Cantina Kids Fun Run

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Sunday, June 3, 2018 – Congress Park
Registration and activities open at 8:00 a.m.
Races begin at 9:00 a.m.

Race day registration is available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in 
Congress Park near the Carousel.

For event FAQs, click here.


We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support at the Eleventh Annual Cantina Kids Fun Run! This year’s event had an all-time record 980 registrants and raised a record-breaking $80,000 for children’s healthcare at Saratoga Hospital!

Many thanks to our presenting sponsor, New Country Motor Car Group, and all of the sponsors who helped make this event possible.

Thank you to our generous and dedicated volunteers. We had over 100 pitch in at the event and we could not pull it off without their support!

And finally, thank you to our wonderful Cantina Committee for the many hours you have dedicated to this event and cause, making sure that it was the BEST one yet!

Click HERE to view Race Results

About the Event
The Cantina Kids Fun Run is an athletic event for kids up to age 12 held in beautiful Congress Park, located in downtown Saratoga Springs. Since it’s founding in 2008, the event has raised more than $409,000 and made a difference for every pediatric patient treated at the Hospital. 
Event highlights include: 
  • Choose from two courses: 1/4 Mile or 1 Mile (View course map
  • Run as a family – strollers welcome
  • Kids’ activities, including challenge course, face painting and more
  • Healthy snacks and warm up exercises
  • Medals for all runners up to age 12
  • Trophies for top 3 boys & 3 girls for each course
  • School with highest participation wins Healthiest School Contest

Registration Details

  • $15 Early bird registration through May 22 – guarantees event t-shirt!
  • $20 After May 22 and on race day
  • Pre-registration closes May 31 at Noon
  • Early packet pickup June 2, 9:00 a.m. to Noon in Congress Park
  • Race day registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

Have questions about the event? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Cocktails for a Cause – Wednesday, May 23, 6-9 p.m.
The official Cantina Kids Fun Run Kick Off Party at Cantina Restaurant! Enjoy open bar, complimentary appetizers, and DJ Tru at this pre-party for adults! Casual cocktail attire recommended. To be added to the event waitlist, contact Klare Ingram at or 518-583-8765.

Supporting Children’s Healthcare at Saratoga Hospital
Over the past decade, the annual Cantina Kids Fun Run has brought families together to support emergency medical services at Saratoga Hospital and increase awareness of the importance of pediatric emergency care. In 2015, the Fun Run expanded its mission to also provide support for pediatric patients at Saratoga Hospital’s Saratoga Community Health Center. To learn more about the incredible impact this event has had and the programs the 2018 Fun Run will support, click here

Thank you to our generous sponsors and committee members! Interested in sponsoring? Click here to view our opportunities and here for our commitment form. 





Presenting Sponsor





Finish Line Sponsor 




Television Sponsor




T-Shirt Sponsor

Kidz Zone Sponsor

Media Sponsors

Medal Sponsor

Water Sponsor

  • The Vukelic Family 

Photo Booth Sponsor

Water Bottle Sponsor

Sports Bag Sponsor

Sound Sponsor

Sunglasses Sponsor

Healthy Snacks Sponsors

First Aid Sponsors


  • Chairs: Heath & Jeff Ames
  • Elizabeth Alexander
  • Chad Beatty
  • Kristi Breznick, RN
  • Amy Cantanucci
  • Cala Cocca
  • Ann Marie Cross
  • Fran Dingeman
  • Robin Dalton
  • Andi Dolinsky
  • Lori Evans
  • Adam Feldman
  • Barbara Ferraro
  • Ashley Freeman
  • Julie Fuller
  • Kristen Gibson
  • Greg Griskowitz
  • Jennifer Hennessy
  • Lisa Higgins
  • David Hindson, MD
  • Kelly Hite
  • Allison Keib
  • Kathy McNeice
  • Michelle Muir
  • Kaitlin Nevins
  • Heather Straughter
  • Rachel Uccellini
  • Elaine Vukelic

Have questions?

With general race inquires or if you are interested in volunteering, contact:

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact:

For media inquiries, contact:



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