Grassroots Gardens 5K & 10K

Niagara Falls, NY


Please join us on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 3pm for the 2nd Annual Grassroots Gardens 5K & 10K! The race is being brought to you by iRunWNY and the post race celebration is being organized and hosted by LaSalle Vineyards. Both the 5K and 10K will take place along the beautiful Upper Niagara River. Beautiful custom finisher medals will be given to all participants as they cross the finish line!

Grassroots Gardens WNY is a determined group of activists who educate and lead committed neighborhood gardeners. They collaboratively cultivate and manage more than 300,000 square feet (and growing) of green space in Buffalo including the beautiful LaSalle Vineyard Garden located across the street from the race on Buffalo Avenue that will serve as host for the post race party and celebration!

Both races will start and finish at LaSalle Waterfront Park using the brand new USATF certified course maps shown below!

10K Course Map #NY18016JJ

5K Course Map #NY18015JJ

LaSalle Waterfront Park
6611 Buffalo Ave.
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at LaSalle Waterfront Park from 1:30pm right up until the start of the races at 3:00pm.

5K Run/Walk
$25 Early Bird through June 1st
$30 June 2nd until race day

10K Run
$30 Early Bird through June 1st
$35 June 2nd until race day

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 event organizers to the address shown on the waiver along with your check.

>Grassroots Gardens 5K & 10K Paper Application & Waiver
>USATF Waiver (18 and over)
>USATF Waiver (17 and under)


ALL runners are invited to a post race celebration at the LaSalle Vinyard Garden located a short 2 minute walk from the start/finish line. There will be food/snacks, refreshments, beer from BBC in Lewiston, music, and the awards ceremony all being organized and sponsored by LaSalle Vineyards!

Special prizes and custom finisher medals will be awarded to the 1st place overall male and female 5K & 10K finishers. Custom decals will be presented to the top 3 male and female 5K & 10K runners in each of the following age groups that can be affixed to the back of your custom finisher medal!

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, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and older.

Prizes for top male & female finisher in each race:
10K Race: One night stay at the Four Points including dinner for two (up to $50) at their Bella Vista Restaurant.
5K Race: $25 Gift certificate for the Brickyard Restaurant in Lewiston, NY

There will be plenty of free parking at LaSalle Vineyards located only 2 minutes from the start/finish line. Look for the RMS trailer out front and the 15' tall parking flags at the entrance to the gardens (across the street from the Four Points Sheridan).

For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact iRun WNY (Paul Beatty) at (716) 998-5777 or via email at


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)

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!

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When & Where

Jun 15, 2019


3:00 PM

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