Frequently Asked Questions

 Where is the Burn Run race held?

It is held at the East Syracuse Fire Department #2, 148 Sanders Creek Parkway, East Syracuse, NY 13057.  Click Here for additional Location/Direction information. 

 What time does the race start?

  • Kids race starts at 8:30 am
  • 5K starts at 9:00 am
  • 10K starts at 10:00 am

 How do I register for the race?

Online Registration: Click Here to register online and pay entry fee.

Packet Pick Up Registration: Registration will NOT be available during packet pickup. Please register online for this event.

Race Day Registration*: You will be able to register online at the event. Please bring a credit card. We are unable to accept cash or checks. Please arrive early if you plan to register the day of the race. We strongly encourage registering online prior to the event to save time on race day.

*An additional $5 will apply to all registrations completed on race day.

 How much is registration for the race?

To run only the 5K or only the 10K race, registration is $30 per person.  To run both the 5K and 10K race, registration is $35 per person.  If registering on race day, an additional $5 will apply to the registration fees listed.

The kids run is a free race. 

 What does registration include?

Entry into the 5K and/or 10K race (additional fee to participate in both races).  Commemorative race day shirt and food/snacks after the race. 

 What if I sign up for the race, but can't attend, can I get a refund of my entry fee?

There are no refunds or transfers permitted for The Burn Run.  Your registration fee is considered a contribution/donation to the Burn Foundation of Central New York. 

 What if my personal information was entered incorrectly on my registration?

Email Leone Timing with your name and address, including the correct information.

 Is this a USATF certified race?

Both races are USATF certified. The 5K course is certificate #NY07071JG. The 10K course  is certificate #NY12137JG.

 Can I run with headphones?

Yes, please just be aware of your surroundings while running. 

 Can I run with a stroller?

Yes, but be aware that congestion occurs at the start of the race (as it does with any race) so please be mindful of the people around you that as well. 

 Can I run with my dog?

No, the race is for humans only.  If you have a certified service/therapy animal though, please contact the race director prior to registration. 

 Are there water stops?

Yes, there will be water stations placed throughout the course for 5K and 10K. 

 What if I can't run but would like to make a monetary contribution?

To donate online, please visit the registration site and click Donate to make a donation by credit/debit card. 

To donate by check, please visit send a check made payable to the East Syracuse Fire Department (with The Burn Run on the memo line) and mail to East Syracuse Fire Department, Attn: The Burn Run, 204 N. Center Street, East Syracuse, NY 13057. 

 What parking is available?

Parking is available at the Bank of New York Mellon facility. Volunteers can direct you to the appropriate parking area.

 Additional Questions?

For answers to any questions not covered here, please email the Race Director.

Burn Run Race Questions