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SUNDAY MAY 19, 2019

5K STARTS AT 8:00AM
10K STARTS AT 9:15AM
DONUT DASH STARTS AT 11:00AM

10 MUNCHKINS® DONUT HOLES. 1 MILE. 

Dunkin Dash

ESTABLISHED 1979

Regardless of your skill level, this race will restore your faith in Mother Nature and re-invigorate your workouts for the summer season ahead. The famous lilac gardens of Highland Park, also the backdrop for the event’s after-party, mark the beginning and end of the races. With the aroma of 1500 lilacs filling the air, runners start out heading east on Highland Avenue, move through the rolling hills of the park and then turn south through the residential town of Brighton before returning back through the park.

ENTRY FEE

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April 20, 2019 is the last date to choose your shirt size. After this date, sizes are first come, first served while supplies last.

Lilac Run T shirt 2019

New this year- all 5K & 10K runners will receive a finisher medal!

Race Medal 2019

Lilac Runner’s Lounge Add-on

Lilac Runner’s Lounge includes:

  • Private Tent & Lounge Area
  • Private Air Conditioned/Heated Bathrooms
  • Reserved Premium Parking
  • Bag Check
  • Premium Refreshments
  • Pancake Breakfast
  • Commemorative Rochester Lilac Festival Mug

This is an add-on to your race fee for $30.

A portion of these proceeds to benefit Willow Domestic Violence Center.

Lilac Run After Party! Back again for 2019 in front of the Sahlen’s Center Stage:

Live music, bagels, coffee & snacks

Pancake breakfast, beer, mimosas & Bellinis will be available for purchase

Willow Domestic Violence Center

WILL RECIEVE A PORTION OF PROCEEDS

Can’t make the race? You can still donate to Willow Domestic Violence Center.

USA_trackUSATF Certified course

PACKET PICK UP

Friday, May 17, 10am – 9pm
Saturday, May 18, 10am – 5pm
Medved Running & Walking Outfitters, 3400 Monroe Avenue, 14618

Race Day Sunday, May 19 from 7am
Located at the Big Top Tent across the Center Stage

TRAINING

Whether you are a seasoned runner or a first-timer, let us guide the way. From fitting you to the perfect running shoe to helping you achieve your personal best, Medved Running & Walking Outfitters has the expertise in all areas of the sport. To learn more about specific training programs, please call Dan Medved at 585-248-3420 or email him at danmedved@yahoo.com

SPECIAL THANKS

Race Director: Medved Running & Walking Outfitters

Visit Medved Running & Walking Outfitters for stats and past performance records.

10K Awards

Total Prize Money for this year’s race is to be distributed as follows:

  • 1st place:  $1,000
  • 2nd place:  $500
  • 3rd place:  $275
  • Masters (M/F 40+):  $125
  • Award for the top three runners in each age group (five-year intervals): 1st place age group winners receive a $25 gift card to L.L. Bean, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive a Trader Joe product!

The 10K Award Ceremony will be held at approximately 10:30 am at the Sahlen’s Center Stage

The Lilac Run is the USATF Niagara 10km Championship

The Lilac Run 10k is part of the 2019 USATF Niagara Runner of the Year Series.

5K Awards

  • $100 for the overall Male and Female Winner
  • Award for the top three runners in each age group (five-year intervals): 1st place age group winners receive a $25 gift card to L.L. Bean, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive a Trader Joe product!
  • 5K awards will be given out at the conclusion of the 10K award ceremony.  Any awards not picked up at the award ceremony will be taken to our office at 26 South Goodman St. and can be picked up there!

THANKS TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS

Medved Running & Walking Outfitters
Dunkin
CBD Best Oil
Burlington
Dolce Panepinto
CITY Newspaper
USA Track & Field Niagara
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