Date: June 6, 2018
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 6, 2018 - The Big Run 5K - Global Running Day
Race 2 - Wed, July 18, 2018 - Summer in the City 8K
Race 3 - Wed, August 8, 2018 - Hot Summer Night 5K
Series Registration (all 3 races) is capped at 585!
Individual race registration is capped at 115 each!
On June 6, all Fleet Feet Sports 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:
Click here to order a limited edition The Big Run 5K shirt! Available for pre-order now through May 21st!
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!
|Event||By June 4||June 5 - 6|
|3 Race Series||$75||$80|
|The Big Run 5K||$25||$30|
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.
FASTEST MALE AND FEMALE in the Country: Earn supreme bragging rights—and $500 each—as the fastest female and male in the land.
FASTEST AGE GROUPER, MALE AND FEMALE:
Did you beat everyone else in your age group in the country? We’ll recognize the fastest overall male and female in the below age groups with $100 each:
14 and under
BASED ON PARTICIPATING (5Ks ONLY)
IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL:
If your finisher time puts you in the exact middle of all finishers in the country in your gender, we’ll give you $500!
Finish at the most common time across the country, and we’ll enter you into a drawing for $500!
Any participant who posts a photo from The Big Run and includes #TheBigRun @FleetFeetSports, @BrooksRunning, is eligible to win one of three pairs of exclusive, The Big Run custom Goodrs, provided by Brooks!
5:45pm - Registration opens at Genesee Waterways
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