• Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Veteran & Active Military - Veteran/Active Military
  • First Responders - Police, FireFighters, EMS - First Responder - Police, Firefighter, EMS
  • Student 5K - Student 5K
  • Kids Fun Run - Fun Run


Herricks Harry O'Neill Flag Day Memorial 5K

and Fun Run

A great event for runners and walkers

of all ages and abilities.


This event began in 2006 as a way for the Herricks Community to honor beloved teacher and coach, Harry O'Neill. Herricks Athletic Boosters continues the tradition of remembering Harry as well as thanking and honoring our Military and First Responders.

Proceeds from the race will go towards scholarships for athletes and support Athletic Boosters programs for students.

  • Terrific giveaway t-shirts and 5 year M/F age group awards as well as Top 3 Military and First Responders
  • Penguin Award to the last 5 K Finisher
  • All children (up to 5th grade) in Fun Run & 5K receive medals
  • Participant Raffles and Giveways

Event details and schedule

  • Packet Pick-up: Friday June 14th, 2019 4:00 PM to 7:00 and  Saturday June 16th, 2018 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM at the Herricks High School Hut on the Football Field
  • 5K Race begins at 8:30 AM; Fun Run begins at 10:00 AM
  • Awards and Raffle Prizes given after the Fun Run
  • Penguin Award to final 5K finisher
  • Field Activities and Games for Children
  • Herricks High School Drive will be closed to traffic at 8:00AM
  • Parking available at Herricks High School or Herricks Community Center
  • Online Registration closes June 11th, 2019
  • Timing Provided by USA Timing

Course Information

Start – Herricks High School Driveway (behind grandstand)

Crossing Shelter Rock Road to Moore Street

 Moore Street to Talbot Street (LEFT Turn)

Talbot Street to Herricks Road (RIGHT Turn)

Herricks Road to Lafayette Street (LEFT Turn)

Lafayette Street to Capitol Avenue. (LEFT Turn)

Capitol to William Street (LEFT Turn)

William Street to Foch Blvd. (LEFT Turn) 

Foch Blvd. to Lafayette Street (RIGHT Turn) 

Lafayette Street to Herricks Road (RIGHT Turn) 

Herricks Road to Talbot Street (LEFT Turn)

Talbot Street to Moore Street (RIGHT Turn)

Crossing Shelter Rock Road to HS Driveway 

HS Driveway to entrance of track 

Finish – Straight-a-way in front of grandstand


Organised by

Herricks Athletic Boosters

100 Shelter Rock Road, New Hyde Park

Phone: 5168408638

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