2016 Race Day Information

Race:  Saturday, May 7, 2016. 

Start time  is 9:00AM.  Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island, NY (between Buffalo and Niagara Falls). The course is flat, fast, out and back along the scenic Niagara river.   Both the 10-k and the Half Marathon start at 9AM in the main parking lot at Beaver Island State Park. The course exits the park onto West River Parkway.  The 10-k runners turn back at 3.1 miles and return to Beaver Island along the same route. The Half Marathon continues along West River Parkway, turning back to the Park just past 6 1/2 miles and finishing in the main parking lot.

Race fee includes chip timing, water, sports drinks, post race food, and beverages.  For 2016, a portion of the proceeds will benefit melanoma education/research.

Registration is now open!!

Online registration is available at Score-this!

A paper application is available to download here.

Race premium guaranteed to first 600 registered runners.
*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Half Marathon Time Limit:
Due to restrictions of keeping the course closed to traffic, runners must be to
the half-way point by 1 hour and 30 minutes. Runners not at the half way
point at that time will be picked up by sweep vehicle and driven to the finish line.

Awards:
The overall male and female finishers, the top masters finishers and the top three in
each age division.

Age Divisions:
0 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39,40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59,

60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70 – 74, 75 and up.

 

 

Directions: Take the Beaver Island exit off the I-190. Follow signs to the park.
Free admission to the park for all runners and their families. Veer left
as you enter the park to access Area 1 for parking and pre/post race
activities at the River Side shelters, Marina North and South.


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