Rochester Regional Health Flower City Half Marathon

Sunday, April 30, 2017   

This year's Half Marathon is capped at 2,500 participants, so register early to secure your spot!                                                                                                                       

The Half Marathon course takes you through city streets, historic areas and scenic neighborhoods and is certified to be accurate by USA Track & Field. 

This event is a certified USATF Course # - NY13101KL: Certified Course Map 

View the Course Map on MapMyRun Here:  Course Map on MapMyRun

Start/Finish: Blue Cross Arena - 100 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14614

Day of Registration & Packet Pick-Up: 6:00 AM

Start Time: 7:30 AM

Registration Fees

The Half Marathon will be capped at 2,500 participants.  (There are NO processing fees when registering online!!)
Registration Period  Price
 Through January 20, 2017  $75
 January 21, 2017 - March 15, 2017  $80
 March 16, 2017 - April 27, 2017  $85
 April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017  $90

Referral Program: Participate in our referral program and earn cash back! After you register, share your personal referral link with friends & family and you can earn money off your registration fee. For every 3 people that register (for any Flower City Challenge event) using your personal referral code, you will get a $15 refund (max of $45).  It's super easy, and there's nothing to lose!


Half Marathon participants, registered by March 15, 2017, will receive a gender-specific, 1/4 zip, long-sleeve technical shirt.  Sample sizes will be available to try on at Fleet Feet Sports @ The Armory (155 Culver Road, Rochester) until March 15, 2017.  If you already registered and need to change your size,  you will be given instructions on making the change at the sizing.

1/4 Zip

Starting March 16th, Half Marathon participants will receive a gender-specific, short-sleeve, technical shirt.  Sizing will be first come based on when you come to the Expo to pick up your packet.

Custom Bib

Participants who are registered by March 15, 2017 will get their first name pre-printed on a custom bib.


FREE Photos for all participants!  Participants will get free photo downloads after the race!  

Important USAT Information for Du or Tri Participants:

All participants of the River Challenge Duathlon or Paddle Triathlon must be either a member of USAT or purchase a one day membership for $15.00.

Training Program

The Official Rochester Regional Health Flower City Half Marathon Training Program through Fleet Feet Sports is perfect to get you towards the finish line.  Fore more information, click here.

Time Cutoff

Finish Line CLOSES 3 Hours and 30 Minutes after the start.  Athletes can continue to the finish, but times and results will not recorded and athletes will be self-supported.