Half Marathon & 5K (Live or Virtual)

Join us In Person or Virtually this September 26th, 2021 for Rochester 1/2 Marathon & 5K!

Feel the energy around every corner. Come celebrate all that Rochester has to offer.  The breathtaking views along the historic Genesee River. The overwhelming crowd support from neighbors and volunteers. The perfect mix of elevation changes to keep you challenged. The inspiration from participants alongside you. The Rochester 1/2 Marathon & 5K has it all.

Start Location for both events is Maplewood Park, Rochester, NY by Tennis Courts (Map of Location)

Finish Location for both events is Frontier Field, Rochester, NY on Morrie Silver Way (Map of Location)

Start Times:

  • The half marathon starts at 7:30AM. 
  • The 5K starts at 7:40AM
  • Please note at this time the event is a mass start for each race but may potentially be wave start based on your projected finish time in the regsitration

Offering the following events:

  • LIVE Half Marathon (13.1 Miles)
  • LIVE 5K (3.1 Miles)
  • Virtual Half Marathon
  • Virtual 5K

The Virtual 5K and Half Marathon can be completed from September 26th - October 3rd, 2021

 

Live Registration Includes

  • A chance to enjoy the gorgeous course, be with others and celebrate Rochester!
  • Chip Timing
  • Online Results
  • Post Race Food
  • Finisher Medal
  • Short sleeve cotton T-shirts (5K)
  • Long sleeve tech shirt (Half Marathon)
  • Printable custom finisher certificate


Virtual Registration Includes
• Online Results
• Shipping of shirt (US Address) & medal if you cannot attend packet pickup (any packets that are not picked up will be mailed starting Tuesday, September 28th)
• Finisher Medal
• Short sleeve cotton T-shirts (5K), long sleeve tech shirt (Half Marathon)
• Printable custom finisher certificate
Complete your race and submit your results between 7am, Sunday, September 26th and 11:59pm, Sunday, October 3rd

Below is the Long Sleeve Tech Top for Half Marathoners, the Unisex Cotton Tee for 5Kers and the finisher medals.  (Please note: Shirt Color subject to change based on availability)

Half Marathon Gender Specific Tech Long Sleeve

Packet Pickup - to be determined

Awards

There will not be an awards ceremony.  All in person and virtual finishers will be able to download a FInishers Certificate. 

Overall/Age Group Awards: 

  • Overall Male & Female for 5K and Half
  • Half Marathon Age Groups by Male & Female in 5 Year Age Groups for 5K & Half: (19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and Up)
  • 5K Age Groups by Male & Female in 5 Year Age Groups for 5K & Half: (14 & 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)
  • All awards will be available for pick up at Fleet Feet Armory or Buffalo after the race.  Details TBD.
COVID19 Guidelines
As it stands now, we will be adhering to the CDC guidelines regarding masking, social distance, post race food and mass gathering numbers.  Should situations change we will indeed adjust protocols accordingly.

By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other circumstances related to the organizers or participant, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.

Registration Opens at Noon on June 3rd