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Buffalo Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

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Tickets $20–$85

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Come out and enjoy a full marathon, half marathon, or the John Beishline Memorial 5K! This is a fast, scenic Boston Marathon qualifier, taking you through the best streets, parks and waterways in Buffalo.

How to enter the Buffalo Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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  2. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
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  3. John Beishline Memorial 5K

    Run 5km
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Buffalo Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K routes

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.

Event Details

What’s Included

Water and Gatorade will be available every two miles beginning at mile 2 on the front half and every mile on the back half. There will be a power gel station near mile 15 and mile 21.

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.


Official long sleeve technical shirt at packet pickup

Finisher Medal for completing the event

Keep Sake Finisher Key Chain

Post Race Party Immediately Following

Age Group Awards (mailed to the winners)

Challenge Pin For completing both the 5k and the Marathon


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Buffalo Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K weather forecast

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