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Sunday, September 29th • 8:00 a.m.
SUNYIT Campus • Marcy, NY

All proceeds from the SUNYIT Fund 5K will go directly to supporting scholarships for current and future students!

For additional race information, contact Nick Grimmer at or (315) 792-7110.

Race Information

SUNYIT Fund 5k

The SUNYIT Fund 5K Run will take place on the beautiful SUNYIT campus and will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m., with race day sign-in and packet pickup taking place from 6:30 a.m. until 7:45 a.m. Race day registration will also be available at the sign-in table, however late registrants are subject to a higher entry fee.

Runners will receive a free SUNYIT Fund 5K t-shirt (limited to the first 150 registrants) and a complimentary all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast immediately following the race.


  • The 5-kilometer (3.1 mile) course winds through the roads and trails on the SUNYIT campus.
  • Map of Course (.pdf)
  • Please note: Baby joggers, headphones, pets, bicycles and non-registered runners are strictly prohibited from the course.


  • The SUNYIT Fund 5K award ceremony will take place during breakfast in the Campus Center Dining Hall.
  • The top overall male and female finisher of the SUNYIT Fund 5K will receive a free pair of running shoes (up to $100 value), compliments of The Sneaker Store.
  • Special awards to the top male and female finishers in each of the following age categories:
    • 19 & under
    • 20-39
    • 40-59
    • 60 & over
  • An additional award will go to the winners of the 'SUNYIT Student Challenge' - which is awarded to the first male and female finisher who is currently enrolled as a student at SUNYIT.

Directions and Parking

  • Campus Map and Driving Directions
  • Parking for the SUNYIT Fund 5K is available in Lot F, which is conveniently located next to the start and finish line of the 5K.

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Entry fees are $20.00 per runner ($10.00 for current SUNYIT students with a valid college ID) if received on or before Wednesday, September 25th. Entries received after 9/25 and race-day entries will cost $30.00 ($20 for current students) for late registrants.

Current Students - Please contact or stop by the Alumni Office in Kunsela Hall to register at your discounted price of $10.00. Online registration at the discounted rate is currently unavailable.

Race Brochure (.pdf)
Entry Form (.pdf)

Non-online entry forms and all checks (made payable to the 'SUNYIT Foundation') can be mailed to:

c/o SUNYIT Alumni Office
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY 13502

At check-in, all runners will receive their packet with a race bib, a brunch ticket and a free SUNYIT Fund 5K t-shirt (sizes available while they last). Restrooms and shower facilities will be available in the Wildcat Field House.

Breakfast and Awards Ceremony

All runners will enjoy a complimentary, all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast in the Campus Center Dining Hall immediately following the SUNYIT Fund 5K. The award ceremony will take place during breakfast.

Additional breakfast tickets are $5.00 for guests. Children 12 and under are free.


Thank you to our event sponsors: Liberty Mutual Insurance, Clifford Fuel, Sodexo Dining Services, The Sneaker Store and the SUNYIT Alumni Association.


Questions? Contact the SUNYIT Alumni Office at (315) 792-7110 or

All proceeds benefit the SUNYIT Fund in support of student scholarships!