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GlassFest 8K

May 27, 2017
8am - 10am
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2300°: GlassFest
2300°: GlassFest
May 25, 2017

At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations, live music, and great food and drink. Free and open to the public.

Hot Glass Demos in Centerway Square
Hot Glass Demos in Centerway Square
May 26, 2017

Spend some time in Centerway Square and watch gaffers from The Corning Museum of Glass create one-of-a-kind glass pieces live on stage.

GlassFest Finger Lakes Wine & Beer Tasting
GlassFest Finger Lakes Wine & Beer Tasting
May 26, 2017

Join us for this special night of wine tasting, craft beer sampling and terrific shopping and dining promotions.

Hot Glass Demos in Centerway Square
Hot Glass Demos in Centerway Square
May 27, 2017

Spend some time in Centerway Square and watch gaffers from The Corning Museum of Glass create one-of-a-kind glass pieces live on stage.

GlassFest Fireworks
GlassFest Fireworks
May 27, 2017

Corning's Gaffer District and Chemung Canal Trust Company are proud to welcome Corning Enterprises as the sponsor of an exciting feature of GlassFest — fireworks!

Hot Glass Demos in Centerway Square
Hot Glass Demos in Centerway Square
May 28, 2017

Spend some time in Centerway Square and watch gaffers from The Corning Museum of Glass create one-of-a-kind glass pieces live on stage.

GlassFest 8K

The 8th annual GlassFest 8K, presented by The Community Foundation, will run on May 27, 2017.

The 8th annual Glassfest 8K, presented by The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning & The Southern Finger Lakes, is a wonderful family friendly event. Challenge yourself to a non-standard distance (the course is measured at 8K or 4.96 miles) and stay for all of the great GlassFest events in Downtown Corning's Gaffer District. The 8th annual GlassFest 8K will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 8AM. All race finishers will receive a handmade glass medal, made locally by Hands-On Glass Studio. 

Glassfest 8K Awards

Awards will be presented starting at 9:30AM.

Age Group Awards

First, second and third place finishers in the age groups listed below will receive a commemorative tile. Age Group Awards will be presented beginning at 9:30AM.
Awards not picked up will not be shipped to winners. We will make the awards avaliable for pick up Saturday, Sunday and Monday of GlassFest Weekend at the Corning Information Center on Market St.

Age Groups: 9 and under, 10–14, 15-19, 20–24, 25–29, 30–34, 35–39, 40–44, 45–49, 50–54, 55–59, 60–64, 65–69, 70+

2017 GlassFest 8K Registration Fees

Thru 02/28: $30
3/1 thru 4/30: $35
5/1 thru Race Day $40 (Online registration will close 5/21/2017)

Registration for the 2017 GlassFest 8K Opens 1/14/2017! Click here to register!

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