7:40 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Open
7:40 a.m. Gear Check Opens
8:40 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Close
9:00 a.m. 5K Start
10:40 a.m. Gear Check Closes
Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $9.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Packet pick up will be on Friday, Oct. 20th from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at:
Brooklyn Running Company
222 Grand St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Picking up someone else’s packet? Don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event day packet pick up (not suggested).
Special Olympics New York
To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
425 Main St.
Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
Parking is very limited. We highly recommend public transportation. Take F train or Tram to Roosevelt Island.
Parking is very limited on Roosevelt Island as well as near Firefighters Field. If you plan on driving, please use the Motorgate Parking Garage, 688 Main St, New York, NY 10044 right near the bridge exit. Please arrive with plenty of time to find parking and to walk to the event site.
Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall for the 5K. Age Groups:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+
Participants can pick up their award from the awards table shortly after finishing. If you do not pick up your award there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you.
Come and be a part of a fun and exciting event!
All volunteers receive a FREE SHIRT for volunteering. Volunteers are needed to help on event day throughout the event. Please email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This event is chip timed. Your “chip” is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.
Participant limit = 1,500 runners.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit, see schedule above.
All event shirts are cold wash & hang dry.
Monitored gear check will be provided. Pick up and drop off will be at the start/finish area. The event is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
No dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers only after all other runners and walkers have started. Children in strollers must be wearing helmets.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you, it will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the event. It will be sent to the address you entered in during registration.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 3 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other TriStateRuns.com’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. Please send us an e-mail to request a deferment.
You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.
Office hours: M – F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
*We may not be in the office on Mondays or Fridays due to being on-site for events.
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