Run for the Corn

Date & Time: Friday, August 5, 2022 (starting at 6:30pm)

Friday, August 5, 2022.  Registration from 5:00 – 6:30pm and race starts at 6:30 pm.

Eden, NY school lawns and connecting woods trails. School property is immediately south of the Eden Corn Festival Grounds, sharing a common border.

After parking, look for the small Registration Tent positioned on a hill backing up to trees, near the far fence line looking back towards the Grover L. Priess (GLP) School. Pre-registration, including waiver form, on this site. Please bring registration form with check to the race.

Short Course – approx. 2.2 miles.     Long Course – approx. 3.8 miles
Both races to start together.  After about 3/4 mile, courses will divide.

A portion of each race course are woods trails, and may be wet, especially after rainfall.

Both Runners and Walkers are welcome.  

A fast, mostly flat and non-technical course, involving several woods trails and much of the Eden HS Cross Country course.  Parts of the woods trails may be wet.

Entry Fee:
$20 per person, all ages.  All entrants to receive a corn-themed momento, plus a coupon for a hot, buttered ear of Eden’s finest Sweet Corn after the race!

Runner’s Roost
4190 N. Buffalo Road
Orchard Park, NY  14127

5841 Transit Road
Transit Valley Plaza
East Amherst, NY  14051

Rob & Michelle Fox, Owners

Sanctioned by:
USA Track & Field

$8 per car, to benefit Eden All Sports Boosters, Inc.  This lot is the nearest Festival parking lot to the Race start and finish site. Easy access to your car and the Festival after the race!

Directions to the race site and All Sports Boosters parking lot nearby:

Eden Elementary School – 8289 N. Main St, Eden, NY  14057.  Parking lot closest to the race start/finish is directly behind the bus garages, behind this school address.  Easy access to your car and Festival after the race.

From the North:  Route 62 (Gowanda State Rd.) toward Eden.  After crossing long Eden Valley bridge, turn left onto Jennings Rd.  Go 1 mile, go right onto Schoolview Rd.  Go about 1 mile, passing Eden Jr/Sr High School and Grover L. Priess (GLP) school.  Lot entrance is on the right, just before the bus garages.

From the South:  Route 62 (Gowanda State Rd) to Eden. Right at Four Corners (East Church St.)  After about 1.25 miles, turn left onto Jennings Rd.  Travel down the hill .5 miles, turn left onto Schoolview Rd.  Go about 1 mile, passing Eden Jr/Sr High School and Grover L. Priess (GLP) school. Lot entrance is on the right, just before the bus garages.

NOTE:  You can take Route 62 directly to Schoolview Rd., and turn east.  Go 100 yards, lot entrance is on the left, just behind the bus garages.  BUT – Rt. 62 near the Festival Grounds may be very busy that evening, so accessing Schoolview Rd. from the other end is recommended.

Come for the Run, and stay for the Food, Rides, Games, and Fun!

Registration Open

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Online Application (18+ Only)

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