Schedule of Events
Sat, July 16, 2016
5K Run/Walk – Run or walk as you weave your way through the park, around and under some of their world-famous coasters at this USATF-certified race. Snag your medal at the finish line, then join us for post-race refreshments, DJ, and award ceremony.
10K Race – Run this scenic course through the park and surrounding areas. Race is USATF-certified and followed by post-race refreshments, DJ, and award ceremony. Finisher medals for all; prize money for top 3 male and female overall finishers!
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Exclusive Ride Time – Enjoy early access to The Great Escape and select rides, before the park opens to the public!
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Roller Coaster Ride – Not a runner? Or just love coasters? RIDE your way to 5K victory on roller coasters. We’ll track your coaster rides throughout the day, and anyone riding a total distance of 5K wins a Roller Coaster Ride custom medal!
Get a Free Ride! – First 100 runners to register for 5K/10K + Roller Coaster Ride will receive the Ride event for free!
May 15 – Early-bird pricing ends
Jun 10 – Last day for guaranteed shirt size
Jun 20 – Prices increase
Jul 12 – Last day to register online
Registration is open! Click here to register now!
Registration limits: Races – 1,000 total; Roller Coaster Ride – 600.
Once events are full, charity registrations may be offered that include a built-in charity donation.
*Registrations taken at packet pickup as space allows. No event-day registrations for the 5K/10K.
The following groups get a discount that will be applied during the registration process.
- Active duty, retired military, and veterans ($5 off)
- Season pass holders & park employees ($15 off, park ticket not included)
Valid ID is required when picking up race packet; only one discount per registrant.
Refer a friend, get $2 back!
Share your trackable referral link with friends & family after you register. For every friend who registers through your link, you’ll receive $2 back! For complete referral details, visit our FAQ page.
Stay with other runners and coaster enthusiasts at our partner hotels. Enjoy a discounted room rate, free parking, and convenient packet pickup nearby. Ready to book? Visit our hotels page for more information and book through our travel partner, GET Sports!
A park ticket to Six Flags Great Escape is included with every event registration. Ticket valid Saturday, July 16.
Spectators are welcome to watch the race and cheer on runners from anywhere on the course outside the park gates. Tickets are required for all spectators who wish to enter the park after the race.
Additional tickets may be purchased through registration or at packet pickup prior to the event. See the Costs section above for pricing.
When you fundraise on behalf of one of our charities, we create a personalized fundraising page for you to get you started. Direct your friends and family to this page so they can donate to the cause! If you don’t plan to fundraise, you can still make a donation along with your registration. Learn more by visiting our charity page.
We are proud to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks and the Moreau Community Center as our local race charities. Donate today to these amazing organizations!