The event is held every Thanksgiving morning. Onondaga Lake Park near Griffins visitor center. Under the lights on the lake

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Biggest Charity Event in CNY on Thanksgiving. Capped at 1400 Participants!


Awards: Top 3 finishers in both races will receive a podium picture and and top finisher shirts in both men and woman category's. Age category's with be broken down into: 0-17 First 3 finishers recognized 18-49 First 3 finishers recognized 50- up First 3 finishers recognized

Pre and Post Race Party at the Barking Gull

Will be held under the beverage tent near the finish line of race. A friendly area, food refreshments-Bagels-donuts-banana, music, Coffee-Juice. Adult beverages and spirited offered to celebrate the day for all. Lock 1 Distillery will have a table to taste and buy their awesome home grown liquor.

Race Course

Out and back, flat and fast for both 5k and 5 mile. Please line up in your mile pace for a 5k or 5 mile run. The 5K is newly certified this year!!!


T-shirts will be available for pickup for those who pre-registered before TBD at Packet pickup locations and on race day. ‚Äč*A very limited number of shirts may be available after TBD on a first come first serve basis. Runners 7 and under do not receive a T-shirt and this point. *Please note T-shirts must be picked up on race day or packet pickup- Any shirt not picked up on race day will be forfeited, we do not mail or hold shirts for participants.


We could not do what we do every year without our long list of dedicated sponsors!