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Utica, NY | May 19, 2019

Race Information

Registration

Registration opens on February 4th, 2019 for early bird pricing. Register by May 10th to guarantee your performance t-shirt! Qualified finishers for all events will receive a finisher's medal in addition to the performance t-shirt.   

Pricing deadlines:  March 18th & May 10th - Price will increase to $45 and $50 for the Half Marathon and Relay. $35 and $40 for the 5K. 

Online registration ends on May 16th. 

Half Marathon

The main event begins at 8 AM on Whitesboro Street outside of the Adirondack Bank Center. The course begins by winding through historic Bagg's Square before turning onto the scenic Erie Canal trail and continuing to the Lock 20 State Canal Park. Runners will follow the same route back and cross the finish line inside the Adirondack Bank Center for a post race celebration. Spectators are encouraged to attend along the course and inside the Adirondack Bank Center! Time limit for the half marathon is 3 hours and 15 minutes (15 min/mile pace). 

See the MAPS section of this site for more details.

2 Person Relay Race

The 2-Person Relay begins with the Half Marathon at 8am on Whitesboro Street outside of the Adirondack Bank Center. The course begins by winding through historic Bagg's Square before turning onto the scenic Erie Canal trail and continuing to the relay exchange point near the Lock 20 State Canal Park. Second leg runners will follow the same route back and cross the finish line inside the Adirondack Bank Center for a post race celebration. Spectators are encouraged! 

There will be a complimentary shuttle for relay runners or runners may provide their own transportation to the relay exhange point. See the MAPS section of this site for more details.

5K Race

The 5K Race begins at 8:10am on Whitesboro Street outside of the Adirondack Bank Center. The course begins by winding through historic Bagg's Square before turning left onto North Genesee Street and turning around before the Erie Canal Trail parking lot. Runners will follow the same route back and cross the finish line INSIDE the Adirondack Bank Center for a post race celebration. Spectators are encouraged! 

See the MAPS section of this site for more details.

Kid's Run

The 2nd Erie Canal Kids' Run will begin at 10am on Saturday, May 19th, 2018. This FREE event for the little ones officially kicks off our weekend festivities. Hosted by our generous sponsor A&P Master Images, the Kids' Run will take place on Water Street and feature multiple heats for little runners of all ages and abilities. This event will be capped at 200 so don't wait to register! REGISTER 

See the MAPS section of this site for more details.  

Post Race Party

The Erie Canal Post Race Party will take place on the floor of the newly renovated Adirondack Bank Center, home of the AHL's Utica Comets, from 8:30am-12pm. Food and drink will be available for purchase including Saranac beer! Spectators are asked to enter through the overhead Zamboni door on Charles Street to access the post race festivities. 

See the MAPS section of this site for more details.