Run for Jon

peru, NY

About this Event

The 31st  Annual Run for Jon will take place on Saturday, August 28th at Forrence Orchards in Peru, NY.  The Run For Jon raises money to support the Jonathan Evans Memorial Fund, designed to help North Country families with expenses connected to the care and treatment of a sick child.

Please read all race information! 

This year, we will be holding 3 in person events.

5:00 PM - 1/2 mile fun run
5:20 PM - 1.25 mile walk
5:20PM  - 2.5 mile run

We will also offer a virtual race event this year.  

In the event that the race is cancelled, all registrants will be entered in the virtual event.

Registration and Packet Pickup

  • We will offer online registration for this race. There will be race-day registration starting at 3:30 PM until 4:45 PM.
  • Registration deadlines:
    • Registration with T-shirt: Sunday, Aug. 2 at Midnight.
    • Race only (no t-shirt): Friday, Aug. 26 at Midnight
  • Registration fees (virtual and onsite event):
    • 2.5 Mile Race: $10
    • 1.25 Mile Walk $5
    • 1.2 Mile Fun Run $1
    • Race and t-shirt: $25
    • Shirt only: $15
  • Packet pick-up will be on Saturday, Aug. 28 from 3:30-4:45 PM (at Forrence Orchards, Mannix Road, Peru, NY 12972).


Race Start and Finish Areas

  • The start/finish take place at Forrence Orchards, Mannix Road, Peru, NY 12972

Results & Awards Ceremonies

  • There will be an award ceremony at the conclusion of the races.
  • Results will be posted online and emailed after the event.
  • The following awards will be shipped to the participant after the event:
    • Overall Male/Female
    • Age group awards for top 3 males and females: 0-13,14-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70+


Schedule of Events: 

5:00 PM - 1/2 mile fun run
5:20 PM - 1.25 mile walk
5:20PM  - 2.5 mile run

Virtual Race - Anytime between Friday August 27th and Sunday August 29th at Midnight


T-Shirts: unisex S, M, L, XL, XXL You Must register by August 2nd in order to get a shirt.  You may register up until August 26th without a shirt.  

  • This year’s shirt will be a Heathered Purple with black and white lettering.




Timing and Finish line Services


Timing services provided by Underdog Race Timing.  Results will be available immediately after the race at: 


Virtual Race Instructions:

How to Record & Upload Your Run Results with the IYR Results App

1. Download the Its your race app to your phone from the App store Both Apple and Android devices will work.

2. Login using the email address you registered with

3. Search for this event

4. Go to "Tracker" and click "Ready to Start My Race"

5. Run or Walk the distance you signed up for and the app will automatically upload your results (as long as your login email matches your registration email)

6. Check your results 


How to Manually upload your results:


When & Where

Aug 28, 2021


4:00 PM

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