Sunday, December 15th 2013 11:00am Start Mississippi/Perry St.-Downtown Buffalo, NY
The gun goes off at the start of the 2011 Freezer in Buffalo. Photo D.Nieman
HEY BUFFALO- GET YOUR FREEZER ON!
Save the date! The 5th annual Freezer 5K is scheduled for Sunday, December 15th 2013 once again in Buffalo's Cobblestone District! Freezer 5K home base this year is the brand spankin' new Buffalo Iron Works49 Illinois St. Buffalo, NY 14203 The wintertime tradition continues for the most exciting, challenging and celebrated day of running in downtown Buffalo. Runners, walkers and Freezers unite in a 5K Road Race around the Cobblestone District and Erie Basin Marina for awards and prizes. Yes it could be freezing, snowing, 80 & sunny or just plain frigid but that's what Buffalonian's are all about! Weather is our friend and the Freezer delivers! Start/Finish on Perry St. near Buffalo Iron Works. Plenty of free parking in the ramp across from Buffalo Iron Works. Post-race lunch, beverages, beer from Flying Bison and snacks. Not-racing? Join the party! Additional party tickets available at the door. Stick around for the after party too! Make a day of it because Buffalo Iron Works delivers! Cash bar and food available late day. We will be hosting # pickup and registration on Friday, December 13th from 5:30-7:30pm at Buffalo Ironworks. Come down to get your gear and check out the new digs! Race-day # pickup and registration from 9am. Due to a 2pm Sabres game there will not be # pickup on Saturday this year.
To register simply utilize the Active.com link above or download a mail-in entry form. T-shirts to the first 350 entrants. Race-day registration available as well. A Buffalo-style post-race party at Buffalo Iron Works, awards ceremony, entertainment by DJ Yeti and mondo door prizes throughout the morning. Awards: Overall Male/Female & Masters Male/Female. Signature medals 3-deep in standard USATF 5-year age groups U14- 80+ M/F. Door Prizes & Awards: Overall Male & Female winner take home a certificate for a pair of New Balance sneakers from Runners Roost! Santa's bag of door prizes features many great running related products including more New Balance sneaker gift certificates, a Timex Ironman GPS watch & More! The Freezer 5K helps support the Buffalo Police Athletic League and it's inner city youth sports programs and facilities.
Stay tuned for packet pickup food/drink specials at Buffalo Iron Works, up-to-date race-day information (Major construction currently taking place near FN Arena-Go Sabres!) and all the great Freezer action here.