The Volunteer Members of the Whippany Fire Company is proud to present its 5th Annual 5K race/walk on Sun. May 5th. The Whippany Fire Company is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
The race starts and ends at Bee Meadow Park. Race time is 8:30 a.m. Same day registration starts at 7:00 a.m. at the park. Entry fees are $25.00 if registered by April 22nd $30.00 after and day of the race. Students 19 and under, Active Military and USATF-NJ registration will be $23.00, $30.00.00 day after and race day. We do offer on line registration at http://register.compuscore.com/whippany-fire-company-5k/. Awards will be presented at the park after the last runner crosses the finish line.
Our course is certified buy USATF and the event is sanctioned, course is on Township roads, flat, hill, and incline. A water station is at the halfway point. We offer the New Balance Grand Prix. Our scoring is done by Compuscore using Chronotrack BTag Timing.
We are reaching out for Sponsors and runners/walkers. We are accepting Sponsors from business, civic groups, sport groups, in memory or in honor of a loved one. We have participants from all over the area taking part. We hope you would be interested in becoming a sponsor for the event. A 100% of the funds raised from this event will go to the Whippany Fire Company so we will be able to continue serving.
We offer several levels of Sponsors our Title Sponsor Level is $2,000.00 has been fulfilled, Deputy Chief Level $1750.00 Assistant Chief Level $1500.00 Battalion Chief Level $1250.00, Captain Level $1000.00, Lieutenant Level $750.00, Interior Firefighter Level $500.00, Exterior Firefighter Level $250.00 and Friend of the Race $100.00. All sponsors starting at the Exterior Firefighter level your company logo will be on the race shirt. Any informational flyers for your company will be included in the runners give away bag. For more information and to see what is included at each level go to www.whippanyfire.com and click on the 5k link.
If your company will have 20 or more employees/family that will take part we are offering a corporate rate of $20.00 per person if we receive your applications by April 1. After that date the fee will be $25.00 per person till the April 23rd and $30.00 after that date.
If you are a member of a Fire Department, we have a category just for you, Firefighter running in gear (no SCBA). Medals will be presented to the top 3. This is a fun way for friendly competition within your department engine company vs truck company or Station vs Station. Several Firefighters have done this in memory of a fallen Brother Firefighter.