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32nd Annual Women's Distance Festival 5K Run/Walk

Sat July 13, 2019 Congers, NY US 10920 Directions

5K Run

$30 8:00AM EDT Registration ends July 8, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Walk

$30 8:00AM EDT Registration ends July 8, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Mother/Daughter or Sister/Sister or Grandmother Granddaughter teams 5K (No RRR Member)

$60 8:00AM EDT Registration ends July 8, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Club/Team 5K Minimum 5 members

$25 8:00AM EDT Registration ends July 8, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids' Fun Run-Sign up for this event is in person only and there is NO CHARGE

$0 7:30AM EDT Registration Opens July 8, 2019 at 3:14pm EDT


Please join us for the 32nd Annual Women's Distance Festival 5K Run/Walk on Saturday July 13th as we come together to raise money to help the Center for Safety and Change in its mission to support, house and provide services to the victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking and all crimes. 

Sign up for the 5K and compete as an individual or create a Mother/Daughter, Sister/Sister, or Grandmother/Granddaughter team. We also have a team event for groups of 5 or more!

Online Registration is $25 for Rockland Road Runner members, and $30 for non-members.  Team registrations are available for Mother/Daughter, Sister/Sister, or Grandmother/Granddaughter at $50 provided that at least one team member is a Rockland Road Runner.  If neither is a Rockland Road Runner, then the cost will be $60.  Teams of 5 runners/walkers are available for a discounted cost of $25 a team member provided that the team meets a minimum requirement of 5 members.  Running teams will be an awarded category like the others.

Online registration closes at 11:59pm Monday July 8th.  Registration can be done in person at Pre Race Packet Pick-up on July 12th from 12-8, but once online registration closes, in person registration is $40 a person no matter what you are registering for. We cannot guarantee shirts for those who register in person.  THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Packet Pickup Will be from 12pm to 8pm on Friday, July 12th at Dick's Sporting Goods at the Palisades Center in West Nyack. We cannot guarantee shirts for those who register in person.




The Center for Safety and Changes mission is to provide necessary services, support and shelter to the victims domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and all gender based crimes.  Click the link directly above to find out more about the Center.


Hard Copy Application

For those who prefer to register with the hard copy application, here it is:

Become a Sponsor

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Become a sponsor of the 2019 WDF! Several exclusive sponsor levels are left.  Gold, SIlver and Bronze are unlimited.  Packet pickup sponsor is limited to 4, and the after party sponsor is limited to 2.  The other sponsors are exclusive and all sold exclusive sponsors are listed on the bottom.

This year our donation campaign is celebrating the 40 year history of the Center for Safety and Change.  Please donate in an increment of 40 dollars to celebrate tha amzing work the Center for Safety and Change has done to support women and children who have been victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.

Rockland Lake State Park
There are 2 entrances to Rockland Lake. Enter the North entrance which has a Championship Golf Course sign, not the Executive Golf Course sign
Congers, NY US 10920
Race Day Events
  • 6:30 a.m. Bib/shirt pick-up begin. THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
  • 7:15 a.m. Kids’ Fun Runs registration closes.
  • 7:30 a.m. Kids’ Fun Runs begin.
  • 7:40 a.m Opening Remarks 
  • 7:45 a.m. Last check-in for 5K.
  • 7:45 a.m National Anthem
  • 7:50 a.m Runners and Walkers directed to the start
  • 8:00 a.m. SHARP 5K Race. (walkers line up behind runners)
  • 9:00 a.m The Awards Ceremony will begin  
  • Due to NYS regulations a parking fee of $8 is charged after 8:00 a.m.!
  • $100 to the winner and an additional $100 for beating the course record! (Course Record 16:05 Donna Combs 1993).
  • Top 3 Runners Overall
  • Top 3 runners in age categories, 13 and under, 14 to 19 and 10 year increments thru age 69. The next category awarded will be 70 and above.  
  • The oldest racer to complete both the walk and the run will be recognized
  • $100 to top walker 
  • top walker under age 19, top walker 20 to 29, top walker 30-39, top 3 walkers 40-49, top 3 walkers 50-59, top 3 walkers 60 and above  
  • The top Mother Daughter, Sister-Sister, and Grandmother-Granddaughter team

SPECIAL TEAM AWARDS-RUNNERS ONLY: Join with your sister, mother, daughter or grand mother and enter as a team. Awards to top Mother/Daughter, Sister/Sister and Grandmother/ Granddaughter teams.


Declare your club affiliation! (register five or more participants to compete in this division.) The top three runners are scored for each team entered. 

Pre- Race Pick up and Additional Info

Pre-Race Packet pickup and registration: Friday, July 13th, from 12pm to 8pm at Dick's Sporting Goods at the Palisades Center in West Nyack.  We cannot guarantee shirts to those who register in person.                  

Shirts can also be picked up Race Day by 7:45am.

Race Shirts designed by Jonathan Farrell guaranteed to first 1000 registrants! Not guaranteed for in person registration.

For additional information please contact: Mike Seidenfrau: wdf@rocklandroadrunners.org (845)270-1025


Both events start and finish at Rockland Lake State Park, north parking lot.  Their are 2 entrances to Rockland Lake State Park.  Enter the North Entrance, it will have a sign for Championship Golf Course.  

 The course is flat and fast around Rockland Lake. USTAF Certified #NY05017AM (FLAT & FAST) 

WALKERS please note that the walk has a separate start and walkers who start with the runners will not qualify for awards.

Kid's Fun Run

All kids are welcome to participate! it is free but it would be nice if you donated to the cause!  All kids receive a medal.Sign up for this is in person only, no charge

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