Queens, the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world, welcomes you to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, our most prestigious park to be a part of history, as The Queens Distance Runners proudly present, “The Inaugural Queens Marathon” on Saturday, April 30th 2016! Lonely Planet named Queens the best tourism destination in 2015 and we will do our best to help Queens defend it’s title in 2016 with this Inaugural Marathon.
The Inaugural Queens Marathon
When: April 30th, 2016 at 8:00am
Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Price: $95 through 3/31; $125 until online registration closes. Raceday registration, if available, will be $150.
Course: This is a 5 loop course. See course map here. This course will be a USATF Certified Boston Qualifier.
Time Limit: The official time limit is 6 hours.
Directions: Take the 7 train to Willets Point/Mets. Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions and Google Maps for driving directions. Parking is limited at all of our events. We strongly encourage you to use mass transit.
About Queens Distance Runners: Queens Distance Runners is a nonprofit 501 (c)3 Event Management Company under the group exemption provided by Road Runners Club of America. They are a grassroots organization focused on attracting tourism to the growing borough of Queens, a county that is highly family oriented and proudly holds large groups of immigrants. Their mission is to provide a public good by creating and promoting race events that develops communities, small businesses and the state of fitness of our local residents. They are a group of Queens natives that know the neighborhoods and community leaders very well.