THE NORTH AVENUE MILE
June 09, 2013Start time: Start time: 9:00 a.m. for first wave, and then 15 minute intervals thereafter
Bring the whole family to this fun event. Are you faster than your brother or sister, your Mom or your Dad? Who is the fastest on your team or in your school? Can you beat your coach or Aunt Sue? Find out on June 9th as you run this electronically timed USTAF certified mile course. This event will test the most veteran of runners while giving new and novice runners, kids and families the thrill of running in a spirited electronically timed Westchester County race. There will be age appropriate wave starts and parents can run with their young children if you choose. Form a team and compete against other teams, clubs or schools, or enter as an individual. North Avenue will be closed to traffic for the duration of the event.
Start Line Address: Paine Cottage, Intersection of North Avenue and Paine Ave, New Rochelle
Finish Line and Health and Fitness Expo Address: City Hall, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle
Course information: Starting at Paine Cottage, heading south on North Avenue, it’s a 1 mile course past New Rochelle High School on your right and then Iona College on your left, finishing up in front of picturesque, historic City Hall.
Cost: The cost of this race is $25 per adult and $15 for 18 years and younger
Awards: Top 3 overall in men and women, and top 3 in respective age categories. Team award for the fastest team.
Teams: If you want to run with a team, please designate which one at sign-up and make sure you get the spelling exactly right so that the computer matches you up with your team! You can not sign up for a team after online registration closes. Finally, given that there will be children at the finish, each team name/shirt should have at least a plausible PG explanation
Beneficiary: This year’s beneficiary will be the City Of New Rochelle in honor of the Queen City on the Sound’s 325th Birthday!
Packet Pickup: TBD. Once determined, registered runners will receive an email with instructions.
Timing: We are using electronic bib chip timing with wave starts
Race Website: www.northavenuemile.com
Directions: (parking information to follow)
The North Avenue Mile is a NewRo Runners Event. For more information and to join NewRo Runners please visit www.newrorunners.org
From the Hutchinson River Parkway:
Northbound on the Hutchinson River Parkway—Take exit 17 (North Ave.). As you come off the exit, turn right onto North Avenue southbound. Proceed approximately 1.2 miles to Paine Avenue.
Southbound on the Hutchinson River Parkway — Take exit 18E (Mill Rd./New Rochelle). As you come off the exit, continue right onto Mill Road. At top of hill by traffic lights, turn right onto North Avenue southbound. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles to Paine Avenue.
Take exit 16 (Cedar St, New Rochelle) and follow signs to North Avenue. Go north on North Avenue approximately 1.5 miles to Paine Ave.