Child Advocacy Center at BestSelf 5K

Buffalo, NY


Join us on Sunday, April 30, 2023 for the 2nd Annual Child Advocacy Center at BestSelf 5K! The race will take place in Delaware Park. 


Online registration will remain open right up until the start of the race. Race day registration (packet pickup) will be between 7:30am - 8:45am at the Parkside Lodge. The race start time is 9am!

Parkside Lodge - Delaware Park
(Southeast corner of the park near the Indian Statue)
84 Parkside Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14214

5K Registration Fee ............ $30/$35 on race day
5K Virtual Race Entry* ....... $25 through 4/23/23 (includes mailing of custom finisher medal)
*Virtual participants will automatically receive their custom finisher medal in the mail approximately 1 week after the race (Continental USA only).
5K T-shirts also available at checkout!

>5K Paper Application & Waiver 

Virtual Registration Option (includes mailing of medal)
Can't make the race... Participate virtually! Simply sign up for the 5K Virtual Race before it sells out. You choose the location and time to get out on your own and run/walk your 5K any time in the months of April or May. Feel free to use the FREE IYR Virtual App to track and score your run. You will also be able to manually enter your finish time directly to the IYR Results Page any time during the months of April/May. We'll automatically mail out your finisher medal about a week after the race.

Join us after the race in the Parkside Lodge in Delaware Park for a complimentary beer from Resurgence Brewing Company (21 years or older only) and a Paula's "Cookie Monster" Donut. 



The race will start on Meadow Drive (aka: Ring Road) near the Buffalo Zoo parking lot and finishes at the south edge of the park near the Indian Hunter Statue. CLICK HERE to view the non-certified course map (The USATF course map shown has expired however event planners are still planning to use this course) or CLICK HERE to view the interactive map shown above.
Plenty of street parking is available. Pets and strollers are not permitted. 

Trophies will be presented to the overall male and female finishers at the post race celebration in the Parkside Lodge. All participants will receive a finisher medal. Custom finisher certificates and finish line photos can also be accessed via the RESULTS button at the top of this page.

For additional information on the race please contact Lisa Schaffer by email or phone 716.842.0440 ext. 2173 or 716.949.9361 cell.

There will be no refunds. In the event of foul weather, public safety concerns, or for any other reason deemed necessary by race organizers (ex: state of emergency, etc), we reserve the right to postpone/reschedule the event at our discretion or offer a virtual alternative if necessary. 

Professional timing & finish line 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

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!


  Univera Healthcare

  Northtown Automotive Companies 

  Resurgence in the Park

  Paula's Donuts

When & Where

Apr 30, 2023


9:00 AM

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Buffalo, NY

Delaware Park

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