Race Day Schedule | Registration Fees | Awards | Course |  Amenities

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:30am Start

The Rochester 5K takes you on a unique 3.1 mile tour through the heart of Rochester giving participants the chance to run on the Inner Loop! 

  • Begins and finishes at Frontier Field
  • Runner and walker friendly
  • Capped at 800 runners/walkers

Race Day Schedule

7:00am - 8:15am Day of Registration & Packet Pick-Up located at Frontier Field
8:30am Start time for the Rochester 5K
9:30am Awards Presentation

Registration Fees

*There are NO PROCESSING FEES when registering online!

By March 31 $25
April 1 - June 15 $30
June 16 - August 15 $32
 August 16 - September 19  $35

Referral Program: Participate in our Rochester 5K referral program and earn cash back! After you register, share your personal referral link with friends & family and you can earn money off your registration fee. For every 5 people that register (for any of these Rochester Marathon weekend events: Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay or 5K ) using your personal referral code, you will get a $10 refund (max of $20).  It's super easy, and there's nothing to lose!


Awards will be presented to the overall male and overall female finishers of the 5K.

Age group awards will also be presented to the top three male and female finishers in the following five year age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and up.


The Rochester 5K will take you thru the heart of the city. Starting from Frontier Field, you will pass thru the historic High Falls District before making your way onto the Inner Loop. From here you can enjoy a unique view of the city that is typically off-limits to pedestrians before making your way back to Frontier Field. Click here to view the course map.

Rochester 5K Course:

  • Start on Morrie Silver (outside Frontier Field)
  • Head northeast on Morrie Silver to Browns Race
  • Turn right on Browns Race
  • Turn right on Furnace St
  • Turn left on Mill St to the Inner Loop
  • Turn left to get onto the Inner Loop
  • Head east on Inner Loop until East Main St where you will turn around
  • Head west on Inner Loop until Plymouth Ave
  • Exit Inner Loop and turn right on Plymouth Ave
  • Turn left on Morrie Silver and Finish outside Frontier Field
**IMPORTANT TRAFFIC INFORMATION: Roads around Frontier Field will close by 7:45 am on race morning.  Therefore, participants for both the 5K & the Kids Marathon need to arrive to Frontier Field no later than 7:30 am. Parking will be available at Frontier Field in Kodak Parking Lot D, located on Morrie Silver Way (across from Frontier Field). There is plenty of free parking. Plymouth Ave will close at 7:45 am and will remain closed until the race is completely over, so if you choose to park in Kodak Parking Lot C (on Plymouth), you will not be able to leave that lot until the roads have been re-opened.


  • Premium Cotton T-Shirt. Sizing will be guaranteed to all participants registered by August 15. Anyone who registers on or after August 16 will still receive a premium cotton t-shirt, however, sizing will be subject to current inventory.
  • Custom Race Bib. Participants who are registered by August 15 will have their name pre-printed on their bib.
  • Finishers Medal will be awarded to all finishers as they cross the finish line.
  • Post Race Food. Participants will have access to plenty of post race food following their run.