The Woods at Bear Creek 5K

Franklinville, NY

Please join us on Saturday October 20
th for the Woods at Bear Creek 5K at the beautiful Woods at Bear Creek Resort in Franklinville, New York. Special discounts are being offered for overnight accommodations and we welcome any donations you might like to make in support of WNY Heroes!

Why you MUST run at Bear Creek...
  • Beautiful & scenic resort
  • Only a 1 hour drive from downtown Buffalo!
  • Full service restaurant and bar on property
  • Professional Timing & Finish Line Services by RMS
  • Music before, during, and after the race
  • Water station at mid point
  • Finish line photos & custom certificates
  • ITSYourRace mobile app for instant results
  • Post race celebration overlooking the lake
  • Restaurant open to the public with beer and drink specials!

The 5K race will start at 10:00am and finish adjacent to the Woods at Bear Creek restaurant and lounge located on the south shore of Bear Creek Lake. The course is quite challenging with three hill climbs on loose gravel roads entirely within the resort complex.

The Woods at Bear Creek
3510 Bear Creek Road
Franklinville, NY 14737

Directions: From Buffalo take the 400 East all the way to the end and it turns into Route 16 South. Stay on Route 16 South passing Lime Lake and Machias. My GPS wanted to turn off route 16 in Machias (do not do this!) STAY ON Route 16 South from Machias toward Franklinville and you will see a sign for Bear Creek Road and The Woods at Bear Creek on your right. Follow that road for a couple miles and you will see the entrance to the resort.

Online registration will remain open until Thursday October 18th at 5pm. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at the resort from 8:30am until the start at 10:00am.

Join us for the post race celebration along Bear Creek Lake. Since the race is free, you're on your own for food and drinks. The restaurant will be serving lunch and the full service bar will also be open. We will announce overall and age group winners (no trophies or medals). You will have the opportunity to download and print custom finisher certificates from the ITSYourRace website after the race.

Check in any time after 3:00 pm on Friday night
Call (716) 676-2327 for reservations at Bear Creek today!

Bring your own tent and camp for only $25


Back-In parking for only $38
Pull-through parking for only $45*
*Includes electric, water, and sewer hookup

Private cabin (up to four guests) for only $245 (Special Discount Price)
*Includes breakfast in the morning!

All camping and lodging accommodations are booked on a first-come, first-serve basis until sold out. Call for reservations and reserve your spot today!

Active Duty or Retired military will receive an additional 15% off lodging!

There will be plenty of free parking at the resort on race day!

We will announce the top finishers and age group winners at the post race celebration inside the restaurant after the race. No medals or trophies.

For additional information on the race please contact iRunWNY (Paul Beatty) at 716-998-5777. For lodging and accommodations at Bear Creek call the reservation hotline at (716) 676-2327.

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. Custom finisher certificates can also be downloaded from the results page at no charge!

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When & Where

Oct 20, 2018


10:00 AM

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