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Additional race information can be found at https://us.srichinmoyraces.org/5k-10k-alley-pond.
Join us on Sunday, September 26, 2021, for the Fifth Annual Sri Chinmoy 5K & 10K in Alley Pond Park, Queens, NY, featuring a scenic 5K loop course through the park. Simultaneous 10AM start for both 5K & 10K. USATF certified course (NY17063JG).
Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the New York City Dept. of Parks and Recreation.
Free parking, bag check, aid stations every mile, free race shirt, medals for all finishers.
A fun and scenic 5K loop that winds its way through Alley Pond Park, and also including a 1-Mile section on the Vanderbilt Parkway. 5K = 1 loop, 10K = 2 loops. Course is 99% paved, with three short sections across dirt/gravel. Full disclosure: This course does have a few rolling hills - please keep this in mind when choosing between the 5K and 10K!
Men’s and Women’s awards categories:
5K & 10K:
Under 50: Top 3
50 & Over: First Place
Medals for all finishers
Awards will be mailed to winners (no awards ceremonies at race)
Free race shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by September 16.
For participants registered after September 16, remaining shirts will be available after the race on a first-come first-serve basis.
T-Shirt sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL
There will be a kids race for children under 13, at 9:45 a.m. Registration is $5 and is on race day only, starting at 9:00 a.m. Children must be registered by a parent or legal guardian. Each child will be issued a race number, and receive a small prize.
Participants in either race have until 11:30 AM (1-1/2 hours) to finish.
5K: 13 years or older
10K: 15 years or older
REGISTRATION AND FEES:
Same entry fee for 5K and 10K
$25 through Aug. 29
$30 through Sep. 16 (Race shirt guaranteed)
$35 Until online registration closes
No race-day entry. Entries cannot be transferred to another person.
$5 Kids Race - race day registration only
Remember: Register early and save yourself a few bucks, guarantee yourself a race shirt, and make things easier for us!
Choose Packet Shipping when registering ($5.95), to avoid the lines on race day and have your shirt and bib delivered to your door before the race. Otherwise, packet pickup is available at the race site from 8:45 - 9:45AM before the race.
There are currently no COVID restrictions for outdoor events of this size in NYC Parks. If there are new restrictions imposed before the event, we will post them on our race website and notify runners via email.
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