Irondequoit Juneteenth 5K

Irondequoit, NY


Please join us on Saturday June 15, 2024 for the Irondequoit Juneteenth 5K Run/Walk!

Juneteenth is a nationally recognized holiday and a celebration that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, on June 19, 1865. General Gordon Granger led 2,000 Union soldiers to Galveston, Texas to ensure the freedom of 250,000-still enslaved. Rochester, NY, home to Frederick Douglass, is the perfect place to host a Juneteenth Run/Walk!

This race is hosted by Irondequoit E.R.A.S.E. (Elimintating Racism And Seeking Equity). Your host will use all of the profit for scholarships for college-bound Black and Brown students from Irondequoit and Eastridge High Schools.

Finish your day celebrating freedom by joining us at our 5th annual Juneteenth festival at 12 noon at the Irondequoit Town Hall yard


8:30am 5K Start Time: The race will start and finish at Christ The King Church. We are working with local officials to finalize course details (proposed course shown below).

Christ The King Church
445 Kings Hwy South
Rochester, NY 14617



Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race or until sold out. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at Christ The King Church from 7:15am right up until the start of the race at 8:30am.

5K Registration: $25 / $30 on race day 


We are planning to offer an early packet pickup option on Friday night before the race. Additional information on the location and times will be posted here in the coming weeks.

Our post race celebration will take place immediately following the race at the church. There will be music, bottled water, light refreshments and the awards ceremony. Runners are also invited to stick around for the 5th Annual Juneteenth Festival set to start at 12pm at the Irondequoit Town Hall yard.

Irondequoit Town Hall
1280 Titus Ave.
Rochester, NY 1417

Trophies will be presented to the 1st place overall male and female finishers. Age group awards will be presented to the 1st place male and female runner in each of the age groups shown below. All participants will have the option of downloading custom finisher certificates from the event page and view/share finish line photos following the race!

14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older.

There will be plenty of free parking at the church in the St. Katari parking lot. Enter via Kings Hwy South.


For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact Latanya Morse at (585) 271-0428 or via email at

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, permit issues, etc) we want runners to know up front that we reserve the right to reschedule the event date if needed OR convert this to a virtual event. There will be no refunds.

Gun start/chip 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

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!

When & Where

Jun 15, 2024


8:30 AM

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Juneteenth 5K
Christ The King Church

Rochester, NY

5th Annual
Juneteenth Festival
Irondequoit Town Hall
(Starts at noon after the race!)

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