The Mighty Mosquito is Western NY’s only 99 mile trail run and relay. Run this challenging scenic route on your own, or team up with friends! The course consists of 3 unique loops on the beautiful trails of Mendon Ponds Park, running each loop 6 times. Camp at the start/finish line while you wait for your teammates and enjoy everything that summer at Mendon Ponds has to offer.
All proceeds from this race benefit the Blue Foundation, a charity organization in Canandaigua, NY. For more information visit https://bluefoundationny.org
WHEN: August 3, 2019. Solo runners begin at 6:00am, Relay teams begin at 12:00pm. All runners must be finished by 12:00pm on August 4.
WHERE: All loops begin and end at the Canfield Woods Shelter at Mendon Ponds park.
-plenty of parking at the Beach Lot
-park bathrooms available for the duration of the event
-camping allowed in the grassy fields adjacent to Stewart Lodge
NEW FOR 2019: A High School Team Division!
Solo runners are welcome!
Solo runners begin at 6am with a 30-hour time cap. A fully stocked aid station will be provided at the start/finish line.
Pacers are allowed beyond 60 miles.
Solo runners finishing under the 30-hour time cap will be awarded with a beautiful Mighty Mosquito belt buckle.
Solo runners will complete 6 laps of loop 1, followed by 6 laps of loop 2 and finishing with 6 laps of loop 3.
Relay teams consist of up to 6 team members.
All relay teams start at 12:00pm with a 24-hour time cap.
Teammates will complete 6 laps of loop 1, followed by 6 laps of loop 2 and finishing with 6 laps of loop 3.
All relay teams are required to provide a volunteer!
The aid station is for solo runners only please.
NEW FOR 2019: 5 High School Teams will compete against each other in their own division!
Solo runners: $75 on or before Dec 31, 2018. $100 on or after Jan 1, 2019
Local time: 7:35 PM
Relay teams: $270 on or before Dec 31, 2018. $330 on or after Jan 1, 2019
REFUNDS: This event is to raise funds for the Blue Foundation, thus there are no refunds. We apologize for the inconvenience but keep in mind you're helping a great cause!