Tue June 15 - Fri August 27, 2021 Rochester, NY 14611 US Directions

Hot Summer Night 5k LIVE EVENT

$32 08/25 4:30PM EDT - 6:00PM EDT Registration ends August 22, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

RUN585 - 3 Race Series
5K - 8K - 5K
To benefit Genesee Waterways programs

RUN585 Series is Back!  
You can register for the series of singular events. Enjoy the perfect Genesee River Path during the summer months, crossing scenic pedestrian bridges and running along the historic Genesee River.  The finish is at the Genesee Waterways Center, the home for Rochester kayaking, supping or canoeing.

Please Note: Those that deferred their 2020 entry or ran the 2020 virtual event please keep an eye out for how to process the offerings from 2020.

Race 1 - June 16th - The Big Run 5K
Race 2 - July 21st - Summer in the City 8K
Race 3 - August 25th - Hot Summer Night 5K

Start Time: You can begin anytime between 4:30PM and 6PM

What Series Participants Get 
- Finisher medals for each race
- Series Awards
- Huge Cooler to store cold drinks
- Online Results
- Race Specific Commemorative Sticker
- LIVE event with proper COVID-19 Safety Protocols
- Post-race grab and go food bag
- Custom Finisher Certificate e-mailed
- Electronic Timing

What Individual Participants Get
- Finisher medal
- Race Logoed Koozie
- Online Results
- Race Specific Commemorative Sticker
- LIVE event with proper COVID-19 Safety Protocols
- Post-race grab and go food bag
- Custom Finisher Certificate e-mailed
- Electronic Timing

Virtual Event Includes

  • Complete your event and submit your results between:
  •       The Big Run 5K - 8am, June 15th, and 9pm, June 18th
          Summer in the City 8K - 8am, July 20th, and 9pm, July 23rd
          Hot Summer Nights 5K - 8am, August 24th, and 9pm, August 27th
  • Race Medal (Series gets all 3 medals)
  • Insulated Cooler for Series
  • Koozie for Single races
  • Digital Bib
  • Custom Finisher Certificate e-mailed
  • Packet shipped to your address in the US.*For Race 1 or Series, You may go to packet pickup on June 14th and 15th, otherwise, your packet will be mailed the week of June 21st to the shipping address provided during registration
  • Online Results
Race Swag


The Medal for Each Event                  The Series Cooler                 Single Race Coozie

You can also get the add on RUN585 Shirt for $10 plus tax

Covid-19 Guidelines

As it stands now, we will be adhering to the CDC guidelines regarding masking, social distance, post race food and mass gathering numbers.  Should situations change we will indeed adjust protocols accordingly.  Please stay tuned to social media, this website and emails.

  • All athletes are required to carry hydration with them while on course, there are no water stops
  • Post-Race food will be prepackaged and in a bag. These will be handed out to you at the finish line upon completion of your event.
  • Remain physically distant by a minimum of 6 feet at all times.
  • Packet pickup items will be pre-bagged and labeled with your name on them. There is no exchange of shirts or bib numbers available.
  • Throw out any of your own trash, do not toss it on the ground for staff/volunteers/other athletes to clean up.
  • There will not be an awards ceremony.  We will mail certificate awards within a few days after the event is complete so we can compile results
  • Results will be available online after the event
  • Please check your email for specific race day and packet pickup info
  • Your start will be at your convenience (during the times listed below under Race Day Schedule) and any can happen when you are ready
  • Athletes will start one at a time with a few seconds between each start
  • The course is on open pathway, so please stay alert and follow the rules of the road!  You are responsible to know the course as there won't be road marshals.

By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other scenario, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

149 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY US 14611

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