Art & Sole 5k Run/Walk

The Annual Art & Sole 5k Run/Walk is a fundraiser for the Neighborhood Art House. The course begins at the Neighborhood Art House, 201 East 10th Street, Erie, Pa. proceeds through Downtown Erie and ends at the Neighborhood Art House. Artwork done by the children are awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category. Proceeds benefit free after-school and summer programs in the visual, performing and literary arts and environmental awareness and action to children living in Erie’s inner-city.  www.erieartsole.com.

Nittany Valley Half Marathon

First run in 1984, the Nittany Valley Half Marathon has since blossomed into one of the region’s most popular road races, drawing several hundred runners each year. 

 

The 13.1 mile course begins & ends on the Penn State campus, touring through rolling countryside, along scenic Spring Creek and through quaint Houserville.

 

Race Registration starts at $40

Life Run 5K/10K & Fun Walk

People for Life’s annual Life Run 5K/10K & Fun Walk will take place on Saturday, October 10. Sign-in starts at 7:30 a.m., and the events start at 9 a.m.

Life Run will be based at Slade Park, 7840 Slade Rd., Harborcreek, Pennsylvania (16 minutes from Peach & I-90) and will feature: professional timing, DJ, optional Jazzercise warm up, complimentary t-shirt, and refreshments.

Registration is $25 for ages 16 and up and $15 for ages 7 to 15. Online registration will help with social distancing on race day. To be sure of getting a race t-shirt, register by September 29.

For more information or to register, visit www.peopleforlife.life/liferun or call (814) 882-1333. See also www.facebook.com/LifeRunErie.

2nd Annual “Pay It Forward” 5K Run/Walk

This year is the 2nd Annual “Pay It Forward” 5K Walk/Run benefitting the 501(c)3 organization, Therapy Dogs United. Last year the walk/run was held virtually, and this year it will be held October 9th at Harborcreek Community Park at 9am. We are looking forward to a fun, successful event! The entirety of proceeds are being donated to Therapy Dogs United to assist them in the financial obligations related to their therapy dog-centered programs.

Amish Country Running Festival

Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1 mile.  NO CUT OFF TIMES!  Run the beautiful countryside nestled within the largest Old Order Amish community in the US.  Fully stocked aid stations, port-a-johns along the course, food, Southern Tier Brewing Company beer zone, race t-shirts, finisher medals and more.

2021 Sprint for Sight 5K Walk/Run Virtual Event

“Sprint for Sight 2021” is a Virtual 5k Walk/Run to benefit VIA-Visually Impaired Advancement (formerly Olmsted Center for Sight). The race will be open from June 5th – June 11th. Registration costs $30 and includes a race T-shirt from Pasteurized Tees on Elmwood Avenue! There will be lots of prizes and raffles too! All proceeds go to help individuals who are blind, visually impaired, or receive other services from VIA.

Please see the link for complete information.  This event can be done virtually or if you are interested in a short drive to the Buffalo, NY area, there are three plotted courses you could choose from.

Cassadaga Lakes Running Festival

Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, & 1 mile.  NO CUT OFF TIMES!  Start and finish on the flats around the beautiful three Cassadaga Lakes and enjoy some serious hills in between.  Challenging, fun, quiet roads and a Southern Tier Brewing Company Beer Zone at the Finish.  Post race food catered, fully stocked aid stations at almost every mile, port-a-johns along course, race t-shirts.  AND, this is a fundraiser event.  All proceeds benefit the Mary E. Seymour Stockton/Cassadaga Library.

SafeNet’s Boo Run

Due to protocols from both state and local officials as well as our commitment to the safety of our staff and participants, SafeNet will be holding our Annual Boo Run virtually this year on Saturday, October 31 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

 

The Virtual 5K Fun Run. Run, walk ,or jog in costume or not. Choose your own 5K route in your neighborhood or on a trail. Link up with your friends and family to run or find a running partner on the registration site. Cash Prizes and Gift Cards will be given for participants in several costume categories – Adult; Youth; Duo; Group; COVID Theme and best Overall.

 

Online Registration available here.

Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon & 10k

  1. This the is the 50th Annual event!  And we have some special before, during and after events planned.  Come join us in what is usually the peak of fall in the Adirondacks.   This year’s event is a fund raiser for youth drug and alcohol prevention programs in the region.

Race starts at the Olympic Skating Oval on Main Street in the middle of Lake Placid, the routes head North, through the center of Lake Placid’s business district. The course proceeds along Mirror Lake and then onto Route 73 passing  the North Elba Horse Show Grounds and the Olympic Ski Jumping complex. Runners then turn left onto a flat, out and back road along the AuSable river.  Excellent scenery and changing leaves at the peak of the fall season.  Runners will return up the only significant uphill to the finish at the North Elba Horse Show Ground.  A traditional runner’s event, with low entry fees.  Come run it again, or enjoy it for the first time.

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