St. B's Black Fly 5K Run, Walk, Roll or Stroll

Sat June 3, 2023 Saranac Lake, NY 12983 US


St. B's Black Fly 5K - Adult

$25 10:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Registration ends June 3, 2023 at 12:00pm EDT

St. B's Black Fly 5K - Student

$20 10:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Registration ends June 3, 2023 at 12:00pm EDT


Join us for a fun run, walk, stroll, or roll to raise funds for St. Bernard's School! Grab some friends to form a team or challenge yourself to beat your best time. Casual or competitive, serious or silly, we hope everyone can participate in this healthy activity to help our school raise funds to continue to provide an excellent education at an affordable tuition. Our host, Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, provides the perfect backdrop to get some exercise in a wooded setting, then grab some grub and enjoy the after-race fun!

Black Fly 5K Run, Walk, Roll, Stroll

  • Registration begins at 9:00 at Dewey Mountain. 
  • Race begins at 10:00 am with our more competitive racers leading the way. 
  • Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for age division (Elementary, Middle/High School, 19-45, Over 45)
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for most enthusiastic participants
    • Largest family participation
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for most leisurely participants

All participants will receive a custom design performance t-shirt! (While supplies last)

During registration, you will see the option for a Family Rate for a $10 discount for families of 4+ participants!

No matter whether you finish in 20 min or 2 hours, join us back at the Lodge for some fun after!


Black Fly 5K Swag

All participants will receive a commemorative performance t-shirt designed by Bear Essential Apparel (While supplies last - only those registered by May 22nd will be guaranteed) Participants will also receive a tin of All Natural, DEET Free Insect Repellent: Bye Bye Blackfly.

Register by May 22nd to ensure availability. 

Black Fly Fun

After you get your sweat on, reward yourself with a cold brew from Hex and Hops and some delicious food from ADK Street Eats. We'll have some lawn games and a Lego table for the kids, and this year we'll also have some live music! 


About St. Bernard's School

St. Bernard's School is a vibrant private school dedicated to providing excellence in education for Kindergarten through 5th grades.  Teachers are committed to the students’ progress in academic subjects as well as Social Emotional Learning and in creating a collaborative, cooperative, active learning environment.  The community conscious students become prepared for life long learning and engaged citizenship, equipped with ever-greater problem solving skills.  The families of SBS appreciate this small school with an outsized positive impact on their children’s live.  Please help to ensure that students of diverse backgrounds are able to be enrolled for an exceptional elementary education.  


Dewey Mountain Recreation Center

We're thrilled to be partnering with Dewey Mountain to provide safe and fun courses. Dewey Mountain's 13 KM of trail will allow us to provide two different courses to choose from!

Run Sponsors

Walk Sponsors

Roll Sponsors

Stroll Sponsors

Referral Incentives

Any St. Bernard's student who refers 3 or more others to register for the event will be able to choose from the SBS Beanie Baby selection. Use the Facebook and Twitter share links on your registration confirmation page or send friends/family your referral code and you will automatically get credit! The registration confirmation email you receive will also contain a unique link that you can share to gain referral credits.

We are also offering a $20 refund for ANY participant (student or not) who refers 5 people. This is tracked using the referral code and the refund is automatic through the website. 


State Rte 3
Saranac Lake, NY US 12983

Black Fly 5K Contact Info

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