Calendar

Mar
13
Sat
Runnin’ of the Green @ Blue Cross Arena
Mar 13 – Mar 20 all-day

Runnin’ of the Green is traditionally the unofficial start of the spring running season in Rochester on March 13, 2021! The five mile race is a fast out and back course along the Genesee River.

This year we will be offering a Virtual Runnin’ of the Green.

Come join hundreds of other runners in the 23rd annual Runnin’ of the Green!

www.runninofthegreen.com

Aug
14
Sat
Daniel’s Race 5K @ Churchville-Chili Middle School
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The race this year will be held on August 14, 2021 at Churchville-Chili Middle School. In-person registration will begin at 8:30am and the race will begin at 9:30am. Our hope is to hold an in-person race this year. If we need to move the race virtual because of COVID-19 we will let all registrants know as soon as possible.

www.daniels5k.com

Nov
5
Fri
East Avenue Grocery Run 5K @ Third Presbyterian Church
Nov 5 – Nov 7 all-day

Hunger is Real – The 2021 East Ave Grocery Run is Virtual for now! 

While we hope to have a live event this fall, at this point the event will be virtual. Should the decision be made to have a limited-participation live event, pre-registered participants will be given the live participation option on a first-come, first-served basis, according to the date you registered. We will stay in touch as plans evolve. Thank you for your loyal support and understanding!

And…Thanks to our generous sponsors, participants, donors and volunteers, the 2020 Virtual East Avenue Grocery Run raised more than $55,000 for Rochester-area food pantries. This money will provide nutritious meals to thousands of hungry seniors, children and families. in our community.  We are looking forward to another awesome Grocery Run on the first weekend in November, 2021. Check this page, like us on Facebook and follow eastavenuegroceryrun on Instagram – so you’ll be the first to know details as they develop! Thank you!

 
Please consider making a donation to help Rochester-area food pantries and emergency meal programs. 
 

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Consider becoming a sponsor!

​”Giving back to the Rochester community is a core value of SMP. Since 2013, our support of the East Avenue Grocery Run has exemplified our People First philosophy. Not only does the event raise funds for an honorable and deserving cause, it provides a fun, family friendly atmosphere and is extremely well organized. Sponsoring the Boogie for Broccoli children’s fun run enables SMP to promote physical activity and social consciousness among Rochester-area youth. Each year it is a pleasure to work with the East Avenue Grocery Run committee to support hunger-relief programs in our region.”

—​ Nikki ReynoldsWellness Director at SMP,
Grocery Run sponsor since 2013

 
 
 

Food drive in memory
​of Tom Ferraro

Tom Ferraro was a life long anti-hunger advocate, community leader, and the founder of Foodlink. During packet pickup, please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Foodlink in his honor.
Thank you to Alesco Advisors for sponsoring the food drive!

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