The Burning Sands 5K-New York

5K

Event Date

Sun, Sep 27, 2015

Address

New York, NY

Pricing

Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Student Age group/open

$25 $30 Closed

Running-5K - General Public-Age group/open

$35 $35 Closed

About This Activity

Event location: Roosevelt Island on Firefighters Field, 405-425 Main St. New York, NY 10044

Event time: 9/27/15, 11 am EST

The Burning Sands 5K Runs have been established as a commitment to inform, strengthen, and raise the public’s awareness of the growing need to unite as ONE to end ALL forms of “Hazing”. By raising awareness across all cultural, social, and economic bounds, The Burning Sands Runs elects to touch the hearts and lives of all participants as part of a Universal Movement. It is welcomed by ALL Greeks and Non-Greeks who support a positive and fulfilling Greek life while denouncing those individuals within ANY organization (Fraternities, Sororities, Marching Bands, Athletic teams, or even the common school yard Bully) who “Haze”.

Visit www.theburningsands5kruns.com to learn more!

Event details and schedule

Event location: Roosevelt Island on Firefighters Field, 405-425 Main St. New York, NY 10044

Event time: 9/27/15, 11 am EST

Do I need to be an accomplished runner to participate?

No! There are plenty of 5ks out there testing speed and performance. Though we encourage active runners The Burning Sands 5k Runs are open to anyone who would like to participate whether running or walking the course.

 

What is included with my registration?

-First 500 registrants at each city location will receive a free “Burning Sands” official Tee Shirt.

-1st place winners at each location receive ribbon/medals and invitation with guest to a private screening of “The Burning Sands” movie. Also, invitation to our VIP reception at the 5K event.

-2nd and 3rd place winners receive ribbon/medals and invitation with guest to our VIP reception at the 5K event.

-All registrants receive an official “Burning Sands” 5k runs wristband.

 

Are the Burning Sands 5k Runs part of a charity or a non-profit organization?

Yes! The Burning Sands 5k Runs have partnered with “Hazing Prevention.Org” (a non-profit organization) and shall donate portions of the proceeds. In addition, you will be prompted with the option to donate directly to “Hazing Prevention. Org” when you register for the race.

 

What is the inspiration behind The Burning Sands 5k Runs?

The Burning Sands 5K Runs have been established as a commitment to inform, strengthen, and raise the public’s awareness of the growing need to unite as ONE to end ALL forms of “Hazing”. By raising awareness across all cultural, social, and economic bounds, The Burning Sands Runs elects to touch the hearts and lives of all participants as part of a Universal Movement. It is welcomed by ALL Greeks and Non-Greeks who support a positive and fulfilling Greek life while denouncing those individuals within ANY organization (Fraternities, Sororities, Marching Bands, Athletic teams, or even the common school yard Bully) who “Haze”.

 

Can I run with a jogging stroller or my kids?

Absolutely! We encourage all ages to participate.

 

Can I run with my dog?

Sorry, no pets allowed at any location.

 

Is there an age limit to runner participation?

No. All ages are welcome to participate though we do recommend you visit a board certified physician to ensure your physical ability to walk or run a 5k course.

 

Is there a packet pick up for my event? How does all that work?

Yes. The exact details of this depend on each city. These packet pick up details are posted to the city race page during the week of the race.

 

 

Can someone else pick up my packet for me?

If you fill out a Pick Up Waiver found at the end of the pre-race info document (posted to the city page during the week of the race), someone else can bring your completed waiver and grab that packet to give to you.

 

Is there a dress code for this event?

While there is no dress code we do suggest you wear comfortable athletic clothing. Also, if you are part of a Greek Organization please feel free to wear your Greek Letters/Colors.

 

Can spectators attend the post-race The Burning Sands 5k Runs events?

Absolutely! We encourage all supporters of anti-hazing to come and enjoy the events.

 

Are there refunds?

Sorry. Due to the logistics of planning these events we will not issue refunds for registrants.

 

How do I transfer my registration to another person?

Please contact www.active.com for information on how to transfer registration.

 

Can I run with my fraternity/sorority/club?

Yes! We encourage large groups. Run with the ones you love!

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