Save the Date: 2nd Annual Buffalo Stampede

Buffalo Stampede 7:30 AM
At the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
3232 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, TX 77802

Join us for the Second Annual Buffalo Stampede in Aggieland! Beautiful course, a well organized safe run with water stops, live music (provided by the Brazos Valley Community Band), cool T-shirts for all, unique buffalo age-group awards, plus post-race fruit and support. Don't miss the fun -- you might even see our Bison mascot!

Register on Active.com

Join us at the fascinating Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History and AFTER the race, stay for an awards ceremony and Boonville Days, a living history fair displaying frontier skills, arts, and crafts. Fun for the entire family, festive Boonville Days activities will be inside and outside the Museum!

Course

5K Race and 10 Mile Race

Slight uphill out and downhill back; smooth and fast.

These are Chrono Track Systems timed races on USATF Certified courses benefiting the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. Run-Far will be conducting the race and race results will be available at http://run-far.net

Buffalo Stampede Course Map [1.3 MB PDF]

Race Amenities [PDF] - Race Route with police, flaggers, water stations, and portable toilets marked

Bison Trophy

Race Director

Don Clark
Email: info@brazosvalleymuseum.org
Phone: 979-776-2195

Starting Gun

Randy Matson, the only Olympic gold medal winner in the Brazos Valley, will be shooting the starting gun for our races. Come meet a true athlete from your community!

Registration and Event Details

Online Registration

For more information and to register online, visit Buffalo Stampede on Active.com.

Register on Active.com

Paper Registration

Paper entry fees are as follows:

5K: $25 before Sept. 1, and $30 until Sept. 28

10 Miler: $40 online through Sept. 30, $45 for paper registration on race day

Paper Registration Form [PDF]

Awards

Special buffalo sculpture trophies will be given to overall male and female winners.

First, second, and third place awards will be given in each 10-year age group. Age-group awards will be buffalo head trophies for first place and buffalo medallions for second and third places. Age-groups will be 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70+. 

Weather

Event will be held RAIN or SHINE.

Parking

Please note that the entrance to the Brazos Center and the Museum from Briarcrest will be closed to protect the runners.

Please turn right from Briarcrest into the Target shopping center (just prior to the Brazos Center entrance) at the stop light. Proceed straight past Target, and turn left at the end of the Target building. This drive will take you into the back of the Brazos Center Parking lot. Please park at the back, and in the center areas. Volunteers will be on hand to help direct you for parking. You will need to exit in the same manner.

Thank you for your cooperation; it will help us ensure the safety of our runners.

Parking Map [PDF] - Parking, location of registration and
pickup booths, and entrance and exit from the parking lot.

T-Shirts

Will be presented to all participants, guaranteed on or before race day only for registrations before September 1st.

Benefits

This event will benefit the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.

Packet Pickup

Race packets may be picked up at the Museum on Thursday, Sept. 30 & Friday, October 1st, 10-5pm.

Volunteers

Volunteers are always welcome and greatly appreciated!  Please send inquiries to buffalostampede@earthlink.net.

Volunteer Form [PDF] - Either mail the form to the Museum (Attn: Buffalo Stampede Volunteers) or drop it by the Museum in person.

Race Sponsors

Buffalo Stampede Sponsors

Stevo DJ

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History cordially invites you to join us in sponsoring our 2nd Annual Buffalo Stampede to be held on October 2, 2010, at 7:30 am at the Brazos Center in Bryan.

As a Buffalo Stampede Sponsor, you have the opportunity to:

  • celebrate our natural and cultural history and almost 50 years of the Museum’s service to the Brazos Valley,
  • demonstrate your leadership as an individual who values education in the arts and sciences, and
  • support the Museum in providing quality educational and cultural programs and enhancing our quality of life.

In appreciation for your support, we provide a variety of sponsorship benefits listed on the Sponsorship Registration Form and Flyer [PDF].

Boonville Days

Plan to stick around after the race and enjoy this festive living history fair!

More details about Booville Days...