March 12, 2022 Rochester, NY 14614 US Directions
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Let's start the 2022 race season!

24th Annual 5-Mile Race

$30 03/12 9:30AM EST - 11:00AM EST Price increases after March 1, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Join us Virtually if you choose!

Virtual 5 Mile Race

$30 Price increases after March 1, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Train with us- race fee included!

Get Moving Winter 5-Mile Training

$75 01/18 - 03/12 9:30AM EST - 11:00PM EST 5- Mile Training program including two weekly workouts and the race fee! Oh and a cool winter hat!
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

100 Exchange Blvd
Rochester, NY US 14614


Join us as we kick of the 2022 race season with the 24th Runnin' of the Green 5- Mile Race!

Entrants receive:

Long sleeve Cotton T-shirt + Medal + Green donut from Ridge Donuts + Post race beer from Strangebird Brewing + Green apple from Fowler Farms


We will have in-person and virtual options.

We are planning the after party and will have many more details to follow as the race approaches.

New this year!!!!  The Runnin' Of The Green 5 Mile will be hosting the 2022 USATF Niagara 5 Mile Open/Masters Association Championships.  With the race being designated the 5 Mile Championship, this also includes being apart of the 2022 USATF Niagara Runner Of The Year Series and the USATF Niagara Team Grand Prix Series.  

Any 2022 USATF Niagara Member will receive a $5 discount for the race when registering by 3/9/2022.  For membership information: and for additional USATF Niagara information:  

Over $3000 in prize money will be distributed.

The following prize money will be offered for USATF Niagara Members Only Overall M/F:  1st $500, 2nd $350, 3rd $250, 4th $150, 5th $100, 6th $50. Overall Masters M/F $100.  

Top 3 in each age group will be awarded.  Age groups: 0-14, 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+

Registration                  Cost                 Giveaways

Before 12/31                 $30                   sweatshirt upgrade instead of LS T-Shirt + medal + your name on your bib

Before 3/1                     $30                   LS t-shirt + medal

3/2 - 3/11                       $35                   LS t-shirt (while supplies last) + medal

DAY Of Race                $40                    LS t-shirt (while supplies last) + medal

Packet pickup will be held **We strongly encourage you to get your packet BEFORE Race Day!**

Wednesday March 9        11-7
Thursday March 10          11-7
Friday March 11                11-7          
at Rochester Running Company 

Day of Packet Pickup at the race on Race Day


For those who signed up for the 2021 and 2022 races or just the 2022 race, your registration will automatically transfer.

For those who were signed up for 2020, your deferral option had to be selected by March 20, 2021.

Any questions, please contact


Run your 5 miles anywhere you want, SAFELY and post your results on the page!
Submit your results anytime starting at 9:30am March 12, 2022 to 11:59pm March 19, 2022 (Meaning you have a week :) )
Use that link to find helpful information for how to submit your Virtual Results, any questions or issues please email! 


Race Contact Info

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

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Get Moving Training Group

Do you need a little help getting going? Sign up for our Winter Training Group that will help you build up your mileage and/ or build up your speed.

The training group will begin on Tuesday 1/18 with an group run and info session. 

For $75, all runners will get: 2 coached runs weekly (Tuesday nights and Saturday mornings at 8:30 AM)

You will receive a Rochester Running Company winter hat along with registration into the Runnin' of the Green 5- mile race. 

You should feel comfortable running at least a couple miles without stopping for this group.  This is not intended to be a couch to 5 mile program!

Lifetime Membership

Lifetime Membership is available for Runnin' of the Green!

We have over 10 lifetime members already along with any past winners of the race!  All winners are automatically lifetime members.

You are able to pick a lifetime member number (first come, first serve) and will always be guaranteed the best giveaways!

This membership is non-transferable and guaranteed for life for the person who purchases it!

Course Map

The 5- Mile Course is USATF certified and is an out and back course with common start and finish outside of the Blue Cross Arena.

Certified Course

The 5- Mile Course is USATF certified and is an out and back course with common start and finish outside of the Blue Cross Arena.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


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