Event Details

Riverdale Run 1/2 Marathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk.


Fees 

5K
Until 4/30/18: $45

10K
Until 4/30/18: $55

Half Marathon
Until 4/30/18: $80


Kids Dash
$5.00 Suggested donation 


 

Can I walk or run the ½ Marathon, 10K or 5K?
You may walk or run either event, as long as you have completed it within 4 hours.
 
Is there a rain date?
We run rain or shine!
 
Is it a challenging ½ Marathon, 10K & 5K?
The Riverdale Run is appropriate for runners of all levels. The 1/2 marathon is a very challenging course with many hills, while the 5K is a novice course, and the 10K is intermediate.

Kids Dash Details: Regerstration can be done at packet pick up or the day of the race
2- 6-year-olds (parents can run along)
Medals to all finishers
Face painting - bouncy castle - coloring activities
Children must pre-register for free babysitting or be with one parent
Suggested donation: $5.00
 
Do all runners receive finisher medals?
Yes.
 
Will the course be adequately marked?
Yes…mile and km markers are visible. Colored course markings. 5k (red) 10k (green) 1/2 marathon (purple). All courses begin and end at the Y.
 
Will there be Port–O-Potties on the course?
Yes! We'll have a few along the course. Please use only those designated facilities and refrain from disturbing private property.
The run begins and ends at the Riverdale Y. We have restrooms on all four floors of the building for you to use before and after the run.
 
Will the ½ Marathon, 10K & 5K start at the same time?
No.
½ Marathon begins at 8:00 am
10K begins at 8:05 am
5K begins at 8:10 am
5k family (stroller) begins at 8:15 am
 
Will there be a timing system?
Yes, AREEP Services will be doing our electronic timing.
 
What are the ages of participation?
Toddler Dash: 6 and under
½ Marathon: 18+
10K: 13+
5K: 7+
 
Registration Packet Pick-up information:
Thursday, May 3rd,5pm-8pm At Riverdale Y (5625 Arlington Ave Bronx NY 10471) Pre-registered runners ONLY. 
Friday, May 4th, 12 pm - 6 pm At Riverdale Y (5625 Arlington Ave Bronx NY 10471)  Pre-registered runners ONLY.
Saturday, May 5th, 1pm-4pm At Bronxville Running Company (52 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708) Pre-registered runners only.

Sunday, May 6th, 2017 (Day of Race) number and shirt pick up at the Y begins at 6:15 am and closes at 7:30 am sharp to allow runs to begin on time (please bring photo ID) 
Day-of registration at the Y begins 6:15 am & closes at 7:30 am sharp. (we cannot guarantee a race shirt).
Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.
 
Will there be a bag check?
Yes, in our front parking lot; if it rains, in the Y lobby
 
Will there be parking available?

Is mass transit available?
From NYC, #1 train to West 231 Street and Broadway, then take northbound Bx7 or Bx10 bus to West 256 Street and Riverdale Avenue. MetroNorth Hudson line runs regular trains to the Riverdale Station

 
Will there be fluids on the course? At the finish?
There will be tables set up with water for the 5K, and four additional electrolyte replacement/water stations on the ½ Marathon/10K course
There will be plenty fluids at the Y hub
Will there be medical assistance?
Yes, paramedics will be near the finish line, and there will be basic first aid supplies at water stations
 
Can I run with music, or baby stroller or jogger?
We strongly discourage headphones, iPod, etc.
Dogs allowed for 5K run only
We advise that the course is exceptionally challenging for strollers/joggers (please stay to the back if you wish to bring your strollers)
 
Will there be an award ceremony? (Chip time)
We will have awards for the top 5 male and female overall (½ Marathon, 10K and 5K).
Awards will be presented 90- 120 minutes after the start of all races
Light breakfast and snacks, water & electrolytes will be provided during the award ceremony
Beer Garden sponsored by Bronx Ale House,  & music afterward

Will there be access to The Y on Race day?
Yes…It's an Open House to all runners on Sunday. Show your membership card or bib number to have access to our facilities
Please see our website, http://www.riverdaley.org/ for more information
 
Do you need volunteers? What can I do and are there any restrictions?
We'd LOVE to have you, volunteer! We need volunteers at our fluid stations, the race central, on the field of course marshals, and lots of cheerleaders!
Volunteers must be 13+ years old. See our Volunteer page for more details.
Community service hours provided.