Sat November 13, 2021 Syracuse, NY 13209 US Directions
A new and exciting event, premiering in the CNY area at the New York State Fairgrounds in conjunction with the International Taste Festival.
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International Taste Fest 5K

$35 10:30AM EST - 11:45AM EST Price increases after September 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

International Taste Fest 10K

$45 10:00AM EST - 11:45AM EST Price increases after September 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
581 State Fair Blvd
Syracuse, NY US 13209
Description

Join us on November 13th at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY for the inaugural International Taste Fest 5K & 10K running event, presented by Dick's Sporting Goods. The International Taste Festival is a new and exciting event, premiering in the Central New York area, at the New York State Fairgrounds-Exposition Center Fri 11/12 - Sun 11/14. We invite you to make a whole day of it on Saturday the 13th, starting with a run in the morning. The 5K will stay within the fairgrounds while the 10K will bring you to the Empire Trail for a portion of the run.

Besides some great swag, registrants will get a ticket into the International Taste Festival, (good for any of the 3 days). Discounted tickets for other family members available prior to the event. Simply email willowrunningNY@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing additional tickets.

To keep you moving and motivated, there will be live music, with an international flair, on both courses!

An awards ceremony with $6000 in awards certificates will kick off the start of the food festival on that day. There will also be fireworks in evening!

Registration is limited to 1000 participants.

THE COURSE

The entire 5K will be run inside the Fairgrounds while the 10K will jump on the Empire Trail for a portion of the 6.2 mile run.

MapMyRun Course maps will be uploaded soon.

THE GIVEAWAY
  • Entry into the INTERNATIONAL TASTE FESTIVAL 10K or 5K
  • Custom short or long sleeve tech shirt 
  • Custom 10K or 5K Bib
  • Custom 2021 Finisher Medal
  • A ticket into the International Taste Festival, (good for any of the 3 days)
    • Discounted tickets for other family members available prior to the event. Simply email willowrunningNY@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing additional tickets.
  • Hydration stations on the course
  • Professional medical support
  • Free, no hassle parking
AWARDS

Celebrate your accomplishments at the Awards Ceremony- at the Expo Center at 12PM! Vendors know that race participants may finish before the event opens at 12 noon—the race participants have early access to the event immediately following their run!

  • 5K & 10K Overall and Masters Overall M/F:  $100 Dick's Sporting Goods (DSG) Gift Certificate
  • 5K & 10K Age Group winners:
    • 1st Place M/F: $50 DSG Certificate
    • 2nd Place M/F: $20 DSG Certificate
    • 3rd Place M/F: $20 DSG Certificate
  • Age groups will be 5 year increments for both Male/Female 14U - 80+. That's 64 winners!. 

Custom finisher medals awarded to all 5K and 10K finishers at the finish line.

PACKET PICKUP

LOCATION: TBD

DATE/TIME: TBD

PARKING

Free, no hassle parking on site.

BEST POST RACE FOOD EVER!

Grab your family and friends to cheer you on and then enjoy the festival! Food will be available for purchase, but not as part of the race price. Discounted entrance tickets for family and friends will be available prior to the event only-  Simply email willowrunningNY@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing additional tickets.

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