Thursday, November 22, 2018
Starts outside of Blue Cross Arena

Race Info

Get ready for your Thanksgiving feast by running 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 22, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Starts and finishes just outside of the Blue Cross Arena

Holy Childhood/Special Touch Bakery

The Feast of Burden 5-Miler Benefits Holy Childhood, a non-profit, non-denominational agency inspiring the lifelong success of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Age group winners will receive a pie from Special Touch Bakery.

Registration Info

  • $25 if you register by June 29, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
  • $30 if you register by November 10, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
  • $35 November 11, 2018 to November 20, 2018 11:59 p.m.
  • On line registration will close on November 20, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.  You can register at packet pickup on November 21, 2018 for $40.00.
  • Members of The Medved Endurance Project receive $10.00 off of the entry fee.

Race Amenities

  • Gender specific race shirt (Register by November 1st to ensure that you receive your size)
  • Post race refreshments served in the Blue Cross Arena
  • Timing by PCR Timing

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 21.

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 will receive a pie from Special Touch Bakery.