A United States Track and Field 50k championship race and 25k run return to Caumsett State Park on March 3, sponsored by the Greater Long Island Running Club.
The certified 5K follows a loop on a paved path through Caumsett State Historic Park.
The 50K offers cash prizes – $500; $150; $100 for top three Male and Female Open and Masters finishers. (No duplication of Cash Awards, except Course and National Record Bonus Awards). Medals to top ten OA Male and Female USATF finishers to top three in five year age groups over 40, USATF members only.
$1,000 Bonus if the first male 50K finisher breaks Tyler Jermann’s race record of
2:48:56 or if the first 50K female finisher breaks Emily Harrison’s race record of 3:15:00. $1500 bonus if the first male 50K finisher breaks Josh Cox’s USATF National 50K record of 2:43:45 or if the first female 50K finisher breaks Janice Klecker’s USATF National 50K record of 3:13:51.
Packet pickup is available Saturday, March 2 at Super Runners Shop, 355 Main Street, Huntington, from noon to 5 and race day morning from 7:00 am to 8:15 am. Pre- Registration is also available at the store and race day registration is available for $65 for the 25K and $70 for the 50K.
The 50K race will start at 8:30 AM, and the 25K race will starts at 8:35 AM.