The Wings...err Plates have partnered with YellowJacket Racing and Fleet Feet Sports Rochester to bring runners and plate aficionados together for the first ever PLATES MILE at Frontier Field on Thursday, July 5 after the Red Wings 5:05 pm game.
Participants will eat FOUR 10 oz. "Trash Cans" while running ONE mile around the confines of Frontier Field. The Trash Cans will consist of mac salad, home fries and meat hot sauce. The race will start approximately 45 minutes after the completion of the Red Wings game against Pawtucket.
The $30 registration fee includes:
- one ticket to the Red Wings July 5 game
- four, 10 oz. Trash Cans
- official race t-shirt
- chip timing by YellowJacket Racing
- on-field finish line.
The ONLY way to register for the race is here: https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Rochester/PlatesMile. You will have the ability to purchase extra tickets ($5/ticket) to the July 5 game and race t-shirts ($15/t-shirt) when you register.
The race will be capped at 300 runners.
If the game is rained out before gates open (4 pm), the race will start at 6:30 pm. If the game is called any time after gates open, the race will start approximately 45 minutes after the game has been officially postponed.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.