Join us for a Virtual Firecracker 5K: Wednesday June 1 through Wednesday June 15. Proceeds benefit YWCA Princeton in our mission to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women. Our programs are designed to address the byproducts of inequity: affordability and accessibility. These include The Burke Foundation Early Childhood Center at YWCA Princeton, Breast Cancer Resource Center, English as a Second Language, and much more!
Participants will complete the 5K at their own pace between Wednesday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 15. We recommend using a site like: https://onthegomap.com/#/create to layout a 5K course in your own neighborhood. Those wishing to compete for fastest runner may enter their time results. Instructions are below.
Cost: There is a $50 registration fee that will be built into the challenged $100 minimum fundraising goal. Our overall fundraising goal for the 2022 Firecracker is $20,000--your support is critical in helping us reach our goal! This website allows you to create your own page and share on social media. It's as easy as asking 5 friends for $10! Join the fun for a good cause.
T-shirts: All participants who register will receive a t-shirt. Distribution will be at YWCA Princeton location only. T-shirts will not be mailed. Distribution times and dates will be communicated by staff.
Kickoff: Participants will receive a recorded video message from our CEO, Tay Walker, on Wednesday, June 1st.
Awards: We will give a medal for: Fastest 5K runner, Furthest Distance runner; Highest Individual Fundraiser, and Highest Team Fundraiser.
Virtual Closing Ceremony: Participants will receive an email invite with link to participate in our virtual closing ceremony, which will take place on Thursday, June 16th at 6:00 pm. Awards will be announced at the ceremony.
Questions? Contact Jessica Kaschak at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-497-2100 x. 322.
Submitting Your Time: If you would like to compete for fastest runner, please enter the time it took to complete your 5K to the RunSignUp platform. Results are due in by 12noon on Thursday, July 16. There are two ways to do this:
- 1. From RunSignup Race Page
- Navigate to the race's RunSignup race page > and select the Result tab > then select Submit Virtual Results
- Next search for your registration either by first and last name or by email address and DOB.
- Once you have found your registration select Submit Virtual Results > Enter in your time > then select Submit Results
- 2. From Your RunSignup Profile
- Navigate to your RunSignup profile by selecting the Profile Icon at the top right hand corner
- Under your Upcoming Events > Select Submit Virtual Results > Enter in your Time > select Submit Time
Bracket/Division Details & Fees:
YWCA Princeton VIRTUAL Firecracker 5k - Wed June 1 - Wed June 15Activity Starts: 6/1/2022 05:00 - Activity Ends: 6/15/2022 23:59Registration opens : 5/1/2022 12:00Activity type: Virtual raceRequires Date of BirthRequires phone numberGiveaway(s): T-Shirt