Sunday October 3, 2021 Lake Success, NY 11020 US
Events
Club Discount - $5 off for GLIRC Members!

Blazing Trails 4 Mile Run/Walk for Autism

$35 10/03 8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after October 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT
Club Discount - $5 off for GLIRC Members!

Blazing Trails 4 Mile Run/Walk for Autism WHEELCHAIR EVENT

$35 10/03 8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after October 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT
Club Discount - $5 off for GLIRC Members!

1.5 Mile Walk

$35 10/03 - 10/10 8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after October 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT
Club Discount - $5 off for GLIRC Members!

Blazing Trails VIRTUAL 4 Mile Run/Walk for Autism

$35 Registration ends October 10, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Great Neck South High School
341 Lakeville Rd
Lake Success, NY US 11020
Description

Join us for the Blazing Trails 4- Mile Run/1.5 Mile Walk for Autism! Four challenging but fair miles on the rolling hills and scenic vistas of the beautiful Great Neck South Campus and nearby areas of Lake Success.

Net proceeds will benefit the Eden II & Genesis Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. 

Eden II/Genesis Programs is an agency serving individuals with autism in Long Island, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. Eden II provides families with school programs, services, residential facilities, and family support services for children and adults living with autism. As a premier autism agency, we are devoted to providing the best quality of life for individuals with autism throughout their lifetimes.  

We are excited to announce that our Blazing Trails for Autism/Walk 2021 will be in-person at Great Neck South High School and will also be offered virtually to our supporters everywhere! The funds raised from this event will help us continue to support programs and services of our participants with Autism.

Amenities

All participants will receive a race themed long-sleeved soft cotton shirt!

 

 

Course

Four challenging but fair miles on the rolling hills and scenic vistas of the beautiful Great Neck South Campus and nearby areas of picturesque Lake Success. An alternate 1.5 mile walk is also available.

This is a USATF sanctioned event on a USATF certified course.

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Awards

Top Male and Female finisher overall
Top Male and Female Masters (age 40+) finisher
Top three Male and Female finishers in each of the following Age Groups:
12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64,
65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89 and 90 and over 

Top three Clydesdale Men: 185-199 lbs., 200 lbs. plus
Top three Athena Women: 140-159 lbs., 160 lbs. plus
Top three Wheelchair finishers

Registration

There will be day-of-race registration, however it is strongly recommended that you register in advance

LIVE RACE - Run/Walk     

GLIRC Members get a $5 discount during early registration!

Early Registration - Through Friday October 1 @ 5:00 PM EST

Individual Entry for in-person event - Adults:  $35, $30 for GLIRC Members

Late Registration - October 1 @ 5:01 PM - Sunday October 3 @ 8:15 AM  Individual Entry for in-person event-  $40 for all.

(PLEASE NOTE PRICE INCREASE FOR LATE REGISTRATION PERIOD!)

 

VIRTUAL RACE:

Entry fee for virtual race is $35, $30 for GLIRC Members. There are no awards for the virtual events. Registration will close at 11:59 pm on Sunday October 10 Results can be posted from 12:00 AM October 3 through 11:59 PM October 10.

 

 

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup is only available race day at Great Neck South High School, Sunday, October 3, 2021, from 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Check In

Check in and bib pickup will take place at the school from 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM inside the school. We will be following all updated COVID-19 restrictions at the time of the race - please check your participant instruction e-mail when you receive it.

Giant Door Prize

All live event participants will be entered in the door prize drawing!!! 

 Door prizes to be announced soon - they are sure to be FABULOUS, so please check back as the event draws closer for details! 

Costume Contest & Scavenger Hunt!

This year's fun run activities aim to kick off the Halloween season! See attached PDF below for full details. 

Costume Contest:

  • Dress in your best costume idea and raise money for autism! 
  • Open to runners and walkers of all age groups! 
  • Best Individual Costume
  • Best Children's Costume
  • Best Duo
  • Must be present to win! 
  • Winners will be announced during the post-race live event on October 3.

Scavenger Hunt:

  • Virtual - complete your virtual walk and hunt for some fun items in the neighborhood! 
  • In-Person - on the race route, look for some spooky decorations on the trail. You can trade in your completed hunt for a prize at the finish! 

 

 

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SWITCH FROM LIVE RACE TO VIRTUAL

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 October 2. 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 October 10. 

To do this please see the instructions here.

 

Virtual Race Participant Instructions

Every virtual registrant will receive a top quality long sleeved shirt to commemorate their effort.

WHEN/WHERE

You may run your race anywhere you choose at your own convenience and post your results anytime between October 3 and October 10, 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! **  

HOW TO DOWNLOAD YOUR RACE BIB

After registering for the race, click the circle icon in the top right corner of RunSignUp.com
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!

RUN SAFELY 

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. 

SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE!

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 #BLAZINGTRAILS2021 and, 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 info@glirc.org - we can't wait to see them! 

Directions and Parking

PARKING:
Race parking is only available at 1 Hollow Lane OR 3333 New Hyde Park Road. Please note that there is NO Parking at the school! (Parking at the school is for Volunteers or Sponsors with a pass only - which will be strictly enforced).  It's only a short 6-7 minute walk to the school so please plan accordingly. You should plan to park no later than 8:00am as the LIE Service road will be closed at that time. This will also give you sufficient time to get to the starting line. After that time the only access to race parking will be via New Hyde Park Road, Exit 34.

DIRECTIONS:
FROM THE WEST: take LIE Exit 33, toward Community Drive/Lakeville Road, stay on the service road and go past the school. Make the first right into the entrance to 1 Hollow Lane. A volunteer will be there to direct you. 

FROM THE EAST: take LIE Exit 33, left onto Community Drive, immediate left onto LIE south service road and go past the school. Make the first right into the entrance to 1 Hollow Lane. A volunteer will be there to direct you. 

Overflow parking will be at 3333 New Hyde Park Road which is the building to the left of 1 Hollow Lane.

Timing & Scoring

Timing and scoring will be provided by SRC Timing Services.

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