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5K Run

$25 $22 9:30AM EDT Price increases after April 29, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

5k Father Child Team Competition

$25 $22 9:30AM EDT Price increases after April 29, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5K Race

$25 $22 Registration ends June 20, 2020 at 1:59pm EDT


$25 $22 9:30AM EDT Registration ends June 20, 2020 at 1:59pm EDT
759 Long Island Ave Deer Park NY
Knight of Columbus

The Raymond M Downey "Forever Running" Memorial 5K Run/Walk


Sunday June 21th  (Fathers Day)


Kids Fun Run (1/4 Mile) – 9:00 a.m 5k Run (3.1 Mile) – 9:30 a.m.

Application Fees:
5K- Early Bird Special from January 1st- April 29th  -    $22 dollars
5K- Regular Price from April 30th - June 20th:               $25 dollars
All Mail in Applications                                                      $30 dollars
All Students 18 and under                                                 $22 dollars
All Day of Race Fees                                                          $35 dollars

5k (3.1 miles) fast & flat run thru Deer Park. Passes down D.C. Raymond M. Downey Memorial Rd. USATF certified and sanctioned.

Plaques presented to the First Place 5K winners (male & female)
Top 3 males & females in the following age groups:
10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74,75-79,80-89,90+
Top Wheelchair and all Special Olympians

Ray Downey Special Awards:

Top Deer Park Teachers 5 (Male & Female)
Harry Ford Top FDNY SOC Fire Fighter
Brian Fahey Top Fire Fighter
Top 3 Fire Fighter’s
Top 3 Law Enforcement
Top 3 Military,
Team Divisions; Gene Downey FDNY Firehouse Team
John & Michael Downing Best Combined time-Father & Son, Father & Daughter
Best Combined Time male & female (Open & Masters) of the D.C. Ray Downey & the D. Lerner Assoc. L.I. Police Appreciation Race 
N0 Duplication for Individual Efforts

Kids Fun Run:
(No Fee) reg. 8:00-9:00 a.m. race day


Affectionately referred to as "The Master of Disaster" and "God," Deputy Chief Raymond M. Downey, Commanding Officer of the Special Operations Command (SOC), died in the line of duty, while helping others escape from the fire and collapse scene of the twin towers at the World Trade Center on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The fire service was a major force in his life, as evidenced by his sterling career. He truly was a legend in his own time.

As a tribute to Chief Downey's legacy, his family has established the D.C. Raymond Downey Scholarship Charity Fund to keep his memory alive and to benefit the many organizations that Chief Downey cherished.

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759 Long Island Ave Deer Park NY
Knight of Columbus

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