Our goal is to raise $15,000 this year to support local veterans services. To donate click the registration link. 

Since 2012, the Veterans Race presented by Destination Races and sponsored by GEICO has been honoring all who served and currently serving in our military.  Our goal is to raise $15,000 to support local veteran organizations support services. This year, we are proud to host the race with Veterans One-Stop Center and Buffalo Naval Park.  Proceeds will benefit these two groups to PRESERVE PROTECT and HONOR our veterans.


Civilian:            $27 until Oct. 31 

                       $30 Nov.1

Active/Veterans: $22 everyday 

The 5K race is open to all, civilian or military, with special awards for top overall in each class. Run in honor of a veteran or as a military group. The race will have over 500 participants on a flat course through Buffalo's Naval and Military Park. After the race, come inside for a warm post race party inside Templeton Landing featuring Pizza Logs and Crunch Rolls along with more food, music and beer.  


This is Buffalo's largest veterans race and party.  It's time to answer the call and run to show your gratitude to our veterans.  


Date: November 5th, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Buffalo Naval Park


Date: November 7th, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM

Location: Templeton Landing Restaurant



Inside Templeton Landing

NO paper registration forms.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please read the waiver entirely during the registration process. Athletes, Spectators and Volunteers SHALL NOT participate in the event if they have been exposed to or have symptoms of COVID-19.  Also, by participating in this event, you acknowledge that you may be putting yourself at risk of contracting the virus and will not hold the race accountable. 

The Race will follow all USATF & Government / Local Rules regarding events and COVID-19 in an effort to protect all who attend. 

Email: veteransracebuffalo@gmail.com for specific questions on the race

Refund Policy: See race registration website for details. In the event that the race is cancelled due to unforeseeable causes, government regulations, and acts of God, race registration is credited to the following year. 

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The Veterans Race supports the following veteran organizations.
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