Tag Archives: 5k

Race Review: Feast of Burden 5 Mile, Rochester, NY, 11/23/17

I’ve run quite a few Turkey Day races over the years. This Thanksgiving event was an inaugural race, held in downtown Rochester. I decided to do this race because I liked the fact that it was a low key event. … Continue reading

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Race Review: Rylie J’s Boo & Brew 5k, 10/28/17, Geneva, NY

Halloween themed races are particularly fun, because you can dress up and run in costume. I’ve run various Halloween races over the years. This was my first time trying the “Boo & Brew” in Geneva, NY. The brew in the … Continue reading

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Race Review: The Run For Sponge 5k, 9/23/17

Fall running season is here! Usually, in upstate New York, that means cool, crisp weather. However, we’ve had a wacky weather Summer followed by a Fall heat wave. What this meant was that race day temperatures hovered in the upper … Continue reading

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J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge, 7/11/17, Rochester, NY

The J.P.Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge is “an annual series of 3.5-mile road footraces with an intended focus on promoting fitness, camaraderie and team work to employees of local businesses and organizations.” I couldn’t run it last year because I was too … Continue reading

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Earth Day 5k Baldwinsville, NY 4/23/17

Celebrating Earth Day by running outside seemed very fitting. Even though Syracuse is about an hour and a half from my house, this race looked appealing. For starters, the race has a unique start, beginning on a farm at a … Continue reading

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Race Review: Old Fort Niagara Holiday 5k, Youngstown, NY 12/10/16

I’m always game for a new race, so when I saw the description for this one, I was intrigued. “Soldiers will fire their muskets at 10:30am sharp to signal the start of the race which will take place entirely within … Continue reading

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Race Review: Whoville 5k, Hornell, NY 12/3/16

What better way to get into the spirit of the season than by running a Grinch inspired race? This event fit into the theme of Whoville for the Business district in downtown Hornell, NY. There were many events prior to this race, … Continue reading

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