The Veteran's Day Cross Country 4k Race

Other, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Nov 5, 2016


Northport, NY


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4K Cross Country Run

$20 $20 Register

Heathley People 1K Fun Run

$5 $5 Register

4K Military Service (Current or Past )

$15 $15 Register

About This Activity

The Northport Running Club and the Northport American Legion present the 37th Annual Veterans Day 4K Cross Country Race.  Held each year on the weekend near Veterans Day, the race is run on the grounds of the VAMC Hospital in Northport, NY.

Race Course:
The race course is 4K (2.48 Miles) run entirely on the Northport VAMC / American Legion Post 694 golf course. The course is scenic and spectator-friendly. Timing and results by Start To Finish using the MyLaps Bibtag Time Chip timing system. Results will be posted at NOTE: Absolutely no pets or baby joggers allowed on the course!

Registration fees:

4k Cross Country Run

12 and Under          $15.00      13 and older    $25.00

 Military Service  (Current/Prior)       $15.00

Heathley People 1K Fun Run            $5.00

Post Race Festivities:

Hot chocolate, clam chowder and bagels are served in Bldg 5, followed by the award ceremony and raffle (Featuring Super Runners Shop certificates). Napper Tandy's invites all eligible entrants to present their race number at their 229 Laurel Avenue, Northport location for a complimentary beverage after the race.

Individual Awards:
Cash Awards to the top 3 male and female overall ($100, $50, $25); top 3 male and female masters ($100, $50, $25); and top veteran ($100).

Age-group awards will be presented to the top 3 male and female in the following categories: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-75, 80-84, 85 & Over.
There will be no duplication of awards.

A 1K (0.6 mile) fun run will be held entirely on the golf course, starting at 9:30am. Entry fee is $5 and an authentic dog tag award will be presented to all finishers.

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