Sign Up Now for The Feast Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk
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. Prizes will be awarded to top overall winners, top masters, and top age group winners.
Order pies from Special Touch Bakery and pick them up at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters on Tuesday, November 22. Have a great pie and support an awesome cause! The last day to order a pie is Monday, November 7.
Are you unable to make it to the race but still want to be part of the fun? Register for the virtual option and we’ll send you a race shirt.
Members of The Medved Endurance Project receive $5.00 off of the entry fee.
Packet pickup will be at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 and Wednesday, November 23, 2022, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Pies MUST be picked up on Tuesday, November 22. Any pie that is not picked up will be donated to a local charity (or eaten by Dave.)
Race day packet pickup at The Blue Cross Arena will start at 7:45 am. We STRONGLY suggest that you pick up your packet at Medved on Tuesday or Wednesday. We will be very busy and short-staffed and the race will start on time even if participants are still in line.
The 5-mile race will start promptly at 9:00 am. The 2-mile will begin very shortly afterward.
Here are some frequently asked questions and info that will help you on Race Day:
THE FEAST FAQs
● Can I still register?
Yes! Registration (online ONLY) closes 8:00am on Thanksgiving Day.
Race day PPU will be open from 7:45-8:30am.
● What time does the race start?
The 5-Mile Race starts at 9:00 am.
The 2-Mile Race will start 2 minutes after the final 5 mile participant clears the start line.
Race Announcements will begin at 8:45 am
● Can I pick up bib/shirt for someone else?
● Can I switch my shirt size?
Please bring your shirt to race day and we can exchange with any leftovers after all registrations and PPUs have been completed
● Where do I park?
Court Street garage, Civic Center garage, on-street parking (Broad St, Court St), 168 Exchange lot.
● Do you have a course map?
Feast 5-Mile Route
Feast 2-Mile Route
● Are there water stops on the course?
2 Mile – No
5 Mile – Yes, at the mid-course turn around point. Water only: no gu, gels, etc
● Can I run with my dog?
Due to insurance regulations, dogs are not permitted in the race.
● Can I run with my stroller?
You are welcome to run with your stroller, but we request that you start near the back of the pack
● Award Structure
2-Mile: Prizes will be awarded to 1st Place Overall Female/Male.
5-Mile: Prizes will be awarded to Top 3 Overall Female/Male, 1st Masters Female/Male,1st AG Female/Male
Awards will begin ~10:15-10:30am