RUN to the SUN~ 5k Run/Walk, 10k Run and 13.1 mile Half Marathon ~ May 13, 2017!
DATES: May 13, 2017
Pre-Registration is now CLOSED. Sign up Saturday, May 13, 2017 and run for Heather!
Race Day registration for all races opens @ 6:30am!
EVENT PARKING: All participants should park at the Body Pro Plaza located 200 yards South on Rt 11. PLEASE stay within the marked walkway provided on Body Pro side of the street. ONLY cross RT. 11 at the designated walkway directly across from Davidson Nissan. Handicapped parking ONLY available at Davidson Nissan, use first entrance from North and speak to attendant on Duty. We will provide a secure BAG DROP area (HAFF trailer) during the race for participants to secure personal belongings.
NEW this year! Two fun team challenges, get your crew together and sign up to compete for prizes and bragging rights!
1. Largest Team. 2. Most Spirited Team...get dressed, get rowdy & have FUN!
Two team categories: K-12/ STUDENT team OR VARIETY team.
Team Captain must create Password, Name and designate Category FIRST. Team members need password when registering. Team may participate in any combination of races.
ATTENTION TEAM CAPTAINS! Bring your crew to our beautiful HAFF Trailer for a team picture @8:30 am and Spirit Award judging!!
Trailer will be located in the registration area. A Team should consist of 7 members or more to qualify for judging. Winners will be announced during award ceremony after races.
pick up- Pre-registered
runners may pick up packets on Friday May 12, 2017 5-7 p.m. @ Davidson
Race Day Registration May 13, 2017:
- Race Day Registration and check in for all runners - 6:30 a.m. until 8:15 a.m. (Half Marathon check-in ends at 7:30 sharp!)
- $25 donation for 5k & 10k (includes timing chip)
-$55 donation for Half Marathon (includes timing chip, and finishers medal)
-T-shirts will NOT be provided for Race Day Registrants.
Who: This event is open to everyone, wheelchairs and strollers are welcome. We encourage participants of all fitness levels! Bring your friends and family, get some fresh air and exercise while supporting HAFF!
When: Saturday May 13, 2017
-8 a.m. start time for Half Marathon
-9 a.m. start time for 5k/10k
Breakfast will be provided after the Run for all participants!
AGE Groups, M & F: 1-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90-99, 100-infinity!!
AWARDS & Prizes:
-5k & 10K, M & F: Prize and medal awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall winners in each race. Age group winners will receive a medal.
-Half Marathon, M & F: CASH Prize (see below!!) awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall winners. Age group winners will receive a recognition prize. All participants get a finishers medal.
Help us PUMP up the CASH Prizes!! Tell your friends! More Half Marathon runners = More $$$!!
When we reach 200 pre-registered (M & F combined) Half Marathon participants we will double the PRIZE PURSE to: 1st, $500, 2nd, $200, 3rd, $100.
Where: Davidson Nissan, 18423 US RT 11, Outer Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601
View Race Maps: ***NEW*** there will be a BATHROOM stop available at water station W4 ( between mile 7 & 8 ) along the Half Marathon! GELS available as well.
EVENT PARKING: All participants should park at the Body Pro Plaza located 200 yards South on Rt 11. PLEASE stay within the marked walkway provided on Body Pro side of the street and ONLY cross RT. 11 at the designated cross walk directly across from Davidson Nissan. Handicapped parking ONLY available at Davidson Nissan, use first entrance from North and speak to attendant on Duty. We will provide a secure BAG DROP area during the race for participants to secure personal belongings.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 SPONSORS!
~Buffalo Wild Wings ~ Massey's Furniture Barn ~ Darren Ashcroft Property Services L.L.C. ~ CORE Services of N.N.Y.~Relief Rentals~
TOGETHER WE CAN DO ANYTHING!
The 7th Annual RUN to the SUN would not be possible without the outstanding cooperation and consideration given to us by The Davidson Automotive Group, The Body Pros, The Town of Watertown, City of Watertown Officials and Police Department, NYS Troopers and DOT, Jefferson County Officials and Sheriff's Department, Guilfoyle Ambulance Service, T.O.W Volunteer Fire Department and T.O.W Ambulance.
A huge THANK YOU to our amazing "RACE STAFF" who get up super early, bring their enthusiasm and pay it forward all day for HAFF! It takes a village … or nearly 100 excellent volunteers to pull this off! A special Thanks to The Birch Lane Crew, Ocean’s Eleven, Watertown Family YMCA, S.J. Students, I.H.C Students, The House of the Good Shepherd, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Garrett Loomis Foundation for helping out!
Kudos to our AMAZING Race Committee! Gwyn Monnat, Logan Macy, Maggie Kirch, Brenda Podvin, Sue Flynn & Sonja Esposito along with HAFF board of directors.
WE are truly grateful, the HAFF Board of Directors.
Sandra Macy/ Run Coordinator, Karla Stephanini/ President, Lynn Pietroski/ Vice-President, Mike Flynn/ Treasurer.
Pat Flynn, Nic Darling, Dedra Morgia, Michelle Titus. Jennifer Loonan, Kelly Bragger