Thursday, November 28, 2019
Starts outside of Blue Cross Arena

Race Info

Get ready for your Thanksgiving feast by running 2 or 5 miles through downtown Rochester. The race starts outside the Blue Cross Arena and ventures towards the University of Rochester campus. This out and back course is flat, fast and fun for the whole family.

  • Thanksgiving Day:  Thursday November 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Starts and finishes just outside of the Blue Cross Arena

Volunteers Needed!

Do you want to participate and help a good cause but can’t run? We can always use a little extra help.

  • In-Store Packet Pickup on November 27, 2019
  • Thanksgiving morning at The Blue Cross Arena

Registration Info

  • $25.00 if you register by June 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
  • $27.50 from July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019
  • $30.00 from September 1, 2019 to November 1, 2019
  • $32.50 from November 2, 2019 to November 16, 2019
  • $35.00 from November 17, 2019 to November 26, 2019
  • On line registration will close on November 26, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.  You can register at packet pickup on November 27, 2019 for $40.00.
  • Members of The Medved Endurance Project receive $10.00 off of the entry fee.

Packet Pick Up

Race packet pickup will be at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27.

To save time on race day, we highly recommend that you pick up your race packet at Medved

Day of Race Packet Pick Up will be held in the lobby of the Blue Cross Arena starting at 7:30 a.m.


  • Top Male and Female Finishers
  • Top Masters (40+) Male and Female
  • Age Group Winners for the 5-Miler will receive a pie from Special Touch Bakery.
  • Top three places of each age group receive a prize

Race Amenities

  • Gender specific long sleeve race shirt (Register by November 10th to ensure that you receive your size)
  • Light refreshments served after the race in the Blue Cross Arena
  • Timing by PCR Timing
  • Thanksgiving Pies can be pre-ordered through Special Touch Bakery