Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

Edition 8

Valley Cottage, NY, USA
27 Oct, 2024 (Sun)

Running

13.1 mi

About the event

Join us on Sunday, October 30, for the Sixth Annual Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon at Rockland Lake State Park, featuring a scenic, "pancake flat" and fast 2.95 mile loop around the lake.  Set a new PR while taking in the beautiful views!

8:00 AM start

Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the New York State Parks System.

PERKS & AMENITIES:

Bag check, aid stations every mile, free race shirt (guaranteed if registered by Oct. 14), medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!

REGISTRATION FEES:

$40 through Oct. 2
$50 through Oct. 20
$60 through Oct. 28, 5PM (online registration close)

No race-day entry.  Entries cannot be transferred to another person.

Remember: Register early and save yourself a few bucks, guarantee yourself a race shirt, and make things easier for us!

THE COURSE

A scenic paved pathway around Rockland Lake, accurately measured USATF certified course.  Start is near Parking field 5, beginning with a 1.3 mile out-and back section along the south end of the lake, then four complete 2.96 mile laps of the lake (clockwise), finishing again near Parking Field 5.  For the purposes of lap counting, the initial 1.3 mile section is included in the first lap, the subsequent three complete laps are considered laps 2,3,4. View Course Map >>

RACE PACKETS

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.  This option is available for US addresses only, through October 19.

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 October 16.
For participants registered after that date, remaining shirts will be available after the race on a first-come first-serve basis.
Shirt sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL

AWARDS

Half-Marathon - Men's and Women's awards categories:

Under 50: Top 7
50-59: Top 3
60-69: Top 2
70 & over: First Place

Medals for all finishers

Awards ceremony at 10:45 AM

POST-RACE PANCAKE BREAKFAST!

Pancakes are more enjoyable when they're earned, and we're cooking 'em up fresh on race day!

TIME LIMITS

All participants have until 11:15AM to finish the race, which is a minimum average pace of 15 min/mile.

AGE RESTRICTIONS

All participants must be 16 or older on race day.

COVID-19

There are currently no COVID restrictions for outdoor events of this size in NY State Parks.  Masks are optional.  Those wishing to have a little extra space at the start can move towards the back where there is plenty of room to spread out.  Spectators are allowed.  If there are new restrictions imposed before the event, we will post them here and notify runners via email.

RESULTS:

Will be posted on our race webpage 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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You have 28 weeks to prepare

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

27 Oct, 2024 (Sun) - 08:00
Running
13.1 mi
USATF Certified
Solo
On site
Road
Flat
Certified course
Lakeside

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