Norwood Fast & Flat 5K

Sat October 5, 2019 Norwood, NJ 07648 US Directions
Kennedy Field
453 Broadway
Norwood, NJ US 07648

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. Now in Year 15, 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 2019 USATF members


• Sign up as a team of six 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 (not applicable on early bird pricing)
• 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, 80-84, 85+)
• Top 5 male and female Norwood finishers
• Top 3 fastest teams registered (6 members or more; lowest combined time of five fastest members per team)
• Ribbons to all Kids Fun Run finishers


• We will once again offer the luxury of a pre-race packet pickup! The pickup will be on Friday, 10/4, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Runners' House (688 Westwood Ave, River Vale). All runners picking up their packets here will also receive 15% off their purchase (excluding electronics)!


• 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. 

All entries are non-refundable.

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