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Chester Kiwanis Memorial Day Weekend 5K Race - Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Chester Kiwanis is pleased to host the 29th edition of the Memorial Day Weekend 5K Race on Saturday May 25, 2024 at 8:45 AM.

Entrants will pick up their bib and tee shirt at the Chester Community Park between 7:20 AM and 8:35 AM.  Tech tee shirt is guaranteed to all preregistered entrants received by May 15th.

At the conclusion of the race, there will be refreshments, a full hot breakfast and free raffle drawings.  We welcome the running community to Chester and look forward to you joining us for this popular event.

All proceeds benefit:  High School Scholarships; “Welcome to Kindergarten” bags; Christmas Toyland; Veterans; Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital; the Community Food Pantry; the Salvation Army; the March of Dimes and other regional charities.

Runner Awards:  Trophies to the overall top 3 male and female finishers.  Medals given to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following categories:  12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69 and 70+up.

Walker Awards:  Trophy to the first-place male and female who walk – not run/walk – 100% of the route.

Pre-registration Entry Fee $30; Children under 12 $20; After May 22 and Race Day Entry Fee $35

Online Registration:

For more information, call 845-379-1205 or email [email protected]

If you’re mailing the registration, it MUST be postmarked by MAY 18th:  Send checks Payable to Kiwanis Club of Chester to Kiwanis Club of Chester, P.O. Box 483, Chester, NY 10918

Click HERE for the flier and registration form.

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Village of Chester
47 Main Street
Chester, New York 10918

Phone: 845-469-2388
Fax: 845-469-5999
Email: [email protected]


The Village of Chester, New York is located in Orange County approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Our Village is a unique blend of Residential, Business, and Industrial.