Flower City Half Marathon

Sunday, October 25, 2020

This year's Half Marathon is capped at 1,700 participants, so register early to secure your spot!USATF 2018 Logo

The Rochester Regional Health Flower City 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 - 7:15 AM

Start Time: 7:30 AM

Registration Fees

The Half Marathon will be capped at 1,700 participants.  (There are NO processing fees when registering online!!)

 Registration Period  Price
By December 31, 2019 $80
January 1 - January 31  $85
February 1 - September 30  $90
 October 1 - Race Day  $100

*Entry fees are not refundable, deferrable or transferrable.

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 September 15, 2020, will receive a gender-specific, long-sleeve Brooks technical shirt in their requested size. Starting on September 16th, sizing will be limited to current inventory.

Custom Bib
Participants who are registered by September 15, 2020, will get their first name pre-printed on a custom bib.

Finishers Medal

Finishers Medal will be awarded to all finishers as they cross the finish line.

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