Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

Valley Cottage, NY

Join us on Saturday, October 21, for the Inaugural Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon at Rockland Lake State Park, featuring a scenic, flat and fast 2.9 mile loop around the lake. The perfect “PR” race! USATF certified course and sanctioned event.



Bag check, aid stations every mile, free T-shirt (guaranteed if registered by October 6), medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!


Men’s and Women’s awards categories:

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

Medals for all finishers

Awards ceremony at 11:00AM


Free race T-shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by Friday, October 6.
For participants registered after October 6, 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 after you’ve run a race, and we’re cooking them up fresh for everyone on race day! (yes, of course they're free!)


All participants have until 11:45 AM (3 hrs 15 minutes) to finish the race (minimum average pace of 15 min/mile).


All participants must be 16 or older to compete.


We strongly recommend pre-registering for this event, race-day registration may not be available.

Register Online through RedPodium or Active.  Processing fee applies, RedPodium has lowest fee.
Register by mail: Please see race website.  Entry must be postmarked NO LATER than Friday, October 6 to be accepted.

Early registration:  $40 through Friday, October 6 (online or by mail)
Late registration:  $50 through Thursday, October 19, 5:00 PM (online only)
Race-day registration, IF AVAILABLE:  $60, 7:15-8:00 AM on race-day.  Cash, check, money order ONLY. (Sorry, no credit cards).  Please check our race webpage on October 19 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 7:15-8:15 AM


Please familiarize yourself with the map and directions on our race website before race day, we don’t want you to get lost!
There is a medium size parking lot - Parking Field 5 - right next to the race staging area. If that lot is full, then travel 1/2 mile south to Parking Field 4 (follow signs for “Bathhouse”). Allow 10 min to walk back to the race staging area.
IMPORTANT: you must enter any parking lot inside the park BEFORE 8AM, otherwise you will be charged the $8 NYS Parks imposed vehicle fee.


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 >>

When & Where

Oct 20, 2019


8:30 AM

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