Polar Cats Winter Race Series

Sun January 5 - Sun March 1 Rochester, NY 14607 US Directions
1387 Mount Hope Avenue
Rochester, NY US 14607

Race #2 starts at the entrance of Mt Hope Cemetery at ELMWOOD


Race #2 starts at the entrance of Mt Hope Cemetery at ELMWOOD


Race #2 starts at the entrance of Mt Hope Cemetery at ELMWOOD


Don't let the cold weather stop you, come run in the return of the Polar Cats Winter Race Series!

This year we have a series of 5k road races at various locations around Rochester. Originally created by Bill Kehoe in the '90s and discontinued years ago, we felt it was time for a comeback.  This series is designed to be low cost and keep you active over the winter months. You can sign up for each race individually or all three as a series! Runners who enter the entire series will also receive a pair of Polar Cats sweatpants.

Packet pickup will be:
Saturday (the day before the race) @ Rochester Running Company from 8AM - 5PM
Race Day @ Race location from 10:30AM - Noon


There will be winners of each race as well as series winners for those who signed up for all three! Prizes will be awarded to top three male and female runners as well as age group winners for each race and the series as a whole.


Kids pricing is $12/Race and $35 for the whole series.

Traditionally, these races were held on weeks opposite of the Freezeroo Series so runners could compete in both and we kept that this year.

All races will start at 12:00PM and beer will be available post race!


There will be three 5k races in this series, the dates are:

1/5/20: Seneca Park - Wegman Building

2/16/20: Mount Hope Cemetery - Post race refreshments at the Distillery

3/1/20: Lions Park- Gates, NY

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