Date: May 20, 2018
Length: 5K, 10K, 15K
Start Time: 8:00am
Location: Parade Grounds - Letchworth State Park - Portageville, NY (map)
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The Sehgahunda Valley (“Vale of Three Falls”), which encompasses the portion of the Genesee River Valley, was comprised of several villages settled by the Seneca People. The locations of these villages make up the current boundaries of Letchworth State Park.
Letchworth State Park spans over 14,000 acres, with miles and miles of trails - all with varying degrees of technicality to challenge both experienced runners and casual hikers. Many of the trails that make up this race are the very trails used by the Seneca Indians to access the Genesee River, which bisects this valley, giving rise to its nickname “The Grand Canyon of the East.”
We dare you to experience the beauty, history, and challenge of this unique event!
If you're wanting to hang out with us all weekend but aren't sure about running both days, help your fellow athletes reach their goals!
Volunteers on day 1, will receive $10 off their registration for any single day 2 event, limited to first 25 people.
Volunteers on day 2, will receive $15 off their registration for any day 1 event, limited to first 12 people.
*Volunteers will receive a refund to the credit card used to register the week following the event.
To signup to volunteer for this event click here
26.3 Solo - 300
26.3 Relay - 150 people (not teams!)
Sehgahunda 72 - 25
Overall Male & Female for each distance.
7am - Registration opens
8am - 5K Start
9:05am - 10K Start
10:35am - 15K Start
Run the 5k, 10k or 15k or run all 3!
If you register for multiple distances, and are not finished with one before the next starts, you will not be permitted to proceed on to the next race.
The course closes at 1pm.
All 3 distances are based at the traditional Sehgahunda finish line at the Parade Grounds. Each distance is an out and back along East Parade Grounds Road. While the races take place on a road, it is mainly stone/gravel or Broken asphalt, and plenty hilly! Features beautiful views of the Genesee River!
Parking will be available at the Parade Grounds
2 Nights required (a 4 person cabin is $48.25/night, or you can rent a bed in a cabin with others for $12/night)- May 19 & 20, 2017
Location: Letchworth State Park, "E" Cabins - rustic, remote one room cabin (4 people maximum), central toilet building, no inside water, no heat.
Shower Facilities are available in Cabin Area “D” for your use. (3 mile drive)
You will need to bring bedding/towels and cooking utensils.
NO PETS OF ANY KIND ARE ALLOWED IN CABINS OR CABIN AREAS (Including visitors)
NO ROLLER BLADING, SKATEBOARDING, ROLLER SKATING IN PARK, CABIN OR CAMPING AREA
ALL CABINS IN LETCHWORTH STATE PARK ARE NO SMOKING FACILITIES