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Veterans Day 4K XC Race

$25 $20 10:00AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2019 at 10:19am EST

Healthy People 0.5K Fun Run/Walk

$10 $5 9:30AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2019 at 10:19am EST

4K Military Service

$25 $15 10:00AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2019 at 10:19am EST
Place
The Northport Veterans Hospital
79 Middleville Rd
Northport, NY 11768
Description
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.

HEALTHY PEOPLE RUN/WALK:
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!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.nrcrun.org/events-and-races/veterans-day-cross-country-4k.

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Directions

The Northport Veterans Hospital
79 Middleville Rd
Northport, NY 11768

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