Wed July 28, 2021 Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 US Directions
COVID Guidelines

Canary 5K Social Distancing Guidelines

It is our intent to follow the protocols below to ensure 

the safety of all participants.  Protocols are subject to change.


General Event Guidelines

-Masks are required at all times including at the start line and once the finish line is crossed.

-Participants are required to keep at least 6 feet away from any other participant.

-Hand sanitizer stations are set up at check-in, near the start line entrance, and immediately past the finish line.

-There are no post event refreshments other than a bottle of water.  

-Participants are advised to stay home if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed:  CDC List of COVID-19 Symptoms

-Spectators are not permitted.

-There will be NO Bag Check. Any belongings must be left in one’s car or carried in one’s pocket during the race. 

-During the post-race Silent DJ celebration, please maintain social distance and wear a mask.


Arrival/Parking Lot

-Arrival for participants is from 5:30-6:50 PM.

-At the Start Line, all participants will line up 6 feet apart. Chalk marks or cones will be placed indicating a participant’s start line location point.

-No warmups are allowed.

-Participants are required to keep at least 6 feet away from any other participant. 

-Trash cans will be placed approximately 30 yards past the start line for participants to throw away disposable masks. 



-There will be one (1) water stop along the course.

-Disposable face masks are available immediately after the finish line to all participants. All participants are required to mask up after crossing the finish line. 

-After crossing the finish line and masking up, all participants are required to maintain social distance when participating in the Silent DJ Party 

-No cool downs are allowed.

-The event will provide water bottles at the finish area. If so desired, participants may bring their own water bottle.

-Be advised that this is a nighttime race in a public park.  Please exercise caution in your footing.  

-Mile marks will be recognized, however, there are no mile clocks on the course.

-Event is chip timed; official start time begins when one crosses the start line and finish time is when one crosses the finish line.

-There is no on-site awards ceremony. All awards will be shipped to the winning participants within 1 month.

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