Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon (May)

* The race is capped at 200 runners, register before it sells out!  *

Join us on Saturday, May 8, for the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon featuring a scenic, flat and fast loop through the landmarks and sights of Flushing Meadows Park. USATF certified course.

Race start time is at 8:30 am.

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


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


Register Online through this webpage (Processing fee applies).

$40 through Apr. 18 
$50 through Apr. 25 (Race shirt guaranteed)
$60 until online registration closes

There will be no race-day registration

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


The following is a list of measures we are taking in order to help protect the health and safety of participants and race personnel.  As the situation is fluid, this page may be updated.  Please make sure to add [email protected] to your address book in order to receive important email updates.

This race is capped at 200 participants.  You must register in advance, there will be no race-day registration.In the 14 days prior to the event if you 1) experience COVID-19 symptoms, or 2) test positive for COVID-19, or 3) come in close contact with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case, you may not attend the event.Only registered runners with their race bib pinned to the front of their shirt will be permitted in the race area.  Sorry, no guests / spectators.Face coverings and physical distancing (min. 6 ft.) are mandatory at all times in the race staging area.Hand sanitizer will be available in the race staging area.Face coverings are required during the race when physical distancing is not possible.Sealed water bottles will be available at aid stations in lieu of water cups.After finishing, please exit the race area as soon as you can.If you experience COVID-19 symptoms or test positive for COVID-19 in the 14 days following the event, you must notify us immediately.


A flat and fast USATF certified loop starting at the north end of Meadow Lake, passing the iconic World’s Fair Unisphere, Fountain of the Planets, Queens Zoo and Queens Museum of Art.  Half-Marathon = one 5K loop + three 5.37K loops.

USATF course certification NY18033JG


All participants will be receive their race shirts and bibs in the mail in advance of the race, to further limit on-site interactions on race-day.  There will be no packet pickup on race day.

The cost of shipping is included in the race registration fee.  You will be notified by email when your package ships, about 6 days before the race.  Please help us by registering early, entering a valid U.S. shipping address, and adding [email protected] to your address book to ensure you receive all notifications.


Men’s and Women’s awards categories:

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).


Free race shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by April 25.  T-Shirt sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL. We will do our best to provide shirts for those that register after April 25, but no guarantees!


8:30AM start: 3 hours 15 min (15:00 / mile minimum pace)



Participants must be 16 years or older as of race-day to compete.


Please visit the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon race webpage for directions


Will be posted on our race webpage within 24 hours.


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 >>


May 08, 2021 (Saturday) - 08:30
13.1 miles
Solo Road
The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers 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]



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