|What is Run the Palisades?:
||ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED - BE SIGN UP ON SITE THIS SUNDAY 5/17 STARTING AT 8 A.M.
Join us on a 5K run/walk 10K run, and Kids Fun Run through Cliffside Park and Fort Lee to benefit the Diabetes Foundation. Complete details and fundraising information can be found at RunthePalisades.org.
All participants enjoy these event perks: awesome goody bags, lots of unique refreshments including healthy and homemade options, wicking tech shirts. Teams of 3 or more can also join our team competition!
|Schedule of Events:
||8:00 a.m. - Registration & Check-In Begin
9:30 a.m. - Kids Fun Runs
10:00 a.m. - 5K Run & Walk begin
10:30 a.m. - 10K Run begins
11:00 a.m. - 5K Awards Ceremony
12:00 p.m. - 10K Awards Ceremony
||5K (3.1 miles): Open to both runners and walkers.
10K (6.2 miles): Open to runners only.
Both courses are USATF certified and enjoy both downtown and residential areas of Cliffside Park and Fort Lee. Both distances also offer 500 USATF-NJ Grand Prix points. Baby joggers can join either distance but must run with extreme caution and start at the back. For safety reasons, pets are not allowed on either course.
Kids Fun Runs are for kids 12 & under. They are sprints right in the middle of the action and all finishers will receive a medal in lieu of a shirt!
||5K & 10K:
Top 3 overall male & female
Top 3 m/f in each 5 year age group (14 & under through 85+)
Top Team Award
|Entry Fees and Deadlines:
$25 by 5/15 online and 5/11 by mail
$22 USATF-NJ members (pre-entry only)
$30 on event day (cash or check)
$30 by 5/15 online and 5/11 by mail
$27 USATF-NJ members (pre-entry only)
$35 on event day (cash or check)
$20 for either race (18 & under)
Kids Fun Run:
$10 (12 & under)
Shirts are included with 5K or 10K registration: guaranteed to pre-registrants and while supplies last to event day registrants. Shirts are not included with the Kids Fun Run, however all finishers will receive a medal.
|Fundraising & Sponsorship:
||We encourage all of our participants to start a fundraising campaign for the Diabetes Foundation. Your efforts however large or small will greatly help us in our mission!
To fundraise or for sponsorship info, please visit RunthePalisades.org.
||Run the Palisades will also offer fun, educational, and interactive activities for the whole family to enjoy before, during, and after the races! These activities will help you gain the tools needed to live healthier each day, with or without diabetes!
Free health screenings, body treatments, loads of valuable diabetes information, cooking demos, recipes, healthy snacks, food samples, free fitness assessments, health club passes, and contests!
|Event Management & Timing:
||Run the Palisades is proudly managed by Sports A/R. Please call or email with any event related questions: 908-245-3000; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 5K & 10K will be professionally timed and scored using B-Tag technology by BestRace.com. Results will be available immediately on your smartphone!