Home For The Holidays 5K

Medina, NY

The live race is sold out!
But you can still participate virtually and show your support!

Please join us on Saturday, November 28, 2020 for the 8th Annual Home For The Holidays 5K in historic Medina, New York. Held in conjunction with Medina's Olde Tyme Christmas Celebration! The race will start in the Canal District and finish in front of the American Legion Hall Post 204.  

The event is sponsored by the Home for the Holidays Foundation with proceeds of the race benefitting Orchard Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.  CLICK HERE to view safety protocols during Covid.

Be sure to visit our official website for more information! 

The race will start in the Canal District behind Filomena's Favorites located at 135 East Center Street and finish in front of the American Legion Hall Post 204 at 305 N. Main Street.  Medina is a small town and walking distance between start and finish is just a few blocks. Public restrooms are closed during Covid so please plan ahead and stop prior to arriving in Medina for the race.

Starting Line
Filomena's Favorites

135 East Center Street
Medina, NY 14103

Finish Line
American Legion Hall Post 204
305 N. Main Street
Medina, NY 14103


Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race or until we reach our maximum number of participants (50). ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY with a drive-thru packet pickup that will take place in the parking AT THE START LINE from 7:30am right up until the start of the race at 8:45am. Packet pickup will not take place at the YMCA this year during Covid. Race shirts guaranteed to everyone who registers by 11/18/20. Extra shirts (if any) will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis on race morning.

  • $25 through 11/27/20
  • $30 on race day
Packet Pickup
Filomena's Favorites
135 East Center Street

Medina, NY 14103

Mail-in Registration Option
If you prefer to mail in your registration, please download both the race waiver and appropriate USATF liability waiver below and mail to the address shown. You must complete and mail BOTH waivers to the address shown on the waiver along with your check.
>Home For The Holidays 5K registration & Waiver
>USATF Waiver (18 and over)
>USATF Waiver (17 and under)
There will be no post race party during the pandemic. Runners will be presented with bottled water and a snack as they cross the finish line (grab & go). 

There will be plenty of free parking throughout the Village of Medina.

There will be no age group medals presented this year during Covid.
Age Groups For Certificates
10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29. 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and older.

For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact Debbie Tompkins at (585)356-2437 or Teresa Wilkins at (585)590-0878.

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 (not during Covid)
  • Scrolling Results TV Monitor (not during Covid)
  • ITSYourRace.com
  • RaceManagementSolutions.com

Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook. Custom finisher certificates can also be downloaded from the results page at no charge!

When & Where

Nov 28, 2020


9:00 AM

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