The Yonkers Marathon & Half Marathon

Event Date

Sun, Sep 28, 2014


Yonkers, NY

About This Activity

The 2nd oldest marathon in the world continued it’s rebirth last year under the stewardship of NYCRUNS. While maintaining a great community vibe, this race is bigger and better than ever and provides a great bang for the buck!

Event details and schedule

Start time: 8:00 a.m. start. Race-day packet pickup begins at 6:00.

Address: Van Der Donck Street Yonkers, NY

Course: Course information is available here. Both courses are USATF Certified and the marathon is a Boston Qualifier

 Race Cap & Time Limit: This race is currently capped at 1500 runners. The official time limit is 5 hours but as a rule of thumb the last thing we unplug is the finish line mat – take your chances over 5:00..

Awards: Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female runners in each race and the top 3 in each ten year age group.

Packet Pickup:  TBD. There will be prerace (Yonkers & NYC) and raceday packet pickup.

Amenities: A great technical race shirt and an amazing finisher medal will be included. Bag check and toilets will be provided.Bagels, spreads, and fresh fruit will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread. Post race beer provided courtesy of our sponsors.

Public Transportation Directions: Take Metro North’s Hudson line to Yonkers.  Metro North train service from Grand Central takes 26-31 minutes at most times. Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions.

Driving Directions: Parking is limited, we encourage you to use mass transit.  From Saw Mill River Parkway Northbound and Southbound Exit 5, Yonkers Avenue West. At end of exit, turn right onto Yonkers Avenue. Follow for about 2 miles, becoming Nepperhan Avenue. Make right onto Riverdale Avenue. In a 1/4 mile, make a left onto Dock St and then a right on to Atherton. Free parking lot is at end and available until 7:00 AM when Dock St. closes. Alternate Parking (paid): Take Nepperhan Avenue to Buenavista and make a right. Lot is on Buenavista.  Please check Google Maps for additional information.

Cost: The marathon will be $60. and the half will be $50. through 8/31.The price of each race will increase $10. on 9/1 and again on 9/15. until online registration closes. In person registration (if available) will be $100.00. NYCRUNS members receive a 5% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks.

The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS membership program.

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