Date: Friday, October 1, 2021
Time: 5:30pm and 6pm (two start times)
Location: Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island, NY

Race: 10k at Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island, NY (between Buffalo and Niagara Falls). The course is a flat, out and back, along the scenic Niagara river. 


Entry fee includes:

  • A quality long-sleeve cotton shirt (to registrations received by September 15) 

  • Professional chip timing provided by Score-this!!! 

  • Water and sports drink on the course

  • Post-race ice cream and awards presentation

  • A beautiful sunset on the Niagara river

The overall and age-group awards will be presented at the end of the race.  Although public gathering restrictions have eased, GBTC is encouraging post-race social distancing. We invite participants to bring their own food and beverages and enjoy a tailgate in the parking lot after the awards presentation.


Start time: There will be two start times, your choice of 5:30 or 6:00PM.  Runners expecting a finishing time over 1 hr 15 minutes are encouraged to start at 5:30 although entrants may choose either time.


Directions: Take the Beaver Island Exit off I-190 and follow signs to park. Free parking in the main lot at Beaver Island State Park.  The start/finish line is in the North-East corner of the lot.


Race Fee: $35 through the close of registration at 12pm (noon) October 1. There is no registration at Beaver Island on race day. *No refunds or deferrals. Race bibs will be picked-up at Beaver Island on race day starting at 5PM.  Race shirts will be distributed at the finish line. Face masks are encouraged while in the start/finish area.  Additional changes may be implemented to comply with health guidelines.



  • The Overall male and female winners.

  • The Overall Masters male and female winners.

  • Top Three Winners in each five year age division from 19 and under to 80+

Grand Island 10K Event Records:



Eric Harbison 0:33:42 in 2016

Tammy Putt 0:38:55 in 2017


Matthew Glynn 0:36:10 in 2017

Amy Fakterowitz 0:40:45 in 2014

Need a Paper Application?  In an effort to decrease paper usage we encourage entrants to register online using the link above. If you prefer, send a check payable to Greater Buffalo Track Club for $35 to:


Greater Buffalo Track Club

PO Box 1938

Buffalo, NY 14225

Please include your full name, address, age on race day, gender, shirt size, and email.  We will ask you to sign the waiver at bib pickup on race day.  Thanks!


Course Map:

2021 Grand Island 10k Map.PNG