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9/11 Memorial & Museum Run/Walk 2022

April 24, 2022

Run/Walk Program FAQs

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m. at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City. Race participants should plan to arrive to the North Cove Marina at 7 a.m., to allow time for security screening. There will be warm up activities and refreshments available for all registrants. The kickoff program will begin at promptly 8 a.m. and the run/walk will start at 8:15 a.m. The health and safety of all our participants remains our top priority. This outdoor event will adhere to all federal, state, and local guidelines related to COVID-19. Please check the event website often for the latest updates.
We strongly encourage public transportation. Street parking in the immediate vicinity of Brookfield Place and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is extremely limited. If arriving by car, the best address to provide for GPS is 225 Liberty Street. 
Participants will NOT be allowed to bring any bags or large containers. Bags with shoulder straps including, backpacks, drawstring bags, hydration packs or messenger bags are not permitted and there is no bag check area. If you are to bring a bag, please leave it with a non-participant friend or family member and they can meet you at the finish line, otherwise you may run the risk of your bag being discarded.
If you decide to drive in, SP+ Parking 270 Greenwich St. Garage (entrance at 101 Murray Street) will provide a deep discount for all race participants. Race participants will receive a discounted parking rate of $30 for up to ten hours when they show their event day logistics email. (SUV charge is an additional $15).
Race day packets, including registrant bibs and t-shirts, can be picked up in advance on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 from 11am to 6pm at Bloomingdale’s (1000 Third Avenue at 59th Street, New York, NY 10022). If you are unable to pick up your packet in advance, you can do so on Race Day from 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. at Brookfield Place. 
Fundraising prizes will only be available for pick up on Race Day. You can pick up your fundraising rewards at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Membership tent, which will be located on Fulton Street just past the finish line. 
The event begins at 8 a.m. at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City,  and takes participants through scenic Battery Park along the waterfront esplanade with iconic views of One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty, before finishing on Greenwich Street at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza.
The adult general registration price for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk is $50 and adult timed registration is $60. Discounted registration is available for students, military, and local first responders. Registration gives you access to the 5K Run/Walk as well as the Finish Line Experience. We also encourage all our participants to fundraise and/or make an additional donation on top of their registration fee.
April 24 is when the official 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk will take place. And we encourage you to join our Strava Club and start logging training miles ahead of race day. 
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk is open to everyone! Children 12 and under can participate for free. Please note, child registration comes with a bib only, and does not include a t-shirt.
Yes! You can register as a virtual 5K participant and join us from wherever you are. Virtual registration includes access to the virtual event day hub and exclusive 50% off discount on select merchandise in the 9/11 Memorial Museum Store. Register here
Please contact Jan Llanes at jllanes@911memorial.org or 212-857-0145 for more information on how you can become a sponsor of the 2022 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk.
For questions regarding registration or fundraising, feel free to reach out to us at runwalk@911memorial.org.

Registration FAQs

There are several registration options: General Registration $50, Timed Registration $60, Premium Registration $70, Student/Youth Registration (ages 13 -22) $37, U.S. Military/Veterans and First Responders can register at $25 and children under 12 can register for free. 
If you did not create or join a team during registration, you still can! Simply click on the “Create or Join a Team” button on the fundraising checklist or click “Create or Join Team” within the Dashboard tab. From there, select whether you want to start a new team or join an existing team. If you are creating a team, you need to choose a team name, set a team fundraising goal, and select a team type. When you have done that, select “Create Team”. If you are joining an existing team, you can search for your team's name or click on the “See list” button to see the list of teams. When you’ve found your team, select “Join Now”.
All participants should be registered by April 23, 2022. We encourage all participants to be registered as early as possible so you stay up to date on the program and can participate in the incentives, prizes, and rewards.
 
Yes, you can easily sign them up! Either click the “Register Friends'' button on the fundraising checklist or go to the “My Info” tab and click on the button that says, “Register Another Member”. From there, you can choose to register them on your account or create a new account for them. Just fill in their information, and they will be part of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Run/Walk community.

Fundraising FAQs

Yes! The more you raise, the more rewards you earn. Check back soon for a full description of our reward levels.
You are not required to fundraise, but you are encouraged to do so! Your efforts will help to support the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and help build a lasting place for remembrance, reflection and learning for years to come.
Online donations should post immediately. If you do not see an online donation post within 5 minutes, please contact us.
A Tax ID number identifies the 9/11 Memorial & Museum as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our Tax ID number is 61-1745872.
You can't enter a check online. What you can do is enter a check as a pledge. This can be done in the fundraising section of your headquarters page. The status of the check will be pending until the check is received by 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
As your donors make a contribution, they have the option of whether or not they want to appear in the Honor Roll.
When logged onto your Fundraising Dashboard you can click the "Reports" tab to find a listing of all your past donors connected to your account.
To easily send thank-you emails to donors, follow these steps:
1.Log in to your fundraiser dashboard by clicking the "My HQ" link in the top right
2. Click "My Fundraising Report" in the left sidebar
3. Locate the donor/donation you'd like to thank, and click "Send Email" (If the donor didn't submit their email address, this option is unavailable.)
4. Type the message in the pop-up window, and click "Send Email"
All funds raised from the 2022 5K Run/Walk support educational programming to ensure the millions of Americans born since 9/11 can better understand how we responded that day and in the days that followed – with unity, resilience, and hope. Read more about your impact here.

 
Participants can continue fundraising through May 31, 2022. The deadline to qualify for fundraising incentives is April 1, 2022. Fundraising incentives must be picked up on race day. There will be no shipping of incentives.

Donate FAQs

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Please check with your company regarding this process. Your company may need our tax ID which is 61-1745872 and our organization’s legal name which is “National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center.” If you have any further questions, please reach out to us at runwalk@911memorial.org.
Yes. You can make a donation to a Participant on a team or you can make a general team donation.
All donations should be mailed to:

9/11 Memorial & Museum (Please indicate “Run/Walk” in memo line)
Attention: Institutional Advancement
200 Liberty St, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10281
Please make all checks payable to: 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
Please make sure that in the memo it says and who the donations should be credited to.
Click on the home page and begin typing the first or last name. Your options will display as you type.
Any donation made online should post immediately. If an online donation does not post within five minutes, please contact us.
If you check this checkbox, you will be charged the amount indicated next to the checkbox. This amount will also be visible to the non-profit. However, on the fundraising page, your intended - initial donation amount will be displayed.
All monetary donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Any donor who mailed their donation and provided an address will receive a receipt via mail once the donation has been processed. If you made your donation in installments, you will receive a receipt each time a monthly payment is processed.
Yes, anyone who donates online, regardless of the amount, will receive a receipt via email.

Website FAQs

A personal URL is a shortened link to your team or personal page that you can send to friends and family in emails. A personal URL will look like this https://runwalk.911memorial.org/ben.
When a donor makes a donation online, s/he can enter text to appear on the fundraising honor roll. This may be the donor's name, or it could be something like "From the whole Wolf family" or "In Memory of Aunt Cathy".