Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk Race

Sunday July 18, 2021 Plainview, NY 11803 US Directions
GLIRC Club Members and Northwell Health Employees Discount $5.00

Heart & Sole 5K Run/Walk

07/18 8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
Ages 12 & Under!

1/4 Mile Fun Run

07/18 8:00AM EDT - 8:15AM EDT
GLIRC Club Members and Northwell Health Employees Discount $5.00

Heart & Sole VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk

GLIRC Club Members and Northwell Health Employees Discount $5.00

Heart and Sole 5K Wheelchair Race

07/18 - 07/25 8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
Plainview Old Bethpage Middle School
121 Central Park Rd
Plainview, NY US 11803

This race is in honor of Plainview and Syosset Hospital's Emergency Departments.

5K (3.107 Miles) - A USATF sanctioned event over a USATF certified course covering a flat and pleasant 5 kilometers through the suburban roads of Plainview, New York. 

Participants 16 and under in the live 5K Run/Walk and Wheelchair events receive 50% off during early registration! 

1/4 mile fun run for children 12 and under.

Charitable Beneficiary

The proceeds of this race will support Plainview Hospital's new catheterization lab.

  • Top quality male and female “Heart & Sole Run/Walk” shirts.
  • All 5K entrants will be entered to win door prizes from the giant post-race door prize drawing with lots of prizes, headed by two (2) Flat Screen Smart HD TVs (must be present to win).
  • All fun run participants will be given a finisher medal.

3.1-mile USATF certified course. Click on the PDF below to view the map.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


Top Male and Female Overall and Masters.

Top 3 males and females in each of the following age groups: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40‑44, 45‑49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89 and 90 & over.

Top Male and Female Wheelchair Racers.

Top 3 Clydesdale Men 185-199 lbs.; 200 lbs.+.Top 3 Athena Women 140-159 lbs.; 160 lbs.+.

Top 3 Male & Female Northwell Health Employees.

Top 3 Male & Female Northwell Health Physicians.

 (No Duplication of Awards.)

1/4 Mile Fun Run

The fun run is a 1/4 Mile run (one loop) around the middle school track. It is open to children up to age 12. All finishers will receive a medal.


There will be day-of-race registration, however it is strongly recommended that you register in advance

LIVE RACE - Run/Walk and Wheelchair Events:       

GLIRC Members and Northwell Health Employees get a $5 discount during early registration! Children 16 and under receive 50% off.

Early Registration - Through Friday July 16 5:00 PM EST

Individual Entry for in-person event - Adults:  $35, $30 for GLIRC Members/Northwell Employees  

Late Registration - Friday July 16 @ 5:01 PM - Sunday July 18 @ 8:15 AM  Individual Entry for in-person event-  $40 for all.




Early Registration - Through Saturday July 17 5:00 PM EST  - Individual Entry for in-person event-  $10 for children ages 12 and under.

Late Registration - Saturday July 17 @ 5:01 PM - Sunday July 18 @ 7:00 AM  - Individual Entry for in-person event-  $13 for children ages 12 and under.



Entry fee for virtual race is $35, $30 for GLIRC Members/Northwell employees. There are no awards for the virtual events. Registration will close at 11:59 pm on Sunday July 25 Results can be posted from 12:00 AM July 18 through 11:59 PM July 25.



Bib Pickup

Please note: there is only one day of pre-race pickup! We STRONGLY encourage you to pick up your bib ahead of time if you are at all able to do so! 

Bib pickup will be available:

Saturday, July 17 from 10 AM to 2:00 PM at the GLIRC Clubhouse located at 101 Dupont St. #24 Plainview, NY 11803

Sunday, July 18 from 7:00 AM  - 8:15 AM at race check-in.

 It would be helpful if you knew your bib number when you arrived at bib pick-up.

You can pick up a bib for someone else (not on race day - you must pick up your own bib). If possible please bring their bib number to facilitate pickup.

Check In

We will be following all COVID-19 protocols set in place at the time of the race. 

Race check-in will take place from 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM at the POB Middle School, Southern Parkway parking lot. Absolutely no pick-up after 8:15 AM. 

Fun Run check in closes at 7:45 AM.

If you have not picked up your bib ahead of time (it is STRONGLY encouraged that you do so, however, to make race day go more smoothly!), you may do so at check-in. 

All participants will be required to bring with them the completed COVID Health Screening form attached in the section below. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RUN IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE THE FORM.

After you hand in the form your bib will be marked off so that you may proceed to participate. 

** PLEASE print and fill out your COVID health form ahead of time and bring it with you so that we keep the area clear of clusters and safe for everyone. 



Please print out and complete this form ahead of time, and bring it with you when you check in at the race. If you do not have this form, you WILL NOT be able to participate. 

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

Timing & Scoring

Computerized scoring and results by SRC Timing Services


If you are registered for the live race but would like to transfer to the virtual race, this option is available through 11:59pm on July 17. If you cannot run the live event for ANY reason, switch to the virtual event so that your race giveaway will be automatically mailed to you once the virtual race period has ended on July 25. 

To do this please see the instructions here.


Virtual Race Participant Instructions


You may run your race anywhere you choose at your own convenience and post your results anytime between July 18 and July 25, 2021. Complete your run, and upload your results and photos on the race website HERE.  (You can also go to your RunSignUp profile, go to your Upcoming races, and click on Submit Virtual Results. ) **Don't forget to print out your finisher's certificate after you submit your time by going back to the results! **  

After registering for the race, click the circle icon in the top right corner of RunSignUp.com
Click "profile." Scroll down to "Upcoming Races" Select View the Pre-Race bib. Print it out and wear as you run your race! Take a photo and share on social media!


Please adhere to all local laws and guidelines that apply in your area regarding safety with COVID-19.If you are running in public, please adhere to all traffic safety laws in your area. 


Enjoy your race, and be sure to tag us in your results!  We would all love to see where you ran, and those smiling finisher photos!  We are @runglirc on Instagram, and use hashtag #HeartSoleRace2021and, you may find our Facebook public page HERE. If you are a current GLIRC member, be sure to join our members-only Facebook group to talk about the race and share ideas and photos with other members. You can also email us your photos!!  Email to info@glirc.org - we can't wait to see them! 

Thank You Plainview Fire Department!

We are thrilled to announce that Plainview Volunteer Fire Department has once again offered an ambulance to be on-site for Heart & Sole, ensuring that all of our participants are in good hands! 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

GLIRC produces and manages 30+ quality events annually!
Visit www.GLIRC.org to see our full event listing and learn about membership benefits including discounts, training tips, and GLIRC's monthly magazine, Long Island Footnotes.


Dr. Alan Mensch

The Medical Staff of Plainview and Syosset Hospital

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