The Retro Run 5k

Sun August 15 - Sat August 28 Binghamton, NY 13905 US Directions
Place
Visions Veteran Memorial Arena
1 Stuart Ave
Binghamton, NY US 13905
Description
This course was originally the "Sun Run 5k" course that was a very popular course during the 1970s and 1980s.  With the Greater Binghamton area having such a rich running community history, what better course to bring back to life?! With new name "The Retro Run 5k" there is plenty of opportunity to design an ultra-groovy, super-retro running outfit, use your imagination and bring some color to this fun-filled event! 

We will have Male & Female Age Group prizes (1st, 2nd, 3rd places for 10 year age groups) along with prizes for Male & Female Open and Masters for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

The Retro Run 5k will be the third race in the 2021 Empire Road Race Series schedule.  The Empire Road Race Series is a collection of races, the more you run in the Series, the more FREE swag you earn (swag: tech shirts, sweatshirts, running hats, etc.) at the End of Series Party. Help us keep the growth going, support the running community, increase donations to partner charities, and more by supporting and PARTICIPATING in the Series each year. Register for the Empire Road Race Series for free here: Empire Road Race Series- REGISTER

The race will begin and finish at the Visions Veterans Memorial Arena located a 1 Stuart Avenue, Binghamton, NY.  It is a flat, fast 5k that was the same course as the historical Sun Run 5k.  This race will be chipped timed and a copy of the course map can be found here: The Retro Run 5k MapMyRun Course Map .  This course is a USATF Certified 5k Course (Certification Code: NY20009DNB).

Pre- and Post-race activities will be hosted outside at Broome County Arena under the mezzanine.  Food and beverages will be provided to all registered participants.  Prizes and awards will follow the race. 

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