What is the syracuse half marathon?

Widely known as one of the best organized and professionally produced half marathons in the United States, the Syracuse Half Marathon provides a world major race feel at the regional level. Founded in 2012, the Syracuse Half Marathon quickly became extremely popular due to the experiences provided to their runners.

The last five runnings of the Syracuse Half Marathon have sold out.

 

 

Rick Streeter

Rick Streeter

Race Director / Founder - Partner

Rick’s passion for the success of this race and happiness of its’ participants is unparalleled. As our expert in race production and strategic marketing, Rick founded and directs the Syracuse Half Marathon. As a former competitive runner who now enjoys Crossfit to stay in shape, he receives most enjoyment enhancing the participant experience. Rick is no stranger to traveling as you can find him timing & scoring races all throughout the United States. At many of these events, he is able to learn from some of the most brilliant minds in the industry and bring them home to share.

Rick is also the Race Director for the oldest consecutively run foot race in the world (est. 1896), the YMCA Buffalo Turkey Trot, which boasts an impressive 14,000 entrants each year.

Ed Griffin

Ed Griffin

Director of Sponsorship / Contracts - Partner

Dave Vinehout

Dave Vinehout

Director Of Community Relations - Partner

Matt Werder

Matt Werder

Race Production - Partner

Matt has worked in the running industry since he was in college, beginning with a part time gig at Fleet Feet Syracuse, where he ended up working for over a decade. In addition to serving as the GM of Fleet Feet Syracuse, he founded the Six-Legged 5K, benefiting the CNY SPCA, and at one point served as the race director for Fleet Feet’s Runapalooza 5K. 

Matt now works for Fleet Feet Inc., based in Carrboro, NC, but is still involved in the planning and execution of the Syracuse Half and returns to Syracuse each year for race weekend.

Pat Leone

Pat Leone

Race Production / Timing - Partner

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