Family and Alumni Community 5K or 1 Mile Walk/Scavenger Hunt (Run for Bereda)

Westfield, NY


Please join us on Saturday July 13, 2019 at 8:30am for the Family and Alumni Community 5K Fun Run Scavenger Hunt or 1 Mile Walk.  This 5K takes place in beautiful and historic Westfield, NY and features a brilliant scavenger hunt of Westfield memories and history.  The proceeds from the race benefit the Bereda interactive family trail development at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History in memory of Brennen and Finley Bereda.

Bring your smart phone to capture pictures of your team members for photo evidence for the scavenger hunt. 
Family and friends team up and show us your best team spirit and team theme in honor of Westfield Academy and Central School's Alumni Weekend. Fun awards will be presented for the best team categories such as best dressed, largest alumni team, most athletic, least athletic, loudest, largest family, most colorful and most dramatic. 

Children 10 and under are free and encouraged to join the 1 mile walk with adult supervision.

Professional timing and and medal ceremonies are in place for those who wish to only partake in the traditional 5K event.

Historic Westfield, NY is located in the heart of Lake Erie Wine Country. The 5K takes you past grape vines and has a spectacular view of Lake Erie. The village of Westfield is home to many antique shops, restaurants, bakeries and surrounded by numerous wineries.

We are currently seeking mile sponsors to help with race costs. Suggested donation amounts are $50. Signage will be included at the race mile and posts to social media. Please use contact info below if you are interested. 

NEW FOR 2019: PLEASE NOTE THE NEW START LOCATION. The 5K race will start and finish on Elm Street (Eason Hall) adjacent to Moore Park in the Village of Westfield. The course map is shown below and runners and walkers are both welcome. This is also a stroller friendly event! 

Online registration will remain open right up until the night before the race. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place beginning at 7:30 am right up until the start of the race at 8:30am.


$25/$30 on race day

$25/$30 on race day
Children 10 and under FREE

Join us after the race for a post race celebration including refreshments, light food/snacks, music, and the awards ceremony!

Awards will be presented to the 1st place overall male and female finishers in the 5K race and age group awards will be given to the top 3 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 Christina Akin (716-397-3894) or Kelsey Thomas (716-397-7116)


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. Custom finisher certificates can also be downloaded from the results page at no charge!

When & Where

Jul 13, 2019


8:30 AM

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