Penn Yan Airport Runway 5K

Penn Yan Airport 2262 Airport Drive Penn Yan, NY 14527

Please join us on Sunday May 13, 2018 at 9:00am for the Penn Yan Airport Runway 5K! Nestled in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region along the shores of Keuka Lake, this unique race will take place entirely on the airport runways. There will be airplanes on display and event organizers are working with local businesses to offer specials and discounts to encourage runners to come and spend the night in Penn Yan.

Proceeds from this race will benefit the New York State Sheriff's Institute Summer Camp on Keuka Lake.  This Summer Camp is for economically challenged children who can benefit from positive interaction from deputy Sheriffs.  Information about the Institute and the Summer Camp can be found here:

Official Start 9:00AM
The 5K race will start and finish on the Penn Yan Airport runway using USATF Certified Course #NY17110KL.

Penn Yan Airport
2262 Airport Drive
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at the airport from 7:30am right up until the start of the race at 9:00am. All participants who register by May 4th at noon are guaranteed to receive an official Penn Yan Airport Runway 5K t-shirt. Extra shirts (if any) will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Registration Fee: 
$25 early bird special through April 30, 2018
$30 5/1/18 through 5/10/18
$35 5/11/18 through Race Day

Join us after the race for a post-race celebration including light food/snacks, airplane exhibits, music, and the awards ceremony.

There will be plenty of free parking at the airport within walking distance of the start/finish line.

Trophies will be presented to the 1st place overall male and female finishers and medals will be presented to the top three male and female 5K runners in each of the following age groups.

14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older.

For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact race director Richard Leppert at (315) 310-8107 or via email at

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)

Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook along with free custom finisher certificates!

When & Where

May 13, 2018


9:00 AM

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May 13 2018

9:00 AM - 9:00 AM