Strides Diabetes Awareness & 5K Run/Walk

Lewiston, NY

Lewiston Community Lions Club has organized the Strides Diabetes Awareness and 5k Run to bring the community together to support the fight against diabetes! We will be providing FREE diabetes screenings, eye screenings, foot screenings, yoga instructions, nutritional guidance. Come to the 5k Run and help the Lewiston Lions Support the fight against Diabetes! Help us raise awareness of diabetes and its serious complications.

Please join us on Sunday April 29, 2018 at 9:00AM 
in historic Lewiston, New York for the Strides Diabetes Awareness and 5K Run/Walk! The event is being brought to you by the Lewiston Community Lion's Club and 100 % of the proceeds from the race will be used to send children with Type 1 Diabetes to Camp Badger (a camp for children with diabetes) and our other charitable activities.

Runners are in for a real treat with a beautiful and scenic course through the Village of Lewiston including River Road with views of the Niagara River and Canada. All runners will receive a beautiful Diabetes Awareness bracelet hand crafted by Carly Bahringer along with your official race goodie bag! 

After the race, join us inside Lewiston Fire Hall #1 beginning at 10:00am for a variety of wellness activities and stations related to diabetes awareness and screening, health and nutrition, and advice from medical professionals. The wellness event is free to the general public!

Official Start 9:00AM
The 5K race will start and finish on Onondaga Street behind the fire hall. Links to the interactive course map are located at the top of the page. There will be one water stop located midway through the course and bottled water will be handed out at the finish line.

Lewiston Fire Co. #1
145 North 6th Street
Lewiston, NY 14092

Online registration will remain open right up until Saturday evening 7pm. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place inside the fire hall from 7:30am right up until the start of the race at 9:00am. Custom race shirts guaranteed to all participants who register before 4/24/18. There are plenty of extra shirts that will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis on race morning.

Registration Fee: $25 / $30 after 4/15/18

Mail-in Registration Option
If you prefer to mail in your registration, please download both the race waiver and appropriate USATF liability waiver below and mail to the address shown. You must complete and mail BOTH waivers to event organizers to the address shown on the waiver along with your check.

>Strides Diabetes 5K Application & Waiver
>USATF Waiver (18 and over)
>USATF Waiver (17 and under)

Join us after the race inside the fire hall for a post race celebration including light food, snacks, Wellness Fair, and the awards ceremony.

There will be plenty of free parking within walking distance of the fire hall.

Trophies will be presented to the 1st place overall male and female finishers and awards will be presented to the top three male and female 5K runners in each of the following age groups: 

14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older.

For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact race director Lynn Bahringer at (716) 807-2409.

Gun start/chip finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Race Management Solutions. Results are updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:

  • FREE ITSYourRace Mobile App
  • RMS Race Results Kiosk/Printer
  • Scrolling Results TV Monitor(s)

Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook along with free custom finisher certificates!

When & Where

Apr 29, 2018


9:00 AM

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