2015 Race Day Information

Race:  Saturday, May 2, 2015. 

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 2015, a portion of the proceeds will benefit Glory be to Kids.  Glory be to Kids (GBTK) is a non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of children. Donors participate in sporting events and raise funds that are administered by GBTK. For 2015, GBTK’s fundraising efforts will go to Comforting Hugs Foundation, which helps kids (and their families) with cancer, long-term illness, or disability.

Race Fees*:

Half Marathon: $55 early application fee through
3/15/2015, $65.00 from 3/16 to 5/1/2015, $75.00 on race day until
close of registration at 8:45am.

10K: $25 through 5/1/2015, $35 on race day until  close of registration at 8:45am.

Runners may  register online at www.active.com. Here is the race application.  Race day registration at Beaver Island will close at 8:45am.

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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