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Montezuma Half Marathon

$70 06/26 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Montezuma 10K

$50 06/26 8:15AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Montezuma 5K

$40 06/26 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
New this year!

Montezuma Ky-Tri

$145 06/25 - 06/26 8:30AM EDT - 11:59AM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
New this year!

Montezuma Super Ky-Tri

$165 06/25 - 06/26 8:30AM EDT - 11:59AM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Montezuma Kayak (5 Mile)

$45 06/25 10:30AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Montezuma Half Marathon Virtual

$65 Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Montezuma 10K Virtual

$45 Price increases after December 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Place
1770 NY-89
Savannah, NY US 13146
Description

MONTEZUMA FESTIVAL OF RACES | 13.1 | 10k | 5k |

Sunday-June 26, 2022 (Run events)

June 25/26, 2022 (Montezuma Ky-Tri and Super Ky-Tri)

Nestled in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, the tiny town of Savannah — home to a population of just over 1,700 year-round residents — is set to play host to the Montezuma Festival of Races. This series of races will take 5K, 10K and half marathon runners along country roads in low population density areas full of scenic views of rural Central New York. The Half Marathon will take you into Howland Island for approximately 5 miles where you will run on unpaved (gravel) roads and some wide wooded trail.

For 2022 we are excited to offer the inaugural Montezuma Ky-Tri. This 2 day event (June 25/26) will consist of 15 mile Mtn/Gravel bike event, 5 mile Kayak event and a 10K run while the Montezuma Super Ky-Tri will consist of a 25 mile Mtn/Gravel bike event, 5 mile Kayak event and a 13.1 mile run. These combo events make up the Ky-Tri but at the same time, each event is a stand alone event meaning that you can also consider participating in these events separately. You will want to use this website to register for all running events, kayak and Ky-Tri events. If you prefer the Island 25/15 Mtn/Gravel event only please visit Island 25/15 

The race will benefit the important work and efforts of the Savannah Fire Department, the host of this year's Montezuma Festival of Races as well as the Friends of Montezuma, working to help preserve and improve the Montezuma Wetland Refuge. 

RACE WEATHER

Savannah, NY typically sees warm weather at the end of June. We're prepared with plenty of hydration stations, sprinklers on course, as well as medical professionals on site. It is recommended that runners also be prepared with hydration belts and plenty of fluids. Thank you for your cooperation!

RUN EVENTS

HALF MARATHON (13.1 MILES)

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4445962480
START TIME: 8:15 AM EST
START/FINISH LINE: Savannah FD (Rt 89 about 1 mile south of the Montezuma Audubon Center)
RACE RECORDS: Richard Powell (M) 1:17:07 (2016), Jessie Evans (F) 1:30:02 (2018)
THE COURSE: We anticipate that the Half Marathon course will once again be able to loop into Howland Island  mid race. Ultimately the 13.1 mile course will include 8 miles of paved country roads and ~5 miles of wide, packed trail through Howland Island.

 

10K (6.2 MILES) 


START TIME: 8:30 AM EST
START/FINISH LINE: Savannah FD (Rt 89 about 1 mile south of the Montezuma Audubon Center)
RACE RECORDS: Jasper Suhr (M) 39:32, Karyl Sargent (F) 43:11
THE COURSE: The 10K COURSE will take place entirely on country roads in Savannah, NY. The 10K runners will follow the Half Marathon runners for the first 1.2 miles on Savannah Spring Lake Rd then will turn left onto Bixby Woods Rd to Mead Rd to Carncross Rd to No. 39 Rd to Savannah Spring Lake Rd to finish.

 

5K (3.1 MILES)


START TIME: 8:45 AM EST
START/FINISH LINE: Savannah FD (Rt 89 about 1 mile south of the Montezuma Audubon Center)
RACE RECORDS: Michael Dee (M) 17:38 (2018), Elizabeth Armitage (F) 23:10 (2018)
THE COURSE: The 5K course will take place entirely on country roads in Savannah, NY. The 2020 5K road course will be a down and back with a turn around at half way point (cone).

 

KY-TRI & SUPER KY-TRI

For 2022 we are excited to offer the inaugural Montezuma Ky-Tri and Super Ky-Tri -  a two day event!

MONTEZUMA KY-TRI

  • 15 mile Mtn/Gravel bike (Sat 8:30am)
  • 5 mile Kayak (Sat 10:30am)
  • 10K run (Sun 8:15am)

MONTEZUMA SUPER KY-TRI

  • 25 mile Mtn/Gravel bike (Sat 8:30am)
  • 5 mile Kayak (Sat 10:30am)
  • 13.1 mile run (Sun 8:00am)

These combo events make up the Ky-Tri but at the same time, each event is a stand alone event meaning that you can also consider participating in these events separately. You will want to use this website to register for all running events, kayak and Ky-Tri events.

If you prefer ONLY the Island 25/15 Mtn/Gravel event please visit Island 25/15 .

GIVEAWAY

The Montezuma Festival of Races is a fun, swag-filled day of running, giveaways, awards, and free post-race food & drink. Get in on the experience!

Included with registration:

  • Custom Men's & Women's Fit Tanks
  • Official Montezuma Race bib (to be worn on the front)
  • Custom 2022 Finisher Medal for all Run events
  • Free Parking
PACKET PICKUPS

DATE/TIME: TBD

USA Racing
6985 Collamer Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057

DATE/TIME: TBD

Willow Health & Wellness Center
3090 Belgium Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

DATE/TIME: TBD

Medved Running
3400 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

DATE/TIME: TBD

Savannah Fire Dept.
1770 NY-89, Savannah, NY 13146

RACE DAY TBD

Savannah Fire Dept.
1770 NY-89, Savannah, NY 13146

GETFIT SERIES

 

The Montezuma Half Marathon is part of the Willow Running Get Fit Half Marathon Series which offers discounted registration, custom swag, and VIP status to runners who participate in 4 (or more!) Willow Running Half Marathon events during the year. To register, visit the Willow Running website

Willow Running races included in the GetFit Half Marathon Series:

Earth Day Half Marathon
Thousand Islands Half Marathon
Montezuma Half Marathon
Keuka Outlet Trail Half Marathon
Old Forge Marathon Half Marathon
Finger Lakes Half Marathon
Jell-O Half Marathon
E-Race Cancer Half Marathon

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