Sweaty Yeti (In Person + Virtual Option)

Date: March 20, 2021

Length: 5 Miles, In Person & Virtual

Start Time: 9:00am

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

Registration Opens February 2nd at noon!

Winter is winding down, and the temps are heating up!  So lace up those shoes and join us for the COVID-19 Safe In Person or Virtual 5 Mile Event! The In Person Event is on the roads of picturesque Mendon, NY.  The Virtual Course is anywhere you choose!

It’s a perfect time to get your run/walk on!

Please note: There is a Cap for the In person event.

In-Person Event Includes
• LIVE event on a 5 Mile road course with proper COVID-19 Safety Protocols
• 3/4 Sleeve Cotton Shirt (*Due to limited supplier availability, the shirt color will be determined when we place the order)
• Sweaty Yeti Decal
• Post-race grab and go food bag
• Custom Finisher Certificate e-mailed
• Chip timing
• Live text and email results as you finish (must opt-in when registering)
• Online Results

Virtual Event Includes
• Complete your 5 miles and submit your results between 8am, March 18th, and 9pm, March 21st.
• 3/4 Sleeve Cotton Shirt (*Due to limited supplier availability, the shirt color will be determined when we place the order)
• Sweaty Yeti Decal
• Digital Bib
• Custom Finisher Certificate e-mailed
• Packet shipped to your address in the US.*You may go to packet pickup on March 19th, otherwise, your packet will be mailed the week of March 22nd to the shipping address provided during registration
• Online Results

About The Cool 3/4 sleeve length tee - Bella + Canvas Unisex 3/4-Sleeve Baseball T-Shirt
Fabric: 3.6 oz., 52% combed and ringspun cotton, 48% polyester; 40 singles
Contrast raglan sleeves and neck trim
Unisex sizing; retail fit, slightly small
(*Due to limited supplier availability, the shirt color will be determined when we place the order).

Due to the current COVID-19 global pandemic, we are taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our staff, participants, and the general community.  As part of the registration process, everyone must sign and adhere to this COVID-19 section of the waiver - CLICK HERE to view - You will sign this as your register.

  1. Masks must be worn leading up to the start of your event and immediately following the finish of your event.
  2. All athletes are required to carry hydration with them while on course, there are no water stops
  3. Post-Race food will be prepackaged and in a bag. These will be handed out to you at the finish line upon completion of your event.
  4. Remain physically distant by a minimum of 6 feet at all times, and no congregating before or after your event.
  5. Packet pickup items will be pre-bagged and labeled with your name on them. There is no exchange of shirts or bib numbers available.
  6. Throw out any of your own trash, do not toss it on the ground for staff/volunteers/other athletes to clean up.
  7. There will not be an awards ceremony.  We will mail awards within a few days after the event is complete so we can compile results
  8. Results will be available online after the event
  9. Please check your email for specific race day and packet pickup COVID-19 Protocol
  10. No Spectators will be allowed
  11. Upon completion of the event, you must IMMEDIATELY exit the area.  You can not wait for other athletes as we must maintain capacity and social distance.
  12. NYS residents only
  13. All athletes will have their temperature taken at the start line weather permitting or be prepared for the COVID-19 Questions. Anyone with a temp higher than 100 degrees will not be allowed to compete and will be asked to leave.
  14. Your start will be at your convenience (during the times listed below under Race Day Schedule) and any can happen when you are ready.
  15. Athletes will start one at a time with a few seconds between each start
  16. The course is on open roads, so please stay alert and follow the rules of the road!  You are responsible to know the course as there won't be road marshals due to COVID-19 protocols.

Registration/Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup for both In-Person and Virtual events will be available on Friday, March 19th, 2021 from 10am-6pm at Fleet Feet @ The Armory (155 Culver Rd, Rochester).  We highly encourage going to packet pickup to alleviate race day lines.

The entry fee for the Live event is $30
The entry fee for the Virtual event is $22

**For Virtual Athletes, should you not go to packet pickup, your items will be mailed to your shipping address provided starting week of Monday, March 22nd.


In Person Event Awards Only

  • Overall M/F per race and 1st in 10 year age groups by M/F.  Certificates to be mailed to award winners after the event.

Race Day Schedule

In person event schedule:
8:30am-9:30am - Day of Packet Pickup for In Person event Opens near Stewart Lodge*.  We do not encourage waiting until race day as the staff is limited, and there is to be no gathering due to COVID protocols
9am-10:30am - Arrive and Start Your Race!**
*Only YJR staff permitted inside Stewart Lodge
**Depending on registration numbers and the current state guidelines at the time of the race, we might have to add waves to this event. When you register we will request your projected finish time for this purpose. Everyone will be notified via email of any changes.

Virtual Event:
Please complete your 5 miles and submit your results between 8am, March 18th, and 9pm, March 21st.  Please note: You are not permitted to run the race course during the race.


In Person 5 Mile

This course is a road course open to traffic.  You must adhere to all traffic rules and run against traffic in the shoulder.  You are responsible to know the course as we do not have volunteers for COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Click Here to View In Person Course

Virtual 5 Mile
Walk, jog or run. Inside on a treadmill, outside around the neighborhood—any route of your choice!
Bring along family, friends or even the pets!
It’s a super way to participate in a YellowJacket Racing event from home!

*Please note: If you are in the virtual event - you can not run on the race course during the race day times.


Parking is available in the Beach Lot.