Phish Announces Runaway Jim 5K for Curveball @ Watkins Glen

Phish has confirmed that their tradition of hosting a 5K at their festivals will continue with the 102nd Running of The First Annual Runaway Jim Marathon set for the band’s next music festival, Curveball, at Watkins Glen for the morning of Saturday, August 18th at 11:11am.

What is the 102nd Running of The First Annual Runaway Jim Marathon?

The band has always hosted a 5K at their music festivals, so this year’s will be no exception.

How do I sign up?

Here’s the official info from the registration signup link.

Trophies will be awarded to the fastest Male and Female, and the 2nd and 3rd place finishers overall. Medals will be awarded to the top finisher in each age category: 18-29, 30- 39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and above.

The race entry is FREE to all Curveball ticket holders, but registration is limited so sign up now!

Head over to for more info on the festival as it becomes available.

What if you don’t want to run a 5K?

Phish knows their fan base well. They made sure you can pretend you ran it and order this shirt directly from Phish Dry Goods.