K will be awarded to the top three in each the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over. Age group awards in the 10K will be awarded to the top three in each of the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over. Our awards policies are available here.
Want to race this one for free? Volunteer at any of these upcoming events and rack up as much credit as you can. Or in lieu of credit for yourself, you can have us donate $25 per shift to a cause partner of your choice. What’s this all about, anyway? Learn more about the volunteer program here.
The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS Membership Program. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Strollers or dogs are not allowed in NYCRUNS races and you may be disqualified if earbuds or headphones hinder your awareness. You must remain on pace to finish within the time limit in order to receive course support and an official finish time. Please familiarize yourself with our complete policies and rules of competition here.