ABOUT THIS RACE:
Race Starting Location:
Field #2, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY
The Hot Dog Dash - FREE's Annual 5k is a Running race in East Meadow, New York consisting of a 5K.
Hot Dog FREE's Annual 5K Run/Walk
October 1, 2022
9AM Start Rain or Shine
Eisenhower Field #2, East Meadow, NY 11554
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) is excited to host our second annual 5K, the Hotdog Dash! Taking place at Eisenhower Park Field #2, the Hotdog Dash is an exciting and fun opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to join together to walk, run, roll or stroll through this historic park while supporting a local, independent not-for-profit organization.
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Old Bethpage, FREE benefits and proudly supports more than 5,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness, and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential.
Following the race and award ceremony will be a barbecue, including food, beverages, local business displays, games, and raffles!
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the Second Annual Hotdog Dash!
All 5K participants receive a voucher for a free hot dog or hamburger at the post-race barbecue
All race finishers receive an exclusive Hotdog Dash Headband
Hotdog Dash T-Shirts Available for Purchase
Interested in becoming a fundraiser for FREE?
Prizes for Fundraising
Individual fundraisers that raise $150+ receive Hotdog Dash headband, and exclusive unisex event tanktop
Individual fundraisers that raise $300+ receive Hotdog Dash headband, exclusive unisex event tanktop, and water bottle
Individual fundraisers that raise $500+ receive Hotdog Dash headband, exclusive unisex event tanktop, water bottle, and backpack
Top 3 M/F Overall
Top 3 M/F Age Groups 13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
Top Fundraiser (Individual) a Minimum $750 Raised
Top Fundraising Team (Max. 10 Team Members) a Minimum $3,000 Raised
Team Spirit Award (Max. 12 Team Members)
Proceeds support Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) a local, independent not-for-profit organization.
Please Become a Fundraiser or Make a One Time Donation HERE!
In-Person: Please see the event staff starting one hour before the event start time.
Hurry; Register EARLY to get a personalized Race Number!