Thunderbird Run 2020: Annual Mahwah Schools Foundation 5K Run, 2Mi Walk and Kids Run

Sat February 29 - Sun April 26, 2020 MAHWAH, NJ US 07430 Directions
Packet Pick-up and Race Day Logistics

Thank you for registering for the Mahwah Thunderbird Run on Sunday, April 26th at Mahwah High School. We are looking forward to seeing you on race day. Below please find some important information regarding advance packet pick-up and race day logistics.

Packet Pick-up will be held at:  To be announced.

If you choose to pick-up your t-shirt, bib and race packet on race day, please plan to arrive with enough time to park and make your way to packet pick-up located outside in front of the Mahwah High School gym for the 5K run/walk and at the track entrance for the Kids Run. 

5K Run: Packet pick-up begins at 7:15 a.m., race starts promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Kids Run: Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m., with the warm-up at 10:00 a.m. and races by grade starting at 10:30 a.m.


The main parking lots for the Mahwah Thunderbird Run will be located at Mahwah High School and at the Joyce Kilmer School. Please know that on race day there will be only one entrance and exit to access these parking lots. The entrance will be at the MHS main entrance and volunteers will direct you to the appropriate parking lots as space allows. The only exits will be through the regular MHS exit and the entrance for Joyce Kilmer. We are expecting a large turnout, and would encourage you to arrive early and use the parking lots at the Mahwah Library, Ramapo Ridge and Lenape Meadows School, all a short walk to the High School. 

Water stations

For the 5K there will be a water stop on Ridge Road at the 5K turnaround, just before Mark Twain Way. 

Awards Ceremony

Race results will be posted as quickly as possible and the awards ceremonies will take place as close to the following times. However, we will need to ensure that all runners have finished:
5K – 9:30 a.m.

CLICK HERE to view the 5K course

FOR MORE RACE INFORMATION, please check out our FAQ 


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