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Fall 5K run/walk

EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about the Shelter Island 10K Run

 

THE RACE

USA TRACK & FIELD CERTIFIED COURSE

STARTING INSTRUCTIONS
The race will start promptly at 5:30pm, Saturday, June 21st, 2014, rain or shine. Staging area is located on the school grounds. School Street is a detour for through traffic, please cross with caution and do not delay car traffic. Do not gather on Route 114 near starting area until called by the Official Starter, David Katz of FLRRT. When called, enter the section which indicates your anticipated average pace per mile.

NO JOGGING STROLLERS WILL BE ALLOWED

SPLITS
At each mile mark. A digital clock will be on display on the right side of the road at 5K.

WATER - HYDRATE, HYDRATE, HYDRATE
Water will be available outside the school from 2:00pm until 5:00pm. Runners are strongly urged to take fluids within 1 hour of the start of the race.

REFRESHMENTS
Water at 2, 3¾, and 5 miles. Signs along the course will alert runners to official water stations. DO NOT ACCEPT FLUIDS from unofficial sources along the course.

FIRST AID
A professionally staffed Medical Tent will be open from 1pm until after the race on the finish field.

RACE WALK
Race walk is 5 kilometer community fun walk. It is a non-competitive event. However, all entrants will receive the runners packet and t-shirt and all finishers will receive a finisher's medal.


START & FINISH AREAS ^ Top



Both the 10K Run and the 5K Fun Walk begin going south on Route 114 from the round about at School Street. Turn left on St. Mary's Road to the next round about. The 10K Run goes right at the round about (5k Walk goes left at round about onto Manwaring Road to Route 114 then north to West Neck Road where the 5k merges with the 10k course to the finish) onto Ram Island Road to Cobbetts Lane, then right on Manhansett Road until Manhansett becomes Shore Road (keep right of the Dering Harbor Village Hall on Shore Road until Shore becomes Winthrop Road). Follow Winthrop across bridge to Route 114. Go left on 114 to West Neck Road. Make right onto West Neck and a quick left onto Midway Road. Follow Midway to Bateman Road, go left on Bateman for 200 meters and exit right onto school athletic field to finish area.

map oc course


PRE & POST RACE EVENTS ^ Top


SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE
Begins at noon providing FREE transportation to the school from North Ferry until the end of the post race party compliments of Sunrise Bus, Inc. No bus service to or from South Ferry area.

PARKING
Signs from each ferry to parking area behind school. PLEASE DO NOT PARK ANYWHERE ON ROUTE 114, as that is a part of the race course. Please park along side streets and keep all driveways clear.

FREE STRETCHING CLINIC
A stretching and warm-up clinic from 4:15pm to 4:45pm on the front lawn of school, near the starting line.

RESTROOMS
Portable toilets will be located outside the American Legion and near the finish line.

DRESSING/SHOWERS AND BAG CHECK
Free Showers and bag check at the Shelter Island High School gym. This service is provided by the Shelter Island High School sophomore class. Tips are appreciated.

NEW AND IMPROVED POST RACE PARTY
Presented by SALT Restaurant and The Island Boatyard - 7:00pm
LIVE MUSIC by The HooDoo Loungers
BARBECUE Modest fee. Proceeds to benefit Shelter Island School Children
Free shuttle bus at end of party.


KID'S FUN RUN ^ Top


Free 200 meter runs through the official Shelter Island Run finish line for children 4 - 10 years old. Free medals for all participants. Bring the kiddos to the finish field at 3:45 for the run.


AWARDS ^ Top

OPEN MEN & WOMEN PRIZE MONEY
1. $1000, 2. $500, 3. $300, 4. $200, 5. $150
The first place finisher will also receive two Travel Certificates good for roundtrip travel on JetBlue Airways.

Places 6-10 will receive merchandise awards sponsored by Gubbins Running Ahead.

MASTERS MEN & WOMEN (40 and over) PRIZE MONEY
1. $300, 2. $200, 3. $100
The first place finisher will also receive two Travel Certificates good for roundtrip travel on JetBlue Airways.

Masters runners are eligible for both overall prize money awards and masters division prize money awards.

COURSE RECORD BONUS
Open Men & Women: $1500
Masters Men & Women: $300

US CITIZEN MEN & WOMEN PRIZE MONEY
1. $250

WHEELCHAIR MEN & WOMEN PRIZE MONEY
1. $100

RACE INCENTIVES
There is a $50 bonus for the male and female lead runners at miles 2-6.

AGE GROUP AWARDS
Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the following age groups. The winner of each age group will also receive a complimentary entry to next year’s race.

19 and under
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75+

WHEELCHAIR COMPETITORS
Medals for the top three male and female finishers.

SHELTER ISLAND RESIDENTS
Medals and a complimentary entry to next year’s race will be awarded to the first male and female Shelter Island residents.


AWESOME RANDOM DRAWINGS ^ Top


Jet Blue Airways and Apple Honda are adding to the excitement with random drawings at the awards ceremony.

• Jet Blue will sponsor two round trips on any Jet Blue non-stop flight destination from NY.

• Apple Honda of Riverhead will sponsor $250 for a registered runner andk $250 for a registered walker.

MUST BE A REGISTERED RUNNER OR WALKER, AND, PRESENT AT AWARDS CEREMONY TO BE ELIGIBLE


COURSE RECORDS ^ Top

Raised through corporate and private donations.



OPEN DIVISION
- Simon Ndirangu 28:37, 2012
- Maria Luisa Servin, 33:12, 1997

MASTERS (40 AND OVER)
- Graeme Fell, 30:37, 2000
(Long Island Record)
- Anzhelika Averkova, 34:49, 2010


GENERAL ^ Top


BENEFICIARIES
The first twenty-five Shelter Island 10K Runs donated more than $500,000 to the Special Olympics and Shelter Island charities. The goal of the 34th Annual Shelter Island Run is to continue this tradition to meet the expanding needs of local charities.

RADIO
The official Shelter Island Run radio station is WLNG 92.1 FM, 1600 AM. The race will be broadcast live with pre-race coverage all afternoon.


 



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