Date: June 5, 2019
Start Time: 6:45pm
Location: Genesee Waterways - Rochester, NY (map)
Join us for a mid-week, low-key road race series at Genesee Valley Park. There are 3 races offered from June-August, each with a unique course and common finish line. All of the races support the Genesee Waterways programs.
Race 1 - Wed, June 5, 2019 - The Big Run 5K - Global Running Day
Race 2 - Wed, July 17, 2019 - Summer in the City 8K
Race 3 - Wed, August 7, 2019 - Hot Summer Night 5K
Series Registration (all 3 races) is capped at 585!
Individual race registration is capped at 115 each!
RUN585 shirt available for additional purchase when registering!
Live music for the series will be provided by The Transport!
Beer for the series will be provided by Twin Elder Brewery! The first 12oz. pour is on us, additional beer will be available for purchase (for everyone of age).
On June 5, all Fleet Feet locations will participate in the The Big Run, a nationwide event coinciding with Global Running Day.
We want to see the whole community participate because, seriously, running together rocks. Let us recap the ways:
We are seeking volunteers to help at Registration, Finish Line, Food Area, Road Marshals, & Water Stops. CLICK HERE to sign-up to volunteer at The Big Run 5K!
0 - 100 Registered
|101 - 300 Registered||301 - 585 Registered|
The Big Run 5K
0 - 50 Registered
|51 - 95 Registered||96 - 115 Registered|
This race series (all 3 races) is capped at 585!
The Big Run 5K is capped at 115!
There are NO PROCESSING FEES when registering online for all YellowJacket Racing events!
All entries are non-transferable and non-deferrable, no exceptions.
5pm - Registration opens at Genesee Waterways (please don't wait until this time to get your goods, come to in store packet pickup - you'll feel way less stressed with all the fun schwag you'll get)
6:45pm - Race Start
7:30(ish)pm - Awards
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 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