There’s still time to register for the fourth annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk happening this Sunday, April 24.
The 5K route includes meaningful sites such as "Point Thank You," where New Yorkers cheered rescue and recovery workers bound for ground zero, and serves as a reminder of how people came together after 9/11. This year, more than 100 FDNY and NYPD recruits will be positioned along the route to cheer for participants.
"The 5K Run/Walk and Community Day event brings together thousands of people each year to remember the lives lost on 9/11 and to recognize our city’s extraordinary resilience," 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels said. "The event is an opportunity for the community to carry on the spirit of camaraderie and kindness that came out of the tragedy."
Following the run/walk, participants and members of the public are invited to join us for Community Day on Greenwich Street next to the 9/11 Memorial. Community Day is free and offers activities for all ages, including a kid zone and live music performances.
The 9/11 Memorial would like to thank our sponsors this year, including RXR Realty.
"RXR Realty takes great pride in being the title sponsor of the 9/11 Memorial 5K for a third year in a row," Scott Rechler, CEO and Chairman of RXR Realty said. "Each year, this race brings together incredible individuals for a cause that is near and dear to our hearts. It’s an honor to take part in community events like this that impact the lives so many people in New York and the Tri-State area"
Registration for the 5K ends April 22, 2016. Visit 911memorial.org/5K for more information on bib pick-up and to sign up. Proceeds help to support the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
By 9/11 Memorial Staff