Sunday April 13, 2014

18th Annual 6 Hour Distance Classic

33rd Anniversary of Ultrarunning
on the Niagara Frontier

Nickel City 50 (1980-1995)
North Coast Hundred & 24 Hour (1985-1989)
BPAC 6 Hour (1997-2013)

Click here for Score-This Online Registration

Click here for printable entry form (PDF)
 


Event Sanctioned
by USATF

 

Sponsor since 2003 - Supplying the race with electrolyte drink and gels

When: Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Run or walk as far as you can, for up to six hours. All timing stops at 2:00 p.m.  Partial laps at the end of the race will count, but only if the runner completes a full lap.  Chip timing.
Where: Amherst Bike Path at Northtown Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Dr., Williamsville, NY 14221.  (Just SE of the UB Amherst campus).  Take I 290 to exit 5B, exit north on Millersport Highway (SR-263) for one mile.  Exit at the Coventry exit (second light) to right.  The Northtown/Pepsi Center parking lot is on left.
Course: 3.25 mile certified scenic loop, P-shaped, paved, traffic free.  Click here for course map.
Records: Records for Amherst Course (2006-Present)
Open Men:  47.28 miles - Daven Oskvig, 34
40-49 Men: 47.23 miles - John Ehntholt, 42
50-59 Men:  45.50 miles - Todd Baum, 50
60-69 Men:  38.79 miles - Richard Sitter, 60
70+ Men:  29.25 miles - Carl Pegels, 75
Open Women: 43.40 miles - Laura Bleakley, 36
40-49 Women: 41.71 miles - Katie Stettler, 42
50+ Women: 35.75 miles - Elizabeth Hurdman, 52
Aid Stations: Located at Start/Turn Around (every 3.25 miles), with Hammer Nutrition, water, cookies, bananas, pretzels, etc.
Awards: Award to top male and female (most distance).  Medals to all finishers:.
• Bronze - 1 mile to 25.99 miles completed; Silver 26.00 miles to 39.99 miles completed; Gold - 40.00 miles or greater
• All competitors with at least 10 laps will be listed in Ultrarunning Magazine.
• Results will be posted on the web including BuffaloRunners.com .
Pre-Race Registration
and Number Pick-Up
• Sunday, April 13, 2014, 7:00 to 7:30 a.m.  Registration cap 100 runners.
Registration Fee: • $45 U.S. / Canadian: prior to April 11, 2014
• $50 U.S. / Canadian: on race day prior to 7:30 a.m.
• Checks made payable to the “Buffalo Philharmonic Athletic Club.”
• Mail completed applications to Jeff John / PO Box 608 / Amherst, NY 14226
Continuous Mid-Race
and Post-Race Party:
Near the start line as runners finish.
Contact: Susan Devlin / E-mail: BPAC6@BuffaloRunners.com