RUN585 - The Big Run 5K

Date: June 8, 2022

Length: 5K

Start Time: 6:00pm

Location: Genesee Waterways Center (map)

RUN585 | The Big Run 5K
Wednesday, June 8th | 6:00PM
Genesee Waterways Center | 149 Elmwood Avenue

 

RUN585 Series is back with music, potato bar and games!
You can register for the series of 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.

Live Music by Sinzibukwud

Race 1 - Wednesday, June 8th - The Big Run 5K
Race 2 - Wednesday, July 20th - Summer in the City 8K
Race 3 - Wednesday, August 17th - Hot Summer Night 5K

Start Time for All Events: 6PM

If you deferred from 2020 an email was sent via Run Sign Up and posted on the event website.  You have until March 31st at 11:59PM to claim your deferral.  No Exceptions. We are not responsible if the email did not come through as it is posted on the website too.

CLICK HERE the Deferral Note that was sent March 11th, 2022

What Series Participants Get 
- Finisher medals for each race
- Series Awards
- RUN585 Backpack
- Online Results
- Post-race potato bar from Texas Bar-B-Q Joint
- Custom Finisher Certificate
- Electronic Timing

What Individual Participants Get
- Finisher medal
- Can holder with opener & race logo
- Online Results
- Post-race potato bar from Texas Bar-B-Q Joint
- Custom Finisher Certificate
- Electronic Timing

RUN585 T-Shirts (Available for purchase until May 18th)

RUN585 shirts are available for additional purchase ($12+tax). Color subject to change based on availability.

  

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.

Registration/Packet Pickup

Fees/Dates 3/13 - 4/30 5/1 - 6/5 6/6 - 7/17 7/18 - 8/17
Series $100 $115    
Big Run 5K $35 $40    
Summer in the City 8K $35 $40 $40  
Hot Summer Nights 5K $35 $35 $40 $40

Packet Pickup
• Tuesday, June 7th at Fleet Feet @ The Armory (155 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14620) from 10AM-6PM
• Wednesday 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.

Awards

  • Series Awards to the Overall M/F and 5 year Age Group winners 
  • These awards will be mailed to winners the week following the final event
  • All finishers can download the electronic finisher certificate on Runsignup.com

Race Day Schedule

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

Directions/Parking

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

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