March 12, 2022 Rochester, NY 14614 US Directions
Let's start the 2022 race season!

24th Annual 5-Mile Race

9:30AM EST - 11:00AM EST
Join us Virtually if you choose!

Virtual 5 Mile Race

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

100 Exchange Blvd
Rochester, NY US 14614

IN PERSON RACE MARCH 12, 2022 9:30am

Join us as we kick of the 2022 race season with the 24th Runnin' of the Green 5- Mile Race!

Entrants receive:
Long sleeve Cotton T-shirt  + Custom Race Medal + Green donut from Ridge Donuts + Post race beer from Strangebird Brewing + Green apple from Fowler Farms
**Shirt size option limited, sign up earlier to guarantee your size** 

Where: Start and End at Blue Cross Arena - Downtown Rochester 
When: March 12, 2022 at 9:30am SHARP
Post race Party to Follow inside lobby of Blue Cross Arena 

Awards and Prizes:
Top 3 in each age group will be awarded.  Age groups: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Registration                  Cost                 Giveaways
Before 12/31                 $30                   Sweatshirt upgrade instead of LS T-Shirt + medal + your name on your bib
Before 3/1                     $30                   LS t-shirt + medal
3/2 - 3/11                       $35                   LS t-shirt (while supplies last) + medal
DAY Of Race                $40                    LS t-shirt (while supplies last) + medal

Packet pickup: **We strongly encourage you to get your packet BEFORE Race Day!**
Monday March 7: 9am-2 pm Reliant Credit Union on Titus Ave

Tuesday March 8: 6-8 pm at Schottland YMCA

Wednesday March 9        11-7
Thursday March 10          11-7
Friday March 11                11-7          
at Rochester Running Company 

Day of Packet Pickup AT THE RACE on Race Day

USATF Members:
New this year!!!!  The Runnin' Of The Green 5 Mile will be hosting the 2022 USATF Niagara 5 Mile Open/Masters Association Championships.  With the race being designated the 5 Mile Championship, this also includes being apart of the 2022 USATF Niagara Runner Of The Year Series and the USATF Niagara Team Grand Prix Series.  

Any 2022 USATF Niagara Member will receive a $5 discount for the race when registering by 3/9/2022.  For membership information: and for additional USATF Niagara information:  
Awards and Prizes: USATF Niagara Members ONLY - Over $3000 in prize money will be distributed.
Overall M/F:  1st $500, 2nd $350, 3rd $250, 4th $150, 5th $100, 6th $50. Overall Masters M/F $100.  


Deferral Information:
For those who signed up for the 2021 and 2022 races or just the 2022 race, your registration will automatically transfer.
For those who were signed up for 2020, your deferral option had to be selected by March 20, 2021.
Any questions, please contact



Run your 5 miles anywhere you want, SAFELY and post your results on the page!
Submit your results anytime starting at 9:30am March 12, 2022 to 11:59pm March 19, 2022 (Meaning you have a week :) )
Use that link to find helpful information for how to submit your Virtual Results, any questions or issues please email! 
** If you do not select "Ship your Swag" you will need to come to packet pickup to get your SWAG** 

More Race Info Incl:

Parking Info
Course Maps
Results from years past 

Race Contact Info

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

Presenting Sposor
Partner sponsors
Valued Sponsors
Get Moving Training Group

Do you need a little help getting going? Sign up for our Winter Training Group that will help you build up your mileage and/ or build up your speed.

The training group will begin on Tuesday 1/18 with an group run and info session. 

For $75, all runners will get: 2 coached runs weekly (Tuesday nights and Saturday mornings at 8:30 AM)

You will receive a Rochester Running Company winter hat along with registration into the Runnin' of the Green 5- mile race. 

You should feel comfortable running at least a couple miles without stopping for this group.  This is not intended to be a couch to 5 mile program!

Lifetime Membership

Lifetime Membership is available for Runnin' of the Green!

We have over 10 lifetime members already along with any past winners of the race!  All winners are automatically lifetime members.

You are able to pick a lifetime member number (first come, first serve) and will always be guaranteed the best giveaways!

This membership is non-transferable and guaranteed for life for the person who purchases it!

Contact: to find out more 

Course Map

The 5- Mile Course is USATF certified and is an out and back course with common start and finish outside of the Blue Cross Arena.

Certified Course

The 5- Mile Course is USATF certified and is an out and back course with common start and finish outside of the Blue Cross Arena.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

Race Medal and Shirt
Custom Race Beer from Strangebird!

Reserve your 4 Pack CLICK HERE
$19.99 Per 4 Pack 
Pick up Details and Payment to follow - Name must match order - 21+ to purchase 



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