Sunday February 27, 2022 Directions
Events
GLIRC Members - $10 Discount!

50K Championship Run

8:30AM EST - 3:30PM EST Club discount applies during early registration only.
Open to ages 18+.
GLIRC Members - $10 Discount!

50K Run

8:30AM EST - 3:30PM EST Club discount applies during early registration only.
Open to ages 18+.
GLIRC Members - $10 Discount!

GLIRC 25K Run

8:35AM EST - 3:30PM EST Club discount applies during early registration only.
Open to ages 16+.
Place
1 Heckscher State Parkway, Field 4, East Islip, NY 11730
Description

Certified 5 kilometer course on the paths of Heckscher State Park, East Islip.  Enjoy stunning views of the Great South Bay with Fire Island as the backdrop.

Both distances start promptly at 8:30AM.  Race Course officially closes at 3:30 PM (7 hours max.)

Your 26.2 mile split in the 50K will be a 2022 Boston Qualifier, but ONLY if you complete the full 50K distance.

Sanctioned by USATF.

Register for USATF

If you would like to participate in the Championship 50K, you must be a USATF member with a current membership. You can register here .

Amenities

Quality men's and women's long-sleeved shirts for all entrants. Medals to all finishers. Refreshments (including hero sandwiches, chips, soda/water, etc.) will be served afterward for all participants. 

Course

USATF-certified course map - click on the link below. 

The 50K will consist of 10 loops.

The 25K will consist of 5 loops. 

There will be a timing mat for your marathon split. The half marathon distance is marked on the course. 

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF
Awards

There will be $3000 in prize money in the Championship 50K

50K Championship Cash Prizes – $500; $150; $100 for top three Male and Female Open and Masters finishers.

NEW THIS YEAR: There will be $100 running store gift cards to the first five male and first five female finishers of the 50K who are from Long Island courtesy of Sayville-Smithtown Running Company and Runner's Edge.

There will be a $1000 bonus if the first male 50K finisher breaks the race record of 2:48:56 set by Tyler Jermann in 2017, or if the first female 50K finisher breaks Emily Harrison's race record of 3:15:00. There is a $1500 bonus if the first male 50K finisher breaks Josh Cox's National Record of 2:43:45 or if the first female 50K finisher breaks Des Linden's USATF National 50K record of 2:59:54. 

No duplication of Cash Awards, except Course and National Record Bonus Awards.

Medals to top ten OA Male and Female USATF finishers to top three in five year age groups over 40, USATF members only.

YOU MUST BE A USATF MEMBER AND A UNITED STATES CITIZEN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH AWARD!

 

25K AWARDS:  There will be $100 running store gift cards to the first five male and first five female finishers of the 25K who are from Long Island courtesy of Sayville-Smithtown Running Company and Runner's Edge.

Trophies will be presented to the first male and female finishers OA in the 25K, and medals to the top three male and female finishers in 5 year age groups.

Athletes who participate in National Championships and Team USA competitions are subject to drug testing performed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in accordance with the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing.

NOTE: Athletes may be subject to Drug Testing in accordance with USATF rules and IAAF Rule 144.

Participants in the 50K (non-championship race) are not eligible for any awards but will receive a finishers medal.

Check-in and Packet Pick up

Numbers and shirts can be picked up at Sayville Running Company at 19 Main Street Sayville, NY 11782 from Noon to 5:00 pm on Saturday, February 26, 2022

Pick up is also available on Sunday, February 27, 2022  from 7:15 am - 8:15 AM at Heckscher State Park in the tent near the start and finish at Field 4. 

Bib Placement
Please Keep Your Bib# Clearly Visible on your front torso!
For the best results with photo tagging and searching, the photographers need to clearly see your bib# when taking photos. This will greatly improve your name & bib# photo search results.

Aid Station

One Station per loop providing water, sports drink, gels, and food/snacks. Second aid station (fluids only) at the halfway point of each loop.

Facilities

Come dressed to run. Bathrooms at start/finish area and midpoint of loop available for duration of run.

****NYS regulations do not permit pets in State Parks!***

Transit Directions

We will be picking up race participants at the Central Islip Train station race morning - train schedule TBD. 

Coming From Out of Town?

If you are coming from out of town and plan to stay in the host hotel for the race, the host hotel is the Courthouse Complex Courtyard Marriott located at 11 Court House Drive Central Islip, NY 11722

Please note that the special rate is $149 and this rate applies to dates booked between Wednesday February 23, 2022 through Monday February 28, 2022. You have until January 24, 2022 to book your room. Thereafter, the room will be charged to you at the regular rate.

In order to make a reservation click HERE or please call 631-582-2100 and use code GLI to get the reduced rate (this code will not work on the Marriott's main webpage)

Traveling by car?

Take Southern State Parkway East to Heckscher State Parkway. Parking will be in Parking Field 4 by the start and finish, with additional parking in Parking Field 1.

Timing & Scoring

Provided by SRC Timing Services.

THIS RACE IS PRESENTED BY THE GREATER LONG ISLAND RUNNING CLUB

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.

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Race Contact Info

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Directions

1 Heckscher State Parkway, Field 4, East Islip, NY 11730

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