Home For The Holidays 5K

Medina, NY

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 local Charitable and Veterans Associations. 

Come for the run... Stay for the fun!

There will be live entertainment throughout the town including arts and crafts, horse-drawn carriage rides, food vendors, family activities, Santa parade, special exhibits, and merchant specials throughout town!  At the request of runners, shirts will once again be optional this year. Plenty of free parking downtown near the finish line area.

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.  

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. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place inside the Medina YMCA from 7:30am right up until the start of the race at 8:45am. Race shirts guaranteed to everyone who registers by 11/20/20. 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 & Race Day Registration
Medina YMCA
306 Pearl Street
Medina, NY 14103
(585) 798-2040

NOTE: The YMCA will allow race participants the opportunity to use their showers after the race in case you plan on sticking around town for the festivities!

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)
Join us after the race for a post race celebration including food, snacks, refreshments, and awards ceremony!

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

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 runner in each of the following age groups:

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
  • Scrolling Results TV Monitor(s)
  • 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

Add to Calendar

Event Schedule

Medina, NY

Courses & Maps

Share Your Results

We'll automatically post your results for you on race day. Just connect your Twitter account.


Connect with Twitter