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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.
50K starts at 8:00am; 25K starts at 8:05am, Race Course officially closes at 3:00 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
Numbers and shirts can be picked up at Sayville Running Company at 49 Main Street Sayville, NY 11782 from Noon to 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 12, 2021.
Pick up is also available on Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 6:45 am - 7:45 AM at Heckscher State Park in the tent near the start and finish at Field 4.
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.
Quality men's and women's short-sleeved shirts for all entrants. Medals to all finishers.
You get FREE Photos which will be uploaded to RunSIgnup with your results. You can search for your photos by bib# or name. Just click on the photos tab above.
One Station per loop providing water, sports drink and food snacks. Second aid station (fluids only) at the halfway point of each loop.
50K Championship Cash Prizes – $500; $150; $100 for top three Male and Female Open and Masters finishers.
$100 CASH PRIZE for the first male and first female Long Island resident (Nassau or Suffolk) to finish the 50K!
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.
$1,000 Bonus if the first male 50K finisher breaks Tyler Jermann's race record of
2:48:56 or if the first 50K female finisher breaks Emily Harrison’s race record of 3:15:00. $1500 bonus if the first male 50K finisher breaks Josh Cox’s USATF National 50K record of 2:43:45 or if the first female 50K finisher breaks Janice Klecker’s USATF National 50K record of 3:13:51.
YOU MUST BE A USATF MEMBER AND A UNITED STATES CITIZEN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH AWARD!
25K AWARDS: $100 Gift Certificates courtesy of Sayville-Smithtown Running Company to the top five male & female finishers Overall. Awards to top Male & Female Overall and top three Male & 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.
If you would like to participate in the Championship 50K, you must be a USATF member with a current membership. You can register here
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!***
We will be following all COVID-19 pandemic protocols that are current on June 13 with New York State and USATF, and will be advising all participants as to the details of these protocols as part of the Final Participant Instructions that will be sent to all participants in early June.
Provided by SRC Timing Services.
We will be picking up race participants at the Central Islip Train station race morning - train schedule TBD.
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 Saturday, June 12th. 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 June 20.
To do this please see the instructions here.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
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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.
Click on the map below to get directions.
1 Heckscher State Parkway, Field 4, East Islip, NY 11730Open in External Application
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