BR-6 Ultra and Marathon

Sunday April 29, 2018

22nd Annual
BuffaloRunners
6 Hour Distance Classic

38th Anniversary of Ultrarunning
on the Niagara Frontier:

Nickel City 50 (1980-1995)
North Coast Hundred & 24 Hour (1985-1989)
BPAC 6 Hour (1997-2014)
BR 6 Hour (2015-2018)

Click here for printable entry form (PDF)
 


BR-6 Monkey Medal

USATF
Event Sanctioned
by USATF

When: Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. sharp.
What Run or walk as far as you can, for up to six hours. Also, USATF Certified Full Marathon. You may use the Marathon as a Boston Qualifier. Official times for each concurrent event (6-Hour and Marathon - you are in both!). All timing stops at 2:00 p.m.  Partial laps at the end of the race will count, but only if the runner completes the full lap.  Chip timing.
Where: Amherst Bike Path at Northtown Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Dr., Williamsville, NY 14221.  (South-East of the UB Amherst campus).  Take I 290 to exit 5B, exit north on Millersport Highway (SR-263) for one mile.  Exit at the Coventry exit (second light) to right.  The Northtown/Pepsi Center parking lot is on left.
Course: Scenic loop, P-shaped, paved, traffic free. 
Circuit distance is exactly 5.2177 km (3.2422 miles)
Course Maps:

     BR6 Aerial Map
     BR6 Amherst Bike Path Route Map
     BR6 USATF Certified Course for the single lap
     BR6 USATF Certified Course for the Marathon


Circuit USATF Certified NY13040JG
Full Marathon USATF Certified NY13042JG


Records: Records for Amherst Course 6 Hour Run (2006-Present)

Open Men: 47.28 miles - Daven Oskvig (2012)
00-14 Men: 26.2 miles - Payton Thompson (2016)
15-19 Men: 32.50 miles - Joseph Marsh (2007)
20-29 Men: 43.65 miles - Mark Seigers (2006)
30-39 Men: 47.28 miles - Davin Oskvig (2012)
40-49 Men: 47.23 miles - John Ehntholt (2009)
50-59 Men: 45.50 miles - Todd Baum (2008)
60-69 Men: 38.79 miles - Bryan Mason (2006)
70-79 Men: 31.30 miles - Joseph Bello (2016)
80-99 Men: 13.00 miles - Don Wood (2017)

Open Women: 43.40 miles - Laura Bleakley (2006)
00-14 Women: 26.20 miles - Emma Jennings (2016)
15-19 Women: 26.00 miles - Meaghan Hillery (2008)
20-29 Women: 40.10 miles - Michele Maciejewski (2015)
30-39 Women: 43.40 miles - Laura Bleakley (2006)
40-49 Women: 41.71 miles - Katie Stettler (2007)
50-59 Women: 41.23 miles - Daniele Cherniak (2014)
60-69 Women: 29.20 miles - Mary Dasilva (2015)
70-79 Women: 22.70 miles - Mac Mackenzie (2015, 2016)

Records for the included full Marathon
First offered in 2014:

Men: Anthony Cinotti - 3:01:27 (2016)
Women: Michele Maciejewski - 3:18:52 (2017)

Aid Stations: Located at Start/Turn Around (every 3.25 miles), with Gatorade, water, pop, cookies, bananas, pretzels, etc. Pizza served twice during the 6-hour period.
Awards: * Award to top male and female (most distance) 
* Award to top male and female in Marathon (best time for 26.2 miles)  
* Medals to all finishers. Silver - for 1 to 25.99 miles. Gold - for 26 miles and beyond
* Results will be posted on the web including BuffaloRunners.com .
Pre-Race Registration
and Number Pick-Up
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 7:00 to 7:45 a.m.  Registration cap 130 runners.
Registration Fee: * $40 U.S. prior to April 29, 2018
* $50 U.S. on race day
* Checks made payable to the "BuffaloRunners.com"
* Mail completed applications to BuffaloRunners.com / PO Box 608 / Amherst, NY 14226
Continuous Mid-Race
and Post-Race Party:
Near the start line as runners finish.
Contact: Susan Devlin or Jeff John / E-mail: BR6@BuffaloRunners.com