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Grafton Run for the Roses 5K


Sun August 13 2017
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Location: Grafton, NY US 12082 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Events
Event Time Price Details
Run for the Roses 5K
Time
9:00AM EDT - 11:59AM EDT
Price
$20
Registration ends August 10, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Run for the Roses 2.5 Scenic Nature Walk
Time
8:00AM EDT - 11:59AM EDT
Price
$10
Registration ends August 10, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Run for the Roses 1 Mile KIds Run
Time
10:00AM EDT - 11:59AM EDT
Price
$8
Registration ends August 10, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
100 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Grafton, NY US 12082
Description

The 31st Annual Run for the Roses will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Grafton Lakes State Park, Route 2, 12 miles east of Troy, N.Y. The 5K Race begins at 9:00 a.m. The 2.5 mile Scenic Walk around Shaver Pond will start at 8:00 a.m. The Kids’ 1 mile Fun Run will begin at 10:00 a.m.

The Course

The 5K Race course follows the Park Entrance Road, continues along Route 2, around the Town Park and back into the Park on Long Pond Road. The first half of the course is downhill, with uphill slopes on the second half. Water stations are near the half point. Mile markers and split times will be available. The Race finishes under the Race Banner.

The 2.5 Mile Scenic Nature Walk begins in the main parking lot, proceeds to Shaver Pond, and returns. The Walk finishes near the Race Banner.

The Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run begins in the main parking lot, proceeds through the woods and along the beach. The Fun Run finishes under the Race Banner.

Course Records

Rich Coughlin   Men’s record   15:17 1989 Lori Hewig   Women’s record   17:08 1990

2.5 Mile Scenic Nature Walk and Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run

To foster the spirit of participation, ribbons and books will be awarded to all runners and walkers. The time clock will be running at the finish line for the convenience of participants.

Ceremonies

Awards are presented at the finish line immediately following the race. Re-freshments are provided and showers are located near the finish line. The Park offers beach and picnic facilities--plan on staying all day!

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