Sri Chinmoy 5K & 7-Mile in Prospect Park

Sunday 11th March 2018

Prospect Park - Lincoln Rd. Entrance: East Dr. & E. Lake Dr., Brooklyn, United States

Distance running, Running, 5K


Activities

  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-7 Mile - Individual Age group/open

Description

Kick off your running season with our first race of the year!

Join us on Sunday, March 11 for the Sri Chinmoy 5K & 7-Mile Race in Prospect Park, featuring a scenic loop course along Park Drive. 10AM start for both races.

USATF certified course and sanctioned event.

Event details and schedule

AMENITIES:

Bag check, aid stations every mile, free T-shirt, medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!

THE COURSE:

A scenic loop course (a few hills), traveling counterclockwise on the pedestrian lane of the main Park Drive, through forest and meadow.  Starting just North of the Lincoln Rd. Lawns, continuing through Battle pass, past Nellie’s Lawn, down Long Meadow, past Lookout Hill, alongside Prospect Park Lake, and finishing at Harry’s Wall.  5K is just short of one complete loop of the park View Map>>  7-Miler is two loops.  View map >>

AWARDS:

Men’s and Women’s awards categories for both races:

Under 50: Top 3
50-59:  Top 2
60 and over: First place

Medals for all finishers

Awards ceremonies:

5K: 10:45 AM
7-Mile: 11:30AM

T-SHIRTS:

Free race T-shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by February 23.
For participants registered after February 24, remaining T-Shirts will be available after the race on a first-come first-serve basis.
T-Shirt sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL

POST-RACE PANCAKE BREAKFAST!

Hot pancakes are even more enjoyable after you’ve run a race, and we’re cooking them up fresh for everyone on race day!

TIME LIMITS:

5K: 1 hour (20 min/mile pace)
7-Mile: 1hr, 45 min (15 min/mile pace)

AGE RESTRICTIONS:

5K: 13 & up
7-Mile: 15 & up

REGISTRATION AND FEES:

We strongly recommend pre-registering for this event, race-day registration may not be available.

Register Online through this website. (Processing fee applies).
Register by mail: Download entry form.  Entry must be postmarked NO LATER than Friday, February 23 to be accepted.

Early registration: 5K: $25, 7-Mile: $30, through Friday, February 23 (online or by mail)
Late registration: 5K: $30, 7-Mile: $35, through Friday, March 9, 5:00 PM (online only)
Race-day registration: IF AVAILABLE: 9:00 - 9:30 AM on race day. Cash, check, money order ONLY. (Sorry, no credit cards). Please check our race webpage on March 9 to see if race day registration will be offered.

Entries cannot be transferred to another person.

RACE NUMBER PICKUP:

Number pickup will be on race day only, between 9:00 - 9:45 AM

DIRECTIONS:
Public transportation recommended, parking is very limited. Prospect Park is a big park with many entrances, please familiarize yourself with the map and directions on our race webpage before race day, we don’t want you to get lost!

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 puts on 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 >>

Organised by

Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team NY

85-32 151st St, ATTN: Sandhani, Jamaica

Phone: 917-916-5259

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