May 19, 2013
The 2013 Long Island Kidney Walk will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Check-in begins at 9:30am; and the walk begins at 10:30am.
For more information, please contact Andrea Denhart at email@example.com.
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, New York 11554
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
212-889-2210, ext. 362
The NYPD Running Club will present the 12th annual NYPD Memorial 5-K Run on Sunday, May 19, 2013. The prayer service begins at 9:30am and the run at 10:13am. The run begins at the corner of Liberty Street & West Street, New York. Runners may order a personalized bib to wear to honor a specific fallen officer, or you will be assigned an fallen officer at random. Bib details can be found here. Details about the fallen officers can be found here.
Each year on the Sunday following National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day on May 15, the NYPD Running Club is honored to bring together Law Enforcement Officers and the community, to pay tribute to more than 750 NYPD Officers who have died in the line of duty. In a continued effort to honor their fallen comrades runners and spectators gather for a short prayer at the NYC Police Memorial Wall in Battery Park City, followed by a 5-K Run/Walk, a Children’s Fun Run, and a free barbeque for all participants.
The fee to run for an adult is $25.00 before May 12, 2013; $30.00 after the 12th. For those under 16, the fee to run is $15.00 before May 12, 2013; $20.00 after the 12th. To attend the barbeque only (non-runner) is $10.00.
Online registration will be available here. General information about the run is available here.
May 18, 2013
The Tower of Hope and ShopRite Stores are proud to announce their third annual Westchester Walk for Wounded Veterans on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 10:00am. The walk will be held rain or shine.
Please click here to pre-register or to sponsor a walker. There is a minimum donation of $20.00 to pre-register. Once you have registered, you can set a fundraising goal, personalize a webpage and email & use social media to ask your family, friends and coworkers to sponsor you. Those raising more than $100.00 in sponsorships will receive a “Proud to be an American” t-shirt.
Can’t walk? Please sponsor “TEAM USA” by clicking here.
The Tower of Hope honours Tom Sinton by raising money to train service dogs for wounded warriors. Tom Sinton was atop Tower 1 of the World Trade Center on the day of the terrorist attack, working for Cantor Fitzgerald.
Tibbett’s Brook Park
Midland and Teresa Avenues
The Tower of Hope
228 Park Avenue South, Suite 19065
New York, NY 10003
The 8th annual Brooke Jackman Race for Literacy will be held this year on Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Oyster Bay, New York. Registration begins at 8:30am. The 1 /4 Mile Fun Run for Future Olympians, Age 8 and under, starts at 9:45am. Crafts for kids begin at 9:15am. The adults’ run begins at 10:15am.
Cost for the 5-K Run/Walk if pre-registered by May 13, 2013 – $20.00. Cost to register on race day -$25.00. Registration for students under age 18 - $10.00. To register, please click here.
All entrants will receive a high-quality commemorative T-shirt and a water bottle.
To check in on race day – pick up numbers, shirts and chips at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, on Saturday, May 18 from 8:30am to 10:00am. There will be absolutely no pick-up after 10:00am.
You can learn more by clicking here.
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School
150 West Main Street
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
P.O. Box 354
Mill Neck, NY 11765
May 11, 2013
Registration for the 2013 National Police Week 5-K is now open! The race will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Watch this space for more details soon.
National Police Week 5-K
600 block 4th Street, NW
May 1, 2013
America’s protectors and defenders, led by US Navy SEALs, will be walking 2,000 miles, from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, to Dallas, TX, in order to renew and restore the true meaning of Memorial Day.
Starting on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, members of our military will leave West Point carrying tokens of remembrance to honor fallen heroes or to pay respects to veterans who have served in the U.S. military throughout America’s history. They will arrive in Dallas on May 26, 2013.
Walkers will arrive in NYC on the morning of Wednesday, May 1, 2013, and will enter the National September 11th Memorial at (approximately) 12:15pm for a short ceremony. The 9/11 community is invited to participate in the walk or to welcome walkers to the World Trade Center site. The walkers will include members of the military and combat veterans as well as first responders and survivors of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the families of victims.
For those September 11th community members who would like to walk to the Memorial with the military, the walk will depart from 292 Madison Avenue (at 41st Street) at 10:00am.
To participate, you must RSVP to NeverForget@theBravest.com in order to be admitted onto the Memorial Plaza. Please include names of each person attending and your involvement (family member, survivor, first responder, recovery worker) with the attacks. You will receive more details after your RSVP.