Join us on Sunday, March 12, for the Seventh Annual Sri Chinmoy 5K & 7-Mile Race in Prospect Park, featuring a scenic, USATF certified loop course along Park Drive. 9 AM Start for both races.
AMENITIES: Bag check, aid stations every mile, race shirt, free finisher photos, custom finisher medals, and post race pancakes!
Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks Dept.
Event details and schedule
A scenic loop course (a few hills), traveling counterclockwise on the pedestrian lane of the main Park Drive, through forest and meadow. Starting at the north end 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 back at Lincoln Rd. Lawns. 5K is just shy of one complete loop. 7-Mile race is two full loops, the second loop includes a short out-and-back section on Center Drive.
Separate Men’s and Women’s awards categories, for both 5K & 7-mile races:
Under 50: Top 7
50-59: Top 3
60-69: Top 2
70 and over: First place
Medals for all finishers
5K: 9:50 AM
*Free race shirts are guaranteed for all participants registered by February 26.
Sizes are Women's Fitted or Unisex Small, Medium, Large, X-Large.
For participants registered after that date, remaining shirts will be available after the race on a first-come first-serve basis.
5K: 1 hour (20 min/mile pace)
7-Mile: 1hr, 45 min (15 min/mile pace)
5K: 13 & up
7-Mile: 15 & up
Same price for 5K & 7-mile
$25 through Feb. 12
$30 through Mar. 2
$35 through Mar. 10, 5PM (registration close)
No Race-day registration. Entries cannot be transferred to another person.
Choose Packet Shipping when registering ($5.95), to avoid the lines on race day and have your race hat and bib delivered to your door before the race. Option available for US addresses only, through Mar. 1.
Otherwise, packet pickup is available at the race site from 7:45-8:45AM.
Hot pancakes are even more enjoyable when they’re earned, and we’re cooking them up fresh for everyone on race day! Toppings: REAL maple syrup, whip cream, and more!
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!
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 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 >>