* CandleLight 12 Hour – Overnight Ultra and Relays is a timed ultra marathon in Honeoye Falls, NY.
* 2020 race day is July 18, starts at 7 PM, the finish closes at 7 AM the next morning.
* The goal is to run/walk as many laps/miles in 12 hours.
* You must complete at least one lap, but there is no minimum time requirement.
* The race is on picturesque cross-country type of racecourse is 1.07 mile long.
* The racecourse is not flat, but there are no long and steep climbs. Climbs are shorter and less steep during the beginning of the race, but they get significantly longer at the end of the race.
* The relay option is available as well.
Are you ready to battle Bristol Mountain? Two Days of the following Mountainous Adventures!!! Day one kicks off with the quad busting Vertical Kilometer uphill 1000 meter climb. Day two follows up with a buffet of event options for the beginner to experienced Trail Mountain Goer! Choose from 50K, 50K 3 Person Relay, Half Marathon, 10 miler, 10K or 5K.
Friday, July 24th – 6:30pm – Vertical Kilometer
Saturday, July 25th –
7am – 50K AND 50K 3 person Relay Start
8am – 13.1 mile AND 10 mile Start
9am – 10K AND 5K Start
Multiple chances to tackle Bristol Mountain!
MyLaps chip timing
Plenty of aid stations
Well marked courses
Steep ascents and descents for all distances
Premium blend cotton t-shirts (Shirt size is guaranteed through 7/12/20 only!) If you missed the cutoff, to get a shirt it is first come, first served at packet pickup.
Athlete’s Village – Located at the base of the mountain at the start/finish line (excluding the Vertical Kilometer finish) post-race food, awards, great place to view the runners on course!
Vertical Kilometer will have a cookout up top at the Nordic Center overlooking the valley
Finisher medals for all distances
CanLake 50 Ultras and MiniCan 25Km is one of the few road ultra marathons in the US and North America. The race features challenging racecourse. Historically, CanLake Ultras have been good to first-time ultra runners averaging 95% finishers rate. It’s probably
50 Mile – Run one big road loop around the most beautiful Finger Lake in Western New York. The course is mostly flat to rolling roads with several major climbs, including locally-famous Bopple Hill.
50K – Run point-to-point over the final 31 miles of the 50-mile route. With significantly less climbing and descending than the first 19 miles of the 50-mile route, the 50K is more friendly for first-time ultra runners and a logical step up from the marathon.
25Km – Not ready to run ultra yet? Try 25Km instead! Run point-to-point over the final 14.5 miles of the 50 Mile/50 Km route after running short out-and-back starting on and using South Lake road. The time limit is 6 1/2 hours. The minimum average speed to complete the 25Km race is 2.07 miles per hour or 25 minutes per mile. Please note that the 25Km race won’t allow pacers and handlers.
Come for the Race and Extend your Stay
Peak fall foliage will create a scenic backdrop for crew, pacers, friends, and family as they accompany you and your fellow ultrarunners along the course to the finish. After the race, why not extend your stay and explore stunningly beautiful Canandaigua and the Finger Lakes Region? Art galleries, museums, historic sites, boat cruises, winery tours, shopping, and our regionally-famous grape pies are all options for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy.
Technical race shirts for every runner. Coffee, juice, and donuts at the start. Twelve well-stocked aid stations featuring GU products. The post-race meal offered to all race participants and volunteers. Free transportation to the 50 Km and 25 Km starts. All finishers in both races receive a medal – gold, silver, or bronze – based on age-graded standards