Chautauqua Striders Announces 2023 St. Pat’s Dash

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Contributing Writer

Katrina Fuller

Chautauqua Striders is proud to announce the 2023 St. Pat’s Dash. Registration is now open for the race, which can be completed online at RunSignUp.com.

On March 4th, 2023, Chautauqua Striders will get the 2023 Runner of the Year Series underway with the Annual St. Patrick’s Dash 5K. This road race will start and finish on 3rd Street, and the Northwest Arena will be the headquarters of pre- and post-race activities. Runners from all over come together to participate in this fun and festive road race.

The start and finish of the USAF-certified 3-mile course is along West Third Street between Jefferson and Lafayette streets. “The Dash” is also the official start of the 2023 Runner of the Year Series.

Registration fees are $25 for adults and $18 for youth under age 18 until March 3, 2023 at 12 p.m. Day of registration will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. on March 4, 2023 at the arena. Day-of fees are $30 for adults and $20 for youth under age 18. The run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. Complimentary food and refreshments will be served outside Northwest Arena after the race.

Age categories for the male and female 3-mile dash include 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 and 70-plus.

For the 3-mile dash walkers, awards will be given to the first male and female overall finishers. For the 3-mile dash runners, awards will be given to the first three male and female finishers overall and the top finishers in each age group.

Enter online at www.runsignup.com/stpatsdash or visit Chautauqua Striders, 301 E. Second St., Suite 102, Jamestown, NY 14701 for registration and payment. Chautauqua Striders Athletic Club Members receive a 10% discount on race fees. Athletic Club membership is required for participation in the 2023 Runner of the Year Series.

For additional information, visit www.chqstriders.org/athletics or call Lexi Lindamer, Athletic Coordinator, at 716-807-6678.