1891 Run

A 5K Run/Walk for the Fredonia Opera House
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9am


Race starts and finishes at the Fredonia Village Hall and Opera House

5K race starts at 9am; Walk starts immediately following.  This year's race will utilize CHIP TIMING!

Pre-registered packet pick-up is Sat., Apr. 27, 1-5pm. Same day registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:30am.

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Course Description

The course begins on Day St. between Lambert and Church Streets adjacent to the Village Hall parking lot, and ends on Church St. directly in front of Village Hall.  It includes portions of Temple St., Central Ave. and Brigham Rd., as well as a portion of Ring Road on the State University of New York at Fredonia campus.  It is USATF-certified as Course #NY17080JG.

There is a short, small incline at the start of the course; otherwise, this is a flat, fast course. 

Runners will follow a lead car provided by the Village of Fredonia Police Department.  Walkers will be expected to complete the route on the sidewalk.


Pre-Registration: Runners can register starting February 1, 2019, HERE .  The cost of pre-registration is $25 for adults, $15 for students (age 21 and under).  T-shirts are guaranteed to those who register before Apr. 15.

Race-Day Registration: Race-day registration is available at the registration table inside the Opera House, beginning at 7:30am.  The cost of race-day registration is $30 for adults, $15 for students (age 21 and under). 

Packet Pick-up

Race packets can be picked up at the registration table inside the Opera House on Saturday, Apr. 27 between 1 and 5pm as well as on the day of the race between 7:30 and 8:45am.


Medals will be awarded to the First, Second and Third Place male and female finishers overall and in the age divisions listed below during an award ceremony following the race. 

Under 15 years old
15-19 years old
20-29 years old
30-39 years old
40-49 years old
50-59 years old
60-69 years old
70-75 years old 
76 years old and older

Award winners will be asked to remain for the Awards ceremony as no awards will be mailed. 

Be a Virtual Runner

Not a runner?  Cannot attend the 1891 Run on Apr. 28?  You can still participate by being a "Virtual Runner" and making a donation to the Opera House.  Simply select the Virtual Runner registration option HERE

THANK YOU to our Generous Sponsors:










                                              ArtDen Designs

                         Lisa Augustine-Glasier, Holistic Life Coach

                                   Basil Chevrolet Buick Cadillac

                                   Dunkirk-Fredonia Rotary Club

                                         HBKS Wealth Advisors

                      Jamestown Community College, North Campus

                                   Larson-Timko Funeral Home

                          Law Offices of Sheila Starkey Hahn, PC,
                                        Immigration Attorney 

                                        TOPS Friendly Market

                                  Bahgat & Laurito-Bahgat, CPAs
                                      Central Station Restaurant
                                    Chautauqua Health & Fitness
                                                 EBC West
                                 Feather Your Nest Interior Design
                               Foley, Foley & Passafaro Law Offices
                                         Fredonia Beaver Club