FAQ

What does CIMBY stand for?
CIMBY (Chesed In My BackYard) is a community chesed day like no other. A day of fun, family and friends coming together through the power of kindness. Raising money for specific Achiezer programs which help thousands of people throughout the year right here in our own backyards. CIMBY helps fund our widely used hospital respite rooms and our family Yom Tov fund. Sign up for the CIMBY3 Run today and be a part of the chesed revolution!
How long is a 5K ?
A 5k is 3.1 miles
How long is a 10K?
A 10k is 6.2 miles
How long is the Junior's Run?
The Junior's Run will be half of a 5K, or 1.6 miles
Who can sign up for the 5K/10K Run? How about the Junior's?
Healthy males over the age of 16 can sign up for the 5K or 10K. The Junior Run is for boys in Grades 4-7.
I'm kinda out of shape... do I have to run?
Of course not! You can walk, skip, shuffle... whatever it takes... just remember it's for a great cause!
What is the actual start point of the Run?
Registration will be at the Far Rockaway Boardwalk on Beach 73rd Street
Will there be parking?
Yes, parking will be available at the shops across from the Boardwalk at Registration. Specific instructions will be sent to participants prior to the event
Can my family attend the post Run Barbeque?
Yes! Just make sure to let us know how many people you'll be bringing when you register
This all sounds great but I'm just not available that day... can I still help?
Sure! You can still either donate or sign up to be a volunteer at achiezer.org
What time does this all start? Can fathers and sons run together?
The Junior Run begins at 2:00 PM and will end at 2:30 PM, at which time the 5K and 10K runners will start heading out. Don't worry - there will be plenty of activities to keep the youngsters entertained while they wait for their dads!