Saturday July 10, 2021 South Farmingdale, NY 11735 US Directions
$5.00 Discount for GLIRC Club Members

Runner's Edge Long Island Women's 5K presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union

07/10 8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
FREE Event for Kids 12 & Under!

1/4 Mile Kids' Fun Run

07/10 - 07/17 8:00AM EDT - 8:15AM EDT
Farmingdale High School
200 Woodward Pkwy
South Farmingdale, NY US 11735

Welcome to the Runner's Edge Women's 5k Run presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. 

Every woman runner and walker will want to be a part of this year’s celebration of women’s running and EMPOWERMENT on Long Island! 

50% discount to those age 16 years old and under during early registration for live event!

Charitable Beneficiary

The charitable beneficiary of the Women's Run is once again, The Opening Word, hosted by the Dominican Sisters to teach the English language and job readiness skills to immigrant women on Long Island, a population that is often underserved, undereducated and/or underemployed, in order to enable them to become productive, self sufficient members of society, and ultimately to become American citizens. 


Every 5K registrant will receive a top quality, women's cut tank top to commemorate their effort! 

Great post-race summer refreshments including watermelon and the GLIRC ice cream cart! 

All 5K registrants are eligible to win one of the great merchandise door prizes, headed by the grand prize of a pair of diamond earrings generously donated by Mayfair Rocks of Syosset and East Hampton. You must be present at the Door Prize drawing to win. 


5 kilometers (3.107 miles) through the tree lined streets of beautiful Farmingdale.
• A USATF sanctioned event over a USATF certified course
• Starts and finishes at Farmingdale High School, finishing on the track.
• Two water stations.
• Splits every mile.


Awards will be in the form of Runner's Edge gift cards generously donated by Runner's Edge in the following categories and amounts....

Runner's Edge Overall Awards

1st Place Overall............................................ $500
2nd Place Overall........................................... $300
3rd Place Overall ........................................... $200

Age group first place 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, 90 plus................ $100 each

1st Athena 140-159 ...................................... $100
1st Athena 160+ ........................................... $100

Medals will be awarded to the top five finishers in each age group from 10 and under through 90+, and both Athena categories.

Paula Wunderlich Memorial Award plaque to the first member of the Greater Long Island Running Club to cross the finish line. 

1/4 Mile Fun Run

Free event for children 12 and under (must be registered).  All children will receive a finisher's medal and a tiara.



LIVE RACE:       

Early Registration - Through Thursday July 8 @ 5:00 PM EST Individual Entry for in-person event -  $35, $30 for GLIRC Members  - 16 and Under 50% off. 

Late Registration - Thursday July 8 @ 5:01 PM - Saturday July 10 @ 6:00 AM  Individual Entry for in-person event-  $40, $35 for GLIRC Members.

                              DAY OF RACE - Saturday July 10 @ 7:00AM - Saturday July 10 @ 8:15AM Individual Entry for in-person event $40



Through Saturday July 10 @ 6:00 AM ;  DAY OF RACEE - 7:00 AM - 7:45 AM  -  Children 12 and under run free.


Entry fee for virtual race is $35, $30 for GLIRC Members. There are no awards for the virtual events.

Every virtual 5K registrant will receive a top quality, women's cut tank top to commemorate their effort! 


Registration will close at 11:59 pm on Saturday July 17. Results can be posted from 12:00 AM July 10 through 11:59 PM July 17.

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:

Friday, July 9 from  12 PM to 6:00 PM at Runner's Edge, Farmingdale 242 Main St. Farmingdale, NY 11735

Saturday July 10 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 Farmingdale High School Track. Absolutely no pick-up after 8:15 AM. 

Fun Run check-in ends 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 below.

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 9. 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 17. 

To do this please see the instructions here.


Virtual Race Participant Instructions

Every virtual 5K registrant will receive a top quality, women's cut tank top to commemorate their effort! 


You may run your race anywhere you choose at your own convenience and post your results anytime between July 10 and July 17, 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
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 #WomensRun2021and, 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 - we can't wait to see them! 


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