Fleet Feet 15k - Run Into Buffalo

September 3, 2012 Updated Sep 3, 2012 at 10:34 AM EDT

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Fleet Feet 15k - Run Into Buffalo

September 3, 2012 Updated Sep 3, 2012 at 10:34 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW/Release) - Approximately 600 runners will take to Buffalo's streets for the Fleet Feet 15K - Run into Buffalo.

The race serves as the USA Track & Field (USATF) National Masters 15K Championship, drawing masters athletes (over 40 years old) from around the country. It also is the USATF Niagara Association 15K Championship and a Buffalo News Runner of the Year race.

Proceeds from the race support Shoes on Students (SOS). Over the last four years, this initiative has provided more than 1,000 pairs of Brooks training shoes to Western New York high school students in need.

The Fleet Feet 15K - Run into Buffalo is sponsored by Brooks, Wegmans, the Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission, the Miller 64 Race Series and USA Track & Field. Product sponsors are
Headsweats and Fat Bob's Smokehouse.