East Meadow, NY - December 20, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a 5k New Year's Eve DASH to support the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD). The Dash will take place in Eisenhower Park, starting at the Twin Rinks Ice Center at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Race check-in begins at 9:30 p.m. on December 31, 2014
This year, we’ve made the New Year’s Eve DASH New Year’s Eve Party to support LICADD even more exciting! The race kicks off at the stroke of midnight when the ball drops in Times Square (shown on large screens at the starting line) and takes participants around Eisenhower Park on a fully-lighted race course with start-to-finish sound track and then into the New Year’s Eve Party at our new indoor party venue located inside of the all new Twin Rinks Ice Center!
The fun starts before midnight with the Twin Rinks Ice Center’s “Skatin’ New Year‘s Eve” event beginning at 9 p.m. All New Year’s Eve DASH participants are invited to come early and take part in “Skatin’ New Year‘s Eve” - included with registration! Children under 16 can take part in the Twin Rinks’ “Skatin’ New Year‘s Eve” event for a discounted rate exclusively for New Year’s Eve DASH participants’ family members!
Upon crossing the finish line, participants will enter the Twin Rinks Ice Center where the New Year’s Eve DASH New Year’s Eve party continues until 2:30 a.m. complete with a DJ, a buffet, provided by the Main Event in Plainview, beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks and sodas, provided by Snapple, and dessert provided by All Round Foods.
Fees for the First Annual New Year’s Eve Dash and party are as follows: $65 for Runners and Revelers, and $45 for Revelers only. There is a 16 & under Reveler Only Special of: $18, payable upon entry. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult participating in the New Year’s Eve DASH. To register, please visit the website.
LICADD’s mission is to address the addictive climate of our times by providing initial attention and referral services to individuals, families, and children, through intervention, education and professional guidance to overcome the ravages of alcohol and other drug-related problems.