2024 Buffalo Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Buffalo Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Buffalo Marathon is an annual running event held in Buffalo, New York, usually taking place on Memorial Day weekend. The marathon is known for its flat, fast course that winds through downtown Buffalo and its surrounding neighborhoods, offering runners a glimpse of the city's historic architecture and scenic parks. The event draws thousands of participants each year, ranging from elite athletes to first-time marathoners, and includes multiple race options such as a half-marathon and relay. With its festive atmosphere and strong community support, the Buffalo Marathon has become a staple in the Western New York running calendar.

Date: 

Sun
May 26
2024

Location: 

Buffalo, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

74

Number of participants: 

1500

How to train for Buffalo Marathon: Buffalo Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Buffalo Marathon, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Buffalo Marathon FAQ: All you need to know about the Buffalo Marathon

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