Enjoy your celebratory stampede through Buffalo? Now tell other envious runners what makes the City of Good Neighbors so special, and you could run for FREE in 2020.

Simply post your review for any Buffalo Marathon event on RaceRaves.com by June 23, and you’ll automatically qualify to win a free event to the 2020 event!

PLUS, increase your odds & earn additional drawing entries by reviewing more races in Upstate New York and beyond! (one drawing entry per review)

Our winner also receives a stylish RaceRaves race hat by Headsweats®:


It’s easy to create a free RaceRaves account (or sign in via Facebook) to share your ratings and reviews as well as add photos, videos or even a blog report.

Feel free to contact us with any questions. Good luck, and thanks for sharing your race-day experiences on RaceRaves, the most trusted resource to discover, track & review all your races!


HOW IT WORKS: To qualify for and be automatically entered in our random drawing, you must submit your review (= one drawing entry) for the Buffalo Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon or 5K between Saturday, May 25, 2019 and 11:59pm PDT on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Every review for a timed race submitted by a qualifying member and official finisher will then count as one (1) additional entry into the drawing. To ensure relevance, only reviews for races run since May 31, 2016 are eligible for the drawing.

On or around June 25, 2019, RaceRaves will randomly select the prize winners and notify them by email. If a winner fails to respond and claim their prize by 11:59pm on July 7, 2019, then another winner will be randomly chosen and secure all the glory and spoils therein. In the event the winner is already registered for the 2020 event, their registration fee will not be refunded nor can they defer to the following year; however, their free entry can be transferred to a friend. Previous RaceRaves giveaway winners are not eligible again for a period of one hundred eighty (180) days from the closing date of their winning giveaway period. Free shipping of prize merchandise applies to addresses in the U.S. and Canada; addresses outside the U.S. and Canada will be charged the cost of USPS Air Mail.

Every eligible race review counts as an entry — positive, negative or indifferent. For other runners looking to discover new races and for race directors looking to improve their events, the most important elements of any review are fairness and honesty. Please keep in mind, the more thoughtful & detailed your review, the more helpful it will be to other runners. Naturally your odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.


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