BARKER, NY: BlackBird Cider Works - Please join us on Sunday October 24, 2021 for a great new FALL trail race at BlackBird Cider Works! The race is being brought to you by iRun WNY. All participants who register by October 15th are guaranteed to receive a BlackBird Cider Works running shirt being specially designed for the event! Extra shirts will be distributed on a first-come first serve basis and those who do not receive a shirt will receive a free wine glass and glass of Blackbird cider.
This unique 5K trail run will start and finish at the beautiful BlackBird Cidery in Barker, New York entirely on cidery property. We have designed a beautiful 3 loop course through the orchards and groomed property trails. There will be one water station located at the split and bottled water and light snacks will be provided to participants at the finish line.
BlackBird Cider Works
8503 Lower Lake Road
Barker, NY 14012
REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUPOnline registration will remain open right up until the start of the race. Packet pickup will take place out in front of the cidery from 1:30 pm right up until the start of the race at 3:00 pm. Your registration fee includes a custom race shirt (must register by Ocober 18th), post race snacks at the finish line, music, and more!BlackBird Cider Works Fall 5K Run/Walk Registration
> $30 through September 30th
POST RACE CELEBRATIONJoin us after the race for what is sure to become one of the most unique 5K post race celebrations in Western New York! Race participants will enjoy spectacular views, great music, drink/cider specials, and more!PARKING
> $35 October 1st until race day
Mail-in Registration OptionIf you prefer to mail in your registration, please download both the race waiver and appropriate USATF liability waiver below and mail to the address shown. You must complete and mail BOTH waivers to the address shown on the waiver along with your check payable to iRunWNY.>BlackBird Cider Works Fall 5K Application & Waiver>USATF Waiver (required)
There will be plenty of free parking available on BlackBird property (grass parking) and along the roadway.
AGE GROUPS & AWARDS
Hand crafted trophies will be presented to the 1st place overall male and female finishers. Age group gifts will be presented and all participants will be able to print out custom finisher certificates and share finish line photos after the race from the results page.
Age Groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older.
*Race organizers may expand the age groups based on final registration numbers
CONTACT / INFORMATION
For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact iRunWNY (Paul Beatty) at 716-998-5777.
In the event of foul weather, public safety concerns, or for any other reason deemed necessary by race organizers (ex: state of emergency, shelter-in-place, limit on social gatherings, etc), we want runners to know up front that we are planning to convert this to a virtual 5K race. There will be no refunds.
TIMING & FINISH LINE SERVICES
Professional timing and finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Race Management Solutions. Results are updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:
- FREE ITSYourRace Mobile App
- RMS Race Results Kiosk/Printer
- Scrolling Results TV Monitor
Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook. Custom finisher certificates can also be downloaded from the results page at no charge!
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