Sri Chinmoy 5K, 10K & Kids Race - Alley Pond Park

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September 22, 2019 # 3
The event starts at 10:00.

Join us on Sunday, September 22, for the Third 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 T-shirt, medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!


A fun and scenic 5K loop through Alley Pond Park and a section on the Vanderbilt Parkway. 5K = 1 loop, 10K = 2 loops. Course is 99.5% paved, with two very short sections across dirt/gravel. Full disclosure – this course does have hills!


Men’s and Women’s awards categories, for both 5K & 10K:

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

Medals for all finishers

Awards ceremonies: 5K: 10:45 AM, 10K: 11:15 AM


Free race T-shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by Friday, September 6.
For participants registered after September 6, remaining T-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


Hot pancakes are even more enjoyable when they’re earned, and we’re cooking them up fresh for everyone on race day! And yes, friends and family are welcome to dig in, too.


There will be a kids race for children under 13, at 9:45 a.m. Registration is $2 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 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


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

Register by mail: Download entry form from our race webpage. Entry must be postmarked NO LATER than Friday, September 6 to be accepted.

Register Online through RedPodium or Active. A processing fee applies, RedPodium has lower fee.

Early registration: 5K: $20, 10K: $25 through Friday, September 6 (online or by mail)
Late registration: 5K: $25, 10K: $30 through Friday, September 20, 5:00 PM (online only)
Race-day registration, IF AVAILABLE: 8:45 – 9:30 AM on race-day. Cash, check, money order ONLY. (Sorry, no credit cards). 5K: $35, 10K: $40. Please check our race webpage on September 21 to see if race-day registration will be offered.

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

Entries cannot be transferred to another person.


Number pickup will be on race day only, between 8:45 – 9:45 AM

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Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


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 500 races a year in 20 countries across 5 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 >> []


Kids Race

September 22, 2019 (Sunday) - 09:45
Cut off: 00:05 hours
0.25 miles
Road Single loop Flat City Solo Kids


September 22, 2019 (Sunday) - 10:00
Cut off: 01:00 hours
5 kilometers
3 Aid Stations
Road Single loop Undulating Forest City Solo


September 22, 2019 (Sunday) - 10:00
Cut off: 01:30 hours
10 kilometers
3 Aid Stations
Road Multiple loops Undulating Forest City Solo

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