**The 2020 Grand Island Half Marathon has been cancelled. All current entrants will be automatically entered into the 2021 Grand Island Half Marathon. No further action is required.**

When: Saturday, May 2, 2020


Race Start Time: 9:00AM


​Race Day Details:


9AM start at Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island,
NY (between Buffalo and Niagara Falls). The half marathon
is a flat, out and back course, along the scenic Niagara river.
Fee includes finisher medal, chip timing, water, sports drink,
post race food, and beverages. Long sleeve, 1/4 zip pullover guaranteed to registrations received by April 1, after that as supplies last


Team Competition: Enter a mixed gender team of 4; any
combination of men, and women. This is not a relay. All team
members run the full 13.1 miles.

Race Day Amenities:

  • Race fee includes chip timing, water, sports drinks, post race food, and beverages.

  • Commemorative medal awarded to every Half Marathon finisher!

  • A portion of race proceeds will benefit FeedMoreWNY (formerly Meals on Wheels and Food Bank WNY). Also, please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to packet pickup on Friday or to the Park on Race Day.

Race Information:


*Race has been cancelled*

Race Fee**:

Half Marathon 

Early Bird through 2/29/20:  $65

3/1/20 - 5/1/20:                $75

Race Day:                           $85

*Race Day Registration Closes at 8:45am*

**Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup for the 26th Annual GBTC Grand Island Half Marathon will be on 5/1/20 at Flying Bison Brewing Company from 12pm - 8pm.  Day of race packet pickup and registration is available from 7am - 8:45am on Saturday May 2, 2020 at Beaver Island State Park.

Time (5/1/20): 12pm - 8pm


Flying Bison Brewing Company

850 Seneca St.

Buffalo NY, 14210


Individual: The overall male and female finishers, the top masters finishers and the top three in each age division.

Team: $500 to 1st place team, $300 to 2nd place team, $200 to 3rd place team.


*Team results scored based on aggregate finish time of team members*

Age Divisions:

19 & under, 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 and up.


Take the Beaver Island exit off the I-190. Follow signs to the park. Free admission to the park for all runners and their families. Veer left as you enter the park to access Area 1 for parking and pre/post race activities at the River Side shelters, Marina North and South.

Beaver Island State Park
2136 Oakfield Rd
Grand Island, NY 14072

Please email gbtc.president@gmail.com for any further details.

Course Map:

Volunteers are needed for water stations, traffic and finish line support.


Please register at https://register-this.com/?raceid=20200502GBTC"

Race Shirts:

Men's Size Chart

Women's Size Chart

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