Time: Check-in: 7:30; Start: 9:00am
Packet pickup and race-day registration will begin at 7:30am at the Castle.
Waterfront course in historic Fort Totten Park – a pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress on Little Neck Bay in Bayside. Runners will pass through the historic district which consists of buildings dating to the late 1800s. The Fort is situated where the Long Island Sound meets the East River at the Throgs Neck Bridge. The start and the finish are located at the landmark Officers’ Club, home of the Bayside Historical Society. The course includes a loop out onto the Joe Michaels Mile along Little Neck Bay. The course will be USATF-certified and NYCRUNS will provide professional scoring and race results.
Kids’ Fun Run at 10:00am (costumes suggested): A short-distance sprint for tiny tots and kids up to 12 years of age, grouped in age categories. Special “Cookie Medals” for participants in the Fun Run!
Cash prizes will go to the overall male and female winners of the 5K! Also, a special prize valued at $50 will go to the best costume!
Stick around after the race to try your luck at the $50 raffle prize and many great gift certificate raffles!