There are a lot of great local races offering discounted entry to members of The Medved Endurance Project. Check out these events and register for The Medved Endurance Project today!
Sloppy Fools 4-Mile Trail Run: Saturday, March 31 – Get ready for April Fool’s Day with the Sloppy Fools 4-Mile Trail Run benefiting the Monroe Community College Foundation in support of MCC’s Healthy Hero Summer Camp. The camp offers academic, professional, and physical development programs for city school students. Camp activities include basketball, swimming, rope courses, cooperative games, math, literacy, and music education and is designed to help reduce summer learning loss in students.
17th Annual Rochester River Run/Walk 5k: Sunday, April 15 – Transplant recipients who come to Strong for heart, liver, pancreas, or kidney transplant often need financial assistance while they await surgery and afterwards. In addition to costly medical treatment, the need to travel – for some a great distance – adds financial strain on patients and their families. Your support will help the hundreds of patients currently awaiting transplants, as well as those who continue to receive follow-up care from Strong.
Earth Day Half Marathon and 5k: Sunday, April 22 – The Earth Day Half Marathon & 5K has quickly become one of CNY’s most looked forward to springtime races! Along with some of the best swag out there, all participants get a tree to plant!
Medved Madness: Sunday, May 6 – This trail race’s course consists of three very distinct loops, designed by three members of our store. The first 300 registered runners will receive a technical t-shirt from The North Face. We will host a catered chicken barbecue after the race. All runners receive a free meal.
Mind The Ducks 12-Hour: Saturday, May 12 – Run, Walk, Crawl as many miles as you can in 12 hours! The looped course ensures that you are never more than a mile away from an aid station and your own gear. Individual and team options available.
The Lilac Run 5k/10k: Sunday, May 20 – A Rochester tradition. Always a good time!
Run with Horses 5k: Wednesday, May 23 – This midweek, evening run/walk is organized by the Genesee Valley Riding and Driving Club and is lead by horses. A truly unique experience.
Medved 5k to Cure ALS: Sunday, June 17 – This Rochester Father’s Day tradition features a scenic downtown course that finishes behind home plate on Frontier Field. Performance Tech Shirts for the first 300 registered 5K participants. Free race entry to anyone who raises $60 or more in contributions to ALS (see our website for details.)
Montezuma Half Marathon & 5K: Sunday, June 24 – This race will benefit the important work and efforts of the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. The Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex support habitat restoration & public use at The Montezuma Wetlands Complex in upstate New York.
Candlelight 12-Hour Overnight Ultra and Relays: Saturday, July 21 – Just like Mind the Ducks, Candlelight has you running in circles for 12 hours to see how far you can go. The difference? This one starts in the evening and is run on trails. A great way to challenge yourself and see what you are made of.
A Midsummer Night’s Madness: Saturday, August 25 – Similar to our popular spring Medved Madness event, this trail race allows you to run the course solo or as a team of three. The three loop course will take you through different parts of Mendon Ponds Park covering a little over 13 miles. We will serve a catered meal after the race.
Crosswinds 5k: Saturday, September 1 – This 5K Run/Walk is a community outreach event to benefit the Patient Special Needs Fund of the Sands Cancer Center at UR Medicine Thompson Health in Canandaigua, NY. This fund is used to help cancer patients pay for supplies and procedures that are not covered by health insurance; thus improving their quality of life.
Old Forge Marathon (and Half Marathon and 5k): Saturday, September 8 – The full marathon, half marathon and 5K will take place on established bike (snowmobile in the winter) trails that run between the northeast portion of Old Forge, just north of the Water Safari, and work their way towards Eagle Bay. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience.
Can Lake 50 Ultras 50m/50k: Saturday, October 13 – Enabling Ordinary Runners to do the Extraordinary. One of the oldest ultras in the area, this beautiful race takes you around Canandaigua Lake. Abundant aid stations make the success rate of this race very high. This is a great, achievable goal to train for in 2018.
Feast of Burden 5-Miler: Thursday, November 22 – Get ready for your Thanksgiving feast by running 5 miles through downtown Rochester. The race starts outside the Blue Cross Arena and ventures toward the University of Rochester campus. This out and back course is flat, fast and fun for the whole family.
Sign up for The Medved Endurance Project today and take advantage of all of these great discounted races.