2016 Run for the River 5K/10K Registration is now open!

Registration is now open! Save The River’s Run for the River 5K/10K will be held on Saturday, July 30th!

The fast and flat course winds through downtown Clayton and along the waterfront. We’re excited to welcome ARE Event Productions to provide professional timing for the race. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate in this event for all ages and abilities.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016

Times: Registration begins at Frink Park @ 7:30 a.m. Race begins promptly at 9 a.m.

Location: Registration and race start @ Frink Park, downtown Clayton


Pre-register Online: Online registration is available now and is subject to additional online registration fees.


Pre-register by mail: Download this year’s registration form, fill it out, and return it with payment to:
Save The River
P.O. Box 38195
Albany, NY 12203

Pre-registration packet pick up will take place Thursday, July 28th and on Friday, July 29th from 12-4pm at the Save The River Office, 409 Riverside Drive, Clayton.

Race Day registration - Register on the day of the race. Registration begins at 7:30 am and ends at 8:45 am. For the safety of all participants no Jogging Strollers or Dogs are permitted on the race course.

  • 5K $30 (7/1-Race Day)
  • 10K $35 (7/1-Race Day)

Save The River members receive $5 off.

Awards will be given for top male and female runners in each age category.

Official race photographer by Pat Hendrick Photography

Volunteers Needed! Contact Bridget Wright at (315) 686-2010 for opportunities. Family and friends of run participants are encouraged to volunteer!

Business and Individual sponsorship opportunities are available at several levels.

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About Us

Founded in 1978, Save The River is a non-profit, member-supported environmental organization whose mission is to restore, preserve and protect the ecological integrity of the Upper St. Lawrence River through advocacy, education and research. Since 2004 Save The River has been a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance as the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper.

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The River

The St. Lawrence River is one of the largest Rivers in the world and a magnificent place to live, work and play. Save The River has been working for more than 35 years to protect the River for current and future generations.

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Over half of Save The River's budget comes from individual memberships and contributions. Supporting us with an annual membership donation will keep our River advocacy, education and research programs going strong.

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Save The River was designated the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper and is a member of the international Waterkeeper Alliance. The Waterkeeper Alliance is the world’s fastest growing environmental movement, with more than 200 local Waterkeepers patrolling rivers, lakes and coastal waterways on 6 continents.

Photos from around the River

Off to the races by Pam Quimby  Resting by Pam Quimby  On the Rocks by Nick Apel  Classic Sunset by Barb Hupp  TI Park Library by Meg Kerr  Fall by Carrie Kerr  Girls by Juliane Bauer  Winter Navigation by Sherman Ward  Off on the River by Jenni Werndorf  A Seaway View by Devon Colby 
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409 Riverside Drive
Clayton, NY 13624

(315) 686-2010


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