Weekly Club Runs
Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Track (Speed) Workouts
This event is a staple of the NRC activities, and is geared towards ability of all levels.
Typically anywhere between 15 and 40 members (and guests) attend.
Thursday 6:30 p.m. Hill Workouts
The Thursday hill workouts meet during the summer months (mid May to mid September)
at the Harborfields High School for a run that goes north through the hills of Greenlawn and
Centerport. During winter months (mid September to mid May) runners meet at the Laurel
Avenue School for a run through Northport's hills. This can be a tough workout with the pace
typically between 9:00 and 10:30. Runners that expect to run a slower pace than this should
coordinate with other runners of similar pace to run the hills.
Saturday 7:00 a.m.or 8:00 a.m. Cross Country and longer runs
During the winter months when there when there is no charge for parking, both runs start at
Sunken Meadow State Park. Each run varies from 6-8 miles depending on the week. The pace for the
7:00 am group varies from 6:30 - 8:00 minute miles while the pace for the 8:00 a.m. group varies
from 8:00 - 10:00+ minute miles.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. Fun Runs - Various distances and speeds
These runs generally are "recovery or fun runs".
These are usually leisurely paced runs of 7:30 to 8:30 minutes/mile for the 7:30 a.m. group and
9:30 to 10:30 minutes/mile for the 8:00 a.m. group. Some of the courses take us through/to
downtown Northport, the Northport "Pits", Crab Meadow Beach, Makamah Beach, Middleville,
Fort Salonga, Greenlawn, Centerport and East Northport.
Annual Events and Races
The Northport Running Club holds monthly meetings at 7:30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
For all but the Summer months (June, July, August and September) the meetings are held at the Northport
American Legion Hall on Woodside Avenue, just east of Main Street in downtown Northport.