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USATF Certified 10K (6.2 miles) through suburban streets and rolling countryside. Nassau County Police traffic control. Splits every mile and recorded 5K time.
Top quality “Aspire 10K” shirt
Plenty of great post-race refreshments.
Post-race drawing for dozens of great prizes! You must be present at the drawing to win.
FREE pre- and post-race ART soft-tissue treatment courtesy of Dr. Jon DeGorter at Jonas Chiropractic Sports Injury Care.
Pair of Mizuno running shoes to the top Male and Female OA finishers and top Male and Female Masters finishers.
$500 Cash Prize if the OA Male winner breaks Pat Petersen’s race record of 30:27 (1988); $500 Cash Prize if the OA Female winner breaks Leonora Petrina’s race record of 33:39 (2014).
Awards to top 3 M & F in Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 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 plus
Awards to top 3 M & F Wheelchair athletes.
Awards to top 3 Male Clydesdales 185-199 pounds and 200 plus pounds and to top 3 Female Athenas 140-159 pounds and 160 pounds plus.
Mizuno running shoes to first male and female finishers who are residents of Plainview-Old Bethpage.
Men - 30:27, Pat Petersen, 1988. Women - 33:39, Leonora Petrina, 2014.
THERE WILL BE DAY-OF-RACE- REGISTRATION HOWEVER IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REGISTER IN ADVANCE.
Early Registration - Through Friday 8/20 @ 5:00 PM EST Individual Entry for in-person event - $35, $30 for GLIRC Members Ages 16 and under receive 50% off.
Late Registration - Friday 8/20/21 @ 5:01 PM - Saturday 8/21/21 @ 6:00 AM Individual Entry for in-person event- $40, $35 for GLIRC Members.
DAY OF RACE - Saturday 8/21/21 @ 7:00AM - Saturday 8/21/21 @ 8:15AM Individual Entry for in-person event $40 for all
(PLEASE NOTE PRICE INCREASE FOR LATE REGISTRATION!)
Entry fee for virtual race is $35, $30 for GLIRC Members. There are no awards for the virtual events.
Every virtual 5K registrant will receive a top quality Aspire 10K shirt to commemorate their effort!
Registration for virtual event will close on Saturday August 28 at 11:59PM. Results can be posted from 12:00 AM August 20 through 11:59 PM August 28.
Friday, August 20th: Noon - 5:00 pm at The Runner's Edge, 242 Main St., Farmingdale
Saturday, August 21st:: 7:00 am - 8:15 am at Mattlin Middle School, 100 Washington Ave, Plainview
You CAN pick up a bib for someone else! It would be helpful if you knew their bib number at the time of pickup.
Bib Body Placement
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.
Race check-in will take place from 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM at the school.
If you have not picked up your bib ahead of time (it is STRONGLY encouraged that you do so, however, to make race day go more smoothly!), you may do so at check-in.
All participants will be required to bring with them the completed COVID Health Screening form attached below.
Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.
Directions to H.B. Mattlin Middle School,100 Washington Ave., Plainview, NY
FROM L.I.E : Exit 46 (Sunnyside Blvd.) South to Manetto Hill Road, left on Manetto Hill Road, about one mile to the left (just past Mid Island Y) onto Washington Avenue. Mattlin is about 1/4 mile on the right.
FROM SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY: Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway (Route 135) north to Plainview Road. Proceed on Plainview Road about one mile, across Old Country Road where Plainview Road becomes Manetto Hill Road. Take the first right after crossing Old Country Road onto Washington Avenue. Mattlin is about
1/4 mile on the right.
Parking available at Plainview Community Park and Kennedy High School. Please arrive early to allow ample time to get to the start.
Timing and scoring will be provided by Strong Island Running Club
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 August 20. 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 August 28..
Every virtual 10K registrant will receive a top quality Aspire 10K shirt to commemorate their effort!
You may run your race anywhere you choose at your own convenience and post your results anytime between August 20 and August 28, 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!
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 #Aspire10K2021and, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org - we can't wait to see them!
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