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If you want to register for this year's YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot at the discounted rate of $36, you must do so by 11:59 p.m. Friday. After that, the registration fee increases to $41. The 123rd annual race – the longest consecutively run footrace in North America – will take place at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) on Delaware Avenue. Runners may regist…

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Rock the Gates Noon to 11 p.m. at 12 Gates Brewing (80 Earhart Drive, Amherst). General admission is $10 advance, $15 door. VIP tickets are $30 advance, $35 door. The second annual 12 Gates Music and Beer Festival combines craft beer and cover bands over 11 hours on the spacious lawn of the 12 Gates brewery property. In addition to exclusive beers crafted specifical…

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Buffalo Marathon 6:30 a.m. - starts and finishes at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.). The race winds all around Buffalo, however; see the map on page 25 of the 2018 Spectator Guide. Fireworks will grace the beginning of the race, during the national anthem. There's nothing quite like sipping a coffee and watching people in better shape than you …

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1) Shamrock Run, 8 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. race start March 12 in Old First Ward Community Center (62 Republic St.). $35 online registration can be purchased here. Packet pickup is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 11 at the race location. Commentary: Here's one sign that we're sprinting toward spring: the 8k Shamrock Run, which is usually cursed for a rainy, cold Saturday,…