Sri Chinmoy Marathon


Event Date

Thu, Aug 25, 2016


Valley Cottage, NY


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Running-Marathon - Individual Age group/open

$50 $60 Closed

About This Activity

Join an international field of runners from over 30 countries!
The Fifteenth Annual Sri Chinmoy Marathon (previously called the Self-Transcendence Marathon) takes place at beautiful Rockland Lake State Park in Valley Cottage, New York - less than 30 minutes drive from New York City. Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in conjunction with the New York State Parks System.

Event details and schedule

Course Info:

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

A picturesque and flat, fast loop around Rockland Lake (just under 9 loops = Marathon). USATF certified course NY11051JG. 7 hour cut-off for all participants, early starts NOT allowed.


Well-stocked aid stations every mile, free T-shirts and delicious post-race vegetarian buffet 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: Top 7: under 50, top 3: 50-59, top 2: 60-69, Top 1: 70 and over. Awards ceremony at 12:15 PM on race day.

Registration and Fees:

Register on this website (processing fee applies) or download race entry form at

$50 before July 31, $60 before August 20. Entries received after August 20 will NOT be accepted. NO RACE DAY ENTRIES.

Race number pickup: 6:00 AM on race day (Thursday, August 25th). NO RACE DAY ENTRIES

Driving Directions:

From New York City via NY State Thruway (Rt I-87): Take I- 87 over Tappan Zee Bridge. Take exit 11. Go to traffic light and make left onto Route 9W north. The park is 2.25 miles on right. Follow signs to Marathon Start/Finish area, near Parking Field 5.

From Northern New Jersey and points south of NYC: Head towards George Washington Bridge. Take Palisades Interstate Parkway North to Exit 4. Take a right onto 9W north. Follow approximately 12 miles to Park.

From Southeast and Southern New Jersey: Take Garden State Parkway north to NY State Thruway south to Exit 11. Make a left onto Rt. 59 east. Make a left at next light onto Rt. 9W north. Park is 2.25 miles on right.

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