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Sunday, September 11, 2022 Massapequa, NY 11758 US Directions


UJA-Federation Race Against Poverty- Swim/Run

09/11 8:30AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT
Open to ages 13 - 99.

Two Person Team Relay

09/11 8:30AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT
Open to ages 13 - 99.

3 Mile Run/Walk

09/11 8:30AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT
Open to ages 7 - 99.


Ocean Parkway
Massapequa, NY US 11758


Join us for a morning of fun and fitness... featuring an eclectic 3 Mile Run through the TOBAY Beach Bird and Game Preserve or try the full Aqua Run which includes an 800 Meter swim in South Oyster Bay, followed by the 3 Mile run.... or participate in the 2 person relay (one person swims and the other team member runs)!

FREE 1/4 Mile Kids' Fun Run!

At 9:00 AM there will be a FREE 1/4 mile Fun Run for children 12 and under! All finishers will get their very own medal!  (NOTE: there is no race shirt for the fun run). 


• Top quality shirts to all participants of live and virtual events
• Great post-race refreshments,
• Giant post-race door prize drawing; lots of prizes
Note: You must be present to win.

Race Against Poverty-Campaign

Race against poverty! Register to become philanthropic and fit! To set up a Personal Fundraising Page visit: Click here to set up your personal fundraising page!

Aqua Run Individual Awards

Gift Cards to Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Overall and
Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Masters
Awards to Top 3 males and females in each of the following age groups: 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 and over

Aqua Run Relay Team Awards

Awards to Top 3 Male, Top 3 Female and Top 3 Coed Teams Overall
Awards to Top 3 Family teams (Family team entry can only include parent(s), immediate children, spouses
and/or siblings)

Corporate Awards

Awards for the company with the most participants, the company that raises the most funds and for the top Individual Male and Individual Female Aqua Run athlete competing on a Corporate team (competing for a corporate entity, not on a relay).

3 Mile "Walk/Run Only" Awards

Awards to 1st Male and 1st Female Overall and Top 3 males and females in 10 year age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-85, 90 & over


You must be at least 13 years old to compete.

You must wear the brightly colored swim cap that we provide.

No flotation devices of any kind are permitted.

The race includes an 800 meter swim in South Oyster Bay, and a three mile run to and through the TOBAY Beach Bird and Game Preserve. Please follow all directions that you may receive from the lifeguards or other event staff.

Safety is our primary concern and we need your help to assure that everyone is safe.

Participants must practice good sportsmanship and be courteous to the other participants and the event staff at all times.


Runner's Edge -

Friday, September 9th: 4PM - 6PM 

Sunday, September 11th: 6:45AM - 7:45AM

Swim Waves

Wave 1 - Blue Caps - ALL MEN - 8:30am

Wave 2 - Purple Caps - ALL WOMEN and RELAYS - 8:35am

Important Race Day Information


Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.



This year’s event will honor Race Directors and UJA Federation of New York supporters Drs. Steve and Holly Jonas.

Timing and Results

Computerized scoring and timing by SRC Timing Services. Results will be posted by 3pm on race day at 

Journal Ads

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For More Information

Mindy Davidson at

Adam Wolfthal (516) 762-5857 or

Greater Long Island Running Club (516) 349-7646


From Nassau County: Wantagh Parkway to the end at the traffic circle by the Jones Beach water tower. Take Ocean Pkwy EAST to TOBAY Beach on the left side of the Pkwy (4 miles EAST of the Jones Beach water tower on Ocean Pkwy)

From eastern and central Suffolk County: Sagtikos Parkway south and follow signs to the Robert Moses Causeway south towards Fire Island. After the drawbridge, exit off to the Ocean Parkway west. Follow Ocean Parkway west to TOBAY Beach.

This race is produced by the Greater Long Island Running Club

GLIRC produces and manages 30+ quality events annually!
Visit to see our full event listing and learn about membership benefits including discounts, training tips, and GLIRC's monthly magazine, Long Island Footnotes.

Race Contact Info

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2022 Flyer

Thank you to our sponsors

Purity Products

East Neck Insurance



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