Sat May 4, 2024

Ricky 267 5K Run has been MOVED From October 2023 to MAY 2024


New Race Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024

Race Information

Registration Fee: $30.00 

 Packet Pick-up: @ 8:00-9:30am@ 2nd & Palisade Ave, Union City, NJ on DAY OF THE RACE

START & FINISH:​10:00am @ Washington Park, 2nd & Palisade Ave, Union City, New Jersey

KIDS FUN RUN:​ Starts at 11:00am 

AWARDS:​ ​Prizes for overall 1st -2nd -3rd place male and female 5K finishers; Kids Prizes

T-shirt (guaranteed to all pre-registered runners)  Prizes 1st-2nd-3rd Male & FemaleRain or Shine Results by CompuScore Race Day Registration available

Calling the community, All Law Enforcement, EMT, Firefighters & Port Authorities to show their support by joining the race.

PARKING & TRAVEL INFORMATION:​ ​Street parking available. EASY​ walk from 9th Street Light Rail elevator in Hoboken (Congress Street in Jersey City). Race starts at Washington Park, near border of Jersey City Heights.

 Race Map Below PDF

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                                                                    The 5th Annual "Ricky" 267 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run

                                                   In honor of the fallen heroes fo the Union City Police Department from 2016-2022

  ★Officer Ricardo Fernandez ★Lt. Mark Zeitounian ★Officer John Kamel ★Lt. Gregory Katseyeanis ★Detective Alex Ruperto★Captain James D'Andrea                                      


This event started in 2017 to honor and memorialize the fallen heroes of the Union City Police Department: Officer Ricardo Fernandez in 2016, Lt. Mark Zeitounian in 2017, Officer John Kamel in 2017.  The event continues to honor them as well as other fallen heroes of the Union City Police Department that have also passed since 2016. Lt. Gregory Katseyeanis in 2018, , Detective Alex Ruperto in 2020, Captain James D'Andrea in 2020

These heroes served our community with the highest integrity and honorably represented the Union City Police Department. It is now our duty as a community to make sure it will never be forgotten the ultimate sacrifice these fine heroes made. Through this event, we honor and remember them.

The "Ricky: 267 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run is supported by the PBA #8 and FOP in alliance with the Union City Police Department to honor these fallen heroes. Proceeds of this event will go toward a scholarship for Union City High School Senior pursuing a career in law enforcement in memory of these fallen heroes. 






Washington Park, Union City, NJ on the corner of 2nd Street and Palisade Avenue

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