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Sat May 11, 2024 Watertown, NY 13601 US Directions


28035 NY-3
Watertown, NY US 13601


The 4th annual Black River Trail (15K, 10K, 5K) promises to be a fun packed Saturday (May 11, 2024) with the running events held along the beautiful fully paved Black River Trail on the outskirts of Watertown, NY. Join us at the nearby Garland City Brewery (321 Howk St, Watertown, NY 13601) after the race where they will be offering beer specials. 

Awards for Overall male/female, Masters overall male/female as well as age group winners. As a Willow Running event, we guarantee to combine FUN and RUN to make your overall experience a rewarding one! 

Once again, this year's Black River Trail event will benefit the Volunteer Transportation Center, a not for profit who's mission is to provide transportation to health, wellness and critical needs destinations utilizing volunteers and mobility management for anyone who has barriers to transportation.


The Black River Trail is smooth, flat, and well maintained making it ideal for a fast pace running event. It has numerous scenic views and overlooks the Black River as you move along the paved trail. All 3 race events will start on the Eastern Entrance of the Trail at the intersection of Rutland St./Route 3 in the Village of Black River. Listed below  are  the  course  maps  for  the  5K  and  10K.  For  those  running  the  15K  you  will  run  both  the  5K and  10K  courses.





Date/Time: May 10th; 5:00PM - 7:00PM

21809 Towne Center Drive, Watertown, NY 13601

Date/Times: May 11th (one hour prior to start of event)

At the Race Site- entrance to Black River Trail (.3 mi east of the Black River Drive-in)

Rutland Street (Rt. 3)
Watertown, NY 13601



The Black River Trail (15K, 10K, 5K) is a fun, swag-filled day of running, giveaways, awards, and free post-race food & drink. Get in on the experience!

Included with every registration:

  • Custom Race T-Shirt
  • Official Black River Trail Race bib
  • Custom 2024 Finisher Medal
  • Free Parking
  • Post-race party at nearby restaurant/bar- Garland City Brewery



Free Parking

Black River Drive-In, 28035 NY-3 within walking distance of the Start area. 


Join us for a fun filled post race celebration at Garland City Beer Works,  321 Howk St, Watertown, NY 13601. There will be beer/food specials for all of our participants. 

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Discount Hotel Option

Coming from out of town?  We have discounted rooms available at Fairfield Inn and Suites in Watertown.


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