Buffalo Marathon Weekend

June 26 - June 27 Buffalo, NY 14202 US Directions RaceJoy Ready

Kids Mini Marathon (Saturday) ages 1-8

$0 06/26 10:30AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT Registration ends June 25, 2021 at 9:00am EDT
May 23 through June 26

Virtual Marathon

$75 Registration ends June 20, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
May 23 through June 26

Virtual Half Marathon

$75 Registration ends June 20, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the Buffalo Marathon Weekend. Come out and enjoy a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Heart-To-Heart Relay, the Buffalo Marathon 5K, Kids Mini-Marathon, Diaper Dash or Ruffalo Stampede. This is a fast, scenic Boston Marathon qualifier that takes you through the best streets, parks and waterways in Buffalo.

Registration changes for transfers close May 31, 2021.

New For 2021

Starting in 2021 the prices listed above are ALL inclusive.   You will not be charged any additional processing fees.  

2021 Schedule

To increase the probability of a 2021 event, we will provide two alternate dates and the determination dates for go/no go for the event.  Our goal is to be as transparent as possible so you can make informed decisions in your own scheduling.

If we are unable to stage the event by the end of August, we will postpone until Memorial Day weekend 2022.

 Additional event details will be provided in the coming weeks and months. 

Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
153 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY US 14202
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.buffalomarathon.org.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Please be Aware There are No Refunds

Please understand to provide you with the best event possible we need to plan, budget and control our costs based on our registration numbers.  We do realize life does happen and things do come up that may prevent you from participating. With that in mind we are providing several options in the unfortunate event you cannot make the race. 

Race Fee Insurance.
Registration insurance is available for the nominal charge of 7.5%  of the registration cost including processing fee (minimum charge is $8.99).  Register with peace of mind knowing you can recover 100% of your registration cost plus fees If you cannot attend the race for a number of reasons, including covered injury, illness, traffic accidents, and more.

Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply. Insurance benefits are underwritten by Jefferson Insurance Company. Recommended by AGA Service Company, the licensed producer and administrator of these plans. Insurance must be purchased at the time of registration.




Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Buffalo Marathon Weekend.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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