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FINISH your HALF MARATHON, 5K, or KIDS race at the 50 YARD LINE at The RALPH!

2014 registration is open!  Register early and save money!

Award Categories

For BOTH half marathon and 5K 
(Finisher Medals to Half Marathon participants)

  • Overall Male & Female
  • Male & Female 5 year age groups: 14 & under to 75+ 

Race Venue

Saturday, June 28, 2014
Ralph Wilson Stadium
One Bills Drive
Orchard Park, NY 14127



The first 2,000 registered participants will receive a high tech dry fit t-shirt with their registration.  Shirts for kids race will go to the first 125 kids registered.


Pricing Schedule


Half Marathon

5 K

Kids Race

before Jan 1st




before April 1st




April 1 - June 25




June 26 - June 27





Start Times

7:00 am:   Half Marathon
7:15 am:   5K
10:15 am: Kids Race


Kids Race Starts at 10:15 AM

The kids race will start next to gate 2, on the sidewalk right outside the stadium.  It will be a 1 mile run around the outside perimeter of the stadium, looping around the kids practice field and then finishing on the 50 yard line.  All kids will receive a Buffalo Bills Finisher Medal.  Parents may run along side children if needed.  The first 125 kids registered will receive t-shirts.

Packet Pick-Up and Race Registration

  • Pre-race pick-up and registration  ~ Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse:

        Friday June 27th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Day-of-Race pick-up and registration at Healthy Zone Fieldhouse:

         Saturday June 28th from 5:30am - 6:45am

RUNNERS ROOST will be set up at the Buffalo Bills Field House during race packet pickup from 4-7, Fri 6/27. They will be selling running gear at specially discounted prices so don't miss out! 

**Online registration closes at 10:00 AM on Friday June 27th

Water Stations

There will be 6 stations on the course approximately every 2 miles.  There will be restrooms on course about at mile 4, 6, and 10.



Chip timing technology will be utilized.



Watch yourself finish on the 50 Yard Line on the largest scoreboard in WNY!! 



Friends and family WILL be permitted on the field to watch you finish!  Spectators please enter stadium through Gate 2 on the South side of the stadium.  No backpacks or duffel bags will be allowed for security purposes. Plan for a few moments of security screening before entering stadium.

Spectators can enter the stadium after the start of the 5K at 7:25am

No food or drink will be permitted inside the stadium.  Jogging strollers are allowed on course



Participants will be able to enjoy a beverage on field with their family and friends after the completion of the race.  Music will be playing while you watch your fellow runners cross the finish line on the Score board.  If you appear under the age of 30, you will be required to show ID in order to receive a beverage from the Bud Light truck.  Please plan accordingly.



Please use the 1 Bills Drive entrance on Abbott Road to Sienna parking lots A and Fieldhouse Lot.  

Please use ONLY 1 Bills Drive to enter and exit the stadium.  Drive 1 entrance on Big Tree Rd./Rt. 20A will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic, as this is part of the running course.  Attendants will direct you to the appropriate lot.


Our Race Supports

The Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation and The Buffalo Niagara Sports Development


Local Hotel Information


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Special thanks to our sponsors for making the 50 Yard Finish possible:  Visit Buffalo Niagara, Buffalo Bills Play 60, and Runners Roost

The 50 Yard Finish race is presented by Eclipse Multi-Sport, the Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission, and The Buffalo Bills.  We also thank the Buffalo Bills for their generosity in lending their awesome stadium to the great people of Buffalo!

Refund Policy:

We at Eclipse Multi-Sport understand that life happens, even when you plan otherwise.  We plan for our races according to the number of preregistered athletes, so unfortunately refunds will not be honored. We hope you understand that we make commitments to organizations that we donate to based on registrations and need to honor those commitments. 

Already registered?! Race changes available:
Some of our registered racers contact us to let us know that life has thrown them a few curve balls since the day they registered. For a limited time, we are allowing RACE CHANGES - if you are already registered for the half, you can change to the 5K. If you are registered for the 5K, you can change to the half. Please be aware that there is a difference in price depending on when you change (from 5K to Half Marathon) and a processing fee.  You will be responsible for those fees when you change.   If you are changing from half to 5K, there will not be a refund for the difference.  



Special Offer for Eclipse Multi-Sport athletes!!  When you visit Blu Spa and Salon (3030 Orchard Park Rd. West Seneca, NY  675-2258) for any services, you will be entered to win a free spa day.  Drawings will be held every month.  The more you go, the more times you can enter to win.   For a list of services provided and to schedule appointments,  visit


2013 Age Group Results
2013 Overall Results

2013 PHOTOS by Tom Burns











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