Crossings 5K Challenge & Kids Runs
Join CYC at the Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center, a project of the Colonie Youth Center, for our annual Crossings 5K Challenge & Kids Run. Beginning and ending behind the Ciccotti Center, the course allows participants to travel through the beautiful Crossings Park. This community day focuses on family, fun, health and wellness. Now in our 16th year, this event is held on the last Sunday of September, welcoming more than 1,000 people annually.
The event features a chip-timed 5K, Kids Competitive 1 Mile and Kids 1/4 Mile Fun Run. The Kids Zone provides crafts, games and activities for children. Refreshments, music, sponsor information tables and awards ceremony rounds out the day.
This event serves as CYC’s largest fundraiser, providing funding for CYC’s Scholarship Fund and the Sammy Nathan Scholarship Fund. These programs assist income-eligible families with childcare and health and wellness programming at reduced rates. We seek support from local businesses by offering several different levels of sponsorship, all with opportunities for promotion including print, digital media, on-site billboard and event presence.
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Join CYC at the Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center, a project of the Colonie Youth Center, for our annual No-Cook Thursday. For the last two years, this community dinner has featured food from the Outback Steakhouse. In 2019, the event expanded to include on-site seating with live music and games for kids and families.
We look forward to growing this event every year. Mark your calendar for the first Thursday in June and join us as we kick off summer fun!