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Sri Chinmoy 5K & 10K

Sun April 25, 2021 New York, NY 11375 US

Events

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://us.srichinmoyraces.org/apr5k.

Place

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Meadowlark Circle
New York, NY US 11375

Description

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

Join us on Sunday, April 25, for the Sri Chinmoy 5K & 10K featuring a scenic, flat and fast 5K loop (2 laps for 10K) around Flushing Meadows Park. USATF certified course.

8:30AM 5K start

9:30AM 10K start

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

AMENITIES:

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

REGISTRATION AND FEES: Same price for 5K & 10K

Register Online through this webpage (Processing fee applies).

$30 through April 4 
$35 through April 11 (T-shirt guaranteed)
$40 until online registration closes

Strictly no race-day registration.  Entries cannot be transferred to another person.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

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 ny@srichinmoyraces.org 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 staging 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 and at aid stations.
  • 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.

THE COURSE:

A scenic, flat and fast USATF certified 5K 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.
USATF course certification NY16032JG, NY16033JG

RACE PACKETS

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.  Please help us by registering early, entering a valid U.S. shipping address, and adding ny@srichinmoyraces.org to your address book to ensure you receive all notifications.

AWARDS:

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

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).

RACE SHIRTS:

Free race shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by April 11.  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 11, however no guarantees!

TIME LIMITS:

5K runners are allowed up to 1 hour to complete the race, 10K runners 1 hour 30 minutes.

AGE RESTRICTIONS:

Participants must be 13 years or older as of race-day to compete in the 5K, 15 years or older for the 10K

DIRECTIONS:

Please visit the Sri Chinmoy 5K & 10K race webpage for directions

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 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 >>

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