Race events support the community’s health by providing an opportunity for fun and engaging cardiovascular exercise and a social opportunity for community members, families, and students to come together. Race sponsorship opportunities and volunteer opportunities are available.

GET FIT 52.4 Half Marathon Series 

Attention HALF CRAZY RUNNERS!!! Sign up for FOUR  Willow Running Half Marathon events with the mail-in GET FIT 52.4 Half Marathon Series Challenge application! One Application- No Processing Fees!! Price includes all  registration costs and swag from each individual race plus the GET FIT 52.4 Custom Jacket !!!

  • Earth Day Half Marathon
  • Thousand Islands Half Marathon
  • Montezuma Half Marathon
  • Old Forge Half Marathon
  • Run With The Deer Half Marathon
  • Finger Lakes Half Marathon
  • E-Race Cancer Half Marathon

Info & Registration

Earth Day Half Marathon & 5K

Earth Day 5K, 13.1 and Relay

Emmi Farm’s
Corner Rt. 370 & Vann Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

July 12, 2020


The Earth Day Half Marathon & 5K has quickly become one of CNY’s most looked forward to springtime races! Along with some of the best swag out there, we celebrate Earth Day by giving all registrants an evergreen tree seedling to plant! The loop course, on low traffic, country roads, has some pretty amazing views of rolling farmland and the lookout at Beaver Lake as well as friendly neighbors that come out to cheer you on! The race start/finish and after party are at the Emmi Farm’s Greenhouse. The 5K is an out & back along two fairly flat stretches of country road. Following the race, you will be treated to live music, a Southern Tier beer, hot food and a farmers market style post race vibe. The Earth Day Half Marathon, Relay & 5K event benefits the Syracuse Rescue Mission and other local community groups.

Info & Registration

Earth Day Half Marathon & 5K

Thousand Islands Half Marathon & 5K

Scenic View Park
8 Fuller Street
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

August 22, 2020


The Thousand Islands Half Marathon & 5K is a scenic road course with a start/finish at the pavilion in Scenic View Park in Alexandria Bay, NY

Info & Registration

Montezuma Half Marathon & 5K

Montezuma Audubon Center
2295 State Rt. 89
Savannah, NY 13146

July 26, 2020


Race courses that will take runners along country roads and the half marathon course will include a packed dirt trail that will loop in and out of Howland Island (a unit of the Northern Montezuma Wildlife Management Area- about 1/3 of the half marathon race course). New in 2019, a 10K race event, which is why we are excited to now refer to the event as A FESTIVAL OF RACES!

This race will benefit the important work and efforts of the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. The Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex support habitat restoration & public use at The Montezuma Wetlands Complex in upstate New York.

Info & Registration

Old Forge Marathon

George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center
225 North St.
Old Forge, NY US 13420

September 11/12, 2020


All the race events will take place on established bike (snowmobile in the winter) trails that run between the northeast portion of Old Forge, just north of the Water Safari, and work their way towards Eagle Bay. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience. Fall foliage is estimated to be around 25% peak.

Info & Registration

Run With The Deer (13.1, 10K & 5K)

Seneca White Deer (Former Seneca Army Depot)
5479 NY-96A
Romulus, NY 14541

September 26, 2020


Join us for the 2nd annual Run With the Deer (13.1, 10k, 5k) on Saturday September 26, 2020 at the old Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, NY. This historic site is now the home of hundreds of white deer. With a little luck, you’ll be able to spot a few during your run. The Run With The Deer event will include a 5K, 10K and Half Marathon (13.1). All 3 running events will take place inside the Seneca White Deer (SWD) complex. Each race event will be on paved roads that are extremely flat, a fast course indeed! There will be awards for overall, masters and age group winners for both male/female categories.

Post race, stick around for a spectacular “Run with The Deer” Festival complete with live music, food trucks, vendors, tours and even helicopter rides.

Info & Registration

Finger Lakes Half Marathon & 5K

Fleur Di Lis Brew Works
3630 NY-414
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

October 10, 2020


RUN in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of NYS for the inaugural Finger Lakes Half Marathon & 5K

  • Start/Finish & Post-race party at Fleur De Lis Brew Works.
  • Half Marathon swag: custom hoodie, pint glass & finisher medal
  • 5K swag: custom race shirt & finisher medal.
  • Race benefits the Seneca Falls, NY chapter of Wounded Warriors In Action

The Post Race Party will include an Awards Ceremony , Live music, free food and limited free beverage (beer) for runners (21+). Food and drink will be available for non-runners, family and friends for purchase.

All donations will directly benefit the Seneca Falls, NY chapter of Wounded Warriors In Action, a not for profit dedicated to serving purple heart recipients who bravely fought for our country (https://wwiaf.org/). 

Info & Registration

E-Race Cancer Half Marathon & 5k

E-Race Cancer Half Marathon & 5K

Stone’s Marina
9247 N Road
Bridgeport, NY 13030

October 24, 2020


E-RACE CANCER HALF MARATHON & 5K will again take place in Bridgeport, NY at the peak of autumn foliage season. The road course is extremely flat and will take you along the south side of Oneida Lake, New York State’s largest inland Lake with scenic views of both fall colors and the impressive Lake. After the race there will be a post race festival to celebrate the conclusion of the running event with food, drink, vendors and entertainment. This year the primary race event benefactor will be Cancer Connects a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides programs and services to facilitate the cancer journey for cancer patients throughout Central NY State (http://www.cancerconnects.org/) .

Info & Registration

2018 Dick's Sporting Goods Family Fit Series

Dick’s Sporting Goods Family Fit Series

The Family Fit Running Series is a collection of fun and competitive family oriented running/walking events (occurring from spring to fall) encouraging better health, memorable family times and individual achievement.

  • Pi Day Run
  • ShortcaKe 4K
  • Harvest Challenge
  • Boos & Brews 5K
  • Ugly Sweater 5K

Info & Registration

Pi Day Run

Emmi Farm’s
Corner Rt. 370 & Vann Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

March 14, 2019


On 3.14.19 come join us for the 3rd Annual 3.1415926 Mile run to benefit the Baldwinsville (Baker) High School Robotic’s Team as they embark on defending their NYS title and hopefully, once again, qualifying for the World’s Competition set for April of this year in Louisville, KY. 

Info & Registration

ShortcaKe 4K

Abbott Farms
3275 Cold springs Road (Rt. 370)
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

June 13, 2020


We all run for different reasons why not add “Running for Shortcake” to the list. Presented by Northside Collision, the ShortcaKe 4K to benefit Sunshine Horses will be at Abbott Farms in Baldwinsville, NY and will coincide with strawberry season in CNY.  All finishers will receive a fresh strawberry shortcake as a reward for job well done!  All entrants will receive a unique custom “I run for Shortcake” race shirt. The race event will benefit Sunshine Horses, an not-for-profit organization helping horses, helping people. Sunshine Horses is an independent agency and rescue facility that rehabilitates, retrains and seeks adoptions for  retired Standardbred race horses.

Info & Registration

Harvest Challenge 5k & 1 Mile Run

Harvest Challenge 5K & 1 Mile Run

Emmi Farms
1482 W. Genesee Rd.,
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

September 20, 2020


A fun and challenging 5K course on tractor paths through and around the fields at Emmi’s farm. There will also be a 1 mile run for all ages. Run or walk either event. Bring the whole family to participate!

Info & Registration


Boos & Brews 5K

WT Brews
18 E. Genesee St.,
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

October 31, 2020


A Pre-Halloween 5K RACE (costumes are NOT mandatory but certainly encouraged) with a start/finish at WT Brews in Baldwinsville, NY (WT BREWS). This inaugural event is part of the Dick’s Sporting Good’s Family Fit Running Series.

Info & Registration


Come celebrate the transition from Thanksgiving to the Christmas season with a fun but competitive 5K run and don’t forget to wear your best UGLY sweater! There will be awards for overall winners M/F as well as age group winners.