Bengal 5K Scholarship Run

Bengal 5K Scholarship Run

New this year, the Bengal 5K Scholarship Run will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 during SUNY Buffalo State's Homecoming Weekend. The race will start at 10 a.m. Registration is now open!

This year's race will feature a new USATF-certified course on Buffalo State's campus, bib timing, awards, a great post-race party with food from Lloyd Taco Truck and music, and much more! A course map is available for download.

Photos from last year's Bengal 5K Scholarship Run are available on Flickr.

This event supports two scholarships for Buffalo State students: the Legacy Scholarship Fund and Military Service Scholarship. The Legacy Scholarship Fund is awarded to a student who is the child or grandchild of a Buffalo State graduate, and the Military Scholarship Fund is presented to a student who is currently serving or has prior service in any branch of the United States military.

For information about volunteering or sponsorship opportunities, please email Katelyn Brickhouse, alumni events coordinator -

Register now:

5K Run Details:

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Race to start at 10 a.m. in front of the Buffalo State Sports Arena, near Grant Street. View a campus map.

Our new USA Track and Field-Certified course starts and finishes in front of the Buffalo State Sports Arena, looping around the campus and back.
A course map is available for download.

Entry Fee:
$20 pre-registered, $25 on race day.

Online pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17. Registration will be offered at packet pick-up at Fleet Feet Sports on Thursday, September 18 for $25, and on race day from 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Registration will be cash only!

First 500 runners will receive t-shirts!

All runners get access to the post-race party, including food, and non-alcoholic beverages. Post-race party food and drinks are available for guests of runners for $3 per person.

Presented for overall male and female winner, top 3 finishers in each male and female age group, and first place male and female alumni winner. Bib timing will be provided by Score-This!!!

Packet Pick-Up: Packet pick-up will be held on Thursday, September 18 at Fleet Feet Sports from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., and day-of-race from 8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

If you have any questions about the Bengal 5K Scholarship Run, please contact the Buffalo State Alumni Association at (716) 878-6001, or via email at
Cleveland Hall 319 | 1300 Elmwood Avenue | Buffalo, NY 14222
voice: (716) 878-6001 or (800) 672-2722 | fax: (716) 878-6050