RUN585 - Hot Summer Night 5K

Date: August 2, 2017

Length: 5K

Start Time: 6:45pm

Location: Genesee Waterways - Rochester, NY (map)

Join us for a mid-week, low-key road race series at Genesee Waterways. There are 3 races offered from June-August, each with a unique course and common finish line. You can register for each race separately, or commit to the entire series.  All of the races support the Genesee Waterways programs.

Race 1 - Wed, June 7, 2107 - The Big Run 5K - Global Running Day
Race 2 - Wed, July 12, 2017 - Summer in the City 8K
Race 3 - Wed, August 2, 2017 - Hot Summer Night 5K

What Single Race Participants Get

  • Chip Timing by YellowJacket Racing
  • Post race food, beer, & live music
  • Finisher Medals
  • Awards to the top 2 Overall and top 2 in 5 year age groups
  • A different Silipint brand pint “glass” for each race

What Series Participants Get 
(Series registrations must be completed Race #1, June 7, 2017)

  • 3 crazy-fun races
  • Chip Timing by YellowJacket Racing
  • Post race food, beer, & live music
  • Awards to the Overall and 5 year Age Group winners 
  • Finisher medals for each race that fit together to form 1 large medal!
  • A 4th Silipint brand pint "glass" to complete the set

Registration/Packet Pickup

Event By June 5 June 6 - June 7 June 8 - July 31 August 1 - August 2
3 Race Series $65 $80      
Race #3 $25 $30

This race is capped at 500!

There are NO PROCESSING FEES when registering online for all YellowJacket Racing events in 2017!
All entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, non-deferrable, no exceptions.

Swag

All registrants will receive a different Silipint brand pint “glass” for each race.  Series registrants will receive a 4th "glass" to complete the set!

Packet Pickup

  • Wed, August 2nd from 10am-4:30pm at Fleet Feet Sports @ The Armory
    • ARMORY: 155 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14620
  • On Race Site, Wed, August 2nd at the Genesee Waterways from 5:45pm-6:40pm

Awards

  • Individual Awards to the top 2 Overall and top 2 in 5 year age groups
  • Series Awards to the Overall and 5 year Age Group winners 

Race Day Schedule

5:45pm - Registration opens at Genesee Waterways
6:45pm - Race Start
7:30(ish)pm - Awards

Directions/Parking

The Genesee Waterways Center is located in Genesee Valley Park near the City ice rink/outdoor pool.

The address is:
149 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14611

From the South
Get off at the Scottsville Road (NYS Rt. 383) exit which is on the southwest side of Monroe County. Travel north on Scottsville Road for about 2/3 mile and then bear right onto Elmwood Ave. Proceed ¼ mile on Elmwood Ave and turn right into Genesee Valley Park by the City ice arena/pool. Go another 400 feet until you see the GWC facilities (tan and green buildlings) and park in the designated areas.

From the East
Take 490 Westbound to 590 South. Get off the Elmwood Avenue Exit. Turn Right onto Elmwood. Stay on Elmwood about 3 miles. Its past Strong Hospital and U or R Campus

From the West
Take 490 Eastbound. Get off the Goodman Street Exit. Turn Right onto Goodman. Take Goodman to Elmwood Avenue. Turn Right onto Elmwood. Its past Strong Hospital and U or R Campus

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