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Additional Series information can be found at http://www.syrgov.net/Parks/SpecialEventsSyrathon(1).html.
SYRATHON brings together 8 established road races, all based in the City of Syracuse and spaced throughout the calendar year, into this unique road race series! Syrathon’s eight race routes showcase Syracuse’s incredible and historic parks systems as participants journey through a number of wonderful city neighborhoods. Since 2009, the Series has encouraged, for both beginners and seasoned runners, healthful physical activity year-round, while promoting the sights and sounds of city life! In 2020, Syrathon adapted to the challenges of Covid-19 and became a mostly virtual series. In 2021, while it may be too soon to know for certain which format (or date) some of the races may ultimately utilize, be assured that all race committees are excited to put on exciting events- in support of great causes- in whatever form they may take. Syrathon will take on an exciting hybrid format in 2021!
The Syrathon Series Challenge again will challenge registered participants to accumulate at least 26.2 race miles over the course of the Series. Those who meet the challenge are known as Syrathoners, and will have earned the coveted Syrathon Medal! All registered participants receive a cool race shirt!
List of Races:
Tipp Hill Shamrock Virtual Run (March 1-17)
Step Up 4 Kids Virtual Run (April 1-30)
Paige’s Butterfly Run (TBD)
Valley Nature 4 Mile Run (August 21, 2021)
Strathmore Parks 4 Mile Run (September 26, 2021 )
Inner Harbor 5K (October 3, 2021).
Eastwood 5 Mile Run (October 17, 2021)
Mountain Goat 10 Mile Run / Relay (October 24th)
Plus Free Bonus Virtual Fun Miles during the summer.
* Race dates and formats are subject to change
To log miles toward your Syrathon Goals:
1. Register here for the Syrathon Series Challenge
2. Visit the registration webpage for each of the individual races (listed above) that you choose to run, and complete their registration process.
3. For all of the series races in which you are registered, complete your miles according to the format of each race
4. Return to your Runsignup Syrathon account following each race to log your miles (and photos if you choose)
Please contact Chris Abbott (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Syracuse Parks and Recreation regarding mileage reporting and further 2021 Syrathon questions.
The 2021 Syrathon is a project of the Syracuse Parks Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is ensuring that all Syracuse parks, public lands and the habitats therein are sustainably protected, restored, enhanced and developed for the educational, recreational and wellness uses of our citizens and guests. Your Syrathon registration and added donations support the Conservancy's efforts throughout the city, throughout the year. Please see the donation page for more information on the Conservancy. We thank you for your support!
Note: Registration for the Syrathon Series Challenge does not include individual race registrations. Please visit the individual race pages to register for your chosen series races.
After you complete each live or virtual race throughout the series, you will be required to log your times under this 2021 Syrathon results set. Below are some helpful tips. All results will be checked in our approval process and must be logged by 11/1/21. Reminders will be emailed to help keep you on task after each event in the series concludes.
Submit from RunSignup Race Page: Navigate to the race's RunSignup race page > select the Result tab > select Submit Virtual Results.
Submit Virtual Results From Your RunSignup Profile: Navigate to your RunSignup profile by selecting the Profile Icon at the top right hand corner > Find Race > Submit Virtual Results
Submit via Email: Sign up for these notifications and instructions through the registration process.
Log Activities > Enter New Activity > Enter Date Completed > Enter Distance in Miles > Comment with Race Name and Time (for point of reference) > Submit Activity
You can add more than one event at a time if you wish and you can even share photos!
***Each activity logged will go through an approval process by the race director before it will post to our leaderboard. Please allow a few days for approval.***
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