The NYPD Running Club will present the 12th annual NYPD Memorial 5-K Run on Sunday, May 19, 2013. The prayer service begins at 9:30am and the run at 10:13am. The run begins at the corner of Liberty Street & West Street, New York. Runners may order a personalized bib to wear to honor a specific fallen officer, or you will be assigned an fallen officer at random. Bib details can be found here. Details about the fallen officers can be found here.
Each year on the Sunday following National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day on May 15, the NYPD Running Club is honored to bring together Law Enforcement Officers and the community, to pay tribute to more than 750 NYPD Officers who have died in the line of duty. In a continued effort to honor their fallen comrades runners and spectators gather for a short prayer at the NYC Police Memorial Wall in Battery Park City, followed by a 5-K Run/Walk, a Children’s Fun Run, and a free barbeque for all participants.
The fee to run for an adult is $25.00 before May 12, 2013; $30.00 after the 12th. For those under 16, the fee to run is $15.00 before May 12, 2013; $20.00 after the 12th. To attend the barbeque only (non-runner) is $10.00.