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Go For The Green 5K Smithtown

Go For The Green 5K Smithtown

“Go for the Green” 5K run and 1 Mile Family Run is expected to have over 900 participants. The 1 mile Fun Run starts at 9:00 am and the 5k will start at 9:15 am Awards: Top 3 Male and Female Overall Top 3 Male and Female in the Following Divisions: 18 & Under, 19…

Little Cow Harbor 4 Mile and Fun Run

Little Cow Harbor 4 Mile and Fun Run

Little Cow Harbor 4 Mile Run for Hope. The race will be 4 miles- start at 9:30 am. There will be a 1/2 mile fun run for the kids. The awards will be as follows: Top 3 Over Male and Female Top 3 in the following age divisions: 12 & Under, 13 to 19, 20…

May the Road Rise Up to Meet Ye 5K Run Patchouge

May the Road Rise Up to Meet Ye 5K Run Patchouge

Event Summary: Check-In – In Front of Finest Fitness located at 208 East Main Street, Patchogue between 11:00am and 12 noon. Race starts promptly at 12:20! Parade follows. Get there early! Event Details: New Course Map: www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=504900 Eligibility – Open to runners and joggers of all ages. 5k Run/Walk – Race starts on East Main…

Conquer the Hills 5K

Conquer the Hills 5K

Conquer the Hills 5K Distance – 5K Contact eMail – activ@optonline.net Where Does it Start – 50 Lynwood Avenue, Farmingville, NY 11738 Start Time – 8:00AM Do You Have a Link – http://conquerthehills.com When Does pre-registration end? – March Contact Phone – 5163436247 Race Date – March

Spartan Valley Stream 5K

Spartan Valley Stream 5K

Distance – 5K Where Does it Start – Valley Stream North High School, 750 Herman Avenue, NY 11010 Start Time – 9:00am Do You Have a Link – www.vschsd.org Contact Phone – 516-564-5556 Contact eMail – frazerm@vschsd.org

April Races

Alecs Run X 4 Mile Run in Dix Hills

Alecs Run X 4 Mile Run in Dix Hills

Alec’s Run X is a 4 Mile run in Dix Hills New York. Alecs Run has become a great day to honor the life of our 16 month old son, Alec, who was backed over by an SUV. We have received such positive feedback about the race-from the fast, flat course to the wonderful post-race…

Contractors for Kids 5K

Starting Location: R. C. Murphy Junior High School 351 Oxhead Road, Stony Brook, New York (just off Nichols Road) Registration Information Mail – In Registration Form Fun Run & Field Day* $5.00 per child *(Intended for children not participating in the 5K Run/Walk) Registration will be from 7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. A draw string…

Katy’s Courage 5K Sag Harbor

Katy’s Courage 5K Sag Harbor NY Organized by the East End Road & Trail Runners Club, RRCA to benefit the Katy Stewart Scholarship Fund, pediatric cancer research, and start up fund for a children’s bereavement center. Event Details: First 500 pre registered will be upgraded to a Tech Tee Shirt. Next 500 will be cotton.…

St. James 5 Mile Run

Hosted by Engine Company No. 3 of the St. James Fire Department proceeds to benefit Local Fire Fighters Burn Center Foundations and Engine Company No. 3 Number Pickup : St. James Fire House, 533 North Country Road Course : Certified and accurately measured, scenic run through the Village of Head of the Harbor and around…

St. Charles 4 Mile Run for Rehab

The race begins at 9:00 (registration open 7:00am-8:45) The event is run on a course through picturesque Belle Terre on Long Islands North Shore. The proceeds from this 4-mile race will benefit Rehabilitation Programs at St. Charles. The course will be timed by Island Timing using the Winning Time Chip System. Chips must be worn…

Maurice Mazzola 5K Run

COURSE: 5K, one hill. Sanctioned by the USATF (NY09072JG). KIDS FUN RUN: On the grounds of the Huntington YMCA. RULES OF COMPETITION: For the safety of all participants and to satisfy insurance requirements, no skates, baby strollers, baby joggers, or animals permitted on course.

Brookhaven Run for Fun 5K

Distance – 5k Run/Walk Contact eMail – lcolichio@aol.com Where Does it Start – 101 Fireplace Neck Rd., Brookhaven, NY Start Time – 9 am Contact Phone – 631-949-4822  

Albany Avenue 5K Run and Walk

  In person Registration Same dates and times as number pickup. In person registration is $25 for the 5K and $7 for the Fun Run. Awards 5K: Top 3 Male & Female overall & in age categories 12 & under, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+ Fun Run: ribbons…

May Races

Kara’s Hope 5K

Kara’s Hope 5K

ADVANCE REGISTRATION FEES $20-Adult and teen runners $10-Youth runners (ages 7-12) $15-Family of two or more walkers $10-Individual adult or teen walkers LATE REGISTRATION FEES $25-Adult and teen runners $15-Youth and teen runners

Hampton Bays Baymen 5K

9am Sharp! Hampton Bays Middle School 70 Ponquogue Ave. Hampton Bays, NY 11946 2014 Baymen 5K Flyer.pdf

Sounds of Silence 5K

Race Location: Jones Beach parking Field number 5 The mission of the Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York for the Awareness of Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression is an initiative to advocate for the health of women, infants, children and families everywhere by breaking the stigma and the ‘sounds of…

Run for the Heath of It 5K

8:30 Fun Run for Kids 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run Proceeds benefit our Annual Bereavement Retreat for Children RACE STARTS AT VNSHS OFFICE 505 MAIN STREET, NORTHPORT 20.00 pre reg 25.00 Day of Race Timer/Scorer Dennis Boyd and Announcer Terry Bisogno -Race Begins at 9:00 am – Fun Run 8:30 am -A Certified, USATF…

Jack’s Run for Autism

Jacks Run for Autism This is a 5 Kilometer Run in Port Washington, New York. The race will start at 9:00am at Bar Beach (now North Hempstead Beach Park) 175 W. Shore Road, Port Washington, NY

Bench 5k Stony Brook

Registration for the BENCH 5K is now open. Go to www.playfitstayfit.org to register online or for more information. The BENCH 5K benefits Play Fit-Stay Fit!, a free, comprehensive program for children with cancer and their families. If you can’t make the event, please consider making a donation to the program at www.playfitstayfit.org

Smithtown Christian School 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk

Smithtown Christian School (SCS) 5K/1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, on May (1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at 9am, and 5K at 9:30am). Check-in and day-of registration is 8:00am-8:40am. Cars will not be allowed in to the parking lot after 8:40. This is a family-friendly event featuring a course that starts and finishes at Smithtown Christian School (1…

5K Run for Lupus Central Islip

Join us for our 5K Run for Lupus! 3.1 miles, USATF sanctioned, professionally timed by Just Finish, Inc. with the RFID Race Timing Systems, disposable chip timing. Race starts and finishes at Central Islip High School Take advantage of early bird registration, $20pp if pre-registered before April. Registrations made between April – May are $25pp…


Community Ambulance 5K

The race begins at 9:00 AM inside Islip Grange Park in Sayville, NY. The course is a mix of some cross country running through the park and then transitions onto the road and the finish will be inside the park. The course is flat and fast. This event is a benefit for the Community Ambulance…

Sayville Summer Series

Sayville Summer Run Series Sign up for all 5 races in the Sayville Summer Series for only $100 (a $35 savings!) Races in series:(individual applications also available on website) Long Island MacArthur Airport 5K run for Veterans Keith Nintzel Memorial 5K Run and Walk Shwachman -Diamond Dash for A Cure 5K At Your Service Run…

Run Around the Lake 4 Mile

Annual 4 Mile Run Around the Lake 1 MILE FUN RUN 8:30AM, 4 MILE RUN 9:00AM, REGISTRATION 7:00AM ISLIP TOWN BEACH AT LAKE RONKONKOMA 4 Mile $25 , Fun Run $10, Day of 4 mile $30, Fun Run $10 T-SHIRT to all pre-registered runners and while supply lasts, The pasta dinner will be at Windows…

Warrior Run 5k

The Warrior Run 5K is a road race to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. RAIN OR SHINE Bayport-Blue Point High School 200 Snedecor Ave. Bayport, NY Check In: 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM Course: Fast, flat, 5K course that is USATF sanctioned For More Info: Email: bbpwarriorrun5k@gmail.com Entry Fees: $20 Pre-register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Bayport/BBPWarriorRun5K or…

Island Park Jim Gubelli 5K Run/Walk

Jim Gubelli 5K Run/Walk Event Details: Jimi Gubelli – 5K Walk/Run June TO BENEFIT JIMI GUBELLI FOUNDATION PROJECTS Island Park, NY 11558 Description: 5K Walk/Run through scenic Island Park, rain or shine. When: June at 9:30am (check-in from 8:00 am- 9:15 am) Where: Masone Beach, Island Park – Entrance at Waterford Road off Long Beach…

July 4th and July Runs

Southampton Firecracker 8K

PRE-REGISTRATION FEE: $20 ENTRY FEE DAY OF RACE: $25 AWARDS for standard age group categories. FREE T-SHIRTS for the first 350 to register by mail. CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION 631-283-6875

Massapequa Firecracker 5K Run

5K Race start: 5:00PM, $20 Pre-registered by June, $30 after June and race day. Fun Run Start: 4:15PM, $5 fee Lift n Run Competition in addition to normal 5K awards. Weight stations and registration (no pre-registration required) open from 2:30PM to 4PM on day of race. $3 for registered runners at weigh-in only.

Oakdale Firecracker 5K

Event Details: When: July RAIN OR SHINE $20 Preregistered / $25 Day-of-race Registration Starts: 7:30 AM Race Starts: 9:00 AM Sharp Where: Dowling College, Curtin Center (gym) (park at main Dowling parking lot / Chateau Drive) Age Groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 70-79, 80-89…

Shoreham 4th of July 5K

Location Miller Avenue School 3 Miller Avenue Shoreham – 11786 Tel: 631-821-8116 08:45 AM Cost: $15 | $20 Description Don’t miss out the Shoreham-Wading River July Run which will feature a 1-mile run at 8 a.m. for ages 12 and younger, an 8:15 a.m. run for ages 13 and older, and a 5k run at…

July Races

July Races

Run the Farm 4 Mile Challenge Latino Summer Relays at Sunken Meadow 5K Way for St. James and Breakfast- 9:00 am St. James RC Church 25A East Setauket, NY Cure Cystic Fibrosis 4 Mile Run Joe Koziarz 5K CW Post 5K Trail Run Marcum Workplace Challenge Fire Island Run For The Roses 5K Long Beach…

Joe Koziarz 5K

Event Details: COURSE This 3.1 Mile (5K) course runs through the scenic roads and lanes of the Village of Westhampton Beach. The race course is fast, flat & beautiful! Results are professionally times. AWARDS Awards to first 3 female and male runners in the following age categories Ages: 12 & Under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-…

Long Beach Biathlon

The event begins with a 3-mile run along the shoreline and concludes with a 300-yard ocean swim with land finish. For ages 13 – 15, a one-mile run with a 150-yard swim. For ages 7 – 12, a half-mile run with a 50 yard shallow swim Registration and check in 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.…

Fire Island Run for the Roses 5K Race

Race Name – Fire Island 5K Run for Rose Distance – 5K CHECK THE TIME!!!!!! Where Does it Start – 25 Cayuga Walk Ocean Bay Park, NY https://www.facebook.com/FireIsland5K

August Runs

Shifting Gears

Shifting Gears

I’m not sure when it happened, but there’s definitely been a paradigm shift in our runs since we started trail running with our dog Scout.

5k Training for Beginners-How to Start Running

5k Training for Beginners-How to Start Running

My wife is a terrific runner. She’s determined and focused on her overall health. We love Long Island 5k runs (and the occasional 10k run too) and have enjoyed many of the Long Island races of 2013. We put up the Long Island road race calendar just so those who want to run a race,…Continue Reading