Sri Chinmoy 5K - Prospect Park 2017 ~ Results ::

  • Running : Sri Chinmoy 5K :

Race Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017

Start Time: 10:00 AM


Entry Fee: $25

Location: Prospect Park

Address: East Dr. & E. Lake Dr.

City: Brooklyn

State/Terr: New York

Zip: 11225

Country: USA

E-Mail: [email protected]

Race Website:

Printable Entry:


- “Beginning of the season” 5K through Prospect Park!

Kick off your running season with our first race of the year!
Join us on Sunday, March 12, for the Inaugural Sri Chinmoy 5K in Prospect Park, featuring a scenic (and relatively flat) loop course along Park Drive. 10 AM Start.  USATF certified course and sanctioned event (C17026576).

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


Bag check, aid stations every mile, free T-shirt (guaranteed if registered by February 24), medals for all finishers, and our famous post-race pancake breakfast!


Men’s and Women’s awards categories:

Under 50: Top 3
50-59: First place
60 and over: First place

Medals for all finishers

Awards ceremony: 10:45 AM


Free race T-shirts guaranteed for all participants registered by February 24.
For participants registered after February 24, 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 must complete the race by 11 AM (20 min/mile pace)


All participants must be 13 or older to compete.


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

Click here for registration details - register Online through RedPodium or Active (Processing fee applies).
Register by mail: Download entry form.  Entry must be postmarked NO LATER than Friday, February 24 to be accepted.

Early registration: $25, through Friday, February 24 (online or by mail)
Late registration:  $30, through Friday, March 10, 5:00 PM (online only)
Race-day registration, IF AVAILABLE:  8:30 - 9:30 AM on race day.  Cash, check, money order ONLY. (Sorry, no credit cards).  Please check our race webpage on March 10 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 8:30 - 9:30 AM

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 >>

Course Info:

A partial loop course inside Prospect Park

Race start is on East Dr., 100 meters north of the intersection of East Dr. & E. Lake Dr. Runners head north on East Dr. from here, following the pedestrian lane loop counterclockwise

Race finish is 150 meters south of the intersection of East Dr. & E. Lake Dr., next to "Harry's Wall"


Prospect Park is a big park, please familiarize yourself with the map and directions on our race website before race day, we don’t want you to get lost!

Subway is by far the easiest way to travel to the race.

Take the B, S, or Q train to the Prospect Park stop.  Exiting the station, turn right onto Lincoln Rd., after 1/2 block cross Ocean Ave. and continue straight into the Park another 100 meters, turn right onto East Dr., the race staging area will be on the grassy area on your left.

Click to open race staging area location in Google Maps

Or enter "East Dr. & E. Lake Dr., Brooklyn, NY 11225" into any navigation app

Other Info:

-) 2018 Race Information

2017 Results:

-) 2017 Results: Overall / Race Report 



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