Bayside Historical Society’s annual Totten Trot is on a waterfront course in historic Fort Totten Park on Little Neck Bay, a pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress. The Fort is situated in Bayside, Queens, where the Long Island Sound meets the East River at the Throgs Neck Bridge. The start and finish are located at the landmarked Officers’ Club, home of Bayside Historical Society. The course includes a loop out onto Little Bay Path to the Throgs Neck Bridge and back to the Fort. Runners will pass through the Historic District, which consists of buildings dating to the late 1800s. Timing and scoring are provided by elitefeats on a USATF Certified Course. Halloween costumes encouraged!
Time: Check-in: 7:30am . Start: 9:00am
Entry Fee: $25 until September 1; $30 until October 13; $35 until October 27; $40 on race day
The KIDS’ FUN RUN at 10:00am (costumes suggested) is a short-distance sprint for tiny tots and kids up to 12, grouped by age category. Special “Cookie Medals” for participants in the Fun Run! Free to children of registered 5k runners; $5.00 for other children (register on race day).
Amenities & Awards for the 5K race include:
* Cash prizes for top 3 overall male and female winners
* 1st place trophies & 2nd place and 3rd place medals
* $50 Value Gift Certificate for Best Costume Award
* T-shirts to first 150 participants
* Raffle prizes open to all registered runners
* Goodie bags filled with fun freebies given out to all registered runners
Enjoy the party after the race in the historic ballroom of the landmarked Officers’ Club, the Castle, for the presentation of awards and breakfast with live music.
Get the complete details and register online at elitefeats.com?tottentrot