In response to interested racers, we now offer a Solo Division.
Run/Bike/Paddle (kayak, canoe, or paddleboard)
K-2 Team division
4 Person teams: Runner, Biker, and 2 Paddlers with a 2-Person Kayak.
Standup Paddleboard Division -
3 person Paddleboard Teams, no age groups.
The Great Race
... on the northern end of Owasco Lake. Join us as we renew Auburn's annual tradition of fun, competition, and celebration.
Hundreds of 2, 3, or 4 person teams begin with a runner (4 miles) who hands off to a biker (12.4 miles) who then hand off
to their kayaker 2 canoeists, or paddlebparder (2.5 miles).
Young or old, serious racers or beginners, compete for glory or the pursuit of fun and fitness.
Looking for a team?
Use our message board
Use it to make yourself available to join a team or
use it to find that last team member you need.
Kid's Fun Run
1 Mile - Finisher's ribbons for all
The Dave Schardt Memorial fun run starts along with the Great Race. No entry fee.
All participants, families and guests are invited to join us after the race for the annual Great Race celebration. All participants and volunteers will be treated to food and liquid refreshments after the race. Additional food and beverages are available for guests and spectators. Feel free to enjoy the day at beautiful Emerson Park, with all your fellow Great Racers.
Donate to the race
If you wish, you can make a tax deductible contribution to the Great Race here: