DARK STRIDES EPISODE #2

Please note that by lack of information, the event has been archived.
September 16, 2016

DARK STRIDES EPISODES happen at night time. All Athletes MUST WEAR head lamps to compete in DarkStrides.com events

Episode 2 starts on the road, takes you through camp grounds, down a BLVD, into and over the sand dunes, along a moonlit beach before running through a field and finishing under the glow of the DarkStrides.com finisher arch at Nickerson Beach


10k & 5k COURSE MAP


10k & 5K COURSE MAP.


(the 10k course is 2 laps of the 5k route)


CLICK HERE to USE INTERACTIVE COURSE MAP


Awards


FINISHER MEDALS:-


Finisher medals will be given out to those particpants that register for and complete the 10k Run only. (be sure to register for the series to collect them all)


Race Awards


Categories


Top three Male & Female Overall


Top three Individual Age Groups in each category: 
7-13(Youth),14-18 (High School), 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+


Every athlete at a Race Awesome Event is important, from the first finisher to the final finisher. We encourage all athletes to stay and enjoy the post-race food & beverages and to cheer in the final finisher. The awards ceremony will commence as soon as the final finisher crosses the line, and the raffle will take place at the end of the awards ceremony. You must be there to win.


If you can’t stay for the awards CONTACT US. We will give you directions as to how you can send us a self-addressed, stamped envelope for 2 pounds, and your award will be shipped to you.


Event Schedule


EPISODE#2  Schedule


Tuesday Before Race
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Packet Pickup  Location TBD


Race Day


7:00 p.m. Race Site Check-in OPENS


8:45 p.m. SHARP Check-in CLOSES


8:50 p.m. Pre-Race Briefing


8:55 p.m. National Anthem


9:00 p.m. Race Starts


9:28 p.m. First Finisher


10:35 p.m. Final Finisher


10:40 p.m.  Awards Ceremony & Raffle


11:00 p.m. Event Finishes


Packet Pickup


Packet Pick-up


September 13th, 2016
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Packet Pick-up, Nassau County Location TBD


September 16th, 2016
7:00 p.m. – 8:45 a.m. @ The Race Site, Nickerson Beach Park, 880 Lido Blvd, Lido Beach, NY 11561


Important Info
Please do NOT call Packet Pick-Up locations, as they do NOT have information on the event.  Email us ([email protected]) your question, we will be sure to get back to you ASAP.


Parking


Race Day Parking is inside Nickerson Beach PARK. PLEASE NOTE EXITTING THE PARK WHILE THE RACE IS IN PROGRESS WILL BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO LEAVE BEFORE 11PM WE SUGGEST PARKING OUTSIDE THE PARK AND WALKING IN.


CLICK HERE for the INTERACTIVE GOOGLE MAP


Pricing Policy


The True Price


Our Policy: We don’t feel that the "service charge/convenience charge" is fair to any athlete. At Race Awesome the price you see is the price you pay, nothing more. This is our "True Price Guarantee".


Refund Policy


What We Offer:- There are No Refunds and entries are Not Transferable.
However, if you are injured, simply email us at [email protected] and explain your injury. We will then offer you the opportunity to come and work at the event you registered for. In return for working at the event, we will roll your entry over to the same race the following year at no charge. We don’t require a doctor’s note, honesty is just fine for us.


USATF


USA Track & Field (USATF):- is the National Governing Body for track & field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world’s oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the No. 1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. Led by President Stephanie Hightower and CEO Max Siegel, USATF is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization with a staff of professional program administrators at the National Office in Indianapolis.


RESULTS


CHECK BACK Post Race for all the results.


Rules & Regulations


Event Rules and Regulations


USA Track & Field has issued a set of rules to maintain consistency and order from race to race across the country. The rules include sections on membership, and rules of conduct. The USATF Competition Rules book is available for viewing, in PDF format below.
Complete 2014 USATF Competition Rules Book
Every participant, official, volunteer and spectator should consider all safety issues and make related decisions prudently without reliance upon the Competitive Rules.


Safety


A Shared Responsibility:- No matter what inspired you to become an athlete, you’re responsible for showing up at the starting line fully prepared for the challenge ahead of you. Safety in the sport is not just the responsibility of the National Governing Body, sanctioned events and race directors, who are subject to the scrutiny of USATF sanctioning process and expected to uphold the best safety protocols. It’s also the responsibility of the athlete.


Reminders


From The Race Awesome Team



  • Run number must be on the front of the body during the entire run! 

  • Any unsportsman-like behavior to other competitors and/or event staff will be dealt with by an immediate disqualification.

  • Stay Happy and Positive. For more on Happiness CLICK HERE

Travel & Accommodations



Traveling To The Race?


Here Are Some Alternate Ways To Get There:- CLICK HERE For the GOOGLE MAP


The nearest Long Island Railroad station is Longbeach. The Longbeach station is located less than 4 miles from the Race Site. For scheduling and fare information CLICK HERE.


CLICK HERE to use the INTERACTIVE GOOGLE MAP


Videos & Photos


Race Photos & Videos


RaceAwesome.com & DarkStrides.com are PROUD to offer FREE photo’s for ALL ATHLETES to download and SHARE at will…. 


Check back post race for links to your photo’s


You can see photo’s from our OTHER AWESOME EVENTS by CLICKING HERE

Lido Beach

Official website

Click to reach the official site

Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]

Races

5k Run/Walk

September 16, 2016 (Friday) - 21:00
Running
5 kilometers
Night

DARK STRIDES EPISODES happen at night time. All Athletes MUST WEAR head lamps to compete in DarkStrides.com events

Episode #2 starts on the road, takes you through camp grounds, down a BLVD, into and over the sand dunes, along a moonlit beach before running through a field and finishing under the glow of the DarkStrides.com finisher arch at Nickerson Beach

10k Run/Walk

September 16, 2016 (Friday) - 21:00
Running
10 kilometers
Night

DARK STRIDES EPISODES happen at night time. All Athletes MUST WEAR head lamps to compete in DarkStrides.com events

Episode #2 starts on the road, takes you through camp grounds, down a BLVD, into and over the sand dunes, along a moonlit beach before running through a field and finishing under the glow of the DarkStrides.com finisher arch at Nickerson Beach

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