NYRR Newport Fiesta 5K

  • Date

    May 2, 2020
    5:00 PM
  • Location

    Jersey City
  • Distance

  • Hashtag

  • 9+1
  • Both Men and Women
  • Prize Money
  • Scored


This race has been cancelled. For more information, visit our FAQ page.

NYRR Newport Fiesta 5K logoNew York Road Runners is coming back to New Jersey! This May, we’re hosting the NYRR Newport Fiesta 5K, which will once again offer an expansive course through downtown Jersey City. Festivities will be held throughout the day—including a Rising New York Road Runners event with free, shorter-distance races for younger athletes—and will culminate with a post-race festival as the sun sets.

All information is subject to change.

Spanish-Language Race Page


To view a version of this race page translated into Spanish, visit this page.

Live Results


Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and get unofficial results right after the race!

Why Race with New York Road Runners?


When you run with NYRR, you do more than compete in a world-class race—your support and participation play a role in fulfilling our mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefit NYRR’s free youth and community programs, including Rising New York Road Runners, NYRR Striders, Open Run, and more.

Race Number Pickup

Numbers (which include your timing tag) and souvenirs may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:

  • Sunday, April 26, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 27, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 28, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 30, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 1, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your NYRR account to pick up your race materials. If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need your QR code (printed or digitally). This policy is in effect for all NYRR races except the TCS New York City Marathon.

On race day, numbers will be available for pickup from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Race-Day Central; please note that souvenirs may not be available at race-day pickup.

Check back closer to race day for the location and the hours for bag check. If you wish to check a bag, please allow additional time for bag check and security.

Help Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste

Planning to check a bag on race morning? While we will continue to have clear plastic bags available at number pickup, we encourage you to use your own clear reusable plastic bag, no larger than 17" wide x 20" high x 7" deep, with the tag affixed. Learn more.

Detailed Route Info

Check back soon for information about the course route.

In the interest of safety, and to allow Jersey City streets to reopen as scheduled, the NYRR Newport Fiesta 5K will have a time limit and participants must be able to maintain a 13:45-per-mile pace (based on the time when the last runner crosses the start line). Participants may choose to continue running on the sidewalks, but they should be aware that fluid stations and other course amenities may not be available, although they will be able to cross the finish line. These runners may not be recorded as official finishers; they can email results@nyrr.org to request TCS New York City Marathon 9+1 program qualifying credit for the race. Thank you for your cooperation with this policy.

Awards & Prize Money Charts

Awards will be available to the top three men and women overall, as well as in age and gender groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.

Award winners who wish to receive an award plaque should complete our online claim form.

Prize Money

Athletes who have been suspended for doping by a governing body are not eligible to participate in, and should not apply for entry in, NYRR races. Extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by the NYRR Race Director.

Open Prize Money for Men and Women
(Determined by Gun Time)
1st $1,000
2nd $700
3rd $500
4th $200
5th $100

Guidelines and Procedures

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