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Flat & fast with one of the highest Boston Qualifying percentages in the country.

Come out and enjoy a full marathon, half marathon, relay, the John Beishline Memorial 5K or the Kids Mini-Marathon. Now in its 16th year, this is a fast, scenic Boston Marathon qualifier, taking you through the best streets, parks and waterways in Buffalo.

Registration fees

Buffalo Marathon Closed

Buffalo Half-Marathon Closed

Relay - 2, 3 or 4 runners Closed

10k, 10k, 10k, 12k

John Beishline Memorial 5K (Saturday) Closed

Saturday, May 28th

Kids Mini-Marathon (Saturday) Closed

Saturday, May 28th

Visually Impaired - Marathon Closed

Visually Impaired - Half Marathon Closed

Visually Impaired - 5k (Saturday) Closed

Saturday, May 28th

Pasta Dinner Only Closed

Saturday, May 28th

Official Hotels of the Buffalo Marathon

The downtown Buffalo area hotels fill quickly for this event.  Don't miss out on reserving a room within walking distance of the start and finish lines.  Reserve now through Sport Nation, our hotel reservation partner.

Event Schedule

  • May 28 8:30 AM EDT - John Beishline Memorial 5k

  • May 28 10:30 AM EDT - Kids Mini Marathon

  • May 29 6:30 AM EDT - Buffalo Marathon, Half Marathon, and Marathon Relays

Contact Information

Event Location

Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

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