Sri Chinmoy 5K, Half-Marathon & Relay (May)

New York, New York

New York, New York

Sat 11th May 2024

2 races

Organiser's Description

Join us on Saturday, May 11, 2024, 8AM, for the Sri Chinmoy 5K, Half-Marathon Relay featuring a scenic, flat and fast loop through the landmarks and sights of Flushing Meadows Park. USATF certified course.
Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the NYC Parks Department.
AMENITIES:
Free parking, bag check, aid stations every mile, custom race shirt, custom finisher medals, free finisher photos, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!
THE COURSE
A scenic, mostly flat, accurately measured USATF certified loop starting at the north end of Meadow Lake, passing the iconic Worlds Fair Unisphere, Fountain of the Planets, Queens Zoo, New York State Pavilion and Queens Museum of Art.  5K = 1 loop, Half-Marathon = 1x 5K loop 3x  5.37K loop.
REGISTRATION AND FEES:
Through April 13:  $25 5K or Relay*, $40 Half-MarathonThrough May 1:  $30 5K or Relay*, $50 Half-MarathonThrough May 9, 12 noon: $35 5K or Relay*, $60 Half-Marathon
No race-day registration.  Entries are non-transferable.
*Per team member.  To register for the Half-Marathon Relay, please follow instructions on our race page.
KIDS RACE
Fun for the little ones, too!  There will be a Kids Race at 7:45 a.m., for children under 13.  Each child will be issued a real race bib and receive a finisher medal and a small gift.  The course distance will be 400 meters or less, and there may be two separate heats, depending on the number of children and their ages.
Registration fee is $3 if pre-reserving a spot online in advance (on our website) or $5 if registering on race-day.  In either case, you will need to pay the fee in cash on race-day, anytime from 7:15 a.m. onward.Please note that children under 13 are not eligible to run the 5K or Half-Marathon.
RACE PACKETS
Choose Packet Shipping when registering ($6.45), to avoid the lines on race day and have your shirt and bib delivered to your door before the race.  Option available for US addresses only, through May 1.  Option not available for Half-Marathon Relay.  All packets will ship out on May 4.For runners that do not choose packet shipping, packet pickup is available at the race site between 7:00-7:45AM.
RACE SHIRTS
*Free race shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by April 27For participants registered after that date, any extra shirts will be available after the race, distributed on a first-come first-serve basisShirt sizes are Womens Fitted or Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, and Unisex 2XL
AWARDS
Men’s and Women’s awards categories:
5K:
Under 50: Top 750-59: Top 360-69: Top 270 over: First Place
Half-Marathon:
Under 50: Top 350-59: Top 260 over: First Place
Half-Marathon Relay:
First place each for top mens team, womens team, and mixed team
Awards ceremonies:
5K:  8:50 a.m.Half-Marathon Relay: 10:15 a.m.
POST-RACE PANCAKE BREAKFAST!
Hot pancakes are even more enjoyable when they’re earned, and we’re cooking them up fresh for everyone on race day!
TIME LIMITS
5K: 1 hour (20 minute/mile pace)Half-Marathon: 3 hours 15 min (15 minute/mile pace)
AGE RESTRICTIONS
5K Half-Marathon Relay:  Open to ages 13 upHalf-Marathon:  Open to ages 16 up
RESULTS
Results will be posted on our website within 24 hours
ABOUT US:
From race directors to course monitors, all Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team races are staffed by its own volunteers since the Team’s inauguration in 1977 by its founder and fitness advocate, Sri Chinmoy.
Today, the SCMT organizes over 1,700 races a year in 27 countries across 4 continents, ranging from short kids fun-runs, to marathons to the world’s longest certified road race – the annual Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race (yes, 3,100 miles, it’s not a typo). We love running and putting on races – we hope you enjoy the friendly atmosphere we provide, free of commercial sponsors. Read more

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