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NYRR Five-Borough Series: Queens 10K

 
 

General entry to this race has sold out, but you can still get a spot when you register to run with Team for Kids. Sign up today!

The third race in the 2016 NYRR Five-Borough Series brings runners to beautiful Flushing Meadows Corona Park for a flat, fast 10K with an early-summer date! Runners kicking off their training for the TCS New York City Marathon or any fall marathon will love this event. Flushing Meadows Corona Park is easily reached by public transportation, and it's a great place to spend the day. All entrants will receive a tech tank top and all finishers will receive a medal.

The NYRR Five-Borough Series: Queens 10K is part of NYRR's Five-Borough Series: Run New York. Five Boroughs. One City. The NYRR Five-Borough Series showcases our renewed commitment to the individuals and communities in each borough. More than just five races, the Five-Borough Series—the United Airlines NYC Half, the Airbnb Brooklyn Half, the Queens 10K, the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and the Staten Island Half—is a celebration of what makes each borough unique, inspiring, and an amazing place to get out and get moving!

Looking for a shorter distance? Join us for the all-new NYRR Queens 5K! It's open now for registration and takes place in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Please note: Runners cannot register for both the Queens 10K and the Queens 5K.

Event hashtag: #Queens10K—use it in your public tweets and Instagrams to be automatically entered into the NYRR Social Hashtag Challenge to win prizes!


Live Results

Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Facebook and Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and because the system works great on mobile devices, you can get unofficial results right after the race!


Transportation

Use MTA Trip Planner and follow The Weekender schedule to plan your race-day transportation.

The park roads will be closed at 7:15 a.m. in preparation for the race. All vehicles must be off the streets and parked by this time. Race-day parking is available at Citi Field from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for a flat rate of $23, the game-day rate, as the Mets are scheduled to play. A pre-paid parking pass can be purchased at packet pick-up and will allow expedited entrance into Citi Field parking lots on race morning. This parking pass is for Citi Field parking lots E, and F and Southfield via gates 3, 16, and 17. 

A parking map can be viewed here.

If you bike to the race, please follow our bike parking guidelines.


Run Four out of Six

Please note that NYRR members who run four of the following six events in 2016 (NYRR Fred Lebow Manhattan Half, United Airlines NYC Half, Airbnb Brooklyn Half, Queens 10K, New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and Staten Island Half) and have an active membership by year-end 2016 will be eligible for guaranteed entry to the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half.

Course Info

The NYRR Five-Borough Series: Queens 10K takes place entirely within Flushing Meadows Corona Park and is almost completely flat. Stay tuned for more information about the course.

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers (which include your timing tag) and T-shirts may be picked up at the NYRR Running Annex at 322 Columbus Avenue (between West 75th and West 76th streets) on the following dates.

  • Monday, June 13, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 14, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 15, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 16, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 17, 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Shirt size is subject to availability; please note that shirts may not be available at race-day pickup. Please pick up early in the week to avoid crowds. On race day, pickup will be at Race-Day Central in Flushing Meadow Corona Park (see course map) from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. If you pick up on race day, please be sure to allow yourself enough time to get from Race-Day Central to the start.

If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need to know your full name, date of birth, and T-shirt size.

Bag check, located at soccer field #4—just north of the start and finish lines and the Fountain of the Planets—will be open from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. If you wish to check a bag, please allow additional time for baggage check and security.


Code of Conduct | Rules of Competition | Race Procedures


Kids' Races

Kids' races (ages 2–12) begin at 10:00 a.m., and all kids should line up for their race near the Fountain of the Planets by 10:00 a.m. The entry fee is $6 in advance and $8 on race day.

Please note that parents/guardians of children ages 5 and older will not be permitted to enter the course; all parents should meet their children after their races in the reunion area and must have the claim tag located on the bottom of their bib number. No child will be released to an adult without a claim tag.

Check out our guidelines for NYRR kids' races before race day.

Post-Race Festival

Information about post-race entertainment is coming soon.

Awards

Awards will be available to the top three men and women overall, as well as in age and gender groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.

Award winners that wish to receive an award plaque should complete our online claim form.


Prize Money

NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
(Determined by Gun Time)
1st$800
2nd$600
3rd$300
4th$200
5th$100
To be eligible for NYRR member prize money, participants must have an active NYRR membership for three months prior to race day.

NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
(Determined by Net Time)
Top Queens Resident*$500

*Queens residency will be determined by Zip code. A runner must have his/her My NYRR profile updated with current address at the time of registration to be eligible. A copy of an NY driver's license, NY state ID card, or current bill (within 60 days of event) with address imprinted will be required to verify borough residency before prize money will be distributed.

Athletes who have been suspended for doping by a governing body are not eligible to participate in, and should not apply for entry in, NYRR races. Extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by the NYRR Race Director.


All race information is subject to change.

DATE
Saturday, June 18, 2016 8:30am

LOCATION
Queens

DISTANCE
10K

Download Course Map (PDF)

RACE TYPES
Both Men and Women
Finisher Medals
Kids
Marathon Qualifier
Scored
Staggered Start
TFK

EVENT HASHTAG
#Queens10K

RACE STATUS
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Registration will close at 11:59pm on Friday, June 17.

 

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