City of Yonkers Marathon & Half Marathon
October 18, 2015Start time: 8:00 a.m. start. Race-day packet pickup begins at 6:00 am.
The 2nd oldest marathon and one of the oldest road races in the known universe turns 90 this year. The Team At NYCRUNS is honored to bring you a new one loop marathon course to usher in a great new era for the City of Yonkers Marathon & Half Marathon!
Course: The new courses are still under development. Both courses will be USATF Certified and the marathon is a Boston Qualifier. The start and finish will remain downtown.
Awards: Awards and prize money will be given to the top three male and female runners overall in each race as follows: $250 for 1st Place, $100 for 2nd Place, and $50 for 3rd Place. Awards will be also be given to the top three male and female finishers in each ten year age group.
Packet Pickup: There will prerace packet pickup in NYC and Yonkers. There will be race day pickup as well.
Amenities: A great technical race shirt and an amazing finisher medal will be included. Bag check and toilets will be provided.Bagels, spreads, and fresh fruit will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread.
Public Transportation Directions: Take Metro North’s Hudson line to Yonkers. Metro North train service from Grand Central takes 26-31 minutes at most times. Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions.
Driving Directions: Parking is limited, we encourage you to use mass transit. From Saw Mill River Parkway Northbound and Southbound Exit 5, Yonkers Avenue West. At end of exit, turn right onto Yonkers Avenue. Follow for about 2 miles, becoming Nepperhan Avenue. Make right onto Riverdale Avenue. In a 1/4 mile, make a left onto Dock St and then a right on to Atherton. Free parking lot is at end and available until 7:00 AM when Dock St. closes. Alternate Parking (paid): Take Nepperhan Avenue to Buenavista and make a right. Lot is on Buenavista. Please check Google Maps for additional information.
Cost: The marathon will be $60. and the half will be $50. through 5/31.The price of each race will increase $10. on 6/1. Future price points tbd.
In person registration (if available) will be $100.00. NYCRUNS members receive a 5% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks.
The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS membership program.