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Buffalo Bills to host seventh annual 50 Yard Finish 5K and Kids Mile Run

Jun 17, 2018 | Sports Scene

The Buffalo Bills will host the seventh annual 50 Yard Finish 5K and Kids Run on Saturday, June 23 at New Era Field. The 5K portion of the event begins at 9 a.m. on a certified course that starts on Abbott Road in front of the stadium and finishes through the player tunnel on the 50-yard line of the Bills field. Following the completion of the 5K, it’s the kids turn to finish at the 50 as a children’s fun mile begins at 10:30 a.m.

The first 1,200 registrants will receive a race shirt, a souvenir finisher medal, and will enjoy a post-race celebration and awards ceremony on the field featuring Billy Buffalo and special Bills guests. IMPACT Sports Performance will be part of the festivities as they will lead all runners in a pre-race warmup at the start line.

Spectators are permitted in New Era Field to cheer on runners and take photographs. The scoreboard will also broadcast the race participants as they complete the 50 Yard Finish.

For fans who wish to participate in the race, registration is available online at buffalobills.com/50yardfinish. Online registration closes the morning of Friday, June 22 and from that point on all those interested in registering must do so in person during packet pick-up hours listed below. Registration now and on race day for the 5K is $40 and the children’s fun mile is $15.

Packet pickup and on-site registration will take place at the ADPRO Sports Training Center on Friday, June 22 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 23 from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Those participants who choose to come on Friday, June 22, will have the opportunity to tour the Buffalo Bills weight room located in the ADPRO Sports Training Center.

All proceeds will benefit the Buffalo Bills Foundation and the Buffalo Sports Commission Amateur Athletics Foundation. For more information about the event, please visit www.buffalobills.com/50yardfinish or contact Charlie Cannan at ch************@ps*************.com.

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