This event is virtual

FIVE after FIVE - The Virtual Running/Walking Challenge!

06-20 May, 2023 (Sat - Sat)


5 km

About the event


Back by popular demand!  May 5 is CInco de Mayo-a time to celebrate and have fun!  The Utica Roadrunners are bringing back our very successful 2020 event under its original ownership and we will kick things off a day early on May 5th with our friends at Saranac!

We will have a kick-off party with a live 5k or 5 mile fun run/walk that starts and finishes at the Saranac Brewery.  Food and beverages will be available to all runners and participants-the first beverage is on us!  Participants can pick up their special FIVE after FIVE swag right there at the brewery.  We have festive maracas that light up the night for our run, a Bad Ass headband, and a pint glass to fill with your favorite beverage.

The cost is incredibly low at $20!  Do you want even better news?!  By signing up for our Four Race Challenge bundle-you automatically get included into our FIVE after FIVE Challenge.  Yes, you read that right!  Sign up for our Four Race Challenge and get included with the FIVE after FIVE for free!  if you haven't signed up yet for the Four Race Challenge-there is still time!

The official challenge itself begins May 6 and continues for 15 days until May 20.  It is the Fourth Annual Five After Five Virtual Challenge!  Starting Saturday, May 6 runners and walkers will be asked to meet any of the following challenges:

-Run/Walk 5k or 5 miles every day for all 15 days. -Run/Walk a total of 50k (31 miles) or 50 miles over the 15 day period. -Want to be a FIVE after FIVE Badass?!  Run 5 miles or 5k every 5 hours for 55 hours!  More details to follow!

-Go the extra "mile(s)" and qualify for our special six pack award and win a six-pack of your favorite Saranac beverage.  21 and over of course for any alcoholic beverages!  We will be announcing ways to get your SIX-PACK on May 5.  We will be planning on giving away a six-packs throughout the event!  Stay tuned for more details!

-After each run/walk, participants are encouraged to share their run with a selfie, pic of the course, and/or a pic of their distance and time for each day.  At the conclusion of the event, all runners and walkers will report their 15 day challenge to the infamous Fiesta Crew through the special Facebook Event that will be created on the UR Facebook page!  For those of you without Facebook, you will be able to submit your miles directly through RunSignup or a Strava link we will be setting up.

What you get:

-A commemorative FIVE after FIVE pint glass. -Commemorative FIVE after FIVE maracas. -A special FIVE after FIVE headband to help soak up the fun! -A special coupon from The Saranac Brewery in Utica, New York!


Packet Pick Up-Friday May 5th 5 pm - 8 pm at Saranac Brewery.                         - Other locations will be named as the event gets closer!

Races offered by this event

FIVE after FIVE-The 5k/5 Mile Challenge

Virtual race
06-20 May, 2023 (Sat - Sat) - 00:00
5 km