Race Calendar

NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon & 5K

April 16, 2017

Start time: 5K: 8:00AM | Half Marathon: 8:15AM

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Address: Universe Ct, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Flushing, NY


Illustrating the borough’s unmatched diversity, thousands of runners from 36 states and 27 countries have made their way to Flushing Meadows Park to participate in the NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon since we first ran it in 2014. This year you can choose either a 5K or Half Marathon to tour the World’s Fair Grounds and beautiful Flushing Meadows Corona Park!


COURSE


AMENITIES

Bag check and toilets will be provided.The giveaway for this race will be a great tech t-shirt (Please note size selections are not guaranteed). Water and Gatorade will be available on the course, and Clif Bar products, bagels, spreads, fresh fruit and more will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread to greet you at the finish line. All finishers will receive a medal.


PACKET PICKUP

Pre-race packet pickup TBD. Race day packet pickup will be available near the start line beginning at 6:30 AM.  We strongly encourage you to pick up your race materials in advance of race day to avoid lines.


BIB & SHIRT MAILING

If registering on or before 3/24 you can choose to have your bib & shirt mailed to you for an additional fee of $20. You must choose this option when registering and the bib must be mailed to the address you enter at that time. Shipping to domestic US addresses only.


COST

See chart below. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Race day registration (if available) is cash or credit, no checks please. Register early to make things easier for us and cheaper for you!

5K  Half Marathon
Through 2/25 $40 $60
2/26 through 3/18 $45 $65
3/19 through 4/1 $50 $70
4/2 through close of online registration $60 $80
Race day (if available) $80 $100

AWARDS

Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall in each race. Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female runners in the half marathon in each of the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over. Age group awards in the 5K will be awarded to the top three in each the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over. Our awards policies are available here.


VOLUNTEER

Not ready to race?  Volunteer at this event (coming soon!) and earn $50 in NYCRUNS race credit that never expires! Want to race this one for free? Volunteer at any of these upcoming events and rack up as much credit as you can. Or in lieu of credit for yourself, you can have us donate $25 per shift to a cause partner of your choice. What’s this all about, anyway? Learn more about the volunteer program here.


DIRECTIONS

Take the 7 train to Willets Point/Mets. Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions and Google Maps for driving directions. Parking is limited at all of our events.  We strongly encourage you to use mass transit.


POLICIES

The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS Membership Program. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Strollers or dogs are not allowed in NYCRUNS races and you may be disqualified if earbuds or headphones hinder your awareness. You must remain on pace to finish within the time limit in order to receive course support and an official finish time. Please familiarize yourself with our complete policies and rules of competition here.


Race Contact:
theteam@nycruns.com