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Can Lake 50

October 12, 2019

Where: Finger Lakes Community College 3325 Marvin Sands Dr, Canandaigua, NY US 1442

When: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Start Times

50 Mile starts at 7:30AM
50 Mile early starts at 6:30AM
50 Km starts at 10:00AM
25 Km starts at 1PM

Finish closes at 7:30PM for all courses

Looking for a well-supported run in a spectacular setting with attractions for the whole family?  Whether your goal is to run a first ultra, conquer a challenging 50-miler, or set a personal record, the Can Lake 50 is the race for you.

50 Mile

Run one big road loop around the most beautiful Finger Lake in Western New York.  The course is mostly flat to rolling roads with several major climbs, including locally-famous Bopple Hill.

MapMyRun 50M CanLake50 Race Course

50 Km

Run point-to-point over the final 31 miles of the 50 Mile route.  With significantly less climbing and descending than the first 19 miles of the 50 Mile route, the 50K is more friendly for first-time ultra runners and a logical step up from the marathon.

MapMyRun 50Km CanLake50 Race Course

25 Km

Run point-to-point over the final 14.5 miles of the 50 Mile/50 Km route after running short out-and-back starting on and using South Lake road. Time limit is 6 1/2 hours. Minimum average speed to complete 25Km race is 2.07 miles per hour or 25 minutes per mile. Please note that 25Km race won’t allow pacers.

MapMyRun CanLake 25Km Race Course

Personal Handler

Having a personal handler at CanLake50 is privilege and perk that we are happy to provide. However, with this privilege comes the responsibility of learning and following the safety rules of the race. Make sure that your personal handlers follow the safety rules or your result will be disqualified. The waiver you will electronically sign includes the following text.

PERSONAL HANDLER WAIVER. (For runners that plan to use personal handler at the CanLake50) I accept full responsibility for the actions of the personal handler(s), that personal handler(s) will familiarize themselves with and follow all safety rules outlined in the Race Handbook. Failure to follow safety rules by personal handler(s) -intentional or unintentional – will result in DISQUALIFICATION of the runner

Pre-race dinner

Pre-Race Dinner for all runners and guests will be held on Friday October 6th 6:30-8:30 pm in the Cafe at the Finger Lakes Community College Student Center. Dinner is free for registered runners. You will need to purchase pre-race dinner tickets for your guest(s) separately. A link with instructions on how to buy extra pre-race dinner ticket will be sent out via separate Email.


$60 until 08/12/2019
$40 until 09/12/2019
No refunds after 09/12/2019

No Deferrals and No Transfers 


Join the CanLake50 Facebook group at where you can pose questions to other race participants.

Race Presented by The Greater Rochester Track Club (GRTC). Become a GRTC member and receive $5,- discount when signing up for the race.

Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]




October 12, 2019 (Saturday) - 07:30
50 meters
Road Solo

50 Km

October 12, 2019 (Saturday) - 10:00
50 kilometers
Road Solo

25 Km

October 12, 2019 (Saturday) - 13:00
25 kilometers
Road Solo

While you are in Canandaigua