The Northport Running Club and the Northport American Legion present the 38th 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. NOTE: Absolutely no pets or baby joggers allowed on the course!
4k Cross Country Run
12 and Under $15.00 - $25.00 after October 27 13 and older $20.00 - $25.00 after October 27
Military Service (Current/Prior) $15.00 - $25.00 after October 27
Healthy People 0.5K Fun Run/Walk$5.00 Donation
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 gift cards). 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.
HEALTHY PEOPLE RUN/WALK: A 0.5K (0.3 mile) fun run/walk will be held entirely on the golf course, starting at 9:30am. Entry fee is a $5 donation and an authentic dog tag award will be presented to all finishers.