8:00 am08:00

Wantagh Chamber of Commerce 5 Mile Snowball Run

  • Oregano Joe's

The tradition continues for its 22nd year and returns to its original certified course! We are returning to the traditional 5 mile course from the first 20 years of this race with water stations each mile.

Long sleeved race shirts for first 400 registrants.

For more information, contact race director Mitchell Rich at 516-557-2325

10:30 am10:30

2016 Campus Run-Walk Challenge

  • Hofstra University

Community Mainstreaming Associates (CMA) is committed to providing flexible and innovative services that meet the changing needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Come join us on December 10th and enjoy a run or walk with your friends!

For more information, go to or call 516-683-0710 X212

9:00 am09:00

Jingle All the Way 5K

  • Cedar Creek Park

Run 5K or Kids can Run 1k with Rudolph in Cedar Creek Park,. Adults are welcome to run the 5k with a jogging stroller, this is a day for all. We encourage all athletes to please bring a new unwrapped toy for sick and underprivileged children across Long Island to the race. All toys go to the John Theissen Children's Foundation 23rd Annual Toy Drive

Athletes for Life Blood Drive
10:00 am10:00

Athletes for Life Blood Drive

  • Huntington Hilton

Open to the public. Walk-ins welcome.

Your donation will help to save up to THREE lives. Our community hospitals need your help. Please share this lifesaving gift! Thank you for caring!

For questions concerning medical eligibility, call 1-800-688-0900.

To schedule an appointment, volunteer or for more information, please contact:

Gina Gelman at 516-655-2299 or email

29th Annual Ho Ho Ho 5K Run
9:30 am09:30

29th Annual Ho Ho Ho 5K Run

Fun Run 8:45am, Costume Parade 9:00am, 5K Run 9:30am

1/4 mile • For kids 12 & under • Awards to ALL PARADE OF HOLIDAY COSTUMES 9:00 AM: Come in costume and participate in our parade! Please note: For safety reasons dogs will not be allowed on the race course.

Special Guest Starter: SANTA CLAUS
• Costume Parade
• Fast, flat 5K on the roads of Bethpage
• Special Holiday giveaways for all 5K registrants

Overall Male and Female winners. First three male and first three female age-group finishers: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74,75-79 & 80-84, 85 & over, plus first male & female wheelchair finisher Mens Clydesdale Divisions: 185–199 lbs.: 200 lbs. & over Womens Athena Divisions: 140–159 lbs.; 160 lbs. & over. Special award to 1st CENTIPEDE TEAM and BEST HOLIDAY COSTUME!

GLIRC General Meeting
8:00 pm20:00

GLIRC General Meeting

  • Plainview Old Bethpage LIbrary

Come join us for our December quarterly meeting. GLIRC awards will be given out.

All are welcome.

Stay tuned for details.

Sayville Running Company 10 Mile Run to the Blue Point Brewery
8:15 am08:15

Sayville Running Company 10 Mile Run to the Blue Point Brewery

  • Blue Point Brewing Company


The 7th Annual edition of the Sayville Running Company 10 Mile Run to the Blue Point Brewery will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017.

Registration is closed, but an additional 10 registration guarantees will be raffled off at each of the three Brewery Training Runs; these are not free entries, but only guaranteed.  They are transferrable by the winners.  Winners will receive instructions from GLIRC on how to register for the race.  The three Training Runs will be held on Thursday evening, November 17th, Thursday evening, December 8th, and Thursday evening, January 5th.

  REMEMBER: Entries will only be accepted from runners who will be at least 21 years old by January 14, 2017.

 NOTE: If you have entered the race, and it later turns out that you cannot run for any reason, your entry can be transferred to another runner by payment of a $25 transfer fee at any time up until January 7, 2017.

  If you have any questions, please call the GLIRC office at 516-349-7646.




9:00 am09:00

Presidential Inauguration International Marathon and Half Marathon

  • Eisenhower Park

This event has been selected by Marathon Adventures
 to be the North American venue for its “Triple 7 Quest,” involving seven marathons or seven half marathons on seven continents in seven days, and a field of about 25-30 folks from all over the world will be attempting this feat. 
Yes, we know it’s January, but you would be probably be going out for a long Sunday run anyhow, so why not do it at Eisenhower Park with some of your regular running buddies and new friends from all over the world? 
Accurately measured and USA Track & Field Certified 5.275 Kilometer Loop Course Full Marathon = 8 Loops; Half Marathon = 4 Loops Start and finish near the Eisenhower Park Fieldhouse
Aid Station at the end of every 5.275 Kilometer Loop
No T shirts, no frills....but a chance to get a nice distance run in a chip timed and scored event with your friends for a fee of only $20! 

8:30 am08:30
50K, 25K

Caumsett Park 50K Championship and GLIRC 25K Run

  • Caumsett State Park

Certified 5 kilometer loop on a paved path through Caumsett State Historic Park. This race will give you the chance to explore this beautiful park with outstanding scenic views overlooking Long Island Sound.

Your 26.2 mile split in the 50K will be a 2018 Boston Qualifier, but ONLY if you complete the full 50K distance.

Sanctioned by USATF-Long Island Association

One Station per loop providing water, sports drink and food snacks. Second aid station (fluids only) at the halfway point of each loop.

Packet pickup and pre-race registration will be available at Super Runners Shop, 353 New York Avenue, Huntington from noon to 5. 

24th Annual Rob's Run
9:00 am09:00

24th Annual Rob's Run

24th Annual Rob's Run Cross Country 5K race In Memory of Rob Lauterborn.
Please make plans to donate at the ATHLETES FOR LIFE BLOOD DRIVE

Two start times this year. 9:00 am women, 9:30 am men. 

Rob’s Run is a cross country run, not a road race. Surfaces on the grass and cross country trails may be uneven.


Individual Awards: First three Male & Female overall; first three Male &
Female in age groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19; 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 and over.
Team Awards: Team awards to the top three teams in each of the
following categories:
• Middle School Girls • Middle School Boys
• High School Girls • High School Boys
• Open Female • Open Male
• Open Co-ed (2 M & 2 F) • Masters Female
• Masters Male • Masters Co-ed (2 M & 2 F)
• Senior Masters Female (All 50+) • Senior Masters Male (All 50+)• Senior Masters Co-ed (2 M & 2 F; All age 50+)
Team CASH Awards - $200 per team stipend for the first place Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Men’s Masters & Women’s Masters Teams. NOTE: Only USATF-LI member teams are eligible for Team Cash Awards! All team members must be registered on the same USATF-LI team. All Team Awards will be computed on the basis of “cross country scoring,” i.e. by place.

9:00 am09:00

Brookhaven Trail Half Marathon

  • Brookhaven State Park

This course consists of a variety of trail conditions to enjoy and challenge you. From single-track to fire trails, sandy sections to hidden ponds and all through some of the most pristine and protected woodlands in Suffolk County. Come run beautiful Brookhaven State Park.

10:00 am10:00

Long Island Running Companies Prediction Run and Turkey Drive Challenge

Help your local independently owned running stores alleviate Long Island hunger this holiday season. Runners Edge and Sayville and Smithtown Running Companies are teaming up with Island Harvest Food Bank for a fun run and turkey drive. Please make a turkey donation and join us for a four (4) mile Prediction Run, on the trails of Babylon, where you can win by guessing your fi nish time most accurately, not by running the fastest. Awards to the top ten predictors. 

Blazing Trails 4 Mile Run/Walk for Autism
9:00 am09:00

Blazing Trails 4 Mile Run/Walk for Autism

  • Great Neck South High School



Entry Fees:
Pre-registered (through November 18, 2016)    $25
Pre-registered GLIRC Members             $22
Day of Race                    $30

Race Giveaways:
Every entrant will receive a unique commemorative hooded sweatshirt!

Four challenging but fair miles on the rolling hills and scenic vistas of the beautiful Great Neck South Campus and nearby areas of picturesque Lake Success.

There will also be an optional 1.5 mile walk, starting at the same time.

Packet Pickup:
Great Neck South HS race day morning from 7:15am to 8:45am

Top Male and Female Finisher Overall
Top Male and Female Masters (age 40+) finisher
Top three Male and Female finishers in each of the following Age Groups: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over
Top three Clydesdales Men: 185-199 lbs., 200 lbs, plus
Top three Athena Women: 140-159 lbs, 160 lbs. plus
Top three Wheelchair finishers

Take Long Island Expressway to Exit 33 (Lakeville Road). Take Lakeville Road South about ¼ mile and make a left turn into Great Neck South Schools campus, bearing left towards the High School.

For More Information about the Run/Walk, call the GLIRC office at 516-349-7646

Sayville Running Company Run to the Brewery Training Run
6:00 pm18:00

Sayville Running Company Run to the Brewery Training Run

  • Sayville Running Company

This 5 mile run finishes at Five Points Cafe located a few doors down from the Running Company at 1 Main Street, Sayville. Five points will provide one free Blue Point Beer to every runner who participates in this training run. Spend some time and enjoy another beer and post run snacks, plus raffles, prizes, and product samples from SRC and Brooks.

Please RSVP: Call 631-589-5700 or email

A limited number of guaranteed entries to the race will be raffled off to the participants at each training run.

Blue Ribbon Prostate Cancer 5K
9:30 am09:30

Blue Ribbon Prostate Cancer 5K

  • Syosset Woodbury Park

Your participation will help  fight prostate cancer by raising funds for prostate cancer awareness, education and support. It’s time to focus on men’s health - help us help the men in your life by fighting prostate cancer.

Free PSA screenings will be available for all men age 40 plus who have not been previously diagnosed with prostate cancer.

A 5K course winding through the beautiful Syosset-Woodbury Community Park and surrounding neighborhoods.

Top Male and Female Overall
Top Male and Female Masters
Top 3 male and female fi nishers in the following age categories:
14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, and 85 plus Top 3 Clydesdales 185-199 pounds, 200 pounds plus
Top 3 Athena women 140-159 pounds, 160 pounds plus.

1 out of 6 American men will have prostate cancer in their lifetime. Regular screenings can lead to early detection of prostate cancer, when the disease is more treatable! Integrated Medical Foundation urges men over 40, or men with a family history of prostate cancer, to talk to their health care provider about prostate cancer.

Integrated Medical Foundation offers free cancer awareness/educational programs/support services and free cancer screenings to the New York community at no charge. Integrated Medical Foundation is committed to improving healthcare through patient education and community, outreach promotes awareness and early detection.

9:30 am09:30

Rockville Centre 10K Run, 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Run

  • Front Street, between N. Village and Centre Avenues Rockville Centre, NY

1 mile Fun Run Start Time:   8:30 AM

5K Run Start Time:               9:30 AM

10K Run Start Time:              9:30 AM

For more information, email:, call 516-678-9238 or visit