Registration for 30th Anniversary Chris Thater Memorial Cycling and 5K Races Now Open

(Binghamton, NY) The Broome County STOP-DWI Program today announced that online registration is now open for both the cycling and 5K events for the 30th Anniversary of the Chris Thater Memorial Races.

Cyclists and Runners can visit and click on the Chris Thater logo to navigate to the registration page for all events. Cycling online registration is hosted through and the 5K online registration is hosted through For those that wish to register through the mail or in person, registration flyers are available on the website.
The 2013 Chris Thater Memorial Races and Music Festival will be held at Recreation Park in the City of Binghamton August 24th – 25th. The event is expected to attract more than 1,000 athletes and up to 5,000 spectators to Binghamton’s Westside neighborhood.
2013 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Chris Thater Memorial. This free, family-friendly event is organized by Broome County STOP-DWI and sponsored by SEFCU to heighten awareness about drunk driving and to promote healthy lifestyles. It is named in honor of Chris Thater, an avid cyclist who was killed by a drunk driver.
For more information about the Chris Thater Memorial or Broome County’s STOP-DWI Program please visit: or search Chris Thater Memorial Races on Facebook.


05/29/2013 - 12:12pm