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NYCRUNS Firecracker 5K & 10KClaim Race (Race Directors Only)

Jul 04, 2013

Start time: 8:30 5K, 9:00 10K. Race-day pickup begins at 7:30 a.m.

Roosevelt Island

Address: Roosevelt Island Roosevelt Island, NY

Celebrate our independence from those bloody Brits with a fast race in the middle of New York City — Roosevelt Island! (We kid – some of our best friends are British.)

Time & Date: Independence Day! Thursday July 4th. Onsite packet pickup starts at 7:30 AM. 5K Race starts promptly at 8:30 AM. 10K starts at 9:00 AM

Course Information: These races are electronically timed on  USATF certified courses. See below for course maps – new maps will be posted in February. There is one H20 station on the 5K course, three on the 10K course. See the 10K map here. See the 5K map here.

Awards: Awards will be given to the top 3 overall in each gender and the first finisher in each 5-year age group.

Other Amenities: *The giveaway for this race is a souvenir pint glass. If  you register on 6/30 or later though, you will not receive a mug on race day or at packet pickup. You will have to pick one up at NYCRUNS office in late July/early August if you want one. Our apologies but late registration has been much higher than anticipated and we do not want to turn any one away. *

Bag check, restrooms, and a great post-race meal will be provided.

Offsite Packet Pickup: Wednesday, July 3rd from 3 to 7pm at The Running Company at 1059 3rd Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets).

Directions: Take the F train or The Tram to Roosevelt Island (check MTA website for service interruptions). You can drive in from Queens but parking is extremely limited.

Cost: $20 through 4/30, $25 through 5/31, $30 through 6/30, and $40 thereafter. The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS membership program.

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