8th Annual Hero 5K Run/Walk

Sun November 5, 2023



8:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST

Robert Dyer Kids 1K Fun run

9:30AM EST - 9:45AM EST


Thank you for a great year!

Race Photos: Race Photos

See you next year! 




Tomorrow is the HERO 5k. 

The Race will start at 8:30am. 

Check-In starts at 7:30am and runs until 8:30am. 

Opening ceremonies will start at 8:20am. This will include a warmup lead by the president of the BCC dance club. 

We have sold out of shirts. If you register now you are not guaranteed a race shirt. If we have no shows (which always happens) we will give those shirts out after the 5k. Please remember this when checking in. 

PARKING: Please enter the college from Paramus Road. Go straight through the circle and make your first right into the parking deck. Once parked please make your way over to our HERO 5k village in parking lot C. You can use building #20 as a reference. Here is a map of our campus. BCC Map It is a 3-5 minute walk from the parking deck to building 20. Please allow enough time. 

I am looking forward to a great event tomorrow!


Welcome to the HERO 5K 2023!  

The HERO 5K is held on the campus of Bergen Community College. (11/5, 8:30am start) 

2023 Grand Prix Event 

Come out November 5th to support our Veterans on our scenic course. Strollers welcome, overall and age group awards.

First 300 people to register for the HERO 5K will get a shirt 

New for 2023! Overall AND Age group award winners will receive a HERO 5k pint glass! Picture below 


The Robert Dyer Kids 1K fun run is back! All kids under 7 years old can sign up for this 1k loop around the parking lot. Ending at our official finish line. All kids that register get a cape they can customize and a finishers medal!

 All the proceeds go to support the Veterans of Bergen Community College.

Awards for overall top 3 male and female. Male and Female Age group awards (top 3): 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 plus 

Early Packet Pick-up: Please stay tuned for details. Early packet pick up will be held the Friday before the event. 

Please note there is no early pick-up for the kids 1k. The kids get capes that they can customize race day. It is part of the fun! 

Bergen Community College

400 Paramus Road 

Paramus NJ 07652

Race Morning: 

Please enter the college (400 Paramus Road Paramus NJ) from Paramus Road. You will go straight through the circle and park on the top of parking lot A. There will be signs for you to follow.

Once parked please make your way over to the Buhler Challenger Science Center (Parking Lot C). This is where our runner’s village is. We will have volunteers directing you over to our village.   

Runner Check in is from 730am – 830am. We will have a bag drop available.

The Kids 1 K will start at 930am. Please note that check in for the 1K will be next to the bounce house (the kids’ village) Kids Village will open at 730am


5k Course Video

Remember the day of the event the road will be closed to cars and golfers. It's all ours! 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Course Map

Course will be closed, marked and covered in volunteers on the day of the event.

Strollers welcome

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


Map of Bergen Community College

All participants including volunteers please park on the parking deck of parking lot A. Our village (check in) will be in fount of the Buehler Challenger & Science Center, marked as building 20 on our campus map.  (about a five minute walk) 

Run/Walker: we will have a bag drop 

We will have signage directing everyone on race morning.

Paul Miller Auto Group Grand Prix 2022

2023 Overall AND Age Group Awards


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