Event Description

Join an international field of runners from over 30 countries!

The Annual Sri Chinmoy Marathon takes place on Monday, August 24 at beautiful Rockland Lake State Park in Valley Cottage, New York - less than 45 minutes drive North of New York City. Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in conjunction with the New York State Parks System.

7:00 AM start

Event details and schedule

Course Info:

** This race can be used as a Boston Qualifier **.

A picturesque and "pancake flat", fast loop around Rockland Lake (Slightly less than 9 loops = Marathon). USATF certified course NY11051JG. 7 hour cut-off for all participants.  Early starts are NOT allowed.

Shuttle Bus service from Grand Central Station, Manhattan to Rockland Lake is available for an additional fee of $30 roundtrip per person.  5:30 AM departure, return by 2:30 PM.  You must purchase shuttle seats in advance (no race-day walk-ups, sorry). The shuttle is open to non-participants as well - you are welcome to purchase more than one seat for friends / relatives. Choose the shuttle bus option under additional purchases when filling int the registration form. Shuttle seats only (without race registration) can be purchased anytime on our RedPodium registration page.  Note that you must be able to finish the marathon within 6 hours to sign up for the shuttle bus.


Well-stocked aid stations every mile, free T-shirt (if registered by Jul 31) and post-race vegetarian meal for all participants, medical tent and post-race massage available, medals for all finishers. Photographs of all finishers will be available as a free download on our website within 2 weeks of the race.


Male and Female: Under 50: Top 7, 50-59: Top 3, 60-69 Top 2, 70 & over: First Place.

Medals for all finishers.

Awards ceremony at 12:15 PM.

Registration and Fees:

Register on this website (processing fee applies) or download mail-in entry form from our race website. Entry form and payment must be received no later than Aug 18

Early Registration: $50 on or before July 31

Late Registration: $60 through August 18. 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

Please visit our race webpage for driving directions

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