The half marathon will start with the full marathon, the course is relatively flat and fast with great volunteer support and a scenic view of downtown’s waterfront and its major landmarks. The course has been designed for our athletes to enjoy views of Lake Erie, LaSalle Park, First Niagara Center Home of the Buffalo Sabres, Forest Lawn Cemetery, parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and many other Buffalo highlights.
FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL ATHLETES, THERE WILL BE NO STROLLERS, ROLLER BLADES OR PETS OF ANY KIND ALLOWED ON THE RUN COURSE.
Water and Gatorade will be available every two miles beginning at mile 2.
There will be bike support monitoring the race course and professional medical assistance will be available throughout the entire race, with fully staffed medical area at the finish line.
NOTE: FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE EVENT YOU REGISTERED FOR WILL RESULT IN A DISQUALIFICATION (DQ).
All Half Marathoners will receive:
- Official long sleeve technical shirt at registration
- Finisher Medal for completing the event
- Post Race Party Immediately Following
- Customized Age Group Awards (mailed to the winners)