Larchmont Run 2003:
Rain or Shine on Sunday, May 4
Press release from Larchmont Recreation Committee
Annual Event Hosted by
The Recreation Committee of the Village of Larchmont
-- One Mile Fun Run To Start at 1:00PM –
-- Two Mile Fun Walk To Start at 1:30PM –
-- Competitive 5K Run To Start at 1:45PM –
(April 24, 2003) The Recreation Committee of the Village of
Larchmont is sponsoring its annual Larchmont Run on Sunday,
May 4th beginning at 1:00 p.m. This fun-filled family event
-- a Larchmont tradition for more than twenty years --
more than 400 runners and walkers of all ages.
This year’s events are as follows:
ONE-MILE FUN RUN – 1:00 P.M.
This non-competitive event is very popular with children.
Trophies are awarded to the First Second and Third place boy
and girl, age 12 & under, and all other participant receive
a ribbon. Because we run this event first, parents can either
run with their children or watch them cross the Finish Line
and later compete in the longer, competitive 5K event described
below. This event begins at 1:00 p.m.
TWO MILE FUN WALK – 1:30 P.M.
This event is a leisurely two-mile stroll through Larchmont
Manor; it is not competitive, and is a perfect event for parent-pushing
strollers. All participants receive ribbons. This event begins
at 1:30 p.m.
5K RUN – 1:45 P.M.
This competitive 5K race (approximately 3.2 miles) begins
at 1:45 p.m. The Westchester Road Runners will man the finish
line and determine the winners in various categories. Trophies
or medals are awarded to the top male and female finishers
and the first, second and third place finishers in various
Both the 5K Run and the One-Mile Fun Run start and finish
at the Locust Avenue entrance to Flint Park. The Two-Mile
Walk starts at the Locust Avenue entrance and finishes at
the Shore Drive entrance to the Park. Before the events begin,
participants can warm-up their muscles at a Stretching Station
sponsored by New York Sports Clubs. At the Finish Line area,
we will also be giving out refreshments and enjoying the jazz
sensation of Ninth Street Stompers to keep our feet moving
even after the events are over!
This year’s sponsors include Acura of Westchester, Addison
Street Spa, Collins Brothers Moving Corp., Foley True Value
Hardware, Larchmont Vision Care, Lusardi’s, New York
Sports Club, and Post Wine & Spirits.
Participants are encouraged to pre-register at the Village
Clerk’s office in the Village Center during business
hours. Registration fees are $10.00/adult and $6.00/under
18 yrs., and all participants will receive a fabulous Larchmont
Run ’02 T-shirt. Late registration is available at the
Flint Park Playhouse on the morning of May 5th from 11:30
a.m. – 12:45 p.m. This is also the time and place to
pick up your T-shirt if you pre-registered by mail or in person
at Village Center. The Late Registration Fee is $12.00/adult
and $8.00/under 18 yrs. Finally, this event is only open to
Larchmont and Mamaroneck residents, and will take place RAIN
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For further information, please contact Race Director Kate
Verni at (914) 834-0546 or Margie Whistler at (914) 834-4602.