Beat the Train Down Main 10K

10K, Other

Event Date

Sun, May 15, 2016


Buffalo, NY


Activity Today Later

Running-10K - 10 K Run

$35 $35 Closed

2 person ~ 10K relay - Group-registration RELAY team of 2

$35 $45 Closed

$10 Virtual Runner_Fundraising only - $10 Virtual Runner_Fundraiser only

$10 $10 Closed

Virtual Runner - Fundraising only - Virtual Runner - Fundraiser only

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Beat the Train Down Main will start at 8 a.m.  Check-in and registration begins at 6:15-7:45 a.m.  $30 pre-registration, $40 beginning March 1st, and $45 March 1st to race day.  Race destination is Courtyard Marriott near Canalside.  Check-in and registration begins at University at Buffalo South Campus on Main Street at University Station.

FREE 6 Pack of RINGSIDE BEER to first 275 21 & over runners!!

A unique running experience introduced to WNY, hosted by Eclipse Multi-Sport and the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority.  If you can beat the NFTA train from UB South Campus to the Courtyard Marriott near Canalside you can win a prize! 

Start is at University Station at  UB South Campus on Main St. Running along Main Street and fantastic finish right by The Bisons Stadium  at The Courtyard Marriott Terrace on Washington and Scott St.  Across from 716 Restaurant.  The Metro Rail train departs University Station 20 minutes after the race, and will chase runners down Main Street.  

Five-year age categories, M/F three deep 14-19 up to 75+.  Categories include a relay division too! - two members (5K each). New this year: a Kids Half-Mile Fun Run! Start and end at the Courtyard Marriott. Race goes off at 10:00 a.m.

Awards for the top three finishers, male and female in each age category! Great food and drink served at the post-race celebration.  Best of all, FREE rides back to your vehicle provided by the NFTA! 


Top three (3) finishers in each age group (or relay group)* will receive an award

*Five-year age categories, M/F three deep 14-19 up to 75+.  

Event details and schedule

Pre-registration - $30

Registration beginning March 1st - $40

May 8th to day of race - $45

First 275 to sign up, guaranteed shirt

Post-race celebration including food/beverage, awards ceremony and activities.

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