Sri Chinmoy 5K, Half-Marathon, Relay, & Kids Race

Queens, NY

Join us on Saturday, May 12, for the Sri Chinmoy 5K, Half-Marathon, Relay and Kids Race, featuring a scenic, flat and fast 5K loop around Flushing Meadows Park. USATF certified course. AMENITIES: Bag check, aid stations every mile, free T-shirt (guaranteed if registered by March 27), medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!
Join us on Saturday, May 12, for the Sri Chinmoy 5K, Half-Marathon, Relay and Kids Race, featuring a scenic, flat and fast 5K loop around Flushing Meadows Park. USATF certified course.

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

AMENITIES:

Bag check, aid stations every mile, free T-shirt (guaranteed if registered by March 27), medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!

THE COURSE:

A flat and fast USATF certified loop starting at the north end of Meadow Lake, passing the iconic World's Fair Unisphere, Pool of Industry, Queens Zoo and Queens Museum of Art. 5K = 1 loop, Half-Marathon = 1x 5K loop + 3x  5.37K loop

HALF-MARATHON RELAY RULES:

Each relay team must have 2 to 4 team members.  
Each team member must complete at least one lap - approx 3.3 miles.  4 laps = Half-Marathon.
If the relay team has less than 4 members, at least one team member must complete more than one lap.  It's up to the team's strategy which team member(s) complete the extra lap(s), and in which order the laps are completed.
There are 3 relay team categories:  All male, all female, or mixed (at least one male and one female member)
Relay team members must register and pay for their entries separately, and at any time.  Deadline for all team members to register is Friday, May 4.
If for any reason your team mates do not show up on race-day, your relay entry can be converted to the 5K race at no charge.

AWARDS:

Men’s and Women’s awards categories:

5K and Half-Marathon:

Under 50: Top 3
50-59: Top 2
60 and over: First place

Half-Marathon Relay:

First place each for top men's team, women's team, and mixed team (at least 1 male and 1 female member)

Awards ceremonies:

5K:  9:50 a.m.
Half-Marathon & Relay: 11:30 a.m.


T-SHIRTS:

Free race T-Shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by Friday, March 27
For participants registered after March 27, any extra T-Shirts will be available after the race, distributed on a first-come first-serve basis
T-Shirt sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL

POST-RACE PANCAKE BREAKFAST!

Hot pancakes are even more enjoyable after you’ve run a race, and we’re cooking them up fresh for everyone on race day! (yes, of course they're free!)

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 & up
Half-Marathon:  Open to ages 16 & up

KIDS RACE:

There will be a kids race at 8:45 a.m. for children under 13. 100 meter and 400 meter distances - depending on the child’s age. Registration - $5 - is on race day only, starting at 8:30 a.m. Each child will receive a small prize.

REGISTRATION AND FEES:

We strongly recommend pre-registering for this event, race-day registration may not be available

Register Online through RedPodium or Active.  Processing fee applies (RedPodium has lower fee).
Register by mail: Download entry form. Entry must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 27 to be accepted.

5K:      Early: $20, Race-Day: (IF available) $30 
Half-Marathon:      Early: $35, Race-Day: (IF available) $45
Half-Marathon Relay:  Early: $20 per team member.  No Race-Day entry for relay.

Early registration: Through Friday, May 4
Race-day registration (IF available):  7:45-8:30 AM.  Cash, check, money order ONLY. (Sorry, no credit cards).  Please check our website on May 4 to see if race day registration will be offered for the 5K and Half-Marathon.  Race-day registration will NOT be available for the Half-Marathon Relay.

Entries are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another person.

RACE NUMBER PICKUP:

Number pickup will be on race day only, between 7:45-8:30 AM

DIRECTIONS:

You can drive to the race (free parking right next to race-day central), or take the Subway (7 train to Mets-Willets point)
Please familiarize yourself with the map and directions on our race website before race day, Flushing Meadows Park is a VERY BIG park (larger than Central Park), we don’t want you to get lost!

RESULTS:

Will be posted on our race webpage within 24 hours.

When & Where

May 11, 2019

Saturday

9:00 AM

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