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Sun June 9, 2019 Rochester, NY 14621 US Directions



Registrations completed AFTER Thursday, June 6 at 10 a.m. will NOT be available for pre-packet pick up on Saturday. Please check-in the morning of the race.

See pre-packet pick-up information below.


June 9th @ 9:00 am

Seneca Park, Rochester

The 7th Annual Bandana Bolt 5K Run and Fitness Walk benefits 13thirty Cancer Connect (formerly Melissa's Living Legacy Teen Cancer Foundation/Teens Living with Cancer). All fitness levels welcome.

Help teens and young adults with cancer cross the finish line!

Have MORE fun for less money!  Start a Friends and Family Team of 4 or more runners and receive a discounted entry.
Create team shirts or costumes and make your presence known! Prize for best team name OR costume! See below for details.  


Seneca Park
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY US 14621

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Race Website

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Packet Pickup and In Person Registration

  • Pre-race pickups: Saturday June 8, 2019 from 9am-Noon, Rochester Running Company (1387 Mt Hope Ave. in College Town)
  • Race Day pickups: starting at 8:00 a.m on June 9 at Seneca Park

USATF Certified NY12102KL (click for map)

Awards and Amenities


  • All participants receive the Commemorative 2019 Bandana
  • Custom Butterfly Medals for top race finishers
  • Exclusive prizes for individual and team fundraisers (click "Become a Fundraiser" at the top of the page to start fundraising now!)
  • Prize for best team name OR costume! Give it your all!
  • Water stations throughout course
  • Easy on-site parking
  • Special satisfaction knowing you’ve “made a difference” for teens and young adults with cancer
  • Kids 10 and under FREE

Friends and Family Teams!

It's always more fun participating as a group! Sign up as a Friends and Family team of 4 or more. Each participant will end up paying just $20 each, a saving of $5 off each registration! PLUS, the team with the best name, costume or t-shirt will receive a special team prize!

Here is how it works:

  • When registering, be sure to select the Join Group/Team button next to the event selection.
  • The first person registering will need to create the team.  All others will then be able to select it.  
  • The first 3 people to register will initially pay $25.
  • The 4th person and all later team members will pay $20. 
  • The previously registered team members will automatically receive a $5 refund when the 4th person registers.

*** Groups must pre-register. Group discount will not be offered at day-of registration.

Note: In order to properly track team members to provide refunds, it is important that ONLY the first person to register types in a team name AND all others SELECT it.  

Attention Youth and High School Sports Teams!

Your athletes can help their teen and young adult peers with cancer cross the finish line! Register your team today for a flat fee of $100! (regular race fee is $25 per person) The Bandana Bolt is a great way for high school athletes to support their peers as well as stay in shape and bond with their team.

  1. Fill out the Coach's Registration Form AND the Roster Form
  2. Mail BOTH forms along with $100 team registration by June 1 to: 13thirty Cancer Connect, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620 (checks payable to 13thirty Cancer Connect) You can also pay the $100 flat fee online at
  3. Attend the 5K on June 9th as a team! ***Prize for best team name/ costume! Give it your all!

Past Results

Check out results from previous race years below:




Thank you to all our past runners! We hope to see you again this year!

Get Ready!

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Thank you to our 2019 Leader Sponsors!




There are still Sponsorships available at the $150, $250, $500, $1,250 and $2,500 level! Email to get involved!



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