Cantina Kids Fun Run

Record 1,008 Runners Raise $72,077 at
the 12th Annual Cantina Kids Fun Run

Presented by: New Country

2019 event brings the Fun Run's lifetime proceeds to over $560,000 in support of children's healthcare at Saratoga Hospital.

Thank you to our sponsors, Cocktail for a Cause attendees, runners, volunteers and finally our incredible Cantina Kids Fun Run Committee who helped make this event possible!

Congratulations to our winners:

Quarter Mile Race:

First: Quintin Tierney
Second: Taylor Patrick Endres
Third: Own George

First: Emerson Cantanucci
Second: Kate Greiner
Third: Ellie Arnold

One Mile Race

First: Gianangelo Lanza
Second: Owen Winter
Third: Brent Pasek

First: Keira Rogan
Second: Savannah Winter
Third: Madison Nesbitt

Healthiest School Contest (the school with the highest percentage of registered students):
Saratoga Independent School

For all race results, click here.

Save the date for the 13th Annual Cantina Kids Fun Run: Sunday, June 7, 2020

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 $490,000 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

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

Cocktails for a Cause – Wednesday, May 22, 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. Online registration has closed. For more information, 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 2019 Fun Run will support, click here

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



Presenting Sponsor
New Country
Finish Line Sponsor
Millennium Medical Imagine
Television Sponsor

T-Shirt Sponsor

Medal Sponsor

Photo Booth Sponsor

Sound Sponsor

Healthy Snacks Sponsors

Kidz Zone Sponsor

  • Open


Water Sponsor
  • Jeff and Elaine Vukelic

Media Sponsors

Headband Sponsor

  • Dr. and Mrs. Christopher Dolinksy 

Sports Bag Sponsor


  • Chairs: Heath & Jeff Ames
  • Elizabeth Alexander
  • Chad Beatty
  • 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
  • Michelle Muir
  • Kaitlin Nevins
  • Tina Powell 
  • Heather Straughter
  • Rachel Uccellini
  • Elaine Vukelic

Have questions?

Contact Katie Rocque at or 518-583-8789.

With media inquiries, contact Peter Hopper at or 518-583-8679