12th Annual Buffalo Creek Half Marathon

1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Address

Cabot, PA

Pricing

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12th Annual Buffalo Creek Half Marathon

$50 $50 Register

11th Annual Buffalo Creek Half Marathon

$50 $50 Register

About This Activity

Half Marathon on the Butler Freeport Community Trail  --- majority of the course is on a crushed limestone surface.  Our gentle downhill course with a slight uphill grade near the end allows many finishers to run their personal best times. Spectacular fall foliage makes our course one of the most scenic you will experience.  This popular race is limited to 1250 runners to ensure a quality event.  Registration closes at 1250 runners or October 20, 2016 whichever is first.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 7:00 PM ON OCTOBER 20, 2106 if registration has not reached 1250. REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT UP-N-RUNNING DURING EARLY PACKET PICKUP if registration has not reached 1250.

Mail-in registrations must be postmarked no later than October 14, 2016.

$100 cash prize for entrants who set a new course record male (2013 – Nick Edinger 1:08:12.70) and female (2103 – Sara Raschiatore 1:16:58.10).

  • Giveaway: Technical shirts (MEN & LADIES sizes)
  • Be careful choosing your size, unlike years past you will not be able to swap sizes at the finish. While registration is open you will be able to change your size choice on RunSignUp.com.
  • Medals are awarded to Top 3 Male and Female in the following categories: Master's, Overall, 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 & 70+.

  • Finisher medals
  • DISPOSABLE TIMING CHIPS

  • All entrants registered by October 1, 2016 are guaranteed a technical shirt.

  • PARKING LOCATION:  Runner parking at Cabot Methodish Church, 707 Winfield Road, Cabot, PA 16023. Overflow parking Winfield Fire Dept. 194 Brose Rd., Cabot, PA 16023.  No Shuttles to Start. Warm building at Start.

  • START LOCATION: Cabot Methodish Church, 707 Winfield Road, Cabot, PA 16023.

FINISH LINE is at 2nd Street Extension, Freeport, PA 16229, with continuous shuttle service back to Cabot Methodist Church and Winfield Firehall parking.

Map of race course can be found at http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/852495277/ .

  • COURSE CLOSES AT 12:30-THIS IS A RUNNING RACE, NO WALKERS. 
  • The sweepers reserve the right to pull a participate for not hitting marks and realistically will not finish by 12:30.
  • Water stations are at miles 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, and finish line. Gatorade 5, 7 and 12. Port-o-Johns at Start, Finish and mile 3, 5 & 9.

First aid is at miles 5, 7, 9, 12 and finish line.

  • Ambulance service available.

  • Gear and belongings transported from the starting line to the finish (bags provided).

  • We offer a variety of food for the entrants at the finish line such as: bananas, whole wheat fig cookies, pizza, Smiley cookies as well as water and runners’ favorite hot apple cider.

     PRE RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP AT UP & RUNNING, RT. 8, VALENCIA, OCTOBER 18, 19 & 20 from 10-7.  Race day packet pick up at Cabot Methodist Church, 707 Winfield Road, Cabot also available.

  • NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

  • NO REFUNDS.

  • TRANSFERS RUNNER TO RUNNER (ON-LINE ONLY) – fee applies.

  • NO TRANSFERS AFTER OCTOBER 20, 7:00 P.M.

  • This event is the major fund raiser for the Butler Freeport Community Trail Council, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization.

  • All proceeds from this event support the maintenance, construction and promotion of the Butler Freeport Community Trail, a 21 mile rail trail.

  • Check out our Facebook page for the Buffalo Creek Half Marathon.

  • For trail and half marathon information www.butlerfreeporttrail.org.

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