In 2017, the NYRR Five-Borough Series will once again finish with the NYRR Staten Island Half, a race dedicated to making a positive impact on the borough that hosts the start of the TCS New York City Marathon. Scheduled just four weeks before the TCS New York City Marathon, the NYRR Staten Island Half is a perfect tune-up for NYRR’s flagship event and features fabulous views of New York Harbor and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
The NYRR Staten Island Half is a 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 NYRR Five-Borough Series—the United Airlines NYC Half, the Airbnb Brooklyn Half, the NYRR Queens 10K, the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and the NYRR Staten Island Half—is a celebration of what makes each borough unique, inspiring, and an amazing place to get out and get moving!
Event Hashtag: #StatenIslandHalf—use it in your public tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!
Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. 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 get unofficial results right after the race!
The NYRR Staten Island Half will start in two waves, the first (corrals AA-F) at 8:00 a.m. and the second (corrals G-L) at 8:30 a.m. You will receive your wave and corral assignment in your confirmation email the week before the race.
We encourage participants to take public transit to and from the race. Use the MTA's Weekender schedule to plan your race-day transportation and note the following Staten Island Ferry times recommended for each wave:
For participants looking to drive to the event, parking is available at the following locations:
Eligibility for entry to the 2018 United Airlines NYC Half will be guaranteed for NYRR members who have an active membership by the last qualifying event of the 2016 NYRR Five-Borough Series (NYRR Staten Island Half on October 8), and who run four of the following six events in 2017: Fred Lebow Manhattan Half, United Airlines NYC Half, Airbnb Brooklyn Half, NYRR Queens 10K, New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and NYRR Staten Island Half.
Add meaning to your miles by running the NYRR Staten Island Half with NYRR's Team for Kids. You'll help raise vital funds to support NYRR Youth Programs and have unlimited access to TFK's team of coaches via email and phone.
This award is presented to the fastest New York City Fire Department (FDNY) member at the NYRR Staten Island Half. The trophy is named after Victor Navarra, a retired FDNY lieutenant who coordinated the start of 26 New York City Marathons, until his passing in 2007.
If you are active FDNY, be sure to select FDNY Running Club as your team in your My NYRR account. And don't forget to represent your firehouse by wearing your favorite FDNY shirt on race day.
Check out the nycgo.com New York Road Runners NYC Visitor Guide for official information about Staten Island restaurants, shops, nightlife, and sporting events as well as exclusive deals and offers.
After the race, stop by the HSS Recovery Zone, located in the post-finish area inside the Richmond County Bank Ballpark, to stretch out with help from one of Hospital for Special Surgery's expert physical therapists and get tips on how to best recover from your 13.1 miles.
NYRR Members: Join us at the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the NB Run Hub after the 2017 NYRR Staten Island Half for complimentary finisher medal engraving!
Sunday, October 8: 11:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Monday, October 9: 12:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.
**Please note that we are only able to offer engraving for participants in the 2017 NYRR Staten Island Half.**
Please have your NYRR Member Number (available on your NYRR member card or My NYRR) at time of engraving. Can’t make it Sunday or Monday? Send a proxy to have your medal engraved; they’ll just need your NYRR Member Number.
Finishers who are not NYRR members can purchase an NYRR membership through their My NYRR account, and will be able to have their medal engraved after becoming an NYRR member. Visit our Membership page for more details on NYRR membership levels and prices.
Please note: All engraving will be done on-site; no drop-offs.
Photos will be captured and provided by Gameface a couple of days following the race. Visit gameface.photos/events and search the race name to receive access to your photos. Digital copies may be downloaded for free and prints will be available for purchase.
Celebrate Oktoberfest this month at One World Observatory atop One World Trade Center! Raise a glass with friends on top of the world while taking in unparalleled views of Staten Island, Manhattan, and beyond. Activate this priority admission offer and receive a complimentary beverage!
Miles 1–3: You’ll start at Bay Street and Slosson Terrace and proceed down Bay Street. Just before reaching the 3-mile mark, you’ll turn right onto School Road.
Miles 3–6: From School Road, you'll merge onto Lily Pond Avenue, passing Fort Wadsworth. From there, you will turn right onto Father Capodanno Boulevard and run out along the South Beach shorefront.
Miles 6–9: Turning around at Midland Avenue, you will head back up along Father Capodanno Boulevard, eventually turning left onto Lily Pond Avenue, followed by a quick right onto Battery Road and into Fort Wadsworth.
Miles 9–13.1: Coming out of Fort Wadsworth, you’ll head back up along Bay Street. You’ll turn right onto Edgewater Street and then right onto Front Street. In the homestretch, you’ll turn right back onto Bay Street and finish at Bay Street near Slosson Terrace.
Three-Hour Time Limit: In the interests of safety, any NYRR Staten Island Half participant who is not able to maintain a 13:45-per-mile pace throughout the race (3:00 projected finishing time) will be picked up along the course starting at approximately mile 8 and transported to the finish. The time it takes the last runner to cross the start line (not including those who arrive late to the race) will be added to the overall 3:00 time limit, ensuring all participants a 13:45-per-mile pace. Thank you for your cooperation with this policy.
|NYRR Member Plus||$55|
|NYRR Miler/NYRR 5K Member||$55|
|NYRR 10K Member||$0|
|NYRR Friend (non-members)||$75|
|*Prices of Five-Borough Series events have been increased, as previously communicated. The increase for NYRR Staten Island Half is effective June 16, 2017.|
Numbers (which include your timing tag) and souvenirs may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues). Number pickup is offered for this race during the following hours:
Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your race materials. Souvenirs are subject to availability; please note that souvenirs may not be available at race-day pickup.
On race day, pickup with be on site from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Bag check, located outside of the stadium on Richmond Terrace, will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If you wish to check a bag, please allow additional time for that as well as security.
If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need your QR code (printed or digitally) and will need to know your T-shirt size. This policy is in effect only for our weekly races, not for the TCS New York City Marathon.
Stick around after the half-marathon and enjoy post-race activities, including:
After the race, head to Kills Boro Brewing Company and toast to your finish. Show your race bib for a 13.1% discount on Kills Boro beer!
Cheer for the fastest New York City Fire Department (FDNY) member, who will be honored with the Fire Lieutenant Victor J. Navarra FDNY Family of Champions Trophy! In 2016, the winner was Timothy Clarke from Brooklyn with an official time of 1:16:10.
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.
|NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women|
(Determined by Gun Time)
|NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women|
(Determined by Net Time)
|Top Staten Island Resident*||$500|
To be eligible for any NYRR member awards, an athlete must be a member in good standing of NYRR for six months prior to race day.
*Staten Island 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.
Follow The MTA's Weekender schedule to plan your race-day transportation.
All race information is subject to change.
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