7:30am: Registration begins
9:00am: 5K Foot Race & Walk
10:00am: Kids' Fun Run
Waterfront course in historic Fort Totten Park on Little Neck Bay in Bayside, a pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress. 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 Little Bay Path to the Throgs Neck Bridge.
Kids’ Fun Run (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!
Rain or shine! Costumes, cash prizes, awards, raffles, and goodie bags! Reception & awards presented in the historic ballroom of the Castle. All proceeds benefit the Bayside Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.