Rally Round The Valley 18 Miler

Honeoye, NY

Please join us on Saturday, April 8, 2017 for the Rally Round The Valley-18 Miler in beautiful Honeoye, New York. The race features a scenic (and challenging) loop course around Honeoye Lake.


The race will start and finish at Honeoye Central School. Runners will be led to the starting line (a short 5 minute walk from the school) by race organizers just prior to the start of the race.


Online registration will remain open until Tuesday 4-4-17.
Race day registration and race day packet pickup will begin at 7AM at:                           
           HONEOYE CENTRAL SCHOOL (entrance on 20A)
           8528 Main Street
           Honeoye, NY.

EARLY PACKET PICKUP: Runners will have the option of picking up their race bib and packet the night before the race in the main lobby of Honeoye Central School from 4:00PM to 6:00PM. This entrance is off of Allen's Hill Road.


Your registration fee includes a long sleeved, t-shirt designed by local artist, Jeff Moores, a fabulous medal from the Wizard of Clay, Pre-race Yoga with Leslee Schennk-Trzcinski, and post race food courtesy of the Mill Creek Cafe. Register by March 25, 2017 to be guaranteed a t-shirt! 


Join us after the race for a post race celebration including food, beverage, and music!


There will be plenty of free parking at Honeoye Central School. For race viewing, parking will also be available at Sandy Bottom Park (mile 1) and at Honeoye State Marine Park (mile 13).


Two-Person Relay:

  • Teams can be male, female, or mixed. 
  • The first leg of the relay will start with the full-distance runners at the school at 9AM and cover the first 8-9ish miles of course.
  • The second leg of the relay begins near the south end of Honeoye Lake. This is also the Walkers Only start line.
  • Complimentary busses will depart from HCS beginning at 8:15AM to take the second-leg runners to the transition. Busses will be available for first-leg runners to return to the finish line after completing their half of the race.
  • Relay runners should give their gear bag to their teammate at the transition.


Three-Person Relay:
  • Teams can be male, female, or mixed.
  • Relay legs are  approximately 5.5 miles,  7.5 miles, and  5 miles.
  • Complimentary busses will begin moving relay runners into position at 8:15 a.m.  Busses will be available at all exchange areas so runners can return to the finish line after completing their portion of the race.
  • Relay runners should give their gear bag to their teammate at the transition

Walk Course:

The race starts near the south end of Honeoye Lake, and heads north on East Lake Road, then back to Honeoye Central School.  Walkers will complete half the loop of Honeoye Lake on paved roadways. The entire route is rolling hills. Complimentary busses will begin moving relay runners into position at 8:15AM.

  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenges of your race.
  • Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • No transfers after 4/1/17...PLEASE.
  • A parent’s signature is required for all participants under 18 years old.
  • Bib and/or bracelet is required to participate and must be visible at all times.
  • Dogs, in-line skates, skateboards, bikes, baby-joggers and BANDITS will not be allowed on the course.
  • For safety reasons, we strongly recommend against the use of iPods, MP3 players or headphones of any type.
  • All runners must stay to the side of the road for safety.
  • Time to complete this race will be 4.5 hours. After 1:30 p.m. there will be no services on the course.


For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact 
Karen Emmerling at kemmerling@honeoye.org or Bob Stewart at bstewart1@honeoye.org.


Contact: Kerry Sherman  (585) 737-3730


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
  • Scrolling Results TV Monitor(s)
  • ITSYourRace.com
  • RaceManagementSolutions.com

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

Apr 8, 2017


9:00 AM

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