Sri Chinmoy Marathon

Fri August 23, 2024

Events

Sri Chinmoy Marathon

$60 7:00AM EDT - 2:00PM EDT Price increases after July 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 18 - 99.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://us.srichinmoyraces.org/events/marathon-rockland.

Place

Rockland Lake State Park
Rockland Lake Road
Parking Field 5
Valley Cottage, NY 10989

Description

Join an international field of runners from over 30 countries!

THE COURSE:

A beautifully scenic, flat and fast USATF certified 2.95 mile loop around the shores of Rockland Lake. Just shy of 9 laps = Marathon. All runners’ laps scored.

AMENITIES:

Free parking (if in by 8AM), premium aid stations every mile, included custom race shirt, custom medals for all finishers, full medical support, post race vegetarian meal.

REGISTRATION AND FEES:

Early Registration: $60 through July 31
Late Registration: $75 through August 20, 5PM

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

SHUTTLE BUS FROM MANHATTAN

Sit back, relax, and let someone else do the driving!

Our dedicated shuttle bus service from Grand Central Station, Manhattan direct to Rockland Lake is available for an additional fee of $35 roundtrip per person. The option is available during the registration process.

5:00 AM departure, return by 2:30 ~ 3PM. You must purchase shuttle seats in advance (no race-day walk-ups, sorry). The shuttle is open to non-participants as well - you can purchase additional seats for friends / relatives. Shuttle seats only (without race registration) can be purchased anytime on our RedPodium Registration page.  Please note that you must finish the Marathon in less than 6 hours in order to sign up for the shuttle.

RACE START

Race start is at 7:00AM SHARP.  Strictly no early starts.

All participants, including late starters, will be timed from the actual gun time, regardless of the runner's actual start time.  Please allow at least 7 minutes before the race to walk from the number pickup area to the race start.  The race clock starts ticking for everyone at 7AM!

RACE PACKETS

Choose Packet Shipping when registering ($6.45), to avoid the lines on race day and have your shirt and bib delivered to your door before the race.  Option available for US addresses only, through August 12.
For runners that do not choose packet shipping, packet pickup is available at the race site between 6:00-6:45AM.

RACE SHIRTS

*Race shirts guaranteed for all participants that register by July 31.   Shirt sizes are Unisex or Women's fitted:  X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, and Unisex 2XL.   We will do our best to provide shirts for runners who register after July 31, but no guarantees - register early!

AID STATIONS

There will be three aid stations on the loop, approximately one every mile.  All will have water and electrolyte drink.  The main aid station, next to Race-Day Central, will have fruit, chips, snacks, etc.
 
AWARDS

Men and Women's awards categories:

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

Custom medals for all finishers

Awards ceremony 12:15 PM.

VEGETARIAN MEAL

Served starting at 11:30AM.  There will be some vegan options as well.

TIME LIMIT

7-hour cutoff (2:00 PM), strictly enforced.  1:15PM is the latest any runner can begin their final lap.  No early starts.
 
AGE RESTRICTIONS

Runners must be 18 or older to compete.

RACE RESULTS

Will be posted on our race website within 24 hours.

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY
We live in uncertain times.  If we are forced to cancel this event owing to circumstances beyond our control, including, but not limited to:

New or modified COVID-19 regulations/restrictions imposed by park officials or city or state governments;
Unsafe conditions in the park, such as severe weather conditions;
the event will be converted to a virtual one.  Registered participants will still receive race shirts and finisher medals in the mail upon completion of the virtual race, and trophies will be mailed to winners as per the awards breakdown above.

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