FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
What is the September 11th Remembrance 5K?
The September 11th Remembrance 5K was created to honor the victims of September 11, 2001, their families and all those who survived. By participating, you also show continued allegiance to our country’s first responders and military. All proceeds go toward future 5Ks and the upkeep of the City’s 9/11 Memorial site located outside the Northwest Regional Library.
How far is the September 11th Remembrance 5K?
This is a 5K (3.1 miles)
Will I receive a medal?
Yes. All participants who finish the race will receive a medal along with the overall age groups detailed on www.Active.com
Can I get a timing chip?
Yes, everyone who registers will receive a timing chip.
Can I register the day of the run?
Yes, registration will take place from 5 to 6 a.m. There will be an additional $5 charge for race day registration. Cash Only.
Where can I pick up my packet?
Packet pick-up will take place on Friday, September 4, 2014 at Runners Depot from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Runners Depot is located at 5679 Coral Ridge Drive.
Will I be able to register at the Packet Pick up location?
Yes, registration will be available at Runners Depot. However, there will be an additional $5 charge. Cash Only.
Will I receive a packet if I register the day of the race?
Yes, every registered participant will be receiving a packet, but t-shirts may be limited.
What is included in the packet?
A bib, timing chip, t-shirt and a power bar.
Do I have to wear my bib number?
Yes, please display it on the front of your outermost garment. Those who run without a bib will be escorted off the course and not allowed to finish.
Is there transportation to and from the event?
Is there free parking available?
Yes. Free parking is available. Signs will be posted the day of the event indicating parking within walking distance of the race site. Click Here to view parking locations map.
Will water be available?
Yes. Water stations will be available along the route and at the finish line.
What can I bring to the event?
Backpacks and diaper bags are allowed, but not during the run.
If I have a backpack, what do I do with it?
Backpacks or other personal items should be stored securely at the owner's risk. The City of Coral Springs will not be responsible for the loss of any items.
Can I run with a stroller?
Can I participate using roller blades or a bicycle?
Are pets allowed?
Will there be any closed roads during the event?
Roads will not be closed but there will be lane closures on the route.
Where are all the proceeds from the race going towards?
All proceeds will go toward future September 11th Memorial services and toward maintenance of the Memorial site.