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5k/2M Cancer Challenge

Date 2014 TBD

3rd Annual VCTC 5k Run / 2-Mile Walk Cancer Challenge

The Fastest 5k in Van Cortlandt Park 



All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society  - Bronx Region

What:  5k race and 2 miles health walk to raise Cancer Awareness.

Where:  Race starts at Van Cortlandt Park Track Stadium on Broadway by the #1 Subway 242nd Station, Bronx, 10463

Register: 9:00AM

Start:  10:00AM


Course:  A fast, PR-setting course. Consists of 3 laps on the track then a loop of the Van Cortlandt Parade Grounds (the Flats) with an exciting detour up the cow path coming back to the Flats at the north end for the run in, some asphalt but mainly the new cinder track, then re-enter the stadium for an athletic finish. 2 miles course on the track.


Cost:  $25 online (by June 27th), or mail-in (by June 18th).  $35 with T-shirt.

$30 on race day.  $40 with T-shirt.

Note:  Online is cheapest option.  No additional processing fee or stamps.

  • Enter on line by clicking >>>> CLOSED 
  • Print out mail-in form: Click Here!




Medals to all finishers.

5k Awards to top 3 in all 10 Yr age-groups,

Gift Certificates to Westchester Road Runners, Fandango Movie Tickets, Whole Foods, Applebees, Red Lobster and many more....


....and Nook Color Tablets to the

Top Male & Female Finishers!

Getting there:

# BX9 MTA Bus.  #1 Subway (242nd Street) Beeline Bus # 1 and #2.

Free Parking in the Van Cortlandt Golf Club.

Additional info:

Race Director - Glen Shane:, tel: 914-813-8409

Results History Page ==> Here

2013 Results



 Post Race Party from 11:30 to 1:00pm at


VCTC is a not for profit club.  Please donate to us and we can give the proceeds to the American Cancer Society, or you can direct it towards our running events.


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