42nd Annual NYPD vs FDNY 5 Mile Run

Sat March 9, 2019 New York, NY US 10029 Directions RaceJoy Ready
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.nypdrunningclub.com/.

1573 Madison Ave
New York, NY US 10029

Come out and run in the 42nd Annual NYPD vs FDNY 5 Mile Run brought to you by the NYPD, and FDNY, Running Clubs.  This event is a USA Track & Field sanctioned event which is open to all runners. Although this race is a competition between the uniformed members of both agencies, we welcome all runners to compete for awards which are given out to both uniformed personnel and civilian guest runners.  

Thanks to our Official Timekeeper Citizen Watch the top runners from each agency will be awarded Citizen watches.

This race begins in Central Park on the 102nd Street Transverse and makes one southern loop of the park with the finish line back on the 102nd Street Transverse. Packet Pickup will be at 1573 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029

Online registration for this event will close on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2359 hours.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the 42nd Annual NYPD vs FDNY 5 Mile Run.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The 42nd Annual NYPD vs FDNY 5 Mile Run is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

The 42nd Annual NYPD Vs FDNY 5 Mile Run has a course map available.

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Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration

Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration will be held at JHS 13 - Jackie Robinson, located at 1573 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029 (Corner of 106th Street)  7am to 9am Race Morning.  ***This is a new pick-up and post race awards location.***  Please arrive early to avoid crowds. 

For further information contact NYPD at NYPDRC@verizon.net or FDNY at E37/L40.