The Sri Chinmoy Marathon

Rockland Lake State Park, Congers New York

A flat, fast, and scenic certified 2.9 mile loop. All laps are scored.

Race can be used as a Boston qualifier
Race number pickup: day of race 6:00 am, Thursday, August 24
One Start: 7:00 am (no early start)
Water stations every mile, plus food station with all kinds of nice treats
Medical tent and post-race massage available
Join an international field of enthusiastic runners from over 30 countries!
Vegetarian meal served to all competitors after the race

About the event

Welcome to the Sixteenth Annual Sri Chinmoy Marathon (previously called the Self-Transcendence Marathon) which is run around Rockland Lake in Congers, New York - less than 30 minutes from New York City.

Join us for a marathon you'll love to run!

Sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in conjunction with the New York State Parks System.

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26.2 miles
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Start time

  • 7.00 AM


  • $50 through Jul. 31
  • $60 through Aug. 18


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Award categories

  • Male and Female
  • Top 7 Open
  • Top 3: 50-59
  • Top 2: 60-69
  • First: 70 and over


  • Certified 2.96 mile loop. Certification Course NY11051JG.

How To Enter

Pre-registration is required to participate in this race, there will be no race-day registration.

Register by mail: Download mail-in entry form.  We must RECEIVE your entry with payment no later than Aug. 18.
Register Online through RedPodium or Active (processing fee applies; RedPodium has lower fee)

Early registration: $50, through July 31
Late registration:  $60, through August 18

No race-day registration

Directions & Accommodation

Click here to open race location in Google maps

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 a left onto Route 9W north.   The park is 2.25 miles on right. Follow signs to Start/Finish area.

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.

Click here for yahoo map to Rockland Lake area.

Super 8 Motel
(845) 353-3880
47 Route 59
Nyack, NY 10960

Best Western Nyack on Hudson
(845) 358-8100
40 Route 59
Nyack, NY 10960

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