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16th Annual Crosswinds 5k

Come and be a part of this exciting community event, sponsored by Crosswinds Church. Runners of all ages are encouraged to participate, and many volunteers are needed to help on race day. This event benefits patients of the Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Sands Cancer Center at UR Medicine’s Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, with proceeds specifically  going to the Patient Special Needs Fund, so local patients can pay for supplies and procedures not covered by insurance.

Saturday, September 2, 2017.
Registration from 7-8:15 am
Race location:
Crosswinds Wesleyan Church
3360 Middle Cheshire Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Pre-registration fee: $20 • Day of: $25

The certified course, with computerized race results, starts and finishes at Crosswinds.
Awards will be given to overall male/female and top 3 finishers in each age group,
and post-race refreshments provided.

Contact race directors for registration forms or for more information 
Pete or Val Klingensmith (585) 697-4927  -  crosswinds5k@gmail.com
OR 
Visit http://5k2015.wixsite.com/crosswinds-5k  

T-Shirt guaranteed if pre-registered by August 11th.




Runners Race to Support Sands Cancer Center

CANANDAIGUA – The 15th annual Crosswinds 5K, hosted by Crosswinds Wesleyan Church in Canandaigua on Sept. 5, raised $10,300 for Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Sands Cancer Center at UR Medicine’s Thompson Health.

Since the 5K’s inception, nearly $60,000 has been raised for the Sands Cancer Center. This year, through sponsors and registrations, the event raised $5,150. A matching grant from Dr. Daniel Alexander and  Gail Alexander made for a grand total of $10,300 raised.

In this year’s event, a total of 248 runners/walkers participated, with an age range from 6 to 84.

“We thoroughly enjoy working on this event,” said Val Klingensmith, co-coordinator of the Crosswinds 5K. “It’s wonderful to see the amount of support there is for patients at the Sands Cancer Center.”

PCR Timing provided the chip timing and results.  The overall male/female winners were Scott Loforte of Canandaigua with a time of 17:03 minutes and Katie Cobos of Canandaigua with a time of 20:40 minutes.

For complete results, visit www.pcr-timing.com.

The coordinators are grateful to all who participated, volunteered, and sponsored this event including the top three sponsors: Rueckwald Management Corp., Finger Lakes Dental Care, and Rushco, Inc.


For more information on the Crosswinds 5K, contact Val or Pete Klingensmith at (585) 697-4927 or crosswinds5k@gmail.com.

Donate to the Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Sands Cancer Center