Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

Sunday 21st October 2018

Rockland Lake State Park: Rockland Lake Road, Parking Field 5, Valley Cottage, United States

Distance running, Half marathon


Join us on Sunday, October 21, for the Second Annual Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon at Rockland Lake State Park, featuring a scenic, "pancake flat" and fast 2.9 mile loop around the lake. The perfect PR race!

NEW - Shuttle bus from Manhattan available!  (see details below)

8:30 AM start. USATF certified course

Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the New York State Parks System.

Event details and schedule


Bag check, aid stations every mile, free T-shirt (guaranteed if registered by October 5), medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast! 



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: $25 roundtrip per person through October 5, $35/person through October 19. The option is available under "additional purchases" while registering.

7AM departure, return by 1:30 PM. 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.


Men’s and Women’s awards categories:

Under 50: Top 7
50-59: Top 3
60-69: Top 2
70 & over: First place

Medals for all finishers

Awards ceremony at 11:00AM


Free race T-shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by Friday, October 5.
For participants registered after October 5, remaining T-Shirts will be available at the race on a first-come first-serve basis.
T-Shirt sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL


Hot pancakes are even more enjoyable when they’re earned, and we’re cooking them up fresh for everyone on race day! And yes, friends and family are welcome to dig in, too.TIME LIMITS:

All participants have until 11:45 AM (3 hrs 15 minutes) to finish the race, which is a minimum average pace of 15 min/mile.


All participants must be 16 or older to compete.


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 from our race webpage. Entry must be postmarked NO LATER than Friday, October 5 to be accepted.

Early registration: $40 through Friday, October 5 (online or by mail)
Late registration: $50 through Thursday, October 19, 5:00 PM (online only)
Race-day registration, IF AVAILABLE: $60, 7:30-8:00 AM on race-day. Cash, check, money order ONLY. (Sorry, no credit cards). Please check our race webpage on October 20 to see if race-day registration will be offered.

Entries cannot be transferred to another person.


Number pickup will be on race day only, between 7:30-8:15 AM


Please familiarize yourself with the map and directions on our race website before race day, we don’t want you to get lost!
IMPORTANT: you must enter any parking lot inside the park BEFORE 8AM, otherwise you will be charged the $8 NYS Parks imposed vehicle fee.


Will be posted on our race webpage within 24 hours.


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 >>

Organised by

Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team NY

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

Phone: (516) 710-8084

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