David Lerner Associates Police Appreciation Virtual 5K Run

Complete your event anytime from August 25 - September 30, 2020!

This year, join us in honoring our Long Island Police forces by running a 3.1 mile virtual run any day between August 25- September 30. The event benefits the Police Crisis Fund, which aids officers and their families in times of personal financial emergencies.

David Lerner Associates and the Greater Long Island Running Club are proud to be able to pay well deserved tribute to Long Island’s Finest through the David Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation Run. In this, we continue to celebrate the ongoing efforts of the outstanding men and women who serve on the police forces here on Long Island. The Police Crisis Fund that has been established to aid law enforcement officers and their families in times of personal financial emergencies is financed solely through the proceeds of this Run. Now more than ever, we call on Long Island runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes to join with us in showing our support and our empathy for Long Island’s Finest through the David Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation Run. We will NEVER forget! 

The first $1000 of the proceeds of the Run will be donated to the Nassau Police Running Club and its Scholarship fund.  



 High-quality race-themed 1/4 zip hooded packable windbreaker for all who register! Keep warm and dry with your very own race keepsake!

NOTE: If you are ordering size XS, you will not receive the 2-tone jacket above - you will receive the solid royal blue jacket below:

If you register by September 14 you will be guaranteed that your jacket will be available starting September 28. If you register after September 14th, you may have to wait until mid-October for your jacket. We will notify you when it is available with additional information based on the pick-up option you choose when you register. 



Door Prizes

Every registered participant is automatically entered into the door prize drawing following the close of the event for 6 gift card donated by Runners Edge  (2 =$50 and 4= $25).   Drawing will take place LIVE on social media outlets (Facebook and Instagram) on Friday, October 9th at 1:00 pm.   Winners will be notified and need not be watching at time of live drawing. 

Virtual Race Participant Instructions

You may run your race anytime after registering and before 11:59 PM EST on September 30, 2020. You can post your results now through September 30th. 

Print your bib, complete your run, and upload your results and photos on the race website. 

At registration, you must indicate whether or not your swag should be mailed to you, if you will be picking it up at Runner's Edge, or if you would prefer to pick it up at the GLIRC Clubhouse. (Details to be provided at a later date). 

Download 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!

Run Safely!

Please adhere to all local laws and guidelines that apply in your area regarding safety with COVID-19. Social distancing and/or masks are vital at this time. The current guidelines for the CDC regarding COVID-19 risk and prevention are found HERE.  It is fully within the rules of the virtual race to use a treadmill, so feel free to do that if it is a safer option for you. Give yourself sufficient time to rest and recover after all physical activities, and listen to your body. If you feel sick, consult a health practitioner and avoid physical activities until cleared.

If you are running in public, please adhere to all traffic safety laws in your area. Run on sidewalks where possible, and face oncoming traffic on road shoulders where sidewalks are not available so that you can see what is coming toward you at any given time. Consider wearing no headphones, or above-ear headphones that are not noise-canceling, so that you may hear what is going on around you. 

Virtual Race Results

You may submit your results for this race through 11:59 PM EST  September 30, 2020. Click here to reach the page where you can submit your virtual results.   You can also go to your RunSignUp profile, go to your Upcoming races, and click on Submit Virtual Results. 

Enjoy your race, and be sure to tag us in your results! We are @runglirc on Instagram, and use hashtag #PoliceRun2020 and, 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 with other members. 

****Don't forget to print out your finisher's certificate after you submit your time by going back to the results! ****

Share Your Race Photos!

This virtual race is one that we perform while apart, but it can bring us together. We would all love to see where you ran, and those smiling finisher photos! Please upload your photos directly on RunSignup when you submit your results!  Once you post your results, on the next page click on "submit your photos" and then click on "start uploading your photos".

We would also love for you to post your photos on social media and tag us! Use the hashtag #PoliceRun2020 on Instagram and Facebook, and please tag us - we are @runglirc on Instagram, and our Facebook page can be found HERE.

You can also email us your photos!!  Email to info@glirc.org - we can't wait to see them! 

Virtual Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this Virtual Race, click the button below.


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