Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering in the Greenbelt is a great way to get involved in your community, and to get to know one of New York City’s largest and most beautiful parks.  Many of our volunteer projects take place outdoors along our trail system. There are also indoor tasks and projects happening throughout the year. Please contact us at volunteer@sigreenbelt.org to become involved!

Cold Feat 5 & 10K Trail Race: Saturday, February 24 – Course maps, race results and photos

The “Cold Feat” course begins on the rolling fairways and takes you off into the surrounding Greenbelt trails – rustic and hilly. Due to elevations, parts of this course are challenging, making that feeling of crossing the finish line even more rewarding. We run in all weather conditions so come on out to have 5 or 10K worth of fun with us!

2018 High Rock Challenge Results and Media Coverage

Race day was Saturday, April 28, 2018. Results, photos and media coverage may be found here. Two-member teams competed in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the approximately The course is almost entirely on the Greenbelt trail system. Proceeds from the event help support Greenbelt trail maintenance. The HRC is held in memory of NYPD Officer, John Kelly.

Fall Flat 5K Trail Race: Results and photos

Join us along Greenbelt trails to enjoy the last of the Fall foliage along a fast and flat course. The course takes runners along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes. The course is clearly marked with overhead ribbons. Race shirts, chip timing, refreshments and are group awards round out this yearly event.

The Joy of Running in the Greenbelt by Josh Pesin

When I run through the Greenbelt, my senses become heightened and my body and soul become one with nature. Any worries and anxieties that are on my mind melt away as my body glides through the woods. Immersing myself in nature is always uplifting. Running along the trails feels effortless, largely due to the soft earth […]