Thursday, November 26, 2020
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 26, 2020 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 25, 2020
  • Thanksgiving morning at The Blue Cross Arena

Registration Info

  • $25.00 if you register before 11:59 pm on June 30, 2020.
  • $27.50 from July 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020.
  • $30.00 from September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020.
  • $32.50 from October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020.
  • $35.00 from November 1, 2020 to November 17, 2020.
  • $37.50 from November 18, 2020 to November 24, 2020.
  • $40.00 on November 25, 2020.
  • $45.00 on Race Day.
  • Members of The Medved Endurance Project receive $10.00 off of the entry fee.

Register early and save!

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 25.

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 (5 mile race);  Age group winner receives an award for the 2 mile race.

Race Amenities

  • Gender specific long sleeve race shirt (Register by November 8th 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