Photo: Don Nieman/The Buffalo News
Run the 'Burg for Autism
What: 5K Run/Walk
When: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Where: Village of Hamburg, start and finish a J.P. Fitzgerald's, 4236 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY
Run the ’Burg for Autism is one of the premier Western New York 5K run/walks through the Village of Hamburg. Next year’s Run the ’Burg will take place on June 1, 2019, marking the 9th year of this family-friendly event. Our 2018 run involved over 1600 participants! The USATF/RRTC certified race course (#NY11101JG) conveniently starts and finishes just paces away from J.P. Fitzgerald’s, located at 4236 Clark Street in Hamburg, NY, the host site for both pre-registration and the post-race party. See course map below.
Schedule of Events
Friday, May 31, 2019 at J.P. Fitzgerald's
Saturday, June 1, 2019 at J.P. Fitzgerald's
- Packet pickup between 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm
- 8:00 am registration/packet pickup
- 11:00 am race starts
- 11:30 am to 3:00 pm post race party and awards
|AGE GROUPS AND AWARDS
Trophies presented to the 1st place oveall male and female. Awards to top 3 runners in each bracket, male and female
|10 years & under
||80 and older
||SSPP Students, top 3 runners boys & girls
||Fastest Team (minimun of five, determined by Team's top five runners)
The post-race celebration and awards ceremony takes place immediately following the race and features live music, a beer tent, and a supervised kid’s zone with plenty of kid-friendly activities sponsored by A Leap in Learning. Free event parking is available at the Erie County Fairgrounds, Clark Street Entrance. Food is available for purchase. Awards will be given to the top three categories in multiple age groups for boys, girls, men and women. There will also be a basket raffle featuring a myriad of great merchandise, crafts and gift cards from some of Western New York’s finest.
(Q) When does registration open?
(A) Registration opens in January, 2019.
(Q) How can I register?
(A) There are 4 ways to register once registration is open:
- MAIL- Download and mail your application with payment to:
J.P.'s Foundation | PO Box 567 | Hamburg, NY 14075
- ONLINE- You can register online at itsbuffalotime.com.
- AT J.P. Fitzgerald's - Friday, June 1, 2018: 2:00-8:00 PM
- RACE DAY- at J.P. Fitzgerald's, 8:00-10:30 AM
(Q) Where can I get an application
(A) You can download the application once registration is open from this web-site. Applications will also be available at J.P. Fitzgerald's and Runners Roost in Orchard Park.
(Q) When does packet pick up and race day registration and begin?
(A) Packets may be picked up between 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Friday, May 31, 2019 at J.P. Fitzgerald's. Tickets for the gift basket silent auction will also be available with baksets displayed and browsing encouraged! On race day, packets will be available starting at 8:00 am at J.P. Fitzgerald's.
(Q) Where do I pick up my packet?
(A) At J.P. Fitzgerald's, 4236 Clark Street, Hamburg
Friday, May 31, 2019 between 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Race day, starting at 8:00 am.
(Q) Can someone else pick up my packet?
(A) Yes, but the person picking up the packet(s) will need the participants name.
(Q) What is entry fee?
(A) $25 pre-registration, $30 race day, kids under 10 years on race day are free. Special discounted family pricing.
(Q) How can I pay for the race?
(A) Cash, check and credit card will be accepted the day of race. Credit/Debt cards will be the only means of payment on-line.
(Q) Can I use my own timing chip?
(A) No. Each registered runner/walker will receive a bib with timing device in their race packet that corresponds to their race number.
(Q) How many runners/walkers will receive a T-Shirt?
(A) The first 1500 registrants to pick up their packets will receive a T-Shirt.
(Q) Are Strollers, Roller Blades, Bikes, or Animals allowed?
(A) Strollers are allowed, but roller blades, bikes and animals are not allowed.
Creating a team is a fun way to get your co-workers, family and friends involved in Run the ‘Burg and support this worthy cause. Awards given to the Largest Team and the Fastest Team (minimun of five, determined by Team's top five runners). When you register, you will be asked to create or join a team. Team members do not all have to register at the same time. Each participating team will be recognized and photographed on race day.
Run the Burg 2018
Thank you to the many volunteers who tirelessly work to make Run the 'Burg a success! If you are interested in volunteering for next year's event, please contact Tracy Brunner, email@example.com.
Course map - 5K Run/Walk
Starting near the Clark Street/Buffalo Street/South Park Avenue Roundabout in the Village of Hamburg, the certified USATF/RRTC race course (#NY11101JG) winds through the heart of the Village of Hamburg. This relatively flat race course is considered a fast track for competitive runners and a comfortable course for those just looking for the benefit of walking or running as part of a great day and greater cause.