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31st Annual Willow Bay 5k Run & Fitness Walk for Women

Sat August 17, 2024 Liverpool, NY 13090 US


Live Event

31st Annual Willow Bay 5K IN-PERSON Run & Walk for Women

$35 9:00AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Price increases after August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 5 - 100.
Virtual Event

31th Annual Willow Bay 5K VIRTUAL Run & Fitness Walk for Women

$35 Run a 5K anywhere, post your time & photos on the virtual event leaderboard between these dates!
Open to ages 5 - 100.


(Approximate park address, see map below) 3890 Long Branch Road
Liverpool, NY US 13090


Fun women's only event including a flat, fast, certified, and an out and back course that is closed to traffic.

Many finisher prizes, including overall, year age groups, family teams door prizes and more!

Attractive shirt for all participants while supplies last. For best selection of souvenir shirt sizes, enter by August 1st. 

Registration price increases as we get closer to the race day. Day of race entry fee (at the Willow Bay Race Site) is $45. No fee for women over 65 years old. 

For further details, see below.

Event Schedule:
7:30 am Registration Opens
9:00 am 5k Run & Fitness Walk for Women (In-Person Race)
10:15 am Door Prizes Awarded
10:30 am Awards Ceremony


Race Contact Info

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

Syracuse Chargers Track Club

The Syracuse Chargers Track Club is dedicated to the development of all aspects of track & field, long distance running, trail running and race walking in Central New York. This includes support for youth developmental programs and the encouragement of individuals of all age groups and abilities to participate in local, regional, and national and international track & field, distance running, and race walking events.

Course Map

The 5k is a flat and fast paved route which follows along Onondaga Lake. The course is USATF certified (#NY18059JG), and water is provided at the turnaround. Traffic is not permitted on the course during the race.


Top 3 finishers overall; top three teams in each family category: Mother-Daughter, Sister-Sister, Grandmother-Granddaughter & Aunt-Niece

Age-group awards to the top three finishers in these age groups: 10-
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, 80-84, 85+.

Overall and age group awards will not be duplicated. There will be drawings for door prizes at the awards ceremony. You must be present to win!

Double Your Fun Challenge. If you double your finish time and it is less than your age on race day, you
win a special prize!

Packet Pickup

Packets can be picked up at Fleet Feet's Clay store on Route 31, on Thursday, August 15, 2024, between 5:00-6:30 PM, or at the race site on the morning of the race.  Fleet Feet is located at 4136 State Route 31 // Clay, NY 13041, near Staples, across from Great Northern Mall.

Race Day Site Map

The entrance to the Onondaga Lake Park / Willow Bay area is accessed only through Long Branch Road.  Use either John Glenn Blvd  or Route 370 to get to Long Branch Road.  Turn at the Willow Bay sign, go under the bridge and park in one of the lots.  Make the short walk to the race headquarters at the Sawmill Creek Pavilion. 

More Information

See the race's website for more information.

Submit and Manage Virtual Results

This virtual race you are participating in has results enabled, meaning you can submit and manage your own results. You can do this directly from the RunSignup Race Page or from your RunSignup profile.  During registration, you will be asked to sign up for text messages or email which will allow you to submit your finish time. 

Submit from RunSignup Race Page: Navigate to the race's RunSignup race page > and select the Result tab > then select Submit Virtual Results.

Submit Virtual Results From Your RunSignup Profile: Navigate to your RunSignup profile by selecting the Profile Icon at the top right hand corner.

Submit TXT Results:  First you will need to opt in to TXT results, which you can do either during or after the registration process.

During the Registration Process: Select Sign up for text messages and enter a valid cell phone number.

After the Registration Process: You can go to your Profile > Manage Registration > Virtual Race, and then select Contact Info.

Submit Email Results: If you would rather receive notifications and send results via email, you can choose to sign up for email notifications by entering your preferred email address.

Download Virtual Bib Number

To download or print your virtual bib number, follow these simple steps:

1. Click here

2. Enter your first and last name

3. Find your bib number and click on it!

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