Norwood Fast & Flat 5K


Event Date

Sat, Oct 21, 2017


Norwood, NJ


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Norwood Fast & Flat 5K Run and Walk

$20 $20 Register

About This Activity

Founded in 2005, the Norwood Fast & Flat 5K is a renowned, go-to race for runners all over Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Rockland, and other surrounding counties looking to blaze a new PR in a high-energy atmosphere on a lightning quick course, usually in optimal autumn running conditions. Already in its 13th year, the race also attracts many recreational runners and walkers.


• 8:00 AM to 9:15 AM: Check-in
• 9:30 AM: 5K Run and Walk
• 10:30 AM: Kids Fun Run (free; one lap [.4 miles] around Kennedy Field)
• 10:45 AM: Awards Ceremony


• Fast, flat, and USATF-NJ certified
• B-TAG timing and digital mile clocks by Best Racing Systems
• Water stops during miles 2 and 3


• High quality long sleeve tech tee guaranteed to all preregistrants (WOMEN'S SIZES TOO!)
• Music, stretching stations, and post-race refreshments
• Plenty of parking and restroom facilities
• $3 discount for 2017 USATF-NJ members


• Sign up as a team of eight or more members to compete for our fastest team awards
• The top three teams with the lowest combined time of its five fastest runners will win
• The first team member signing up can create a team name at the very beginning of the registration process
• Each subsequent team member signing up can then choose that team name to join
• Each team member will automatically receive $5 off  at checkout
• All teams and team members MUST be preregistered


• Top 3 male and female finishers overall
• Top 3 male and female masters finishers overall
• Top 3 male and female age group finishers (9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+)
• Top 5 male and female Norwood finishers
• Top 3 Norwood Public School boys and girls, grades K – 4 and 5 – 8
• Top 3 fastest teams registered (8 members or more; lowest combined time of five fastest members per team)
• Ribbons to all Kids Fun Run finishers


• Available on Friday, 10/20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Runners' House in River Vale (688 Westwood Ave)
• All runners picking up their packets will also receive 15% off everything in the store!


• 8:00 AM to 9:15 AM

Come enjoy great music, refreshments, competition, and fun for a worthy cause. Proceeds benefit Norwood EMS, Norwood PTO, Norwood FD, Norwood Library, Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, Community FoodBank of New Jersey, and numerous other charities chosen each year.

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