RUN585 Series

RUN585 - 3 Race Series
5K - 8K - 5K
Genesee Waterways Center
149 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY

 

 

    

Race 1 - Wednesday, June 5th
6:00pm - The Big Run 5K

Race 2 - Wednesday, July 10th 
6:00pm - Summer in the City 8K

Race 3 - Wednesday, August 7th 
6:00pm - Hot Summer Night 5K


Sign Up for the Series or Single events!

You can register for the 3-race series or singular events. Enjoy the perfect Genesee River Path during the summer months, crossing scenic pedestrian bridges and running along the historic Genesee River.  The finish is at the Genesee Waterways Center, the home for Rochester kayaking, supping or canoeing.

Enjoy Post Race Live Music,

Plus Savor The best of Texas BBQ, which includes Mammoth Baked Potatoes for at least one race and experience mid week fun to keep you going through the rest of the week!

There is no day-of registration. Please plan accordingly. 


By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.

 

Start Time for All RUN585 Events | 6:00PM


Race 1 - The Big Run 5K
Wednesday, June 5th
 
Race 2 - Summer in the City 8K
Wednesday, July 10th
 
Race 3 - Hot Summer Night 5K
Wednesday, August 7th 

 

 

What Series Participants Get:


  • Folding Camp Chair with cup holder, perfect for post race hang out (pictured above) (To first 400 Series Registrants)
  • Finisher medals for each race
  • Series Awards
  • Option to purchase RUN585 Tee for $15+ tax (if applicable) by May 19th
  • Online Results
  • Post-race Food
  • Custom Finisher Certificate
  • Electronic Timing

(T-shirt available for additional purchase @ $15+tax until May 19th)

What Individual Participants Get:

  • Finisher medal
  • Option to purchase RUN585 Tee for $15+ tax (if applicable) by May 19th
  • Online Results
  • Post-race Food
  • Custom Finisher Certificate
  • Electronic Timing

(T-shirt available for additional purchase @ $15+tax until May 19th)


Race Swag
 

 

(T-shirt available for additional purchase @ $15+tax until May 19th - Color Subject to Change due to supply chain

Fees

  Now - 3/31 
  4/1-5/15 
  5/16-6/5 (noon)
RUN585 Series $89 $115 $125
Race 1 - The Big Run 5K $32 $39 $43
  Now - 4/30 
  5/1 - 6/30 
  7/1 - 7/10 (noon)
Race 2 - Summer in the City 8K $32 $39 $43
  Now - 5/31 
  6/1 - 7/31 
  8/1 - 8/7 (noon)
Race 3 - Hot Summer Night 5K $32 $39 $43

By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.

Packet Pickup Dates & Times

 


Series Packet Pick-up & The Big Run 5K:

• Tuesday, June 4th at Fleet Feet @ The Armory (155 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14620) from 10AM-6PM
• Wednesday, June 5th at Race site from 5PM – 5:45PM


Summer in the City Packet Pick-up:

• Wednesday, July 10th at Race site from 5PM – 5:45PM


Hot Summer Night Packet Pick-up:
• Wednesday, August 7th at Race site from 5PM – 5:45PM

 

By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.

 

 

Day-of Event Schedule

 

For all RUN585 Events:

  • 5pm-5:45pm - Packet Pickup @ race site
  • 6:00pm - Race Start 

 

 Awards

 

  • Series Awards to the Overall M/F and Top 3 in 5 year Age Group winners  (19 and under, 20-24, 25-39, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 - 79, 80 and up)
    • Series Awards will be mailed after the final race, once the tallies are completed
  • There are no invidual race awards
  • All finishers can download the electronic finisher certificate on Runsignup.com

 

Event Course Maps

 

The Big Run 5K:
5K Course Map

Summer in the City 8K:
8K Course Map

Hot Summer Night 5K:
5K Course Map

 

Parking & Directions

 

Parking is available at the Roundhouse Shelter at Genesee Valley Park, off Moore Road.  You can view a park map here
There is also parking available at the baseball field lot on Genesee St, click here to see this location.

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

For more information on parking, check out the map here!

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 buildings) 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 of 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 of R Campus

Race Details