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Location: Congers, NY US 10920 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Walk Only, Other
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Events
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5K Run
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$30
Registration Opens December 1, 2017 at 12:01am EST
5K Walk
Time
8:10AM EDT
Price
$30
Registration Opens December 1, 2017 at 12:01am EST
Mother/Daughter or Sister/Sister or Grandmother Granddaughter teams 5K (No RRR Member)
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$60
Registration Opens December 1, 2017 at 12:01am EST
Mother/Daughter or Sister/Sister or Grandmother Granddaughter teams 5K (Must have at least one RRR Member)
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$50
Registration Opens December 8, 2017 at 12:01am EST
Club/Team 5K Minimum 5 members
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$25
Registration Opens December 1, 2017 at 12:01am EST
Kids' Fun Run-Sign up for this event is in person only and there is NO CHARGE
Time
7:30AM EDT
Price
$0
Registration Opens December 1, 2017 at 12:01am EST
The WDF 5K Training Program--must register for the race separately
Time
8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Price
$0
Registration Opens April 13, 2018 at 10:00am EDT
Description

The Women's Distance Festival 5K is now the premier women and girls only 5K running or walking event in the tri-state area.  Ladies, this is your race! Please join us for the 31st Annual Women's Distance Festival 5K Run/Walk on Saturday July 14th and help us raise money to help the Center for Safety and Change in their mission to end domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking and to provide services to its victims!  

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Sign up for the 5K and compete as an individual or create a Mother/Daughter, Sister/Sister, or Grandmother/Granddaughter team. We also have a team event for groups of 5 or more!

Online Registration is $25 for Rockland Road Runner members, and $30for non-members.  Team registrations are available for Mother/Daughter, Sister/Sister, or Grandmother/Granddaughter at $50 provided that at least one team member is a Rockland Road Runner.  If neither is a Rockland Road Runner, then the cost will be $60.  Teams of 5 runners/walkers are available for a discounted cost of $25 a team member provided that the team meets a minimum requirement of 5 members.  Running teams will be an awarded category like the others.

Online registration closes at 11:59pm Monday July 9th.  Registration can be done in person Race Day or at Pre Race Packet Pick-up, but once online registration closes, in person registration is $40 a person no matter what you are registering for. We cannot guarantee shirts for those who register in person.

Packet Pickup Will be from 12pm to 8pm on July 12th at Dick's Sporting Goods at the Palisades Center in West Nyack. We cannot guarantee shirts for those who register in person.

 

Place
Rockland Lake State Park
There are 2 entrances to Rockland Lake. Enter the North entrance which has a Championship Golf Course sign, not the Executive Golf Course sign
Congers, NY US 10920
Race Day Events
  • 6:30 a.m. Race Day Registration and Bib/shirt pick-up begin. Shirts are not guaranteed to those who register race day.  Race Day Registration is $40 per person no matter what you are registering for.
  • 7:15 a.m. Kids’ Fun Runs registration closes.
  • 7:30 a.m. Kids’ Fun Runs begin.
  • 7:40 a.m Opening Remarks and Acknowledgements to our Honorary Race Directors and past winners
  • 7:45 a.m. Last check-in for 5K.
  • 7:45 a.m National Anthem
  • 7:50 a.m Runners Directed to the Start (Walkers off to the side)
  • 8:00 a.m. SHARP 5K Race.
  • 8:10 a.m 5K Walk.
  • 9:00 a.m The Awards Ceremony.  There are some special things planned!
  • Due to NYS regulations a parking fee of $8 is charged after 8:00 a.m.!
Pre- Race Pick up and Additional Info

Pre-Race Packet pickup and registration: Thursday, July 6th, from 12pm to 8pm at Dick's Sporting Goods at the Palisades Center in West Nyack.  We cannot guarantee shirts to those who register in person.                  

Shirts can also be picked up Race Day by 7:45am.

Technical Shirts designed by Claudia Cohen guaranteed to first 1000 registrants! Not guaranteed for in person registration.

For additional information please contact: Mike Seidenfrau: wdf@rocklandroadrunners.org (845)270-1025

Course

Both events start and finish at Rockland Lake State Park, north parking lot.  Their are 2 entrances to Rockland Lake State Park.  Enter the North Entrance, it will have a sign for Championship Golf Course.  

 The course is flat and fast around Rockland Lake. USTAF Certified #NY05017AM (FLAT & FAST) 

WALKERS please note that the walk has a separate start and walkers who start with the runners will not qualify for awards.

Awards
  • $100 to the winner and an additional $100 for beating the course record! (Course Record 16:05 Donna Combs 1993).
  • Top 3 Runners Overall
  • Top 3 runners in age categories, 13 and under, 14 to 19 and 10 year increments thru age 69. The next category awarded will be 70 and above.  
  • The oldest racer to complete both the walk and the run will be recognized
  • $100 to top walker (new)
  • top walker under age 19, top walker 20 to 29, top walker 30-39, top 3 walkers 40-49, top 3 walkers 50-59, top 3 walkers 60 and above  (new)
  • The top Mother Daughter, Sister-Sister, and Grandmother-Granddaughter team

SPECIAL TEAM AWARDS-RUNNERS ONLY: Join with your sister, mother, daughter or grand mother and enter as a team. Awards to top Mother/Daughter, Sister/Sister and Grandmother/ Granddaughter teams.

Club/Team

Declare your club affiliation! (register five or more participants to compete in this division.) The top three runners are scored for each team entered. 

The Center for Safety and Changes mission is to eradicate domestic violence, sexual asault, human trafficking, and gender based crimes and to provide services to its victims.  Click the link directly above to find out more about the Center.

 

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Kid's Fun Run

All kids are welcome to participate! it is free but it would be nice if you donated to the cause!  All kids receive a medal.Sign up for this is in person only, no charge

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