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Cassadaga Lakes Running Festival

Sat May 27, 2023 Cassadaga, NY 14718 US Directions



8:00AM EDT - 6:00PM EDT

Half Marathon

8:00AM EDT - 6:00PM EDT


8:00AM EDT - 6:00PM EDT


8:00AM EDT - 6:00PM EDT

1 Mile

8:00AM EDT - 4:00PM EDT

This race has been canceled

We are sorry to inform you that this race has been permanently canceled. 

If you are interested in racing with Wilson Endurance Sports please visit our website at

Check out our other running festival, the Amish Country Running Festival held in September.

If you have any questions please contact Tonia Wilson at or 716-353-1288.


Park Avenue
Cassadaga, NY US 14718


Marathon, Half Marathon,10K, 5K, and 1 mile races in Cassadaga, New York on Saturday, May 27, 2023.  

Join us for the third annual race and see why this event is becoming loved as one of the most challenging yet beautiful marathon courses around.

NO cut-off times for any distance.  We will be there to cheer you in as you cross the Finish Line. 

Enjoy this challenging course as it rolls along the three lakes of Cassadaga.  Flat beginning and ending with a bunch of bumps in the middle for the longer distances.

Did we mention that this course is hilly??  Train for the hills and challenge yourself with those ups and downs, especially for the Half and Full Marathon.   The course is on shaded, paved roads the entire way.  No cut-off times!  

*If you register and do not receive a confirmation email from RunSignUp your email is blocking it.  Please adjust as this is the best way for us to communicate with you pre-race. We also communicate through our Facebook Group Page regularly.


Friday - 4p - 8pm - Packet Pick Up at race site (not mandatory).  

Saturday - 6:30am-7:40am  Check-in open for all distances at the race site.

Race day registration will be available until 7:30am only.  

7:45am -  MANDATORY Athlete meeting for all distances at the Start/Finish Line

8:00am - Race start


This map and elevation is for the Half Marathon.  

Marathon participants will complete the course twice. 

The course consists of two out-and-back sections.  

Start and Finish at the Cassadaga Beach.  All distances use the same starting line and course.

*Turnarounds for the 1 mile, 5K and 10K will be marked for each distance.

Strava link to course




Race start and finish at the Cassadaga Beach on Park Avenue, Cassadaga, NY


FREE parking will be available 1/2 mile from the race site with shuttle bus offered. 

 There will be no parking at the race site or ANY OTHER LOCATION within the Village of Cassadaga.



If you are racing the Marathon - you are welcome to bring a bag that will be available to you at the turn around which will be near the Start/Finish Line.  


One location near the medical tent to drop off your dry bag for post-race.  Not monitored, please no valuables as we cannot be responsible for items.  Stickers and markers are available at check-in to mark your goodie bags. 


Fully stocked aid stations roughly every mile with Hammer Nutrition products, water, candy, fruit, pickles and pickle juice, and more.  

Portable restrooms will be available at the Start/Finish Line as well on the course at 3 different locations.


There will be a medical tent staffed with professionals at the finish line area.



Top 3 Overall Male & Female for each distance

Top 3 M/F Age group winners, 5 year age groups, for each distance.

Awards ceremony will be held for each distance when the majority of runners have completed their race.


Race T-shirts (for participants and volunteers that sign up prior to May 1)

Finisher Medals

Beer Zone supplied by Southern Tier Brewing Company (must be 21 years of age)

Fire Pit if it is a chilly day.

Catered food; breakfast and lunch items will be provided to all participants and volunteers by Super Duper Catering. Additional items will be available for purchase for your spectators.


You are permitted to change the race distance that you have signed up for PRIOR to race day ONLY!  

No refunds if going down in distance.

There will be a rate difference for going up in distance and you must reach out to Tonia Wilson at to make arrangements. 

NO adjustments can be made on race day.


Only registered athletes on the course. 

No offensive, intimidating, or dangerous behavior will be tolerated.

No littering on the course or race site.

No dogs permitted on the course or at the race site. 

Races held rain or shine.

There is NO refund for this event or bib transfers. Please see Refund Policy.

A full list of rules and regulations will be included in the Athlete Guide.

Any questions on the course or race please contact Race Director, Mark H. Wilson, via email: or 914-466-9214.


A portion of your registration fee will be donated to the Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County or CAP.  You may also make an additional donation to this very important organization during registration. 

VOLUNTEERS:  We love and appreciate all of our volunteers. If you have someone that is coming with you to the event we ask that they look over our volunteer list and choose a task and time that would work for them.  When volunteers register early they will receive a race day t-shirt.  They will also receive FREE food from our caterer as well as entry into the STBC Beer Zone.   Thank you.

**Check out our other running festival in the Fall - we also produce a festival laid out the same as this race; the Amish Country Running Festival held on September 23, 2023, in Randolph, NY.  


We will be following protocols established by the State of New York and will adhere to whatever the State and County require us to do as of race date 2023.  We WILL ask that you practice common sense. If you are feeling sick or showing symptoms of COVID, please refrain from participating. Deferrals will be given. 

Produced by Wilson Endurance Sports, LLC.  Hosting 20 running, triathlon and multi-sport events in New York State and Connecticut.  Check out the entire list at our website

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USATF Sanctioning information

This event is sanctioned by USATF.  All rules and regulations apply. 



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