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Long Island Road Runners Club

Box 232 East Meadow , NY 516-569-4959

East Meadow, NY - Jan 1, 2009: Local

East Meadow, NY - Jan 1, 2009: Local running enthusiasts ring in the new year by braving the cold and pounding the pavement at the start of Long Island Road Runners Club's '5 Mile Hangover Fun Run' at Eisenhower Park. (photo by James A. Escher) Photo Credit: James A. Escher

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Running

Price:

$20 yearly, $25 family

Description:

Started by New York Road Runners Club founder Aldo Scandurra. Among the Island's oldest and most active clubs; more than 500 members. Events include 5K summer series, 7 p.m. Wed. May 16-Aug. 29, preceded by 200 meter pee wee run (5 and under) 6:25 p.m. ($1), 1-mile run, 12 and under, 6:30 p.m ($1) and 5-K run at 7:00 p.m. $5 members, $9 nonmembers, $4 physically disabled and seniors older than 60 ; fall and winter Sun. series, 9 a.m. Oct. 14-Dec. 16, various distances with tune-ups for the Long Island and New York City marathons, relays and cross-country races. Free group fun runs Sun. January and February, 9 a.m. Distances include marathon tune ups and relay. All races held at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, field house behind tennis courts near parking field 2; Hangover Fun Run, 9:30 a.m. New Year's Day. Race fees only $5 members, $10 non-members. Awards in five year age groups.

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