5K Race and 1K Fun Run/Walk












Please join us on September 28, 2019 for the 4th Annual 5 KAC Challenge & 1K Family Fun Run & Walk in the Town of Tonawanda, NY. The event is being organized by Kenmore Alliance Church and the races will take place in the picturesque Elmlawn Memorial Park. There will be terrific post-race festivities including awards & plenty of food! 

Both the 5K Race and 1K Family Fun Run & Walk will start and finish in the Elmlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, which is located next to the church (south side). Click here to view certified 5K course!


1K Family Fun Walk Start: 8:15am       5K Start: 9:00am

 (Please Note- The entrance to the Memorial Park (Race Course) is through the 

Kenmore Alliance Church Event Area Only at 175 Bonnett Avenue)

Registration will remain open until the start of the respective races. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at Kenmore Alliance Church from 7:00am until the start of the races at 8:15 am (1K Fun Run & Walk) and 9:00am (5K), respectively.  The 5K and 1K Family Fun Run & Walk participants are guaranteed to receive an awesome offic

ial race shirt if registered prior to the cut-off date of 9/16/19.  Thereafter, race shirts will be given on an availability basis for any registration subsequent to cut-off.

Early Bird Pricing through 9/1/19(Labor Day)
$25 for 5K / $15 for 1K Family Fun Run & Walk

Pricing after Labor Day 9/2/19 - 9/27/19
$30 for 5K / $20 for 1K Family Run & Fun Walk

9/28/19 Race Day Pricing
$35 for 5K / $20 for 1K Family Fun Run & Walk



Beautifully detailed and handsome Finisher’s Medals  will be distributed as a memento and will be awarded to the first 200 people crossing the finish line.

Please join us after the race for a post-race celebration th

at includes a cookout, snacks, refreshments, music, and an awards ceremony. 

There will be plenty of free parking at Kenmore Alliance Church in their nicely paved parking lot (at 175 Bonnett Avenue).  Therefore, please come early, relax, and enjoy the pre-race music on Race Day and what better way to spend a beautiful autumn morning in Western New York!


Beautifully designed plaques (by Niagara Awards) will be presented to the 1st Place overall male and female 5K Race winners with awards (gold medals for first, silver for second and bronze for third place) will be given to the top three male and female 5K finishers in each of the following age groups: 

14 and under | 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

Trophies will be presented to the top three youngsters (boy and girl finisher's) for the 1K Family Fun Run & Walk for participants under 10 years old.  All others, regardless of their age, will receive an attractive commemorative Finisher’s Medal.


TIMING & FINISH LINE SERVICESFor additional information on the overall event, the races, and/or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Rob Pusateri(Race Director), Carolyn Kiddy or Kate Balon by email at office@KenmoreAlliance.com or by calling the Kenmore Alliance Church office at (716) 876-5570.

Both the 5 KAC Challenge and the 1K Family Fun Run & Walk will feature a gun start and chip finish. Timing and finish line services provided by ScoreThis.