Thu October 1 - Sat October 17 Directions
Run this fall in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State!
Description

Run in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, take in the peak fall foliage, and enjoy a recovery beer on us on Saturday, October 10th for the 2nd Annual Finger Lakes Half Marathon & 5K hosted at Fleur De Lis Brew Works in Seneca Falls, NY. Similar to previous Willow Running events for 2020 post Covid-19 we will be offering both the Half Marathon & 5K event in waves of 50 or fewer participants separated by 15 minutes at the Start. Please select the Time Slot that best suits you! The Time Slots are offered on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Start/Finish & Post-race party at Fleur De Lis Brew Works
  • Half Marathon entrants receive a custom long sleeve shirt (men’s or women’s fit), a custom stemless wine glass & finisher medal
  • 5K entrants receive a custom long sleeve shirt (men’s or women’s fit) & finisher medal
  • Post-race party includes live music, free food and limited free beverage (beer) for entrants (21+)
  • Invite your friends and family to join the post-race party (food and drink available for purchase from Fleur De Lis Brew Works)
THE RUN

Race day begins at Fleur De Lis Brew Works, a certified independent craft brewery nestled in the heart of Upstate New York’s Finger Lakes region. Runners start on gravel/grass and will roll through scenic countryside roads for their choice of either a half-marathon (13.1 miles) or a 5K (3.1 miles), finishing back at Fleur De Lis for the Awards Ceremony and post-race party. {COVID-19 Update- In order to discourage groups of runners post race- there will be no awards ceremony or post race "party". Age group winners will be notified via email & social media.}

Half Marathon:

  • 8:30 am start time
  • Custom long sleeve shirt (men’s or women’s fit), custom stemless wine glass (great for your free beer!) & finisher medal
  • Free grab-n-go food and one free beverage for runners 21+ from Fleur De Lis Brew Works
  • Free parking
  • Course Maps:

5K:

  • Approx. 8:40am start time
  • Custom long sleeve shirt (men’s or women’s fit) & finisher medal
  • Free grab-n-go food and one free beverage for runners 21+ from Fleur De Lis Brew Works
  • Free parking
  • Course Maps: 

GIVEAWAY

* Must be 21 years or over to receive free beer. Quantity limited per runner.

AWARDS

Grab your family and friends to join the post-race party and celebrate your accomplishments at the Awards Ceremony!

  • Custom finisher medals awarded to all Half Marathon & 5K finishers
  • Overall Awards M/F
  • Age Group Awards M/F

Course Records:

Half Marathon

Matthew Fogerty   1:25:53.1
Gabrielle Woo       1:38:22.3

5K

Daniel Wheatley   20:11.9
Courtney Martin   18:52.6

 

PACKET PICKUPS

Stop by one of our convenient packet pickup locations.

Thursday, October 8

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CoreLife Eatery
7265 Buckley Rd
Syracuse, NY 13212

image4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
MedVed Running
3400 Monroe Ave
Rochester, NY 14618

 

 Friday, October 9th

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Fleur De Lis Brew Works
3630 NY-414
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

 

Race Morning - Saturday, October 10th

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Fleur De Lis Brew Works
3630 NY-414
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

 

Race Contact Info

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

The Finger Lakes Half Marathon & 5K is part of the Willow Running Get Fit 52.4 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 Health & Wellness Website.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Before you come to the event... 

  • Know the start day/time that you signed up for
  • Leave ample time to pick up bib & swag before your start (and put it in your car)
  • Bring your own hydration liquids and sanitizing wipes/hand sanitizer
  • Try to use a bathroom facility before you arrive
  • Please bring a face covering to wear

What to do when you get to the site…

  • Arrive at least 30-45 minutes before the start time you signed up for
  • Park in the designated area. There will be attendants directing you. There will be porta johns near the parking area that you can use if you need to.
  • Wait at your car until 25 minutes prior to your start time. Please stretch and hydrate at your car
  • 25 minutes before your start make your way to the PPU area adjacent to the parking area

At the Packet Pick Up area…

  • Please wear a face covering
  • Get to PPU area not sooner than 25 min. prior to your start time.
  • You will get a Willow Running buff (face covering), your BIB (do not forget to grab some pins) and your swag.
  • After you have your swag, drop it off at your car and pin on your bib (on the front)

At the start line…

  • Make your way to the start line just before the start time. Please wear a face covering and social distance until the race begins.
  • Once you start running and are apart from other runners you can remove your face covering

During the race…

  • There will be a minimum of 6 hydration stations with drinks poured. (see course map for locations). We ask that you help yourself to a cup (we cannot hand them to you). Garbage cans will be placed shortly after the stops. There will also be some sprinklers on the course.
  • It is going to be hot- we suggest wearing a hydration belt or carrying water with you.
  • There are two porta johns on the course (see course map for locations).
  • If you are walking, please maintain a 6’ social distance with any other walkers or wear a face covering.

At the finish line...

  • Yay! you finished
  • Get your finisher medal!
  • Please maintain a social distance
  • Unfortunately, we must ask that you do not hang out post-race. The next wave of runners will be arriving behind you. Teamwork makes the dream work!
Directions

Fleur De Lis Brew Works

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