Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States

Start Date

03/13/2022

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Activities: Running only, 5K (3.1 Miles), 7 Miles

Join us on Sunday, March 13, for the Sri Chinmoy 5K & 7-Mile race in Prospect Park, featuring a scenic loop course along Park Drive.  10 AM Start for both races.

Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks Dept.

AMENITIES:

Bag check, aid stations every mile, free race shirt*, medals for all finishers!

THE COURSE:

A scenic loop (with some 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, the 7-Miler is two loops, and includes a short out-and-back section along Center Drive on the second loop.

AWARDS:

Separate Men’s and Women’s awards categories:

5K:
Under 50: Top 7
50-59: Top 3
60-69: Top 2
70 and over: First place

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

Medals for all finishers

Awards ceremonies:
5K: 10:50 AM
7-Mile: 11:30AM

RACE SHIRTS:

*Free race shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by February 27.
For participants registered after that date, remaining shirts will be available after the race on a first-come first-serve basis.
Sizes are Unisex: X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL

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:

Register online through RedPodium:
(same price for 5K & 7-mile)
$25 through Feb. 13
$30 through Mar. 3
$35 through Mar. 11, 5PM (registration close)

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

RACE PACKETS

Choose Packet Shipping when registering ($5.95), to avoid the lines on race day and have your shirt and bib delivered to your door before the race. Available through Mar. 2.
Otherwise, packet pickup is available at the race site from 8:45-9:45AM.

COVID-19

There are currently no COVID restrictions for outdoor events of this size in NYC Parks.  Masks are optional.  Those wishing to have a little extra space at the start can move towards the back where there is plenty of room to spread out.  Spectators are allowed.  If there are new restrictions imposed before the event, we will post them here and notify runners via email.  

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 excessive snow or ice on the roadways, or other weather related 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.

Refunds:  We're sorry, but we cannot issue refunds, credit or deferrals within 30 days of the original event date, as most expenses (such as race shirts, trophies, finisher medals) have been paid for.  If the event is cancelled more than 30 days prior to the original event date, we will contact registered participants with race refund / credit / deferral options.

DIRECTIONS:

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.  All finish times will be adjusted for wave start time.

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 organizes over 1,700 races a year in 27 countries across 4 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 >>

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Sri Chinmoy 5K

    The 5K is just shy of one loop of the park
    Activity Starts: 3/13/2022 10:00 - Activity Ends: 3/13/2022 11:30
    Registration opens : 3/31/2021 00:00
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (Guaranteed if registered by Feb 27)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/31/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 2/13/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 2/14/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 3/3/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 3/4/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 3/11/2022 17:00
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03


  2. Sri Chinmoy 7-Mile

    The 7-Mile race is two loops of the park, plus a short out-and-back section along Center Dr. to bring the total distance to 7-miles.
    Activity Starts: 3/13/2022 10:00 - Activity Ends: 3/13/2022 11:30
    Registration opens : 3/31/2021 11:59
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (Guaranteed if registered by Feb 27)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/31/2021 11:59
      Registration closes : 2/13/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 2/14/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 3/3/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 3/4/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 3/11/2022 17:00
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03


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