Dirt Cheap Stage Race, #3

Date: November 10, 2019

Length: 11 Mile Trail Race

Start Time: 9:00am

Location: Stewart Lodge, Mendon Ponds Park - Honeoye Falls, NY (map)

Fleet Feet Dirt Cheap Stage Race
A Trail Running Stage Race Over 3 Days
3 Mile TT / 5.5 Mile Trail Run / 11 Mile Trail Run

You can do 1 race, 2 races or ALL 3 races

The series is capped at 230!!

STAGE #1 -  Friday night - 3 Mile Pond Road Time Trial (yes, this is a trail race!)
STAGE #2 -  Saturday - 5.5 Mile Devils Bathtub, with infamous stair climb finish
STAGE #3 -  Sunday - The 11Mile EPIC Stage

Early Start available and recommended Sunday at 7:45AM to anyone who runs a pace to be determined (based on Friday night's Time Trial).


  • Chip timing included along with post race food after each stage.
  • Live results will be posted as they come in.
  • A custom mug to the first 275 registrants!
  • Hoodie to all FINISHERS of the entire Stage Race (Yes - all 3 stages). - Hoodie sizing is guaranteed only if registered by 11/1/19

Registration/Packet Pickup

   By October 14   October 15 - Nov. 1   Nov. 2 - Race Day 
 Series   $65 $75  $80
 Stage 1   $20 $25 $25
 Stage 2   $25 $30  $30
 Stage 3  $30 $35  $35

Packet Pickup

  • Thur, November 7th 10am to 7pm and Fri, November 8th from 10am-4pm at Fleet Feet:
    • ARMORY: 155 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14620
  • Race Day, Sunday, November 10th, inside Stewart Lodge at Mendon Ponds Park, starting at 7:30am.

Volunteer Opportunity

We are seeking volunteers to help at Registration, Finish Line, and Food Area.  Email Sean (sean@fleetfeetrochester.com) to sign up to volunteer!


Awards ceremony will be at the end of Stage 3 for series participants only.

  • Overall Male and Female 
  • Top finishers in 10 year age groups (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over)

Race Day Schedule

7:30am - Registration Opens
7:45am - Early Start (only available to those who run a pace to be determined)
9am - Race Start 

Early Start available and recommended Sunday at 7:45AM, for anyone who finished stage 1 in 50 minutes or more.


The Pond Road Time Trial - 3 Mile Time Trial - Yes, this is a trail race!
Stage 1 Map
One Runner at a time against the clock. Tough hilly course. Starts on Pond Rd next to Add-en-On Kennels. Head lamps are required!

The Devil's Bathtub Stage  - 5.5 Mile Trail Run
Stage 2 Map
Mass Start with the infamous stair climb finish. Starts at Devils Bathtub

The Epic Stage - The 11 Mile Trail Challenge
Stage 3 Map
Taking in much of Mendon Ponds Park and its trail system. This race starts at Stewart Lodge.


Parking is available only at the parking lot at Pond Road & Douglas Road, Devil's Bathtub, Lookout Shelter, and Algonkian Shelter.  You can also park in the far lot (past ARHAUS) at the Culver Road Armory and carpool!

Click here for a map of the park.

MENDON PONDS PARK - Pond Rd. - Route 65 (Clover Street) south from Monroe Avenue. Go to 3rd entrance. Turn left onto the Pond Rd/Nature Center Entrance. At bottom of big hill turn turn right onto Pond Rd. The start of Stage 1 is up about a 1/2 mile.

MENDON PONDS PARK - Devils Bathtub - Route 65 (Clover Street) south from Monroe Avenue. Go to 3rd entrance. Turn left onto the Pond Rd/Nature Center Entrance. At bottom of big hill turn left. The race 2 starts at the top of Devil's Bathtub. If you went past the big Mendon Pond you went too far. Look for signs.

MENDON PONDS PARK - Stewart Lodge - Route 65 (Clover Street) south from Monroe Avenue. Go to 1st entrance - Left onto Canfield Rd. Turn right onto Douglas Rd. Park at Beach Lot.