Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: How can I help out with the development of the John Jay Community Trail?

A: Thanks for asking! You can help in a number of ways:

1.) We are always looking for volunteers to help us build the trail, bridges, and boardwalks. As of Summer 2019, we are entering the home stretch for building and want to have the structures in place in time for the Fall 2019 Cross Country season. Information on Volunteering is here.

2.) We are in the “Fund The Finish Line” phase of raising money to complete the trail. Our goal of $5,000 for the summer push is underway. Please contribute if you can. Any amount is appreciated. There are opportunities for bridge and boardwalk naming as well. Details can be found at the Donate page here.

Q: What are the award categories for the 5K?

A: We have overall prizes for the overall male and female first place finishers.

In addition we have 1st-2nd-3rd place awards in 13U, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80+ in both male and female categories.

Q: What are the prizes for the 5K?

A: Pies – the higher you finish, the bigger the pie. For pie photos click here.

Note: You have to be there at the awards ceremony to collect your pie. Since they are fresh pies made with no preservatives we can’t keep pies after the race. If you have to leave and you know you have won an award or category please see one of the organizers. Thanks for understanding!

Pies from Dutch Desserts are race prizes.

Q: What are the award categories for the Kids Jay Dash?

A: Awards are given to first to finish (boy and girl) and to the first overall finisher in each age and gender group. So there will be a prize for F10, M10, F9, M9, F8, M8, etc. Prizes are pies. Also — the first 50 kids to register get a race t-shirt!