CanLake Ultras 50 miles/50Km and MiniCan 25Km

Sat October 10, 2020 Canandaigua, NY US 14424 Directions

50M Regular Start

7:30AM EDT - 7:30PM EDT

50M Early Start

6:30AM EDT - 7:30PM EDT

50 Km

10:00AM EDT - 7:30PM EDT

MiniCan 25 Km

1:00PM EDT - 7:30PM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Finger Lakes Community College
3325 Marvin Sands Dr
Canandaigua, NY US 14424

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for the 2020 race has been suspended indefinitely. The registration process will be resumed once the pandemic is under control, and all the restrictions for mass gatherings, travel, etc. are lifted.


Where: Finger Lakes Community College 3325 Marvin Sands Dr, Canandaigua, NY US 1442

When: Saturday, October 10, 2020

Start Times

  • 50 Mile race starts at 7:30AM
  • 50 Mile for early starters starts at 6:30AM
  • 50 Km starts at 10:00AM
  • MiniCan 25 Km starts at 1PM

Finish closes at 7:30PM for all courses

Looking for a well-supported run in a spectacular setting with attractions for the whole family?  Whether your goal is to run a first ultra, conquer a challenging 50-miler, or set a personal record, the Can Lake 50 is the race for you.

CanLake Ultras 50 Miler

Run one big road loop around the most beautiful Finger Lake in Western New York.  The course is mostly flat to rolling roads with several major climbs, including locally-famous Bopple Hill.

50M Race Course

CanLake Ultras 50Km

Run point-to-point over the final 31 miles of the 50 Mile route.  With significantly less climbing and descending than the first 19 miles of the 50 Mile route, the 50K is more friendly for first-time ultra runners and a logical step up from the marathon.

50Km Race Course

MiniCan 25Km

Run point-to-point over the final 14.5 miles of the 50 Mile/50 Km route after running short out-and-back starting on and using South Lake road. Time limit is 6 1/2 hours. Minimum average speed to complete 25Km race is 2.07 miles per hour or 25 minutes per mile. Please note that 25Km race does not allow allow pacers.

MiniCan 25Km Race Course


Personal Handler

Having a personal handler at CanLake Ultras is privilege and perk that we are happy to provide. However, with this privilege comes the responsibility of learning and following the safety rules of the race. Make sure that your personal handlers follow the safety rules or your result will be disqualified. The waiver you will electronically sign includes the following text.

PERSONAL HANDLER WAIVER. (For runners that plan to use personal handler at the CanLake Ultras) I accept full responsibility for the actions of the personal handler(s), that personal handler(s) will familiarize themselves with and follow all safety rules outlined in the Race Handbook. Failure to follow safety rules by personal handler(s) -intentional or unintentional - will result in DISQUALIFICATION of the runner

  • $60 until 08/10/2020
  • $40 until 09/10/2020
  • No refunds after 09/10/2020

No Deferrals and No Transfers 


Join the CanLake50 Facebook group at where you can pose questions to other race participants.

Race Presented by The Greater Rochester Track Club (GRTC). Become a GRTC member and receive $5,- discount when signing up for the race.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

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