TUCKAHOE, N.Y. – Calling all runners! The Tuckahoe Challenge Road Race is looking for competitors to participate in the community event's 36th annual installment.
Registration has begun for the popular race, which returns to the Tuckahoe Community Center at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. The Challenge includes a one-mile race for shorter-distance competitors and a five-mile race for those whose legs are more stretched out.
All races start and finish at the Tuckahoe Community Center. The one-mile race begins at 9 a.m. and is mostly a flat track. The longer race begins a half-hour later and features a few rolling hills between the second and fourth miles.
Once again Hudson Valley Bank is the primary sponsor in coordination with the Village of Tuckahoe. Prizes and awards will be given to the top participants, and there will be raffles for all competitors.
Proceeds will be donated to Tuckahoe Beautification, the Tuckahoe Senior Center, the Eastchester Community Action Program and the Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Registration forms are available at Tuckahoe Village Hall and the Tuckahoe Village website. If you pre-register, prices vary from $10 – one race for children or seniors – to $25 – for those doing “The Challenge” (running in both races). Costs go up an additional $5 for runners who register the day of the race.
For more information, call Tuckahoe Village Hall at 914-961-3100, ext. 4.