St. Greg’s Great Race

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St. Gregory the Great Parish in Williamsville, NY will host its 24th annual Great Race on Friday, June 21, 2019. The Great Race has become the “unofficial” start of the summer running season in the greater Buffalo area! With over 1000 runners and walkers taking part in the event (along with thousands of other spectators and members of the community who come out annually to support the Church), this is one race you don’t want to miss! The St. Greg’s Great Race is a Buffalo Runner of the Year race.

This year Don Postles from Channel 4 will MC the event along with Hit n Run playing the after-party. The media sponsor 96.1 The Breeze will broadcast live from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. The 5K sanctioned Run/One-Mile Fun Walk begins promptly at 7:00 pm; pre-race party begins at 6:00 pm and the post party is in the parking lot after the race.


If you can get a minimum of 5 people (yourself included) to register for the 5K Team Challenge, you will not only save $5 per person but your team will automatically be eligible for some fun exciting prizes and recognition.

We’ll have an award for the team with the most creative costumes/attire. We’ll also take the average of the top five finish times from your team to determine the fastest team. And finally, we’ll recognize the largest team based on total number of team members. All team awards will be announced at the awards ceremony following the race!


Register on-line:
• 5K Registration*…………………….. $30/$35 after 6/12/19
• 1 Mile Fun Walk* ……………………. $20/$25 after 6/12/19
• Team Challenge* (NEW for 2019)…. $25/$30 after 6/12/19

Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at the Church from 2:00 pm right up until 15 minutes before the start of the race. Shotgun start at 7:00 pm.

*Registration fee includes post-race wristbands for beer & wine (must be 21 or older). Additional wristbands may be purchased for $15 each the Admissions tent during the race. Please note that you must be 21 years of age or older and ID is required in order to receive your wristband.

*Register online by June 12, 2019 to GUARANTEE your official Great Race shirt! On race day, extra shirts will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis until they are gone.