GET READY TO RUN
THE 6TH ANNUAL RUNYON 5K!
|SUNDAY, AUGUST 3, 2014|
9:30am - 2:00pm (staggered start)
YANKEE STADIUM, One East 161st Street, Bronx, NY
STRIKE OUT CANCER!
Join us on Sunday, August 3, 2014, for the sixth annual Runyon 5K, a unique cancer research fundraising run/walk that uses Yankee Stadium as its course. Run or walk the concourse and ramps, climb stairs between levels, and take your own victory laps around the warning track that circles the field!
Start times and heat assignments are posted here. Please search for your last name (using Ctrl + F) to find your start time. Please plan to arrive at the Stadium 30 minutes prior to your assigned start time.
While online registration has closed, you can still sign up for a fee of $110 (which includes a $60 donation to cancer research, to cover the minimum fundraising requirement) by completing the offline registration form found here. If you would like to submit your completed form in advance, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on Friday, August 1. Event day registration will be available from 9:30-10:30am on August 3 inside the Great Hall at Yankee Stadium. Come join us!
ADVANCE PACKET PICK-UP
Race packets will be available for advance pick-up at 24 Hour Fitness, located at 153 East 53rd Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues) in Manhattan, on the following dates:
Thursday, July 31 from noon - 7pm
Friday, August 1 from noon - 7pm
Saturday, August 2 from 10am - 4pm
Your race packet includes your Runyon 5K t-shirt and bib number with attached ChronoTrack B-Tags (which should remain affixed to the back of the bib) to record your time.
TOP FUNDRAISER WILL MEET YANKEES OUTFIELDER BRETT GARDNER!
This year’s top individual fundraiser will win a private meet and greet with the Official Ambassador of the 2014 Runyon 5K, Brett Gardner, along with two tickets to a Yankees game this season. The fundraising deadline for this prize will be 5pm on Monday, August 11, and the game date will be mutually agreed upon.
100% of donations made in support of your run/walk will go to innovative cancer research by today's best young scientists, funded by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.
Not only that, but the money you give and raise could be matched by one of our generous donors, doubling its impact! See how the match works here.
Entry Fee: $40 through June 30; $50 from July 1 through July 24
Minimum Fundraising Requirement: $60 for all participants
Minimum Fundraising Requirement Deadline: July 24*
Registration Deadline: July 24
Minimum Age to Participate: 5 years old
*Please note that if the minimum fundraising requirement is not met by this deadline, participants’ credit cards will be charged $60 or the difference, should a portion of the $60 minimum be raised.
Entry is limited to 4,000 participants.
Start times will be staggered. Runners will start first according to pace, beginning at 9:30am. Walkers will start after the last heat of runners is launched, in the late morning.
MarathonFoto – the Runyon 5K’s exclusive provider of event photography services – will be taking photos of participants making their way around the warning track. If you would like to be notified when your photos are ready, you must indicate that you give Damon Runyon permission to share your email address with MarathonFoto when you register. They will only contact you regarding your photos from the Runyon 5K.
If you haven't experienced the Runyon 5K yet, you can click here to view photos and here to watch videos from the 5th annual Runyon 5K, held on August 18, 2013.
For more information, please visit the Registration and Fundraising FAQs and the Event FAQs. If you can't find the answer to your question there, please contact us.
If you would like to receive announcements about the Runyon 5K, please sign up for our Runyon 5K Email Alert.
THANK YOU for your support of the Damon Runyon 5K at Yankee Stadium!
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