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Grab yer pirate hat and decorate yerself for the 6th annual Pirate's Weekend 5K event. Enjoy a 3.1 mile run/walk through the beautiful village of Sylvan Beach. This is a pirate's party race for the entire family, therefore, strollers and dogs are welcome!
The race will begin on Sunset Boulevard, near the bathhouse and beach access. There will be free parking for participants as well as bathrooms available.
In order to receive a FREE race t-shirt you MUST pre-register BY JULY 3rd. The first 150 people to register by JULY 3rd will receive a free shirt. After July 3rd, you will no longer be able to receive a t-shirt as they will be going to print. You will still be able to pre-register July 3rd-July 15th but will NOT receive a t-shirt. We encourage you to pre-register well in advance!!
Aside from the fun stuff, your participation supports a great cause. The Pirate 5K Rum Runner raises funds to benefit Sitrin’s Military Rehabilitation Program in New Hartford, NY, which provides comprehensive care to post-9/11 veterans who have post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, spinal cord injuries, and other combat-related conditions. For more information, please visit http://www.sitrin.com/veteran-care
The race cost is $20 until May 31st and then $25 from June 1st - July 19th. You will be able to register the morning of the 5K, but you will not receive a free t-shirt. Children 5 and under are free and do not require registration.
**Early bib and t-shirt pick up - Saturday, July 18th 10am-noon in the Sylvan Beach Village Bandstand. Stick around for the Pirate Parade at 1pm!!!
Register TODAY and join the fun!!!
Monetary rewards to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female participants.
A HUGE thank you to our 2020 5K sponsors and supporters - Adirondack Bank (Sylvan Beach, NY), Campanie & Wayland-Smith, PLLLC (Oneida, NY), Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc. (Oneida, NY), Carl's Wholesale Furniture Warehouse (New Hartford, NY), D'Arcangelo & Co., LLP (Oneida, NY), Gates-Cole Insurance (Oneida, NY), Kay Real Estate (Oneida, NY), M.E.I.D., LLC Construction (Oneida, NY), Oneida Dental Group (Oneida, NY), Oneida Indian Nation (Oneida, NY), Poulin Optometric Eyecare PLLC (Camden, NY) and Victory Sign, Inc. (Canastota, NY). Each sponsors logos will be printed on the back of the shirts!
We would also like to thank the Sylvan Beach American Legion Post 1153, Captain John's Restaurant, Eddies and Harpoon Eddies, HAM radio operators of Madison and Oneida County, emergency personnel and many volunteers.
Over $4,400.00 was raised for Sitrin in 2019. Thank you to our sponsors AND our participants!
If you know of a business who would be interested in sponsoring this 5K event for 2020, please contact our race director at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate any and all support!