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    2021 Syrathon Series

    Check your Mileage HERE (be sure to report miles via your Runsignup account)

    Next Syrathon Race:  Step Up 4 Kids Virtual 5K (Apr 1 - Apr 30)


     The Syracuse Parks Conservancy joins Syracuse Parks and Recreation, along with Presenting Sponsors  Fleet Feet Sports, the C&S Companies, Dannible & McKee, LLP, Hancock and Estabrook, LLP, and the Tipperary Hill Neighborhood Association, to again bring together eight established road races, all based in the City of Syracuse, into this unique series. Syrathon’s eight race routes showcase Syracuse’s incredible and historic parks system as participants journey through a number of wonderful city neighborhoods. Since 2009, the Series has encouraged, for both beginners and seasoned runners, healthful physical activity year-round, while promoting the sights and sounds of city life.  In 2020, Syrathon adapted to the challenges of Covid-19 and became a mostly virtual series.  In 2021, while it may be too soon to know for certain which format (or date) some of the races may ultimately utilize, be assured that all race committees are excited to put on exciting events- in support of great causes-  in whatever form they may take. Syrathon will take on an exciting hybrid format in 2021!   
    The Syrathon Series Challenge again will challenge registered participants to accumulate at least 26.2 race miles over the course of the Series. Those who meet the challenge are known as Syrathoners, and will have earned the coveted Syrathon Medal!  All registered participants receive a cool race shirt.

    Syrathon is made possible by the support of its sponsors, and because of the tremendous support and efforts of the individual race committees. Each of the Series races are well-established because of the hard work and creative, thoughtful planning of individual race committee.  Each race has its own flavor, and the dedication of all race volunteers brings great benefit to respective city neighborhoods and to so many charitable causes.

    1. Register for the Syrathon Challenge:  Visit RunSignup to register online...HERE
    2. Sign-up for your Syrathon series races, according to the registration procedures set by each individual race
    3. Get out there and run your race! In 2021, the format may be virtual or in-person   
    4.  Log your Miles...Following each race, return to your RunSignUp account and log in to the Syrathon page where you'll be able to log your mileage and post photos if desired.
    5. Accumulate at least 26.2 miles over the course of the Series, and earn the title of Syrathoner
    6. Have Fun!  Enjoy the City views...  And be proud of your year-long commitment to healthful physical activity

      Bonus Fun Runs:  In addition, as in past years, the Syrathon series will include bonus mile fun runs!  These free opportunities for bonus miles will also be done virtually, but can be completed anywhere in the city. Stay tuned for more information on summertime bonus miles.
      Please contact Chris Abbott ( at Syracuse Parks and Recreation for any questions regarding mileage reporting and further 2021 Syrathon questions.  

      Rewards:  1) All who register will receive a Syrathon Race Shirt!  //  2) Earn your Syrathon Medal...accumulate 26.2 miles or more and earn the coveted Syrathon Medal 

    To be eligible for incentives, and for mileage tracking, you must be a registered participant / Online Registration is accepted until May 2nd or until filled /  Hurry, as registration may be limited! 

    List of Races:

    Tipp Hill Shamrock Virtual Run (March 1-17) 4 Mi

    Step Up 4 Kids Virtual Run (April 1-30) 5K

    Paige’s Butterfly Run (TBD) 5K

    Valley Nature Run (August 21, 2021) 4Mi

    Strathmore Parks Run (September 26, 2021) 4 Mi

    Inner Harbor 5K (October 3, 2021) 5K

    Eastwood Parks Run (October 17, 2021) 5 Mi

    Mountain Goat Run (October 24th) 10 Mi / 5 Mi Relay

    Plus Free Bonus Virtual Fun Miles during the summer.


    * Race dates and formats are subject to change

      The 2021 Syrathon is a project of the Syracuse Parks Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is ensuring that all Syracuse parks, public lands and the habitats therein are sustainably protected, restored, enhanced and developed for the educational, recreational and wellness uses of our citizens and guests. Your Syrathon registration and added donations support the Conservancy's efforts throughout the city, throughout the year. Please see the donation page for more information on the Conservancy.  We thank you for your support!



    Syrathon 2020 FINISHERS and final update! Click HERE  
    This year’s Syrathon has been unlike any other. We appreciate your dedication to the event throughout these challenging times and are pleased to have been able to continue the program virtually.  We are inspired by all that continued with us!  Everyone who registered receive a commemorative 2020 Syrathon t-shirt and all who reported on at least 26.2 miles have earned the coveted medal.  If you haven't yet claimed your 2020 swag, contact to arrange for pickup.

    Final mileage results for 2020 are posted above...  Thank you for self-reporting along the way. If we missed something, please send us a note
     Congrats on your 2020 Syrathon miles!



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