19th Annual Medved 5K to Cure ALS

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Jun 17, 2018


Rochester, NY


Activity Today Later


$25 $25 Register

1 Mile Youth Run

$10 $10 Register

1 Mile Walk

$10 $10 Register

About This Activity

The 19th Annual Medved 5K to Cure ALS is held on Father's Day (Sunday June 17, 2018) at Frontier Field.  Proceeds from this event benefit the ALS Therapy Development Institute to be used for ALS research. The course map can be viewed by clicking here.

With an Olympic style finish, around the warning track of Frontier Field, this race features one of the best venues in Rochester running. This event has become a Father's Day tradition for many families in our area. There is also a Youth 1 Mile Run and 1 Mile Fitness Stroll for walkers of all ages.

  • Date, Time and Location - Father's Day: Sunday June 17, 2018 at Frontier Field, Rochester, N.Y.
  • 5K race starts at 8:30 a.m.
  • Youth 1 Mile Run starts at 9:15 a.m.
  • 1 Mile Fitness Stroll starts at 9:15 am
  • Kids vs. "Spikes" the Mascot (see more info below) starts at 9:45 a.m.

Our race features a scenic course that starts right in front of Frontier Field, runs down toward Oak Street, and eventually takes you onto State Street. From State Street you turn right onto Main Street and then you take a right onto Plymouth. The race finishes inside Frontier Field, just behind home plate. The course is Certified to be Accurate by USATF. NY#10118KL

Race Amenities

Performance Tech Shirts for the first 600 registered 5K participants

Post race food and refreshments in the "Nest" at 10 am.
Digital clock display at one mile mark and finish line
Splits 1st and 2nd mile
Water stops
Computerized race results
Free parking at Kodak Lot D located across from the main entrance to Frontier Field
The best finishing location in Rochester running

Registration Info

$25.00 if registered by May 15, 2018
$30.00 if you register after May 15, 2018 but before online registration closes at 8:00 pm on Friday, June 15th.
$35.00 if you register after online registration closes at 8:00 pm on Friday, June 15th, at packet pickup, or on race day.
$10 for Youth 1 Mile Run
$10 for 1 Mile Fitness Stroll
Free Race Entry: to anyone who raises $60 or more in contributions to ALS (See Donation Information section below).

Individuals who raise $60 or more in contributions for ALS will receive a free entry to the race and a commemorative Medved 5K to Cure ALS t shirt. If you choose this option please email Andrea@medvedrunwalk.com for a coupon code after raising the money, but before registering for the race.

Click here to download a Contribution Pledge Sheet
Click here to set up an Online Contribution Page   After clicking on that link, please include "Medved 5K to Cure ALS" in the name of your Family Site (first box on the form).  Continue filling out the template to create your site.  If you need any assistance in setting up your online page, please contact Jillian Davis at jdavis@als.net or call her at  (617) 441-7266.   

Become a Race Sponsor

Donate or raise $250 or more and your name, along with a message will be listed on the official race shirt.  The deadline to become a Race Sponsor is June 1, 2018.  Please submit your message or any questions you may have to Dan Medved at: danmedved@yahoo.com

Packet Pick Up

Sarurday, June 16, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters. Due to the number of runners it is highly recommended to pick up your packet at this time.
Race Day: Begins at 7 am, inside the main entrance at Frontier Field.

Awards and Prize Money

1st Place Male and Female:   $200
2nd Place Male and Female:  $100
3rd Place Male and Female:   $75
First place Masters (40+) Male and Female: A Medved Gift Certificate
Age Group Awards:  Top three in each age group receives awards.
Male and Female Age Groups: 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Kids vs. "Spikes" the Mascot
Starts at 9:45 am in the Frontier Field Outfield
Separate age group races and distances for those 5 & under, 6-9 and 10-13.
All participants who outrun "Spikes" will receive a ribbon and award courtesy of the Red Wings. Register for kids races beginning at 7 am on race day.

The Spikes races are free!!

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