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Health Care Heroes and First Responders Day
NYRA will recognize the contributions of health care workers and first responders during the Covid-19 pandemic with a day in their honor, presented by CDPHP. All health care workers and first responders will receive free Grandstand admission with proper ID.
NYRA will welcome doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and vaccine site workers from Capital Region hospitals and healthcare organizations to the winner’s circle for a race named in their honor. Local police officers, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics will also receive special recognition in the winner’s circle with their own race.
The afternoon will include a special trackside performance by the New York State Police Pipes and Drums.