VCTC plans on reopening races to the public in 2022, with the health and safety of all participants as our primary concern. We look forward to welcoming you to the following events:
Van Cortlandt TC Summer Series:
7:00 pm, Thursdays: May 19 – June 2 – June 16 – June 30 (2×2 relay) – July 14 – July 28 – August 11
Run the historic 5 K cross country course for carrot cake and muffin prizes. The race on June 30 is a two-person relay, with two-mile legs over Cemetery Hill.
Carrot Cakes to overall male and female winners. Carrot muffins to male and female age group winners.
Race Director: James Moloney
Urban Environmental Challenge 5k and 10k Trail Race
Sunday, April 3, 2022, 10:00 am – Rain or shine!
Choose Your Distance: A 10K or 5K option is available for runners. Walkers are welcome at the 5k distance.
The Urban Environmental Challenge is the first and only true trail race in the five boroughs! Prepare for a rugged, technical trail race in historic Van Cortlandt Park in the heart of the Bronx.
All runners and volunteers will be required to provide proof of vaccination and ID. Masks are to be worn where people are congregated in start and finish areas. Requirements and restrictions are subject to changes, as the situation is evolving. However, the health and safety of all participants will remain our overriding consideration in any decisions.
- $30 pre-registration, $40 race day.
- Special price for runners aged 14 to 18. Lifetime VCTC members, please email Race Director for the discount code. A portion of your race fees goes to support the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance for trail maintenance and youth programs.
- All registered participants will receive a race souvenir.
- Prizes: Male and female 10k winners will receive a delicious cake from our sponsor, the famous Lloyd’s Carrot Cake. Second and third place 10K runners and age group winners (5k and 10k) will receive Lloyd’s Carrot Cake muffins.
Public transportation: Take the 1 Train to the end of the line and walk 500 yards. Please check on line for subway updates.
Or take Metro North Hudson Line to Marble Hill from 125th Street, or Grand Central Station, or anywhere along the Hudson line. Check Metro North train times here: http://as0.mta.info/mnr/stations/station_detail.cfm?key=8. Make sure you are checking the Sunday schedules. From the Marble Hill station, 225 Street, it is about a 1.5 mile jog to the start of race.
Drivers: Free Parking is available at the Van Cortlandt Golf Clubhouse and all along Broadway.
For further race information, please contact Race Director, Stephany Evans, race director, at email@example.com
Thanks to our sponsors LLOYD’S CARROT CAKE, Hunte Law Group, The Northstar Group, Inc.; Yo-Burger, Riverdale; Garden Gourmet; Westchester Road Runners; Bronx Ale House; Kingsbridge Social Club.