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Sri Chinmoy Thanksgiving Day 5K, 10K & Kids Race

Thursday November 26th, 2020

New York, NY

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Join us on Thursday, November 26, for the Sri Chinmoy Thanksgiving Day 5K, 10K & Kids Race, featuring a scenic, flat and fast 5K loop around Flushing Meadows Park. USATF certified course.

Park Fundraiser: All proceeds from this race go to Flushing Meadows Corona Park!
Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in cooperation with the NYC Parks Department.


Free parking, bag check, aid stations every mile, free T-shirt, medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!


A scenic, flat and fast USATF certified loop starting at the north end of Meadow Lake, passing the iconic World's Fair Unisphere, Pool of Industry, Queens Zoo and Queens Museum of Art. 5K = 1 loop, 10K = 2 loops.
USATF course certification NY16032JG, NY16033JG


Men’s and Women’s awards categories:

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

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

Medals for all finishers

Awards Ceremony at 10:45 AM for 5K, 11:15 AM for 10K


Free race T-shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by November 13.
For participants registered after November 13, remaining T-Shirts will be available after 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.


5K: 1 hr
10K: 1 hr 30 min


All participants must be 13 or older to compete in the 5K, 15 or older for the 10K


There will be a kids race for children under 13, at 10:30 a.m.  Maximum distance of 400 meters, depending on the age and number of participants. Registration - $2 - is on race day only, starting at 9:30 a.m. Each child will receive a small prize. Please email [email protected] if you plan to enter your child so we can be sure to have enough prizes.


Register Online through this webpage (Processing fee applies).
Register by mail: Download entry form from our race webpage. Entry must be received by November 15.

Early registration: 5K: $25, 10K: $30 through November 18 (online or by mail, T-shirt guaranteed)
Late registration: 5K: $30, 10K: $35 through, November 22 (online only)
Race-day registration, IF AVAILABLE: 5K: $35, 10K: $40, 8:30-9:30 AM on race-day. Cash, check, money order ONLY. (Sorry, no credit cards). Please check our race webpage on Nov. 23 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 8:30-9:30 AM


Please visit the Sri Chinmoy Thanksgiving Day 5K & 10K race webpage for directions


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 >>

Race Distances

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Start Location

Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York, NY

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