SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH 2017
  • Fast, Flat, Scenic Course
  • Perfect Fall Running Temperatures
  • Boston Qualifier
  • 1 Month Before NYC Marathon

Running doesn’t get much better than this!

Prepare for your PR! The Empire State Marathon is the perfect NY/Boston Marathon qualifier or tune-up, and it’s returning for it’s 6th year this Fall in beautiful Syracuse, NY! With full and half distances as well as a stellar new 10k course, this popular upstate marathon winds along the beautiful Onondaga Lake in Syracuse, NY with an exhilarating finish outside NBT Bank Ballpark!

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Finisher’s Shirt
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New 2017
Finisher’s Medal
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Beer!
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2017 Course Maps

The start and finish will take place at NBT Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY. Adequate parking will allow runners easy access to the venue and an extremely spectator-friendly start & finish!

NOTE: 10k Course will be added soon!

Empire State Marathon

Marathon Aid Stations:

Gatorade and Water at miles 2, 3.75, 5.2, 6.5, 8.5, 10.5, 12.5, 13.7, 16.5, 18.5, 20, 21, 22.5, 24.2
Energy Gels at miles 5.2, 13.7, 18.5, 21
Finish: Water, Muscle Milk, fruit  
Empire State Half Marathon

Half Marathon Aid Stations:

Gatorade and Water at miles 2, 3.75, 5.2, 6.5, 7.75, 9.5, 11.2

Energy Gels at miles 5.2 & 7.75

Finish: Water, Muscle Milk, fruit
Empire State 10k

10k Aid Stations:

Gatorade and Water at miles 2, 3, 4.2

Finish: Water, Muscle Milk, fruit
 

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2017 EMPIRE STATE MARATHON

All participants competing must be age 14 or older on event day.

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES OCT. 6 AT MIDNIGHT MST



2016 Race Results

Results are live at http://leonetiming.com!

Free Race Photos

Your free race photos courtesy of XRacewear will be available from Patric Hendrick Photography here: 2016 Race Photos

BECOME A PART OF THE ACTION

We're in search of awesome volunteers who enjoy having a great time while helping others for the Empire State Marathon, coming to the Syracuse area on Sunday, October 9th at NBT Bank Stadium! Volunteers will help with various tasks, such as checking in runners, passing out shirts and medals, motivating, cheering, and directing, as well as handing out water along the course, and much more! Click HERE to sign up to volunteer!

tshirtBELOW ARE THE PERKS OF VOLUNTEERING:

• An exclusive volunteer t-shirt
• Groups of 10 or more are eligible for local fundraising (Email us for more information)
• Community service hours
• Be a part of an exciting event with inspiring people

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER

Runbassador Program

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Do you own or work for a cool Syracuse-area business, belong to a local club, go to a Syracuse-area high school, college, or university, or have a huge group of friends that you can reach out to?

Become an Empire State Marathon "Runbassador" and get some great stuff including free race entries, swag, and more!

  • Email info@empirestatemarathon.com with subject "Runbassador" and let us know about your group/business
  • We'll create a custom discount code just for you to share (flyers, social media, etc.)
  • The more your code gets used for completed 2017 registrations between 1/1/17 - 10/1/17 (10k, Half, & Full) the more great stuff you earn!
    • (10) uses of your code - Free ESM 2017 entry for you or a friend
    • (15) uses of your code - Custom ESM running jacket
    • (16+) uses of your code - $5 per code usage
    • The code with the most uses (minimum 20) by October 1, 2017 will receive a VIP tent at the start/finish line at Empire State Marathon 2017!
Note: Some local Syracuse-area clubs already have existing discounts and pre-existing arrangements with ESM

Get started now!

Accommodations

Courtyard Syracuse Carrier Circle by Marriott

Here is some information for the block:

  • $104 for a room with two double beds or a king bed and sofabed
  • Please note: Breakfast is not included in this room rate
  • Reservations for the group rate must be made prior to September 8th 2017

How to Make Your Reservations:

Phone: 800.205.6520 and reference the Empire State Marathon Room Block to make reservations at the discounted group rate

Online: Book your group rate for Empire State Marathon Room Block

Please note that if your guests are looking to book their reservations online, if they attempt to make their reservation to check in prior to 10/06/17 or if they choose to stay beyond 10/08/17, the system will respond that there are no rooms available.