Sri Chinmoy 5K & Half-Marathon in Flushing Meadows

Sat July 31, 2021 New York, NY 11375 US
Events
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://us.srichinmoyraces.org/5KHalfMarathonandRelay.

Place
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Meadowlark Circle
New York, NY US 11375
Description

ABOUT THE EVENT
Join us on Saturday, July 31, 2021 for the Sri Chinmoy 5K & Half-Marathon, featuring a scenic, flat and fast 5K loop around historic Flushing Meadows Corona Park.  5K = one loop, Half-Marathon = one 5K loop + three 5.37K loops.

PERKS & AMENITIES:

Free parking, bag check, race shirt, aid stations every 1.5 miles, medals for all finishers.

Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the NYC Parks Department

 

RACE DETAILS


REGISTRATION & FEES
Register Online through RedPodium(link is external) (a small processing fee applies)

Through July 3:  5K $30, Half $40
Through July 21:  5K $35, Half $50 (T-shirt guaranteed)
Through July 29, 5PM:  5K $40, Half $60
Race-day (7:30AM): 5K $50, Half $70

Entries cannot be transferred to another person.

 

START TIMES
All runners in both the 5K and Half-Marathon will start sometime between 8-9AM.  If allowed, all runners will start simultaneously. if not, there will be multiple waves.   We will advise registered runners via email of their start time in the week leading up to the race.

 

THE COURSE
A scenic, mostly flat, accurately measured loop starting at the north end of Meadow Lake, passing the iconic World's Fair Unisphere, Fountain of the Planets, Queens Zoo, New York State Pavilion and Queens Museum of Art.  5K = one loop, Half-Marathon = one 5K loop + three 5.37K loops.  View course map >>

USATF certified course NY16032JG (5K), NY18033JG (Half-Marathon)

 

RACE PACKETS
Participants registered by July 23 will receive a race shirt and bib in the mail in advance of the race.  The cost of shipping is included in the race registration fee.  You will be notified by email when your package ships, which will be 6-7 days before the race.  Please help us by registering early, entering a valid U.S. shipping address including apartment number, if applicable, and adding ny@srichinmoyraces.org to your address book to ensure you receive all notifications.

Participants registered after July 23 will need to pick up their shirt and bib on race morning, starting at 7:30AM.  Please visit the "Race HQ" tent.

RACE SHIRTS
Free race shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by July 21.

T-Shirt sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL

We'll do our best to provide shirts for those who register after July 21, but no guarantees!

 

AWARDS
Men’s and Women’s awards categories, for 5K and Half-Marathon:

Under 50: Top 3
50 & over: First place

Medals for all finishers

Awards will be mailed to winners after the race (no awards ceremony at the race)

 

TIME LIMITS
5K: 1 Hour
Half-Marathon: 3 hrs, 15 min.

 

AGE RESTRICTIONS
5K: 13 & up, Half-Marathon: 16 & up, as of race day.

 

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS
This event will adhere to all Covid precautions / restrictions imposed by the park at the time of the event, which may include masks and / or physical distancing.  Further details will be emailed to registered runners prior to the race.

 

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY
We live in uncertain times.  If we are forced to cancel this event owing to circumstances beyond our control, including, but not limited to:

New or modified COVID-19 regulations/restrictions imposed by park officials or city or state governments;
Unsafe conditions in the park, such as excessive snow or ice on the roadways, or other severe weather related conditions;
the event will be converted to a virtual one.  Registered participants will still receive race shirts and finisher medals in the mail upon completion of the virtual race, and trophies will be mailed to winners as per the awards breakdown above.

Refunds:  We're sorry, but we cannot issue refunds, credit or deferrals within 30 days of the original event date, as most expenses (such as race shirts, trophies, finisher medals) have been paid for.  If the event is cancelled more than 30 days prior to the original event date, we will contact registered participants with race refund / credit / deferral options.

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