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The Port Washington Winter Run is a 5 Mile Run starting and finishing in North Hempstead Beach Park. The 5 Mile loop starts in the park and heads north and then south along West Shore Road, ending with a 1/4 mile stretch along Hempstead Harbor in the Park. This race is only open to participants ages 21 and older. All participants will receive a long-sleeve dri-fit shirt. Finishers receive a medal. There will be a Post Race Party in a heated tent with food and beer. Non-runners can join the party for a $10 donation, payable on race day. Proceeds benefit the Community Chest of Port Washington, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization whose mission is to give grants to charities that serve Port Washington residents and to provide below-cost rent to charities, helping them fulfill their missions.
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Race packet includes dri-fit long-sleeved t-shirt and race bib. Pick up Friday, February 8, 2019 5:00-9:00 PM at Community Chest of Port Washington, 382 Main Street, Ground floor conference room (entrance on Main Street) or Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:00-7:45 AM at North Hempstead Beach Park Parking Lot
At race end, awards based on GUN TIME will be given to the top three athletes overall, male/female and top three athletes, male/female in each age group: 21-25; 26-30; 31-35; 36-40; 41-45; 46-50; 51-55; 56-60; 61-65; 66-70; 71 +. Unclaimed awards can be picked up at the Community Chest of Port Washington, 382 Main Street, Port Washington, NY after the race. Call 767-2121.
Race bibs have an embedded timing chip. Timing and place based on chip time is calculated by Finish Line Road Race Technicians (FLRRT) and posted at the finish line and after the race at FLRRT.com.
Post-race we will be hosting a party in a heated tent in the North Hempstead Beach Park parking lot. We have delicious food, sandwiches, dessert and music by Off Peak -- a local "Dad" band. Beer is sponsored by the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company--treating us to several of their unique and delicious brews. No one under the age of 21 will be allowed to register for the race. For runners your bib is your entry ticket to the party. Friends and relatives can join the post-race party for a donation of $10 per person. They will be issued a wrist band which will be their entry ticket to the party. These can be purchased on site at the event.
There are many sponsorship opportunities still available. All sponsors will be recognized at the run, in press, social media and links on our website. We welcome the opportunity to talk about how we can meet your marketing needs with a sponsorship. Please call (516) 767-2121 or email email@example.com.
The Peter & Jeri Dejana Family Foundation is our Event Sponsor.
All sponsors will be on the back of the t-shirt given out to runners.
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The Community Chest is respectful of inconvenience to residents living along West Shore Road and in Beacon Hill. For that reason, and to minimize any lane closure times, the Winter Run is open to participants with a running pace of 15:00, and a finish time not to exceed 75 minutes. For residents travelling East/South from Beacon Hill, West Shore Road will be closed from 7:30 AM to 9 AM. For cars traveling North on West Shore Road from Roslyn, West Shore Road will be closed just north of Fairway Drive. Fairway Drive will be accessible from the south and exiting traffic must turn right. Residents of Beacon Hill Colony will be able to exit the neighborhood heading north/west on Marginal Road.
All participants will be able to park in the Hempstead Harbor Beach Park parking lot where there is plenty of parking.
Make sure to arrive by 7:30 AM as West Shore Road will close at 7:30 AM for the safety of all participants and residents.
The start/finish is in this lot as is the post-race party.