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River Run for the Roots / Common Roots Foundation 5K

River Run for the Roots

The River Run for the Roots is a 5K run/walk from the Common Roots Brewery to benefit its nonprofit, the Common Roots Foundation.

When and where

Date and time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Common Roots Brewing Company, 58 Saratoga Ave South Glens Falls, NY 12803


$35 - $45

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About this event

The River Run for the Roots is a 5K run/walk from the Common Roots Brewery to benefit its nonprofit, the Common Roots Foundation. This looped course will start/finish in the Park & Ride lot behind Common Roots at 58 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls, NY. The scenic course winds through the village of South Glens Falls, including the Betar Byway along the Hudson River. 

The race will be a fundraiser for the Common Roots Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that aims to sustain and improve the quality of life in northeastern New York. The Foundation supports local efforts in the areas of community wellness, environmental stewardship, and assisting those in times of need.

Come join us after the race and enjoy beer and food at the brewery!


The race start is directly behind Common Roots Brewery in the Park & Ride parking lot. Registration will occur under the tent near the finish.


Pre-registered racers can pick up their bibs and t-shirts on Friday, July 12 from 5-7 p.m. or Saturday, July 13 from 8-9:45 a.m. Day-of race registration will begin at 8 AM in the Common Roots Biergarten. Day-of race registration closes at 9:45 a.m.


  • $35 Early registration (before June 15, 2024) - Includes T-shirt and beer coupon on race day
  • $40 Pre-registration* (June 15-July 12) - Includes beer coupon, T-shirt not guaranteed
  • $45 Race-day/in-person registration (July 13) - Cash or checks preferred. Includes beer coupon, T-shirt not guaranteed


  • 8 AM - Registration begins
  • 10 AM - Race/walk begins
  • 11 AM - Post-race celebration, awards, and refreshments


There is plenty of parking in the Park & Ride Parking lot behind Common Roots.


The first 200 registrants will receive T-shirts. Sign up early so you don’t miss out.

Top 3 overall men and women. Top 3 men/women in the following age groups and categories: 1-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, and stroller division.

(Must be received by June 11. Contact race director using "Questions?" button below.)

  • $100: Company name on back of race T-shirt
  • $250: Company logo on back of T-shirt
  • $500: (Three available) Mile sponsor with course signage, logo featured in large print on T-shirt
  • $1,000+: (Main sponsor) Start/finish area sponsor with signage, logo featured in extra-large print on T-shirt 

In-kind donations: 
We're also in need of prize items for awards and raffles. Schwag or gift certificates of any value is greatly appreciated. Please contact race director for sponsorships or raffle/prize donations.

Donations to the Common Roots Foundation are tax deductible and memberships are offered to pledge ongoing support.

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