Race Information

Urban Environmental Challenge 10K
Bronx, NY
Bronx County
Apr 6, 2024 - Saturday
10K, 5K trail run
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:
    Urban Environmental Challenge 10k Cancelled

    Registration is open!

    Rain or shine!

    Saturday April 6th, 10:00 a.m. start time. 

    The Urban Environmental Challenge is the first 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.

    10k  race for runners only.

    While the COVID-19 vaccination is not required at this time, we ask that all participants  remain at home if they are not feeling well. Requirements and restrictions are subject to changes, as the situation evolves. However, the health and safety of all participants will remain our overriding consideration in any decisions. 

     $35 pre-registration, $40 race day. Race day registration 8:30-10:05am only. 
    Special price for 10k runners 14-18 (10k minimum age is 14) and Veterans.  Life-time VCTC members, please email uec@vctc.org or vctconline@gmail.com for the discount code. A portion of your race fees goes to support the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance for trail maintenance and youth programs and https://www.narrowsbg.org/

    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 will receive Lloyd's Carrot Cake muffins.

    Public transportation:  Take the 1 Train to the end of the line at 242nd street, and walk 500 yards.  Please check online for subway updates.  Runners can 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 schedule here: https://new.mta.info/schedules 

    Make sure you are checking the Saturday schedules.
    From Marble Hill, which stops at 225 Street, it is about a 1.5 mile jog to start of race, or take the number 1Train to the end of the line at 242nd street, Van Cortlandt.  
    Drivers:   Free Parking is available at the Van Cortlandt Golf Clubhouse and all along Broadway.

    For further race information, please contact Rhashida Hilliard, Race Director uec@vctc.org or vctconline@gmail.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. 

    Information is subject to change at the discretion of the organizers. 

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  • Added to our Directory
    Apr 4, 2003
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Feb 12, 2024
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Feb 13, 2024
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