Q. When can children and families sign up to race?
A. Parents or guardians must register children to participate online at www.junglegymrace.com or on the day of the race. We can only guarantee that the first 499 children registered online will get to race. If you register at the event, you will have to wait until registered racers have completed the course.
Q. Where do children and families check in for the JungleGym 2017 race?
Check in or register at the tables in the center of the blocks between 115th and 116th Streets and 116th and 117th Streets.
Q. Can our students compete as a team?
No, there are no teams this year.
Q. Is this an actual race?
A. Yes, there will be different waves of 5 racers going every five minutes. Racers will be on their own as they navigate through the course.
Q. Is this a timed race?
Q. What does the active living fair involve?
A. The active living fair will involve different games, activities provided by local health and grassroots organizations, a slide, a bouncy house, face painting, arts and crafts, the FDNY smoke house, music, and/or other activities, which will vary at each event.
Q. How do I host an active living fair station?
Q. How do I get to JungleGym 2017?
A. Take the 6 train to 116th Street. Walk East to Third Avenue. The event will be between 115th and 116th Streets and 116th and 117th Streets. The event will not be on 116th Street itself, which will be open to traffic.
Q. How can my school or my child's school get involved with the tire design challenge, volunteering, obstacle design, and more?
Q. Can our school send volunteers on race day?
A. Yes. Please invite volunteers to register on this site.
Q. Who is hosting this event?
A. Concrete Safaris is hosting this race. To learn more about our organization, go to www.concretesafaris.org. To learn more about the race, go to www.junglegymrace.com.
Q. What kind of experience do you have hosting events?
A. Concrete Safaris hosts events at our children's gardens multiple times per week in Washington and Jefferson Houses in East Harlem, providing outdoor play and education opportunities for 30 - 700 people per day. The organization has hosted JungleGym since 2012.
Q. I'd like to bring JungleGym to my neighborhood. How do I get the ball rolling?
Q. Can you create my next event?
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