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Amish Country Running Festival

Saturday September 26th, 2020

Randolph, NY

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Description

Marathon, Half Marathon,10K, 5K, and 1 mile races set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY on September 24, 2022.


Amish Country Running Festival Athlete Guide (2021 for reference only)


Enjoy this course as it rolls thru the largest Old Order Amish Community in the US. You will have breathtaking views from vistas that you won't get anywhere else.  You will see working Amish farms, clothes lines full of crisp, clean laundry, the colors of autumn and be greeted by waving Amish families as you run past their homes.  


Finisher medals, long sleeved race t-shirts, breakfast AND lunch, fully stocked aid stations at each mile, STBC Beer Zone, fire pit, music, massage therapists on site, and more, believe it or not.   2018 was the inaugural year for this event with over 150 participants from more than 10 different states and two countries.  


Did we mention that this course is hilly??  Train for the hills and challenge yourself on one of the toughest yet gorgeous marathon and half marathon races there is.   The course is on paved roads the entire way.  No cut off times!  


*If you register and do not receive a confirmation email from RunSignUp your email is blocking it.  Please adjust as this is the best way for us to communicate with you pre-race. We also communicate through our Facebook Group Page regularly.


**Check out the Running Festival Bundle - we also produce a festival laid out the same as this race; the Cassadaga Lakes Running Festival held on May 29, 2022 in Cassadaga, NY.  You can learn more about this race by clicking here to be directed to our website on a new page


LOCATION:


Race start and finish on Church Street, East Randolph, NY 14772


PARKING:


FREE parking available at several locations within walking distance to the race site. 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:


Friday - 12p - 8pm - Packet Pick Up at race site (not mandatory)


Saturday - 6:30am-7:45am — Check-in open for all distances


       7:45am -   Athlete meeting for all distances at the Start/Finish Line


       8:00am - Marathon start


       8:05am - Half Marathon start


        8:10am - 10K start


        8:15am - 5K start


        8:20am - 1 mile start     


CHANGING YOUR DISTANCE:  


You are permitted to change the race distance that you have signed up for PRIOR to race day ONLY!  No refunds for going down in distance, there will be an charge for going up in distance based on the rates at the time that you registered.


MARATHON SPECIAL NEEDS BAG:


If you are racing the Marathon - you are welcomed to bring a bag that will be available to you at the 13.1 mile turn-around tent.    There will be a drop off location near the check in table on race day.


ON COURSE SUPPORT:


Fully stocked aid stations at each mile marker.  Hammer Nutrition products, water, candy, fruit, pickles and more.  


Portable restrooms will be available at the Start/Finish Line as well on the course at Mile 2,4,5,8,10,&13.1.


DIVISIONS & AWARDS:


Top 3 Overall Male & Female for each distance


Top 3 M/F Age group winners, 5 year age groups, for each distance.


Individualized certificates will be emailed to each winner in each category above.



POST RACE:


Finisher medals & Long sleeved Race T-shirts 


Beer Zone supplied by Southern Tier Brewing Company (must be 21 years of age)


Fire Pit


Lots of great food


RULES:


Only registered athletes on the course.  No dogs permitted.


Races held rain or shine. There is NO refund for this event or bib transfers. However, with ADVANCE notice, you may defer to another Wilson Endurance Sports event or next years race. You must speak with Tonia Wilson directly via email at [email protected] or 716-353-1288.


Any questions on the course or race please contact Race Director, Mark H. Wilson, via email [email protected] or 914-466-9214.


COURSE:


Amish Country Running Festival (Marathon…out-n-back, turn-by-turn)


Start/Finish on Cemetery St. (telephone pole at end of parking lot)


Right onto Cemetery Hill Rd.


Cemetery Hill Rd. becomes Walker Rd.


At triangle go LEFT continuing on Walker Rd. (Billion Dollar Rd. goes right)


Right onto Van Slyke Rd.


Continue straight onto Harris Rd. (crossing over Pope Rd.)


Left onto County Highway 40/Seager Hill Rd.


Right onto North East Rd.


Right onto County Highway 40/Seager Hill Rd. 


Turn around at 13.1 miles and return on same route to Finish


**All other distances begin and end at the same location with appropriate turn around locations.


Volunteers are always appreciated.  Free meals, beer zone and race t-shirts are provided.  Please ask your spectators to view the Volunteer job duties on this website and choose a spot that would work for them. 


To view photos from previous years event CLICK HERE


Thank you for racing with us.


Produced by Wilson Endurance Sports, LLC.  Hosting 23 running, triathlon and multi-sport events in New York State and Connecticut.  Check out the entire list at   our website www.CoachMarkWilson.com


Interested in becoming a sponsor of this and/or other Wilson Endurance Sports events?  Please reach out to tonia at [email protected] or 716-353-1288.


Wilson Endurance Sports strives to bring you a fun, challenging event in beautiful settings all around New York State and one in Connecticut.  We host a full calendar that can be viewed on the Races & Events page of our website at www.CoachMarkWilson.com.  Athlete centered, grass-roots racing is what we are all about.


 

Race Distances

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Start Location

122 Church Street, Randolph, NY

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