St. Greg's Great Race

Williamsville, NY

About this Event



Please join us on Friday June 17, 2016 for the 21st Annual St. Greg's Great Race! For the past twenty years, the Great Race has become the unofficial start of the summer running season in the greater Buffalo area! With over 1000 runners and walkers taking part in the event (along with thousands of other spectators and members of the community who come out annually to support the church) this is one race you don't want to miss! The St. Greg's Great Race is part of the Fabulous Five Racing Series and a Buffalo Runner of the Year race. 

Visit our official website for complete details!

START/FINISH
The race will start and finish at St. Gregory the Great Church using The Great Race USATF Certified Course #NY12016JG. Interactive course map can be viewed by selecting the "courses & maps" button in the upper right hand corner of this page.

St. Gregory the Great Church
200 St. Gregory Court
Williamsville, NY 14221


REGISTRATION & PACKET PICKUP
Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at the church from 2:00 pm right up until the start of the race at 7:00pm.

  • 5K Registration* ............ $28/$33 after 6/15/16
  • 1 Mile Fun Walk* ........... $18/$23 after 6/15/16
*Registration fee includes post-race wristbands for beer & wine (must be 21 or older). Additional wristbands can be purchased for $12 each on the night of the race at the Admissions tent. Please note that you must be 21 years of age or older and ID is required in order to receive your wristband.

*Register online by June 8, 2016 to GUARANTEE your official Great Race shirt! Extra shirts (if any) will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis on race day until they are gone. 

REGISTER ONLINE BY 6/15/16
to guarantee your spot and avoid the long lines on race day!

*Paper registration forms will only be available on race day. We will process paper applications as fast as we can right up until the start of the race. At 6:45pm we will close the race day registration processing line and prepare for the start of the race. Register online prior to race day so you don't miss out on this great event!

* The cost for paper registration is the exact same as online registration. The race is planning a day in June where interested participants can come to the church in person to register. Race volunteers will assist you with the online registration process and will gladly accept your cash, check, or credit card payment at that time.

    POST RACE CELEBRATION

    Runners are invited to stay for the post race party and awards ceremony. There will be live music performed by Hit-n-Run and food will be available for a nominal charge.

    PARKING
    There will free parking within walking distance of the start/finish line. Be sure to arrive early to allow time for parking and to avoid traffic and or road closure delays.

    AGE GROUPS & AWARDS
    Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female 5K finishers along with the top three male and female 5K runners in each of the following age groups: 

    10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 and older.

    In addition, awards will be presented to the fastest 5K male & female student from St. Greg's School and the fastest 5K male and female parishioner from St. Greg's Church. 


    CONTACT / INFORMATION
    For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact one of our co-race directors:

    Cheryl Bertovich
    Email: cbertovich1@gmail.com
    Phone: (716) 866-2042

    Allegra Perna
    Email: amperna53@gmail.com
    Phone: (716) 983-5329.


    TIMING & FINISH LINE SERVICES
    This race will feature a gun start and chip finish. Timing and finish line services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Race Management Solutions. Results will be updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:

    • FREE ITSYourRace Mobile App
    • RMS Race Results Kiosk/Printer
    • Scrolling Results TV Monitor(s)
    • ITSYourRace.com
    • RaceManagementSolutions.com


    Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook. Custom finisher certificates can also be downloaded from the results page at no charge!

    When & Where

    Jun 17, 2016

    Friday

    7:00 PM

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