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VETERANS RACE

NOVEMBER 9th, 2024
9:00 RACE START
BUFFALO NAVAL & MILITARY PARK

Veterans Race presented by Destination Races is proudly supported by RICHMOND \ VONA PERSONAL INJURY.

The Race is open to the entire community to celebrate our military veterans.

We welcome the young, old, families, friends, military and civilian. Co-hosted with the Veterans One-Stop Center and Buffalo Naval & Military Park.  

 

Proceeds will benefit these two groups to PRESERVE. PROTECT. HONOR all who served.

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PRICING

Pricing thru                      9/25    After 9/25

    5K

  • Civilian                      $40                        $30                  

  • Active/Veterans    $35                        $25

    10K

  • Civilian                      $50                        $40

  • Active/Veterans    $40                        $30

  • 2-Mile Walk                                             $30

  • PATRIOT / VIP:                                    $100

  • KIDS RACE "Cadets" - $10 - ages 2 to 8.

Online Registration closes Nov.1 

Check Facebook to see if there will be day-of registration.

Run in the shadows of the waterfront legends: USS Little Rock, USS the Sullivans and the USS Croaker at Buffalo & Erie Naval and Military Park.

A very flat course featuring 2 out and back sections so you will always be around other runners. 

10K will do the course twice. 

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AWARDS

There will be awards for Overall Men/ Female Civilian, Veterans, Masters and Youth for both 5K & 10K. 

Age group awards will be Top 3 in five year age brackets for the 5K.  The 10K will use 10 year age brackets.

Overall Veteran Male & Female will earn the Edward S. Simmons Trophy. 

PACKET CHECK-IN
  • PRE-RACE PACKET PICK UP:

    • November 8th from 11:30-1:00 & 3:30-8:00 at the Buffalo & Erie Naval Park

    • Race Day at the Naval Park beginning at 6:30AM. Arrive early.

  • Race Day registration is limited at the Buffalo Naval Park CHECK FACEBOOK FOR UPDATES.

  • Check-in closes at 8:40AM. 

  • Parking is available at Premium Parking Lots at Erie & Marine Dr or at Harbor Center.

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KIDS "CADET" RACE

Kids 2 to 8 years of age can run our Cadets Race at 10:30.

The race is safely held on the Naval Park Promenade and covers about 100 yards. 

Cost: $10

2 MILE WALK

Everyone can be a part of honoring our service members. 

A 2 Mile untimed walk will take place at the same time. Families, strollers, walkers and all are invited to be part of the celebration.

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Post Race Celebration
Included with your registration is our Kegs n' Eggs Post Race Celebration inside Southern Tier Brewing Company, featuring a full buffet breakfast, snacks and beer.  Non-runners can attend the celebration but to partake in the food and beverage, it is an $8 fee. 
 

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