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Sri Chinmoy 5K & 10-Mile in Prospect Park

Starts Saturday May 22nd, 2021

Brooklyn, NY

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Description

Join us on Saturday, May 22 for the Sri Chinmoy 5K & 10-Mile Race in Prospect Park, featuring a scenic loop course along Park Drive. 10AM start for both races.

Event details and schedule

ABOUT THE EVENT

Join us on Saturday, May 22, 2021 for the Sri Chinmoy 5K & 10-Mile race in Prospect Park, featuring a scenic loop course around the park. Multiple start waves from 8:00-9:00AM.

Covid-19 precautions will be in effect - please see details below

** Please note: The 5K option this year will actually be 5.3K (3.3 miles) due to restrictions on the location of the start and finish areas.

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

COURSE DESCRIPTION

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 option this year will actually be 5.3K (3.3 miles, 1 loop) due to the park's Covid restrictions, however there will be a sign posted at the 5K mark and we will provide calculated 5K times in the results for all finishers based on their 5.3K times.

10-Mile option will be exactly 10 miles, and is three full loops.

RACE PACKETS

All participants will receive a race shirt and bib in the mail in advance of the race, to further limit on-site interactions on race-day.  There will be no packet pickup on race day.

The cost of shipping is included in the race registration fee.  You will be notified by email when your package ships, which will be about 6 days before the race.  Please help us by registering early, entering a valid U.S. shipping address including apartment number, if applicable, and adding [email protected] to your address book to ensure you receive all notifications.

AWARDS

Men’s and Women’s awards categories, for 5K and 10-Mile:

Under 50: Top 3
50 & over: First place

Medals for all finishers

Awards will be mailed to winners after the race (no awards ceremony at the race)

T-SHIRTS:

Free race T-shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by May 14.
For participants registered after May 14, 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

TIME LIMITS:

5K: 1 hour (20 min/mile pace)
7-Mile: 2hr, 30 min (15 min/mile pace)

AGE RESTRICTIONS:

5K: 13 & up
10-Mile: 16 & up

REGISTRATION AND FEES:

Register Online here on Active

Through May 3: 5K $30, 10-Mile $35
Through May 14: 5K $35, 10-Mile $40 (race shirt guaranteed)
Until registration closes: 5K $40, 10-Mile $45

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

 

DIRECTIONS:
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!

RESULTS:
Will be posted on our race webpage within 24 hours.

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 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 >>

Race Distances

Price Register
Running-10 Mile - Individual Age group/open $45.00 until Btn active register yellow
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open $40.00 until Btn active register yellow
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open $40.00 until Btn active register yellow
Running-10 Mile - Individual Age group/open $45.00 until Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

East Dr. & E. Lake Dr., Brooklyn, NY

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