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5 Mile Race Details

With winter winding down and spring on the horizon, that means it's time for our annual 5 mile race, Runnin' of the Green Presented by YMCA of Greater Rochester and URMC. In our 26th year, we will start downtown by Parcel 5 outside the Mercentile on Main.


When: Saturday prior St. Patrick's Day, 2024 Race is March 16 at 9:30 AM

Where: 285 East Main Street. Downtown Rochester, NY 

Start: Mass start on Main Street

Finish: Main Street


$35.00 - Early registration before 12.31 upgrade to Sweatshirt

$40.00 - 1/1 to 3/1 - LS Shirt *Register by 2/20 to Gaurentee your shirt size*

$40.00 - 3/2 to Race day - LS Shirt (while supplies last) 

** All Participants receive a Medal**
Kids 18U - $20.00 
No Shirt Option - Save $$ by selecting NO SHIRT at Registration

Packet pickup:

at Rochester Running Co (1387 Mt. Hope Ave)

Wednesday March 13      11-6

Thursday March 14          11-6

Friday March 15               11-6

Saturday March 16          At Race Location

Award Categories: 

Men: Top Finishers, Top 3 Overall Age groups from : 0-14, 5 year gap to 80+ 
Women: Top Finishers, Top 3 Overall age groups from: 0-14, 5 year gap to 80+


No Special Parking for Attendees

Close garages are:
Mortimer Street Garage
South Ave Garage

Civic Center Garage

There is also On Street Parking, or the lot on Court St.

**Parade will have roads closed on East Ave and surrounding areas, considering parking closer to Blue Cross Arena and walking over** 

Post Race PARTY:

Inside Mercantile 

Live Results and Awards Presentation

Food and Drinks 

Vendor Village 

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