Special Olympics Torch Run: Monday, June 6, 2016

In Upcoming Events, by , on May 26th, 2016

Join Niagara University on Monday, June 6, at 1 p.m. (runner registration is at 12:30 p.m.) as we carry the Flame of Hope through the streets of Lewiston, kicking off the week long Torch Run initiative.

The Torch Run will begin at Kiernan Center, travel down U.S. Route 104 (Lewiston Road), exit at the Creek Road Ext., turn left onto Cayuga Street., to left on to Ridge Road down to Center Street, as we finish at the Red Brick School. All participants are welcome to join us for a Torch Run. We ask that all participants purchase an official Torch Run shirt for $20.

Click here to register for the Niagara University team, select “join a team” and choose Niagara University from the drop down menu.


What is the length of the run?

The length of the run will be 4.5 miles.

What is the pace of the run?

The pace will be about 12 minutes a mile. There will be support vehicles on site if you need to take a break. 

Will transportation be available?

There will be vehicles available to drive participants back to NU at the end of the run. 

Is this event weather dependent?

No.  We will run in rain or shine. 

Can I participate without running?

You can come to the event and support us by buying a t-shirt, cheering, or become a sponsor. Shirts will be available for purchase in advance or the day of the run.