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Recreational Activities

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Rochester Running Page

Interested in running a race or joining a running group? Check out all the races and running groups in the Rochester area here.

East Ave Grocery Run

To find out more about this run to feed the hungry click here

RIT Recreational Cycling Group

With riders of all abilities, this group sponsors non-competitive social rides once a week, usually on one of the many trails in the area. To learn more about riding with the group check out the group's FAQ, or send an e-mail to Joe Pow at Protect yourself and your loved ones and take the following Safety Tips into consideration before riding.

View a short video featuring some of the group's rides (see if you can count how many images include ice cream).

RIT Running Group-Wednesday's Children

This group includes runners of all abilities meeting weekly on Wednesday morning for a campus run (leaves about 7am each Wednesday morning from S LOT). For more information please e-mail Peter Haggerty at or visit the Wednesday's Children web site.

RIT Interactive Adventures: Indoor Rock Climbing

Located in the Red Barn (Building 80), RIT offers quarterly memberships and day passes. Rock climbing shoes are required and may be rented if you don’t have your own.

For more information on this and other Interactive Adventures program elements, please visit: .

Let’s Go Hike and Bike

Hiking and Biking is easy and fun in the Finger Lakes! Within the 11 crystal clear Finger Lakes area, there are over 70 hiking and biking trails. Visit for a complete list and for downloadable trail cards.