28th Annual – Willow Bay 5K Run & Fitness Walk for Women


28th Annual – Willow Bay 5K Run & Fitness Walk for Women

Date & Time

Aug 21, 2021
7:30 am - 10:30 am


Long Branch Park


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Event Schedule:

  • 7:30 am – Registration Opens
  • 9:00 am – 5k Run and Fitness Walk
  • 10:00 am Door Prizes Awarded
  • 10:30 am Awards Ceremony

ChronoTrack Timing

provided by Leone Timing & Results Services

B-Tag will be used–PLEASE DO NOT PEEL ANYTHING OFF THE BIB NUMBER! To get an accurate time, do the following:

  • Pin the bib number on the front of your torso
  • Do not fold, wrinkle or alter
  • Keep it uncovered (belts, jackets, water bottles, etc.)


  • Top 3 finishers overall
  • Top three teams in each family category:
    • Mother-Daughter,
    • Sister-Sister,
    • Grandmother-Granddaughter,
    • Aunt-Niece
  • Age-group awards to the top three finishers in these age groups:
    • 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,
    • 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69,
    • 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+


Overall and age group awards will not be duplicated. There will be drawings for door prizes at the awards ceremony. You must be present to win!

Double Your Fun Challenge:

If you double your finish time and it is less than your age on race day, you win a special prize.

Race Signup:


Flat, certified (NY83004TC) out and back course along the East Shore of Onondaga Lake. Start at Willow Bay, turn around near the Yacht Club, and finish at Willow Bay.
To get to the start, enter the park via Long Branch Road.

Race Packets:

Race packets may be picked up at Fleet Feet on Route 31 in Clay on Thursday, Aug 19, from 5:00 -6:30 pm. Packets will also be available on-site on race morning. Fleet Feet is located near Staples, across from Great Northern Mall.

4136 State Route 31
Clay, NY 13041


Posted on this website and submitted to USATF’s Road Running Information Center for the recognition of nationally ranked performances.


Bathrooms are available throughout the park. Refreshments will be provided for all runners and walkers following the race. Come dressed to run.


Pre-registration includes an attractive souvenir shirt for the first 230 entrants. Shirt sizes guaranteed for all entries received by July 31.

Please be advised that shirt sizes are women’s fit!

To enter, please sign up at https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Liverpool/WillowBay5k 

Roller skates, roller blades, strollers, baby joggers, bicycles, skateboards, radio headsets, iPods and other MP3 type players, and animals present hazards to runners and walkers and are strictly prohibited for this race. Offenders will be disqualified. Please leave your pets at home on race morning for the safety and comfort for all!