Paige's Butterfly Run

Sat August 7 - Thu August 12, 2021 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 US Directions
Live Event FAQ's

Where does the money go from Paige’s Butterfly Run?
The money raised from Paige’s Butterfly Run stays in Central New York to support pediatric cancer research and patient programs for kids and families fighting pediatric cancer at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Click here for more information.

What is a hybrid event? 
Due to the extent of the unknowns going forward and the current NYS restrictions on mass gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to host a hybrid event this year in celebration of our 25th Annual event. This includes a live small-scale event option at Palmer Elementary of 250 runners/walkers with a commitment to fundraise a minimum of $250. A virtual event option will also be offered to give you the opportunity to virtually run/walk Paige's Butterfly Run together, but safely apart.

How much is it to register for Paige's Butterfly Run?
$40 per person. The non-refundable registration fee includes all online processing fees. In addition, all participants must also commit to fundraising a minimum of $250.

When will Paige's Butterfly Run take place?
The event will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Palmer Elementary in Baldwinsville. During online registration you will be able to select from specific start times for each wave. 

What can I expect on Race Day?
Here is a summary of changes for this year's Paige's Butterfly Run. Detailed COVID-19 protocols will be announced at a later date. 

  • In-person participant capacity is set to 250 participants – in honor of Paige's Butterfly Run's 25th anniversary.
  • Participants will be divided into waves of 50 runners/walkers. Each wave will have a specific start time. You will be able to select your wave start time during online registration.
  • All participants will be required to adhere to the 6-foot social distancing guidelines from the time they arrive and until they depart Palmer Elementary.
  • Participants will be required to wear a mask from the point of arrival until their wave starts. 
  • Masks can only be removed once the wave starts and when/if proper social distancing is achieved. The mask must be replaced immediately whenever spacing among fellow participants requires and upon crossing the finish line.

When and where is packet pick up?
Packet pick up for the live in person event is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Fleet Feet Syracuse - 5800 Bridge St, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

What is the deadline to register for Paige’s Butterfly Run?
Online registration will close on Wednesday, August 4th at 11:59PM.

Are there fundraising awards?
As we have in the past, we will be awarding prizes for those individuals who raise funds to support Paige’s Butterfly Run and kids fighting pediatric cancer in Central New York. Click here to view this year's prizes!

Help! I am new to fundraising and don't know where to start.
Don't worry, we've got you covered. Check out our Fundraising Tips and Tricks webpage for some easy steps to get your fundraising efforts started. It's also a great resource for new ideas to help you reach and surpass your goal.

How do I make a donation?
Thank you for your support! Donations can be made online using your credit/debit card. 

If you wish to make your donation by check, please make checks payable to: Paige's Butterfly Run, Inc. 

Mail to:
Paige's Butterfly Run, Inc.
50 Presidential Plaza, Suite 106
Syracuse, NY 13202

What is Paige's Butterfly Run Inc.'s tax ID number?
The tax ID number for Paige's Butterfly Run, Inc. is 52-2154937.

I still have questions, what do I do?
Please contact if you have additional questions.

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