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Veterans Day 4K XC Race

$25 $20 10:00AM EDT Price increases after October 25, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Healthy People 0.5K Fun Run/Walk

$10 $5 9:30AM EDT Registration ends November 1, 2019 at 12:00pm EDT

4K Military Service

$25 $15 10:00AM EDT Registration ends November 1, 2019 at 12:00pm EDT
The Northport Veterans Hospital
79 Middleville Rd
Northport, NY 11768
Veterans Day 4K XC Race
The Northport Running Club and the Northport American Legion present the 40th Annual Veterans Day 4K Cross Country Race.  Held each year on the weekend near Veterans Day, the race is run on the grounds of the VAMC Hospital in Northport, NY.

Race Course:
The race course is 4K (2.48 Miles) run entirely on the Northport VAMC / American Legion Post 694 golf course. The course is scenic and spectator-friendly.  NOTE: Absolutely no pets or baby joggers allowed on the course!

Registration fees:

4k Cross Country Run

12 and Under          $15.00 - $25.00 after October     13 and older    $20.00 - $25.00 after October 

 Military Service  (Current/Prior)       $15.00 - $25.00 after October 

Healthy People 0.5K Fun Run/Walk            $5.00 Donation

Packet/Number Pick-up: Packet pickup and late registration will be available at Super Runners Shop, 355 New York Ave, Huntington (631) 549-3006 on Friday Nov. 1 from 6:30p – 8:00p. Registration & packet pickup also available 8:00a – 9:30a race day at the VA Medical Center Auditorium (Building 5). 

Post Race Festivities:

Hot chocolate, clam chowder and bagels are served in Bldg 5, followed by the award ceremony and raffle (Featuring Super Runners Shop gift cards). 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:
Cash Awards to the top 3 male and female overall ($100, $50, $25); top 3 male and female masters ($100, $50, $25); and top veteran ($100).

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, 80-84, 85 & Over.
There will be no duplication of awards.

A 0.5K (0.3 mile) fun run/walk will be held entirely on the golf course, 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!

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Veterans Day Cross Country 4 Kilometer Run.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Veterans Day Cross Country 4 Kilometer Run is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

The Veterans Day Cross Country 4 Kilometer Run has a course map available.

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The Northport Veterans Hospital
79 Middleville Rd
Northport, NY 11768


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