Sri Chinmoy Marathon

Rockland Lake Road
Valley Cottage, NY 10989

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Event Description

Join an international field of runners from over 30 countries!


A beautifully scenic, flat and fast USATF certified 2.95 mile loop around the shores of Rockland Lake. Just shy of 9 laps = Marathon. All runners’ laps scored.


Premium aid stations every mile, free race shirt, medals for all finishers, full medical support, post race vegetarian meal.


Register on this webpage (processing fee applies)

Register by mail: Download entry form from our race website (we must receive your entry no later than August 18)

Early Registration: $60 through July 31
Late Registration: $75 through August 21, 10AM
Entries received after August 18 will NOT be accepted. NO RACE DAY ENTRIES.

Race number pickup: 6:00 AM on race-day only. NO RACE DAY ENTRIES


Race start is at 7:00AM SHARP.  Strictly no early starts.

All participants, including late starters, will be timed from the actual gun time, regardless of the runner's actual start time.  Please allow at least 7 minutes before the race to walk from the number pickup area to the race start.  The race clock starts ticking for everyone at 7AM!


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.  Option available for US addresses only, through August 12.
For runners that do not choose packet shipping, packet pickup is available at the race site between 6:00-6:45AM.


*Race shirts guaranteed for all participants that register by July 31.  Shirt sizes are Unisex X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL.   We will do our best to provide shirts for runners who register after July 31, but no guarantees - register early!


There will be three aid stations on the loop, approximately one every mile.  All will have water and Cytomax.  The main aid station, next to Race-Day Central, will have fruit, chips, snacks, etc.

Men 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 12:15 PM.


Served starting at 11:30AM


7-hour cutoff (2:00 PM), strictly enforced.  1:15PM is the latest any runner can begin their final lap.  No early starts.

Runners must be 18 or older to compete.


Will be posted on our race website within 24 hours.


There are currently no Covid restrictions for outdoor events of this size in NY State 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.  Medical support, however, will be limited, for emergencies only.  No massages, etc.

If there are new restrictions imposed before the event, we will post them here and notify runners via email. 

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 severe weather 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.

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