Join us at the Human Growth Foundation’s 5K Run & Walk for Kids’ Growth, New York! Be part of a GROWing solution and help increase awareness of childhood growth disorders and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment. Raise funds to provide education, patient support, and advocacy.
Starting at the iconic Fountain of the Planets, runners and walkers will enjoy the beautiful sights of Flushing Meadows Corona Park while live entertainment will take place throughout the course as well as at a post-race festival. Participants can run, walk or dance to bopping beats by the DJ as well as other entertainment along the course.
This event is for all ages, all endurances, and all abilities.
Each runner will receive a medal of participation. All participants will receive a free tee-shirt, food, and refreshments.
Each child whose family participates will receive a free toy.
Top runners will receive medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
The largest race group will receive a gift certificate for a FREE pizza party.
For more information about the event, visit www.RunWalkForKidsGrowth.org.
Free parking, water stations every mile, free T-shirt, medals for all finishers, free food!
A scenic, flat and fast loop starting at the Fountain of the Planets, passing the iconic World’s Fair Unisphere, Pool of Industry, Queens Zoo and Queens Museum of Art.
The post-race festival will feature:
5K Run: 1 hr | 5K Walk: 1.5 hrs
All ages, all endurances, and all abilities.
Packet pick up on race day 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Will be posted and texted immediately following the race ends and before the award ceremony.