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Last Updated: 1/19/2021 10:26:45 AM
Number of events listed: 31

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JANUARY 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Jan 01
Friday
12:00 PM
New Year’s Eve 5K5KYOUNGSTOWN -- Fort Niagara State Park, Lewiston, NY 14174. Two hour start window begins at noon. This scenic USATF certified 5K course runs through Fort Niagara State Park and will be closed to traffic during the race. Custom trophies for the top male and female runners. First race of 2021! Enter your New Year's resolution during the registration process (optional) and we will announce it as you cross the finish line! Custom race bibs, finish line photos, finisher certificates, and grab and go food. Visit our website for complete details and safety protocols during Covid.Paul Beatty
716.998.5777
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Jan 10
Sunday
05:30 AM
VIRTUAL ONLY
Walt Disney World Marathon
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5KTHE 2021 WALT DISNEY WORLD RACES ARE VIRTUAL ONLY DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

ORLANDO -- Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Fabulous multi-day Disney Wold Marathon Weekend. Opportunity to run one or all the running events . Goofy Challenge. Dopey Challenge. 5K on Thursday 1/7, 10K on Friday 1/8, HM on Saturday 1/9, Full Marathon on Sunday 1/10. See web site for details.


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Jan 16
Saturday
10:00 AM
Old Man Winter Trail Race #1 at Marjim Manor3.45 MilesAPPLETON -- The Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 Lake Rd, Appleton NY 14008. Limited to waves of 50 runners. All finishers receive a custom embroidered Old Man Winter hat,¬ custom race bib and light food/snacks. Beautiful and scenic winter trail through orchards and along the shore of Lake Ontario. Winery is open for business plus outdoor bonfire. Awards to top overall male & female plus certificates for all in 5-yr age groups through 80+. Paul Beatty
716.998.5777
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Jan 30
Saturday
10:00 AM
Old Man Winter Trail Race #2 at Marjim Manor3.45 MilesAPPLETON -- The Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 Lake Rd, Appleton NY 14008. Limited to waves of 50 runners. All finishers receive a custom embroidered beverage cooler, custom race bib and light food/snacks. Beautiful and scenic winter trail through orchards and along the shore of Lake Ontario. Winery is open for business plus outdoor bonfire. Awards to top overall male & female plus certificates for all in 5-yr age groups through 80+.Paul Beatty
716.998.5777
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FEBRUARY 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Feb 06
Saturday
08:00 AM
Frozen 50K50KCASSADAGA -- Cassadaga Fire Station 1, 22 Mill St, Cassadaga, NY 14718. A no frills event; Part of the Winter Festival in Cassadaga, NY. The lower lake is a perfect 5K loop; Start and Finish at the Fire Hall; Do as many 5K loops of the lake as you'd like. No t-shirts, no medals, just fitness and fun; Coffee and hot cocoa provided. $10.00 entry fee. Walk or run 1 loop up to 10 loops to attain 50K. Tonia Wilson, Mark Wilson
716.353.1288
914.466.9214
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Feb 07
Sunday
11:30 AM
VIRTUAL ONLY
Mr. Ed’s Superbowl Warm-Up
5KMIDDLEPORT -- Middleport Fire Hall, 28 Main St, Middleport NY 14105. Run your virtual race, anywhere, betweem January 29 and February 7 2020. You can register on-line. You can download the registration form. Don Heschke, Jack Kiebala
585.798.3283
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Feb 13
Saturday
10:00 AM
Lockport 1010 Miles, 5 Miles, RelayLOCKPORT -- The Historic Lockport Palace Theatre, 2 East Avenue Lockport, NY. 10 Mile, 5 Mile, and relay. Shuttle Service provided for 5 Mile and 2-person relay participants. The Lockport 10 starts at 10:00 am, The 5-mile starts at 10:45 AM. Chip timing. Shirt optional on entry. Awards plus Finisher Medals. See the website for more details and to download a race application. Visit the race on Run Lockport. Jeff Tracy
716.438.1130
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Feb 21
Sunday
10:00 AM
Polar Bear 5K5KOLCOTT -- Olcott Fire Company, 1691 Lockport Olcott Road (78), Olcott, NY 14028. Just north of Lockport by Lake Ontario. Special Feature: Try to beat the Polar Bear! Cub Run at 9:30 AM. Start time for the 5K is 10:00 AM. You can register on-line. Jeff Tracy
716.438.1130
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MARCH 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Mar 06
Saturday
12:00 PM
Shamrock Run8KBUFFALO -- Old First Ward Community Center, 62 Republic Street, South Buffalo 14204 (Near Louisiana St. and South Park) South Buffalo. LIVE RACE on March 6/ and VIRTUAL RACE from March 1 through March 15th. See web site to try to get onto the limited waiting list for the Live Race or enter the virtual Shamrock for maximum safety. Proceeds to benefit Old First Ward Community. Embroidered garment for all registered entrants. Tori Fedrraina
716.856.8613 x 108
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Mar 07
Sunday
10:05 AM
VIRTUAL ONLY
Chilly Half Marathon
Half Marathon, 10K, 5KBURLINGTON, ON -- Burlington City Hall, 426 Brant St, Brulington ON CA. Virtual in 2021. See web site for details. Kelly Arnott
905.512.2488
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Mar 20
Saturday
09:00 AM
Lake Effect Half MarathonHalf Marathon, Quarter MarathonMINOA, NY -- Onondaga Lake Park: Starting near the Salt Museum. 104 Lake Dr, Liverpool, NY 13088. 30% capacity for the Half Marathon, 25% capacity for the Quarter Marathon. Todd Robertson

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Mar 25
Thursday
09:30 AM
VIRTUAL ONLY
Around The Bay Road Race
2K, 5K, 10K, 15K, & 30K VIRTUAL ONLY THIS YEAR. RUN YOUR RACE BETWEEN MARCH 25 AND APRIL 25

HAMILTON, ON -- FirstOntario Centre, Bay and York Street, Hamilton Ontario Canada. The Around The Bay race, the oldest footrace in North America, is virtual this year. See the event sebsite for details


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Mar 27
Saturday
01:00 PM
Run For Wayne Colon Cancer Awareness3.17 MilesALBION -- Ronald Sodoma Elementary School, 324 East Ave, Albion NY 14411. The Albion Running Club is hosting a 3.17 mile running event to honor one of its founding members, Wayne A. Burlison. You can register on-line. Brian Krieger
585.590.0955
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APRIL 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Apr 10
Saturday
11:00 AM
Feel The Spirit 5KCHEEKTOWAGA -- Infant of Prague Church, 921 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga, 14225. Race starts on Foisset Ave, off Cleveland Drive in Cheektowaga. 5K race and 1-Mile fun walk. T-shirt to first 350 registered. Hot dogs, Chili, Beer, Wine, Pop, Live Music. Post party for all runners, walkers & friends! 5-year age groups through 80+. Tim Zelasko
716.380.0231
716.634.3660
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Apr 18
Sunday
10:00 AM
Purple Ribbon Warrior 5K5KGRAND ISLAND -- Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island, NY 14072. NEW LOCATION! Beaver Island State Park at the south tip of Grand Island. Certified course, Chip Timing. Awards to top finishers overall, and in the age groups. On-line registration coming soon...Lynn Dingey, Kim Kalman
716.560.3921
716.465.5574
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Apr 19
Monday
08:50 AM
POSTPONED
The 125th Boston Marathon
MarathonPOSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2021

BOSTONBOSTON, MA -- Hopkinton to Boston.
 

Quality AIMS member race and historic major marathon. You must qualify via a recent qualifying marathon finish time on a certified course and must pre-register. No Day-Of registraion. See BAA web site for details. Wave start - 1st wave leaves at 8:50.
BAA

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MAY 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
May 02
Sunday
07:30 AM
CANCELLED
Toronto Marathon
MarathonPOSTPONED TILL 2022 FOR COVID-19 SAFETY.

TORONTO, ON -- Yonge St & Sheppard Ave, Toronto, ON, CA. Huge international running event not far from Buffalo by car! See event web site for details.
Jay Glassman
416.920.3466
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May 08
Saturday
06:00 AM
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Gasparilla Distance Classic
Half Marathon, 15KTAMPA, FL -- Tampa Bay, FL. Huge, major road running event weekend May 8 and 9. Pirate theme. 15K on Saturday, Half Marathon on Sunday. Covid restrictions, reduced field size, Wave starts, possibility of conversion to Virtual. Also, virtual race available. See the website for details.

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May 16
Sunday
08:00 AM
Lilac Run 10K, 5k10K, 5k
USATF NIAGARA ASSOCIATION OPEN & MASTERS 10K CHAMPIONSHIP.
ROCHESTER -- Highland Park, Reservoir Ave, Rochester NY 14620. 5K starts at 8:00 AM, The 10K race starts at 9:15 AM. See the event web site for details. Lilac T-shirt to first 2000 registered. Aid stations on course. Post race food. Both courses are USATF Certified. Cash awards.
Allie Thut
585.732.1090
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May 21
Friday
06:30 PM
Brian Dugan Memorial Scholarship 5K Road Race5KTONAWANDA -- Lincoln Arena, 1200 Parker Blvd., Tonawanda NY 14223. Fast, flat USATF certified 5K course. Post-race party with live entertainment, food, drink, and huge basket raffle. Age group awards. Free Kids 100 m run @ 5:45 PM with one paid adult 5K entry. Kids tattoos, face painting, and activities. Long sleeve t-shirt to first 500 entrants. All proceeds donated to the Brian Dugan Scholarship Fund.Karen Monaco, Matt Gourlay

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May 29
Saturday
08:30 AM
Buffalo Marathon Weekend: John Beishline 5K5KBUFFALO -- Hyatt Hotel, Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. Registration available at the website. 5K starts at 8:30 AM. Greg Weber, Rich Clark

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May 30
Sunday
06:30 AM
Buffalo Marathon Weekend: Half MarathonHalf MarathonBUFFALO -- Hyatt Hotel, Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo. Registration available at the website. Greg Weber, Rich Clark

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May 30
Sunday
06:30 AM
Buffalo Marathon Weekend: MarathonMarathonBUFFALO -- Hyatt Hotel, Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo. Registration available at the website. Greg Weber, Rich Clark

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JUNE 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Jun 12
Saturday
07:40 PM
Rochester Mile1 Mile
USATF NATIONAL MASTERS 1 MILE CHAMPIONSHIP.

ROCHESTER -- 115 South Ave, Rochester, NY US 14604. The Mile utilizes the course of cycling's Twilight Criterium. Athletes will compete in separate 1-mile races (Elite Women's and Elite Men's and Amateur divisions). The highlight of the evening being the Elite Womenís race (with a purse of $2500) and an Elite Menís race (also with a purse of $2500). Come see some of the fastest runners in the Northeast compete on the streets of the City of Rochester! To run you must have run a qualifying time. Qualifying times are as follows: Menís Elite: 4:30 or faster mile; Womenís Elite: 5:30 or faster mile. Equivalent 1500 meter and 1600 meter times will be accepted. No qualifying time required for the amateur division. Qualifying times must be run on or after May 11, 2020. See the event website You can register here.
Mike Nier

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Jun 13
Sunday
10:00 AM
Frederick Garrasi III 5K Memorial Run5K and 1 Mile WalkANGOLA -- Lake Erie Beach Volunteer Fire Department, 9483 Lake Shore Rd, Angola, NY 14006. 5K Run, and new this year: 1 Mile Walk. The run/walk memorializes Frederick Garrasi III. Fred was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident in 2013. All proceeds benefit the Frederick Garrasi III Memorial Fund, providing scholarships to graduating seniors at Lake Shore Central High School, as well as benefitting other various organizations in honor of Freddy. Visit FGIII5K.com for more information and to register.Fred and Renee Garrasi, Jr.
716.549.8457
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Jun 18
Friday
07:00 PM
St. Gregory The Great Great Race5KWILLIAMSVILLE -- 100 St. Gregory Court (Maple Rd, between Hopkins and Ayer), Williamsville NY 14221. Huge post race party. Live band music. Race starts at 7:00 PM. Awards in 5-yr age groups thru 80+. One-Mile fun walk. Beer, pop, childrens activities. T-Shirts. Cheryl Bertovich, Allegra Perna
716.866.2042
716.983.5329
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AUGUST 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Aug 01
Sunday
07:16 AM
Run71615K and 3-Person RelayQUALITY AIMS MEMBER RACE EVENT!
PRESTIGIOUS AIMS RUNNING EVENT

BUFFALO -- Flying Bison Brewing Headquarters, Larkinville, 840 Seneca St, Buffalo NY. 15K in the heart of Buffalo's new and developing Larkinville district! The event starts and ends with live music and a post event party at our host sponsor, Flying Bison Brewery. Pre-race events on Saturday will provide plenty to do prior to this run through historic Buffalo. The post race party is one of the best!
Larry Brownell, Rich Meyers
716.863.4747
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Aug 07
Saturday
06:00 PM
Checker’s Athletic Club Mueller Mile1 MileBUFFALO -- In Buffalo near Bidwell Pkwy and Potomoc Ave. New Buffalo location, fantastic new fast road course! ALL Runners welcomee! Fun run: 6:00 PM, Open mile: 6:30 PM, Elite females: 6:50 PM. Elite males: 7:00 PM. Cash prizes! 1st Place: $250. 1st Masters: $100. Beer for adult team winners, Runners Roost gift certificates for youth team winners. Live music, craft beer, healthy refreshments, pizza, awards. More details to follow... Sam Legierski
716.946.7870
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SEPTEMBER 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Sep 03
Friday
06:30 PM
Tom Donnelly Hall of Fame 5K5KBUFFALO -- Elmwood & Bidwell, Buffalo NY. Fast, PR-friendly course. All runners and walkers are welcome. Post-race party begins on Bidwell Parkway immediately following the race and features the Western New York Hall of Fame induction ceremony, music, and plenty of food and refreshments.Bill Donnelly
716.875.8427
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Sep 10
Friday
06:30 PM
Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest Fest 5K5KCLARENCE -- Brothers of Mercy, 4520 Ransom Rd., Clarence NY. Two events on one evening! 5K Run start time is 6:30 PM. The Oktoberfest event is from 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM. Post-race party. Awards in age groups thru 85+. Walkers welcome. Alisa Tiburzi
716.759.6985 x 353
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OCTOBER 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Oct 02
Saturday
09:00 AM
Hospice Dash 5K5KYOUNGSTOWN -- Porter On The Lake, Youngstown, NY. Race starts and ends at Porter-on-the-Lake Park. Scenic route through Four Mile State Park and Campground. Custom Dri Fit shirts, finisher medals, Discount Cards, plus spectacular Mighty Niagara post-race party including beer tent and live music! Paul Beatty
716.998.5777
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Oct 02
Saturday
09:00 AM
Mighty Niagara Half MarathonHalf MarathonLEWISTON -- Race starts at Artpark in Lewiston and finishes at Porter-On-The-Lake overlooking Lake Ontario in Youngstown. Free shuttle service back to starting line after the race. Many historic sights, themed water stations, live entertainment along the route, and a beautiful view of the Lower Niagara River. Custom finisher medal, dri-fit running shirts, and more for all participants. Paul Beatty
716.998.5777
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NOVEMBER 2021
Date Race NameDistanceDetailsPhoneWebeMailCertified
Nov 13
Saturday
11:00 AM
Lindsay’s Legacy Run5KTONAWANDA -- Clinton Park, Clinton and Broad Streets, Tonawanda. Awards: 5-year increments though 80+. Huge basket raffle, food and drinks a'plenty! Bonnie MacIver-Mariani
716.695.7406
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