Genesee Gorge 10 Miler

Sun September 26, 2021 Portage, NY 14846 US Directions
Events
The Grand Canyon of the East Coast!

Genesee Gorge 10 Miler

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Your registration includes a custom finisher medal, tech performance shirt, premium linen drawstring bag, and an individual refreshment package!
America's #1 State Park!

Genesee Gorge 5K

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Your registration includes a custom finisher medal, tech performance shirt, premium linen drawstring bag, and an individual refreshment package!
Place
Parade Grounds Rd
Portage, NY US 14846
Description

Take an autumn adventure to America's #1 State Park! Dubbed the "Grand Canyon of the East Coast", Letchworth State Park, offers stunning views of the Genesee Gorge. Starting at the parade grounds, our beautiful 10 mile course will provide views of the gorge and the amazing fall foliage.

This is a closed road out and back course.

Window Start

All participants will have the option to start their race at any point from 8:00 am to 8:15 am in order to aid social distancing. The start will be chip timed so there is no penalty to starting later. All results will be based on net (chip) time. 

Restrooms & Aid Stations

Portable restrooms will be placed near the start/finish area and along the course.
Aid Stations with refreshments and first aid kits will be available along the course.

Awards

Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female Open & Masters Finishers as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over. There will be no in-person award ceremony due to Covid-19. All awards will be mailed. A virtual awards ceremony will be posted on YouTube in the week following the event.

For more information, visit https://wolfcreektrackclub.com/genesee-gorge-10-miler-5k/

Pricing

10 Mile

Opening: $55 (June 17 - June 20)

Early: $65 (June 21 - July 4)

Regular: $80 (July 5 - August 31)

Late: $90 (September 1 - September 12)

5k

Opening: $30 (June 17 - June 20)

Early: $35 (June 21 - July 4)

Regular: $40 (July 5 - August 31)

Late: $45 (September 1 - September 12)

Travel

Lodging Options (Distance from Start/Finish Area)

Hotels

Campgrounds

Flights

Check for flight times into these regional airports

International

  • Greater Rochester International Airport (54.4 miles)
  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport (57.3 miles)

Regional/Domestic

  • Hornell Municipal Airport (26.6 miles)
  • Wellsville Municipal Airport (40.3 miles)
  • Genesee County Airport (40.3 miles)
Race Packets

All race packets will be shipped. Participants can expect to receive them by September 19th. 

Local Attractions

Upper Falls (2.8 miles)

Balloons Over Letchworth (3.4 miles)

Middle Falls (3.8 Miles)

Inspiration Point (4.1 miles)

Humphrey Nature Center (4.4 miles)

Lower Falls (5.7 miles)

The Bridge Across the River (6.2 miles)

 

Deer Run Winery (29.7 miles)

Eagle Crest Vineyards (32.3 miles)

Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery (44.4 miles)

 

Health & Safety

At Wolf Creek Race Management, we take the health and safety of our participants very seriously. We will do everything in our power to offer a safe and fun event for all participants. We have taken several steps to ensure the safety of all participants, staff members, volunteers, and spectators. These steps include:

  • Open Start Window
  • Providing pre-packaged food and drinks
  • Making hand sanitizer readily available
  • Having EMS on site
  • Keeping staff spaced out on the course to provide on course assistance
  • Sweeping the course to ensure all participants finish safely
Wolf Creek Events
Course Information

10 Miler Course Map

5k Course Map

FAQs

Is there a course time limit?

Yes, participants in the 10 Miler must run under 3 hours.  

Is there an awards ceremony?

No. There will be an award ceremony posted to our YouTube channel. All medals will be mailed post-race and should arrive within 2-3 weeks depending on your location.

Can I walk?

Absolutely, as long as you can finish the race in the given course time limit.

Will there be race day registration?

No.

Are pets allowed?

No. 

Are strollers allowed?

No.

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