Join us on Sunday, September 23, for the Second 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 7.
For participants registered after September 7, 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
POST-RACE PANCAKE BREAKFAST!
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 $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 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:
We strongly recommend pre-registering for this event, race-day registration may not be available.
Register by mail: Download entry form. Entry must be postmarked NO LATER than Friday, September 7 to be accepted.
Register Online through RedPodium or Active. A processing fee applies, RedPodium has lower fee.
Early registration: 5K: $20, 10K: $30 through Friday, September 7 (online or by mail)
Late registration: 5K: $25, 10K: $35 through Friday, September 21, 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: $45. Please check our race webpage on September 22 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.
RACE NUMBER PICKUP:
Number pickup will be on race day only, between 8:45 – 9:45 AM
Click to reach the official site
Information about the event is available in : English