Rochester Mile

Sat May 21, 2022 Rochester, NY 14604 US Directions


7:40PM EDT
Open to ages 10 - 120.


8:00PM EDT
Open to ages 10 - 120.

WOMEN'S One for Fun Open Mile

4:40PM EDT
Open to ages 10 - 120.

MEN'S One for Fun Open Mile

4:40PM EDT
Open to ages 10 - 120.

The Rochester Mile is Back!

The Rochester Mile is back as part of the Rochester Twilight Festival, an exciting night of racing in Rochester, NY.  The night includes Rochester Mile Elite races,  One-for-Fun Open Mile,  USATF Masters 1 Mile Championships, and  MVP Healthcare Rochester Criterium, a stop on the American Criterium Cup Series. The Rochester Twilight Festival draws 15,000 spectators to watch the fastest athletes compete in downtown Rochester, NY.  Be a part of the best night of racing in Rochester!


Rochester Mile Elite Races

Sponsored by Medved Running & Walking Outfitters and Brooks.  Events produced by Genesee Valley Harriers and Full Moon Vista Bike & Sport.

$10,000 prize purse:

First Place - $2250
Second Place - $1250
Third Place - $750
Fourth Place - $500
Fifth Place - $250

Event Record - $200
Leading runner at the 800m - $100


Qualifying Standards:

4:30 Men 
5:30 Women 
Other race performances will be considered 


One-For-Fun Open Race

We want to welcome all of Rochester to come enjoy the area's most unique running course.  Once you finish you can enjoy the Food Truck Rodeo and Beer Garden with a front row seat as elite runners and cyclists take to the course for the exciting Elite Mile, Masters USATF Championship and the heart pounding Twilight Criterium.  So rally your friends, your family, your training mates and come in force to be a part of this exciting, electric night!  There is no qualifying requirement for this event.  
Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Overall Male & Female


USATF Masters 1 Mile National Championships

The Genesee Valley Harriers are proud to host the 2022 USATF Masters 1 Mile Championships! Cash awards to teams, age groups, and age graded. This race is for USATF masters members. Masters Runners must register through the USATF site. DO NOT REGISTER ON RUNSIGNUP. PLEASE USE THIS LINK:
Information and Registration for USATF Masters 1 Mile Championships

The Course:

2022 Course Map - There are only 9 corners on the course, a slight downhill after the start and an uphill just past the half mile point. The course is wide and on recently resurfaced city streets.  All runners will race just over 1 complete lap of the .95 mile Criterium course.  There are 500M, 300M, 200M, 100M and 50M to-go markers on the course.

Packet Pickup:

  • Friday May 20, 2022 at Medved Running & Walking Outfitters, 3400 Monroe Ave, Rochester NY 14618
    • 12:00pm - 6:30pm 
  • Saturday May 21, 2022 at Rundle Library Foyer, 115 South Ave, Rochester NY 14604
    • 2:45pm - 3:45pm for One for Fun Open Mile race
    • 2:45pm - 6:20pm for Elite Mile races

Event Schedule:

Saturday May 21, 2022

TimeActivity Location
2:45 PMALL Mile Packet pickup opensRundel Library
3:45 PMOne for Fun packet pickup closesRundel Library
4:15 PMOne for Fun Pre Race MeetingRace Staging Area
4:40 PMOne for Fun START TIMERace Course
5:00 PMUSATF Masters Champ packet pickup closesRundel Library
5:30 PMUSATF Masters Championship Pre Race MeetingRace Staging Area
5:45 PMUSATF Masters Championship WOMEN START TIMERace Course
6:05 PMUSATF Masters Championship MEN START TIMERace Course
6:20 PMElite Mile packet pickup closesRundel Library
6:20 PMOne for Fun AwardsRundel Library
7:00 PMUSATF Masters Championship AwardsRundel Library
7:20 PMElite Mile Pre Race MeetingRace Staging Area
7:40 PMElite Mile WOMEN START TIMERace Course
8:00 PMElite Mile MEN START TIMERace Course
10:15 PMElite Mile AwardsPRO Award Stage


115 South Ave
Rochester, NY US 14604
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Race Contact Info

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


If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.