Start Times
Check-in & Walk-up Registration: 7:45am
10k & 5k Start: 8:30am
1 mile Start: 9:00am

Where do I check in?
At the pavilion in the park, over the bridge across the river from the parking lot.

Start Location
Start of race is next to Rochester Police station under the big balloon arch.

Free parking on site near and around the starting line in the Rochester Municipal Park lot and on nearby streets.

5k and 10k run and walk routes cover a mix of surfaces. Watch for signs along the route to stay on course.

Packet Pickup
Pick up bib and swag bag at the event beginning at 7:45am, or opt to arrive ready for the starting line by picking up your packet and swag bag Friday August 5th, 2022in Rochester. New sign-ups welcome, as well. Location TBD - please check back here.

Late Registration

Available at packet pickup or at the event starting at 7:45. T-shirt availability very limited. Late Registration Fee: $30.

Proceeds from sponsorships and registration fees (after processing fees) support pediatric brain tumor research with emphasis on DIPG at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Funds are administered through AdvoKate, a 501(c)3 non-profit and volunteer organization.

The race is chip-timed and results are posted as soon as possible as participants finish. Results will also be published online. Follow us on facebook for updates.

Welcome on the run and walk. We ask that those with stollers begin at the back of the line. Be advised that portions of the race course are unpaved / on limestone trail.

No pets allowed

Water stations will be available on the run course. Complementary fruit and snacks are available at the end of the course.

Most likely, yes.

Each participant receives one raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes donated by generous local business. The drawing takes place in the pavilion (near the finish) after the races, and you must be present to win.