Summer Sizzle

Summer Sizzle 2021 IS COMPLETE! Thanks to all participants and volunteers!

Results can be found below.

Our first live race of 2021 will be one of our classic races that returns to Proctor Park!  The Summer Sizzle enters its 33rd year.  Come celebrate Father's Day on June 20th as the Summer Sizzle Five Mile Road Race is proud to be a part of the USATF ADK Grand Prix this year!  The Summer Sizzle is also the first LIVE EVENT of the UR Four Race Challenge!

We will be following all city. state, and federal guidelines to hold a safe race for all our participants.  We will also be offering a Virtual and VirtuReal option for runners who would prefer to do the 5 mile distance on their own.  In the event we are not able to hold our event, we will transfer all entrants into a Virtual category.  There wil be nor refunds or deferrals into 2022.

The Summer Sizzle has a long-standing tradition of being a family event.  To celebrate Father's Day we will have multiple divisions for families to compete in for special awards and prizes.

Those Divisions include:

Father/Son, Father/Daughter, Mother/Son, Mother/Daughter, and a Division for all Couples.

There is a $5.00 price reduction for all members of the Utica Roadrunners!  To become a member go here:


Pre-registration through June 20, 2021:
$20.00 for Utica Roadrunners Members
$25.00 for Non-Members Pre-registration

-No refunds-

Day Of: Registration is 7:00-8:45 am at TR Proctor Park, Utica (main entrance off of Culver Ave., concession area pavilion)

Sign Up!


Volunteers are also needed race day in the areas of set-up, packet pickup, registration, traffic control, water stops, post-race refreshments, finish line, and clean up. All volunteers will also receive a Summer Sizzle Volunteer T-Shirt. To volunteer email race director Jim Mott.

Summer Sizzle Course Map


Awards will be given to the first three female and male finishers in the following divisions (no duplicate awards):

  • Overall
  • 18 and Under
  • 19-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+


Special team awards will be awarded for the fastest combined times in the following Family categories (ONLY ONE TEAM PER ENTRANT!):

  • Mother/Daughter
  • Father/Son
  • Sister/Sister
  • Brother/Brother
  • Sister/Brother
  • Mother/Son
  • Father/Daughter
  • Husband/Wife

The ceremony will begin as soon as possible following the conclusion of the race.