The Best Day In Oneonta

  • Race
  • Picnic
  • Music
  • Activities

Join Us!

October 1, 2017

Oneonta, NY

Register Today>

Pit Run Overview

The 10K Course

The challenging course loops throughout the city of Oneonta. It includes a one-mile climb up through the State University of New York at Oneonta campus and a corresponding downhill passing Hartwick College.

The 5K Course

The 5K course begins at the same start as the 10K and follows the same route along James Lettis Highway. At Main Street the 5K runners will make a left turn onto Main Street and a quick left onto Grand Street, veer right onto Division Street which turns into Market Street. At the end of Market Street, the runners will make a left, travel over the viaduct and make a left back into the park. After a loop around the pond, the runners will finish at the same finish line as the 10K runners.

The Two-Mile Stroll

The stroll route will start with the 10K and follow the 10K for approximately the first mile and and half, then will proceed west on Main St. to Grand St. and return to the park.

The Fun Run

Even the youngest kids get a chance to do something healthy too! The Fun Run is for children 10 and under. There are three age-grouped runs in the park, all ending at the Pit Run's finish line. All participants receive a prize, and refreshments are available. The Fun Run starts at 9:45am sharp, no registration needed!

Post-Race Barbecue from Brooks' House of BBQ

After the race, join us for some charcoal-roasted chicken, courtesy of Brooks' BBQ, the best barbecue joint in the area!

"Pit" Pasta Dinner

4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on the night before the big race!
All you can eat... pasta, sauce, meatballs, salad, bread, and fruit
Sponsored by the Oneonta Lions Club
Join us at the Boys and Girls Club, 70 River Street, Oneonta. All runners, strollers, volunteers, and families are invited to attend.
Adults: $8.00 each
Kids 6 to 12: $5.00 each
Kids under 6: Free

[To streamline the work of our all-volunteer staff on race weekend, we ask that all runners please pick up race packets and merchandise on race day morning in Neahwa Park. We are unable to offer packet pickup or race registration at the pasta dinner this year.]

Packet Pickup

All runners may pick up their race packets and bib numbers on race day, Sunday morning from 8:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at the Registration Tent in Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Race line up begins at 10:25 a.m., and the race starts promptly at 10:45 a.m.