The Great American Meatout Race For Health 5K

Buffalo, NY

Please join us on Sunday  March 18, 2018 at 10:00AM at Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park for the Great American Meatout Race For Health
5K Run/Walk! Since 1985, activists around the world have celebrated March 20th, the first day of Spring by sharing their love of vegan food as part of a huge international event called Meatout.

Every year, Meatout 
introduces thousands of people to the benefits of a compassionate diet for achieving great health, helping the environment, and of course, saving animals. Meatout has gained so much world-wide popularity, it is now celebrated throughout the week of Sunday, March 18th - Saturday, March 24th. The Great American Meatout Race for Health kicks off this monumental week.

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Official Start 10:00AM
The USATF Sanctioned 5K race will start and finish near Marcy Casino at Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park using the USATF Course #NY15031JJ.

Delaware Park
Marcy Casino
199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222

Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at the park from 8:30am right up until the start of the race at 10:00am. Event t-shirts to all participants who register by 3/10/18. Extra shirts (if any) will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. In addition, while supplies last, each runner will receive a free race bag as well as a copy of What The Health DVD.

Registration Fee: 
$25 early bird special
$30 3/11/18 through 3/17/18
$35 Race Day
$20 Non-Running/Walking Participant (post-race party including lunch buffet and access to exhibitors)
*$2.00 discount for Checkers members with promo code

Mail-in Registration Option by 3/10 post-mark date only. No exceptions.
Deadline for mail in registration is 3/10 post-mark date. Any registrations sent in after this time will not be accepted.  If you prefer to mail in your registration, please download both the race waiver and appropriate USATF liability waiver below and mail to the address shown. You must complete and mail BOTH waivers to the Asha Sanctuary address shown on the waiver along with your check.

>Great American Meatout Waiver
>USATF Waiver (18 and over)
>USATF Waiver (17 and under)

Join us at Marcy Casino for a post-race celebration including a healthy, whole food buffet, cash bar, music, and the awards ceremony. We're also excited to showcase vegan and vegan-friendly businesses who will offer FREE food and product samples. Click here for a complete list of Exhibitors.

There will be plenty of free parking within walking distance of the start/finish line.

Trophies will be presented to the 1st place overall male and female finishers and medals will be presented to the top three male and female 5K runners in each of the following age groups: 

14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older.

Run/walk dressed as your favorite veggie and be eligible to win a prize! 
1st Place: $120 Vegan Meal Plan from Balanced Body Foods
2nd Place: $50 Gift Certificate from Mama Rosa's Kitchen Plant-Powered Catering
2rd Place: $25 Gift Certificate from Happy Cakes Vegan Bakery

Everyone gets a chance to meet Brock in person, and he'll even pose for pics!

For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact race director Tracy Murphy at (716) 480-2571.

Gun start/chip finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Race Management Solutions. Results are updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:

  • FREE ITSYourRace Mobile App
  • RMS Race Results Kiosk/Printer
  • Scrolling Results TV Monitor(s)

Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook along with free custom finisher certificates!

When & Where

Mar 18, 2018 - Jan 1, 2018


10:00 AM

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