5K Karknocker Race/Walk, East Rochester, NY

21st-annual Karknocker 5K Race & Walk (East Rochester, NY)

Finger Lakes Regional Burn Associationto again benefit the Finger Lakes Regional Burn Association

====>  9 am Saturday, July 28, 2018  <====

Please click here for more info and here to register online ($25, plus a $2.50 fee)  (closes 11:59 pm Thursday, July 26)

Please click here for a printable pdf of the registration form, to mail in

And please click here for info about our First Responders' Challenge!

USATF-certified 5K course: click here for route map

starts and ends at East Rochester School District campus, 200 Woodbine Ave.

7:30 am: on-site registration ($30)
9 am: on your mark, get set, go!

Participant benefits:

  • Karknocker DriFit t-shirt and medal for the first 300 registrants
  • water at start, at mile markers, and after race     
  • open male and female prizes: $500 first place, $250 second, and $100 third

Packet pickup info:

  • Friday, July 27 -- noon-7 pm at Medved (3400 Monroe Ave., Rochester, 14618)
  • Saturday, July 28 (race day) -- 7:30 am, ERHS foyer

How you or your business can get involved as a sponsor or volunteer:

Sponsorship opportunities are available!  For $125, sponsors' logos will be displayed on the commemorative t-shirts and various promotional materials.  If interested, please email us at info@erchamber.org -- or scroll down to fill out and submit the online form by Tuesday, July 3(Or, click here for a pdf of the invoice.)

Volunteers are also needed!  We’d love to have you and your staff, family, and friends help out with the Karknocker.  It’s a fun event that won’t take a lot of time, and you’ll receive a volunteer t-shirt!  We’ll need assistance at the registration area and the three water stations, among other tasks.  Please note that volunteers are strongly encouraged to attend an orientation from 6-7 pm Tuesday, July 24, to receive safety training, assignments, and shirts/vests.  If you’d like to participate, please scroll down to fill out and submit the online form.  (Or, click here for a pdf of the invoice.)

And please help us support our beneficiary: the Finger Lakes Regional Burn Association.  The FLRBA is a non-profit organization committed to serving chiefly residents of the Finger Lakes region and occasionally beyond, regardless of social or economic status.  It exists to help ensure that anyone impacted by a burn-related injury receives the necessary resources on the road to recovery, while raising fire and burn prevention awareness.

CleanSweep and Karknocker Sponsorship/Volunteer Form!

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2016 Karnocker Photos

Number of Runners

As of 7/28/2017

Pre-registered Runners: 



2018 registration is open -- please click here!

2018 packet pickup and walk-in registration at East Rochester High School 7:30 am; race begins at 9 am!

Special Thanks to our Generous Sponsors!


Top 5 Men (with chip time):

  1. Omar Boulman (154096)
  2. Dylan Lowry (15:20)
  3. Matthew Herbert (15:43)
  4. Mark Andrews (16:05)
  5. Darren Schutt (16:38)

Top 5 Women:

  1. Melissa Johnson-White (17:22)
  2. Trisha Byler (17:30)
  3. Danielle Groff (17:54)
  4. Mary Baughman (18:20)
  5. Karen Blodgett (18:58)

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physical location:
317 Main St.
East Rochester, NY 14445
Office Hours by Appointment



mailing address:
East Rochester Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 87
East Rochester, NY 14445
email: info@erchamber.org