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Veterans Day 4K XC Race

$25 10:00AM EST Price increases after November 6, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
Open to ages 1 - 99.

4K Military Service

$15 10:00AM EST Price increases after November 6, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
Open to ages 18 - 99.

Healthy People Fun Run/Walk

$5 9:30AM EST Registration ends November 10, 2023 at 12:01pm EST
Open to ages 1 - 99.


Veterans Day 4K XC Race
The Northport Running Club presents the 43rd Annual Veterans Day 4K Cross Country Race. This year the race will be held at Sunken Meadow State Park.
Proceeds from this race support the hospitalized and homeless veterans on Long Island. Veterans are encouraged to wear their dog tags! We will set up a table to display commemorative flags of deceased veterans.  If you have one, please bring it for our honor table.

Race Course:
The race course is 4K (2.48 Miles) run at Sunken Meadow State Park The course is scenic and includes Snake and Cardiac Hill.  NOTE: Absolutely no pets or baby joggers allowed on the course!

Registration fees:

4k Cross Country Run

All Entry Fees        $15 for Veterans or active Military;  $15 for youth 13 and under. $25.00 for all Others.  Increases to $30.00 for all after November 6th. Day of race registration $35.  

Healthy People 0.5K Fun Run/Walk            $5.00 Donation 

Packet/Number Pick-up:  Registration & packet pickup available 8:30am – 9:30am race day at Sunken Meadow State Park in the East Concession building on the boardwalk.

Post Race Festivities:

Post race snacks will be followed by the award ceremony and raffles.  Napper Tandy's invites all eligible entrants to present their race number at their 229 Laurel Avenue, Northport location for a complimentary beverage after the race.

Individual Awards:$100 Gift Card Awards from Sayville Smithtown Running Company to the top male and female overall; top male and female masters; and top male and female veteran.

Age-group awards will be presented to the top 3 male and female in the following categories: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-75, 76 - 79, 80 & Over.
There will be no duplication of awards.

Free Give-Away to the first 250 registrants!

A 0.5K (0.3 mile) fun run/walk will be held, starting at 9:30am. Entry fee is a $5 donation, and an authentic dog tag award will be presented to all finishers.

FREE Race Photos by LIRP Long Island Running Photos

These photos will be posted on the LIRP Facebook page, Long Island Running Photos. You are free to download, like, comment and share these photos with your friends and family. Photos will be taken of as many runners as possible. You can also ask Ed (of LIRP) to take any pre or post-race photos of you and your friends. Preserve those race memories!

The same photos will be posted here on RunSignUp, with the ability to search for your photos by bib# or name. Just click on the photos tab above or here: Photos Tab

For links to all the past photo albums click here!

Please Keep Your Bib Visible to the Camera

Place your Bib on your CHEST OR ABDOMEN FACING FRONT, Not the side or on your back!
The photos on RunSignUp will be easily searchable by your name or Bib# if your Bib# clearly shows in the photo.
So please take your time to have your Bib# clearly displayed for our photographers! 

Prior year's shirts will be available for purchase for $10.

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