Baldwin: A Run For Their Life

To benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY
and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University's Breast Cancer Research Program

REGISTER ONLINE NOW! External Icon - directions below


Join Team Upstate for the annual "A Run for Their Life" - the only breast cancer run held in Syracuse whose proceeds go directly to Upstate Medical University.

Young and old of all ages and abilities are welcomed to participate in the 5k walk/run and 1.5k victory walk.

The 15k run will proceed North on Gillie Brook Road, then east on Canal Road following through to Breed Road through to Ike Dixon Road. South on Ike Dixon Road to an area before the school, then double back to Bitters Road, onto Bennett's Corners Road and then east back to Gillie Brook Road and the finish line at Gillie Lake.

The course is certified for accuracy.

Team Upstate was the top team in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015.


Sunday, October 2, 2016

7 am - 8:15 am - event day registration (not necessary if you pre-registered online or turned in a completed paper registration to any Upstate Team Captain)
8:40 am - Team Upstate group photo at the Upstate tent
9:10 am - 15K run, 5K run, 5K walk


Events begin at Gillie Lake Veterans Memorial Park, Camillus, New York

Course Maps

5K map External Icon

15K map External Icon

Free Parking!

Parking can be accessed at Camillus Middle School - 5525 Ike Dixon Rd. Camilus, New York
Buses will be running every ten minutes starting at 6:45 from Camillus Middle School to Gillie Lake.

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Registration Fee*

$35 - All Upstate pre-registrations (online and paper reg), $40 on day of race
$20 - Students

*Employees, students, their friends and families who register for any Upstate team (at the $35 or $20 student rate) qualify for a long-sleeved Team Upstate tech shirt and a Baldwin shirt!

Team Upstate long-sleeved tech shirt available in size S - 3XL

$35 - for persons who may want to contribute in raising funds, but who may not be able to run or walk a significant distance. This race is designed for participants who utilize wheel chair assistance. Participants with strollers or those who may want to walk less than a mile are also welcome.

How to Register for Team Upstate - and reserve your Team Upstate shirt

  1. Online - click here to REGISTER ONLINE  External Icon
    • click on 'Register Here' (you are on the Team Upstate page)
    • click 'I agree' to Waiver/Agreement
    • you may choose to "Start a Team', 'Join a Team', 'Join as an Individual', 'Register Multiple People', or 'Register Family'
      • if you choose to start a team under Team Upstate, click on 'New Team Under Group" and select Upstate Medical University from drop down menu and enter your 'team name' (ie: Cardiology, Pharmacy, etc) - goals are optional
    • be sure to check the next box so your team is searchable - it says 'Display icon in Team Listing notifying site visitors that you are looking for Team Members.
    • hit continue
    • on next screen - If you are completing this form for yourself and have participated in the past, click here to login and autofill this form.
    • or you can create a username and password
    • hit continue complete the registration process and you will receive a confirmation and opportunity to press 'CONTINUE' to login to your event headquarters, send emails and track your process.
  2. Pick up a paper registration form - from any Team Captain (listed below) or at on-site registrations:
    • Downtown Campus: Thursday, 9/22, noon - 1 pm - UH 2nd floor lobby
    • Community Campus: Thursday, 9/22, noon - 1 pm - cafeteria
  3. Download REGISTRATION FORM PDF Icon  and give to any Team Captain with payment by Sept. 8 to guarantee your Team Upstate shirt (checks payable to Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund)

Team Upstate long-sleeved tech shirt available in size S - 3XL

Shirt and Run Number Pick-up

Team Upstate shirts - Contact your Team Captain to obtain your Team Upstate shirt.

Baldwin shirts and run/walk numbers - you are responsible for picking these up on the following dates/locations:

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 3 - 7 pm 
Fleet Feet, 5800 Bridge Street, East Syracuse NY

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10 am - 7 pm
The Gem Diner, 832 Spencer St., Syracuse

Saturday, October 1, 2016  - 10 am -5 pm
The Gem Diner, 832 Spencer St., Syracuse    

Sunday, October 2 (RACE DAY) - at the Baldwin registration tent