The 38th annual Red Baron is a challenging and fast course starting on the campus of Corning Community College and finishing at the Corning American Legion. New for 2019 is a 2-person Half Marathon Relay!
WHEN: Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 12:00 PM. NEW START TIME FROM 2018.
WHERE: Start at Corning Community College, 1 Academic Drive, Corning, NY 14830
TEAMS: Leg 1 is 5.5 miles, Leg 2 is 7.1 miles. Exchange point parking is located at Spencer Crest Nature Center. There will be a bus to transport Runner #2 to the exchange point and take Runner #1 to the finish.
ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION is preferred.
MAIL PAPER REGISTRATIONS TO: Southern Tier Running Club, PO Box 117, Corning, NY 14830 (must be received by October 30, 2019)
* Make checks payable to: Southern Tier Running Club or STRC
PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES: October 30, 2019 at 12:00 PM
EARLY BIB PICKUP: Saturday, November 2nd 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Confluence Running, 32 West Market St, Corning, NY 14830. Show your BIB at Confluence to receive an extra 15% off your entire purchase!
RACE DAY REGISTRATION and BIB PICKUP: Sunday, November 3rd 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM at Corning Community College in the Commons Building.
FUND RAISER: We are raffling off a custom wooden STRC/Red Baron cornhole game (2 boards, 8 bean bags). All ticket sales for the raffle go directly to Spencer Crest Nature Center. They will be hosting the Team Exchange point in this year’s event.
SWAG: All Half Marathon pre-registered participants (registered by October 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM) receive a custom reflective 1/4 zip long sleeve tech shirt. All Half Marathon participants registering after October 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM, including those registering on race day, will not be guaranteed a shirt or the size requested.
PARKING: Available at the start* at Corning Community College, 1 Academic Drive, Corning, NY, 14830, in designated school parking lots. Available at designated locations close to the finish at the Corning American Legion 8 River Road, Corning, NY, 14830
* There will not be shuttles running from the finish to the start after the race. Be sure to plan accordingly and take advantage of the pre-race shuttles.
BUSES: The 24 person shuttle bus will operate between 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. The bus will pick up at the overflow parking lot for the Corning American Legion located across the street from the Legion. The bus will drop you off at the start line at Corning Community College. Please note, there will NOT be a shuttle running after the race to take you from the Legion back to Corning Community College. The bus will also be available to take Team runners to the exchange point at Spencer Crest Nature Center and then to the Finish Line.
There will be a bag drop at the start line; you will pick up your bag at the Legion after you finish.
HALF MARATHON AWARDS: Finisher medals to all half marathon finishers. Top 3 overall winners for Male and Female as well as the first three places in each age group category.
AGE GROUP CATEGORIES: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
DEFERRALS: Participants registered for the Red Baron Half Marathon can defer their registration to 2020 only. Cost is $25.00 for STRC and non-STRC members and $15.00 for CCC students. Deferrals will be accepted until October 20th and are available through your participant account. No deferrals after this date for any reason.
There are no refunds, bib transfers for refunds, or credits for other STRC events.