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46th Annual 8K Race – Honoring our Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes

We dedicate this race to the first responders of 9/11 and to all those who defend our country at home and abroad. Each year, the Club distributes proceeds from the race to local non-profit organizations. We hope you will join us as we celebrate health, community, and philanthropy. All 8k finishers will receive a commemorative medal.

When: Sunday, September 8, 2024
8K Race @ 8:00 AM | Kids’ Fun Run @ 7:30 AM

Where: Clinton G. Martin Park, New Hyde Park Rd & Marcus Ave. New Hyde Park NY 11042

Awards: Cash Prizes for Top 3 M/W, Trophies for Age Groups 15-85+, School Spirit Award: a contribution to the PTA of the school with the most participants (8k and fun run), School Division Trophy for the best combined score of district teams’ top 3 finishers in the 8k

At the Event:

  • Enjoy, bagels, bananas, coffee, and sweet treats
  • Refreshments by Lakeville Civic Association
  • Traffic control by Nassau County Police
  • Chip timing by elitefeats

For the Course Maps:

The Kids’ Run


Join us for one of the oldest races on Long Island. This is a USATF-Long Island Individual and Team Championship Race and is part of the Grand Prix Championship Series. The course is a USA Track & Field 8K (4.97 miles) that leads through the suburban streets of New Hyde Park.

Sponsored by:

We Contribute to:

Please Support Our Sponsors:

All Round Foods – 800-428-8802
Brancato Chiropractic Practice & Wellness Center – Gareth Brancato, DC – 516-538-3220

Bravo Beauty Spa – 516-974-2108
Edward Smith Mineola Lions Club
Garden City Park Fire Department – 516-741-2718

Dr. Steven Goldstein, Podiatrist

Humble Cafe – 516-587-1852
James Adams Tree & Landscaping – 516-459-6955
Kiwanis Club of County Seat
Lakeville Estates Civic Association
Mineola Junior Fire Department
Mineola Volunteer Ambulance Corps – 516-248-0141
PJ Diskin and Sons Ltd. – Real Estate – 516-294-9090
Town of North Hempstead – Kelly Gillen, Park Commissioner – 516-739-3049
Town of North Hempstead – Michael O’Neal, Clinton G. Martin Park Supervisor – 516-869-6311

Wounded Warrior Project – 212-629-8881

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