The GBTC Grand Island Half Marathon @ Beaver Island State Park, 2136 West Oakfield Road, Grand Island, New York, United States on 06 May 2023

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: The GBTC Grand Island Half Marathon
  • Date: 06 May 2023
  • Start Time: 08:00 am
  • Venue: Beaver Island State Park, 2136 West Oakfield Road
  • Organised By: Greater Buffalo Track Club
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - Multiple Water Stations
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

The Thermo Fisher Scientific Grand Island 1/2 Marathon
Presented by The Maguire Family of Dealerships

Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Beaver Island State Park

The Thermo Fisher Grand Island Half Marathon is proud to announce its principal beneficiary for this year’s event, The Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island

The Neighbors Foundation of Grand Island is an all-volunteer organization that provides food assistance to in need residents of Grand Island.

New This Year;

Free phone live tracking, progress alerts, and cheer sending.

FREE Downloadable Photos!!!! Arranged by Bib number, Download your photos, Share them on social media, or even upload your own photos!! Photographers will be at the Start, Turnaround, and Finish line. You deserve your photo finish!!
ALL COMERS TEAM COMPETITION: Featuring Cash Prizes and Awards Enter a team of three runners. This is not a relay. All runners must run the entire 13.1 Miles. Team results scored based on the aggregate finish time of team members. **THIS ALL COMERS TEAM COMPETITION IS SEPERATE FROM THE USATF NIAGARA GRAND PRIX SCORING***
Cash Prizes and awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in Overall Open M/F and Overall Masters M/F

First Time Half Marathons receive their medal with a distinct ribbon acknowledging their accomplishment, and will have the opportunity to take a picture in front of a first-time 1/2 Marathon placard
The GBTC Grand Island Half Marathon will be hosting the 2023 USATF Niagara Half Marathon Open/Masters Association Championships. With the race being designated the Half Marathon Championship, this also includes being apart of the 2023 USATF Niagara Runner Of The Year Series and the USATF Niagara Team Grand Prix Series. More Information TBA. For membership information: and for additional USATF Niagara information:
Registrants may participate in both the Team Competition and the USATF Open/Masters Association Championships

To Be Announced Soon

– Finisher Medal
– Post Race Party

New Race Amenities and Features will be announced soon

Race Fee: $80 for both in-person and virtual entries (plus $3.15 transaction fee at checkout) until January 1st. Virtual entries will receive their gear via US mail, mailing date TDB once we receive the race shirts from our vendor. $120 for Duo Teams.

EARN Cash Back by referring friends. Refer 3 or more participants and earn $20 back! It’s easy. Just share the special link you will receive in your registration confirmation email. Send the link to friends via email. Post the link on FB, Twitter, etc. You will earn cash back after 3 people register using your unique link!

There is no race day registration. NO REFUNDS. Registrations may be deferred to the next scheduled Grand Island Half Marathon OR 10K until April 15. You may transfer your registration to another runner at no charge.

Race fee includes:
– chip timing, water and sports drinks at 6 hydration stations along the course
– post race party and beverages from 10AM – Noon,
– A giveaway to be announced soon
​- commemorative medal awarded to every Half Marathon finisher!

Half Marathon Awards:
The Overall male and female winners.
The Overall Masters male and female winners.
The Overall 19 and under male and female winners.
Top Three Finishers in each 5-year age division from 19 and under to 80+

Team Awards Cash Prizes and awards will be given to 1st($200) 2nd ($100)and 3rd place(Athletic Brewing Beer) for:
Overall Open Men
Overall Open Women
Overall Masters Men
Overall Masters Women

Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Category : Sports / Leisure | Running | Marathon

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