Lilac Run 5K, 10K & Dunkin' Dash

Sat May 14 - Sun May 22 Rochester, NY 14620 US Directions
Events

LIVE 5K

05/22 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

LIVE 10K

05/22 9:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Dunkin' Dash

05/22 11:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Double Up! LIVE 5K & 10K

05/22 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Participant Guide

Here is the 2022 participant guide with all the information you need for packet pick up and race day!

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Description

The 2022 Lilac Run is BACK and in its original location at Highland Park at the grounds of the Lilac Festival. Both in-person and virtual race experiences will be offered again this year!  Join us on Sunday, May 22nd for the in person Lilac Run 5K, 10K and Dunkin' Dash!  Choose to run or walk one, two or all three events!  If you register for both the 5K & 10K you will get just one t-shirt with the event and medal.

TIme:

  • 5K begins at 8:00AM (all 5K participants need to be done by 9:30AM)
  • 10K begins at 9:30AM
  • Dunkin' Dash begins at 11AM

 Location:

  • Highland Park - the site of the Lilac Festival

Packet Pick Up for all events (5K, 10K and Dunkin' Dash):

  • Friday, May 20th from 10am - 7pm at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters (3400 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618)
  • Saturday, May 21st from 10am - 5pm at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters (3400 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618)
  • Sunday, May 22nd starting at 7am - 11am at the Lilac Festival in the Big Top Food Tent (map to come)

***For those that order items from the Lilac Merchandise Store during registration you can get your items at packet pick up

Participation perks:

  • Unisex Lilac Run t-shirt - register by May 9th to be guaranteed a shirt!!  Only limited quantities available after that!
    • Option to upgrade to a sweatshirt for +$20
  • Finisher medal
  • Timed event
  • Lilac Run After Party - DJ music, post race food, & awards

Add ons:

  • Pancake Breakfast - Enjoy a hot pancake breakfast meal after your run and hang out at the Lilac Run After Party!  Pancakes provided by Sonny's! +$6.50 during registration
  • Lilac VIP Runner's Lounge - VIP includes private tent and lounge area, private bathrooms, reserved parking, bag check, premium refreshments, pancake breakfast +$30

Race Routes:  Race Routes can be found here!

 Awards:

  • Age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-70, 70+
  • Awards given to Male and Female, 1st - 3rd in each age group for both the 5K and 10K
  • The Lilac 10km will be hosting the 2022 USATF Niagara 10km Open/Master Association Championships (see more info below)

The Lilac 10km will be hosting the 2022 USATF Niagara 10km Open/Master Association Championships.  With the race being designated the 10km Championship, this also includes being apart of the 2022 USATF Niagara Runner Of The Year Series and the USATF Niagara Team Grand Prix Series.  For more information:  https://niagara.usatf.org/events/2022/2022-usatf-niagara-runner-of-the-year-series 
https://niagara.usatf.org/events/2022/2022-usatf-niagara-ldr-club-grand-prix

Lilac 10km Championship Awards:

  • Overall M/F
    • 1st $750
    • 2nd $500
    • 3rd $250
  • Overall Masters M/F
    • $100

What is the Dunkin' Dash?  Who doesn't love donuts!?!?  Participate in the Dunkin' Dash which is a 1 mile fun run down Highland Ave.  Run a half mile, get a donut, and run back.  Enjoy visits from Cuppy the Dunkin' Donuts mascot.  All participants receive a donut and Dunkin' Dash t-shirt.  The perfect fun run to do with the family!

Proceeds:  The Lilac Run benefits Champion Academy, an organization that helps urban teens in poverty overcome their traumatic experiences and use them as fuel to drive their improvement as students, citizens and future professionals.  Consider donating when registering!

Place
Highland Park
1440 South Avenue
Rochester, NY US 14620
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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.rochesterevents.com/lilac-festival/lilac-run/.

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