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M -F: 10am-9pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm

      HIGHLAND HOSPITAL LILAC RUN


 

 

CLICK HERE FOR 2014 LILAC RACE RESULTS

 

Date, Time and Location

  • Sunday May 18, 2014 at Highland Park, Rochester, NY
  • 5K Race starts at 8 am
  • 10K Race starts at 9 am

Directions and Parking Information

  • Take I-90 to I-390 North;  Exit at East Henrietta Road, turn North (Right) on East Henrietta Road;  Continue North and bear Right at South Avenue;  Cross Elmwood and Highland Park is on the Right.
  • Free Parking will be available in the Goodman Street and Elmwood Avenue Festival lots until the start of the race. 

Race Amenities

  • Lilac T Shirts to the first 2000 registered participants
  • Post Race Food and Refreshments will be served at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, which is located on Highland Avenue, near where the race starts.
  • Multiple on course aid stations


 

Race Course

Pre Registration Information

 

Packet Pick Up Information

  • Available at Medved Running & Walking Outfitters (3400 Monroe Avenue) Thursday May 15th from 10 am to 9 pm, Friday May 16th from 10 am to 9 pm and Saturday May 17th from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up will begin at 7 am at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 249 Highland Avenue



Course Preview
Run
 

  • We will be holding a  Course Preview Run of both the 5K and the 10K Courses on Saturday May 3rd starting at 9 am.
  • The Preview Run will be led by members of the Medved Staff and Medved Ambassadors
  • The Course Preview Run is free and will meet at the 5K/10K course starting line in Highland Park



10K Awards
 

Total Prize Money for this year's race is $3400 to be distributed as follows:

  • 1st place:  $600
  • 2nd place:  $400
  • 3rd place:  $275
  • 4th place:  $150
  • 5th place:  $100
  • Masters (M/F 40+):  $125
  • Age Group Awards:  will be given to the top 10% in each age group


The 10K will serve as the USATF Niagara Association 10K Championship.  In addition to the prize money above, the following prize money will be available to USATF Niagara Association Member Athletes:

Open M/F

  • 1st place: $250
  • 2nd place: $150
  • 3rd place: $100
  • 4th place: $75
  • 5th place: $50

Masters M/F:  1st place: $100

Open Mens Club Competition (Men Score 5)

  • 1st place team $500
  • 2nd place team $300
  • 3rd place team $150

    Open Womens Club Competition (Women Score 3)
  • 1st place team $300
  • 2nd place team $180
  • 3rd place team $90

    Time Bonus ($150)
    Masters Age grading at 89%
    Open Men sub 31:00
    Open Women sub 35:00

 


Sign up for a USATF Niagara Membership and Finish the Lilac 10km!!! If you do so you could win a $75 Gift Card to Wegmans!!! Any USATF Niagara member who finishes the Lilac 10km will be entered in the raffle. The winner of the raffle will be announced on USATF Niagara Social Media and email blast. The winner will receive there prize in the mail.

5K Awards

  • $100 for the overall Male and Female Winner
  • Customer Lilac Medals to all age group winners
  • Medals to the top team in each of the 5K Divisions:  (Husband/Wife;  Father/Son;  Father/Daughter;  Mother/Son;  Mother/Daughter;  Brother/Brother;  Sister/Sister;  Brother/Sister;  Grandparent/Grandchild).

Safety Information

  • Medical assistance will be on site and on the course
  • Bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, skateboards and dogs are prohibited

Volunteers Needed
 

Interested in helping out??  Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at rock.marathoner@gmail.com

 

Previous Lilac 10K Winners
Year Male Winner Time Female Winner Time
2014 Bernard Mwangi 30:17 Alice Kamunya 33:34
2013 Demesse Tefera 30:31 Hirut Beyene Guangul 34:49
2012 Kiplangat Tisia 30:20 Maegen Krifchin 34:22
2011 Kumsa Megersa 29:37 Salome Kosgei 35:47
2010 Jeff Eggleston 30:09 Salome Kosgei 33:44
2009 Joseph Ekuom 30:31 Maureen McCandless 33:41
2008 Alene Reta 31:08 Katie Danner-Aldridge 36:24
2007 Alene Reta 30:06 Pauline Githuka 34:45
2006 Nick Conway 31:00 Judy Johnson 37:22
2005 Tom Haxton 30:31 Judy Johnson 35:42
2004 David McCollam 31:10 Allison Carr 35:47
2003 Samuel Karanja 30:21 Heather Webster 36:55
2002 Daniel Kibungei 30:24 Heidi Swarts 37:05
2001 Todd Reeser 30:46 Monica Hostetler 34:49
2000 John Tuttle 30:19 Charlene Lyford 36:03
1999 Julius Gwako 29:59 Michelle King 34:51
1998 Todd Reeser 30:55 Vicki Mitchell 34:43
1997 L'Houssine Silba 29:09 Lloudmila Alexeef 33:50
1996 L'Houssine Silba 29:20 Stacey Prey Barkstrom 35:08
1995 L'Houssine Silba 29:31 Vicki Mitchell 33:48
1994 L'Houssine Silba 29:41 Patty Wiegand 33:52
1993 L'Houssine Silba 30:09 Vicki Mitchell 34:11
1992 Daniel Garrett 31:04 Anne Hare 35:30
1991 Scott Bagley 30:38 Anita Kelly 35:10
1990 Gerry O'Reilly 28:55 Kellie Cathey 33:09
1989 Chris Fox 29:07 Chris Huges-Pfitzinger 33:14
1988 Keith Brantley 28:56 Kellie Cathey 33:10
1987 Brian Ferrari 29:08 Kellie Cathey 33:47
1986 Bernie Prabucki 29:44 Julie Isphording 35:13
1985 John Tuttle 28:45 Chris Hughes 33:44
1984 Bruce Bickford 28:48 Chris Hughes 34:28
1983 Sosthenos Bitok 28:58 Nancy Miesczak 34:05
1982 Matt Centrowicz 29:08 Cindy Dalrymple 35:00
1981 Paul Stemmer 29:24 Barb Miller 36:36
1980 Steve Pulos 30:24 Trish Smith 36:53
1979 Bob Hanss 24:30 Barb Miller 27:23

 
 

Previous Lilac 5K Winners
Year Male Winner Time Female Winner Time
2014 Peter Francia 16:35 Christine Sprehe 18:06
2013 Nathanial Lowe 16:18 Andrea Newton 19:54
2012 Josh Guarino 15:29 Amanda Jinks 17:59
2011 Brandon Cowles 15:39 Amanda Jinks 18:02
2010 Steve Strelick 15:37 Katie DeRusso 18:39
2009 Steve Strelick 15:35 Amanda Jinks 19:19
2008 Steve Strelick 15:43 Amy Fakterowitz 19:30
2007 Wegene Degefa 15:50 Teri Wilson 18:20
2006 Wegene Degefa 16:14 Vanessa Martel 19:05
2005 Ryan Pauling 15:45 Brittany Lillie 21:01
2004 Matt Blodgett 17:18 Christina Keck 19:11