VETERAN'S DAY CROSS COUNTRY 4K RACEThe Northport Running Club presents the Veterans Day Cross Country race each year on the weekend near Veterans Day. The race is held on the scenic grounds of the Vet's hospital in Northport.
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. Timing and results by Start To Finish using the Winning Time Chip timing system. Results will be posted at www.start2finish.com. NOTE: Absolutely no pets or baby joggers allowed on the course!Post Race Festivities:Hot chocolate, clam chowder and bagels served in Bldg 5, followed by the RRCA NYS award ceremony and raffle (Featuring Super Runners Shop certificates). 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 3 top male and female overall; ($100, $50, $25)Cash Awards to the 3 top male and female masters; ($100, $50, $25)(Eligibility rules forbid high school and collegiate athletes from receiving cash awards. Must be 18 or over to receive cash)Age-group awards will be presented to the top 3 male and female in the following categories: 13 & under, 14-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over.There will be no duplication of awards.FUN RUN:A 1K (0.6 mile) fun run will be held entirely on the golf course, starting at 9:30am. Entry fee is $5 and an authentic dog tag award and certificate of completion will be awarded to all finishers.