SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9TH 2016
  • 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, 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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REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2016 EMPIRE STATE MARATHON

Next price jump is June 19, 2016 at 11:59pm MST. All participants competing must be age 14 or older on event day.

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES OCT. 7 AT MIDNIGHT MST

Registration fees and deadlines for 2016 deferment to 2017: requires a note from your doctor stating that you have an injury preventing your participation and is due by September 1, 2016. Registration deadline for those deferred from 2015 to 2016 is due by September 12, 2016.
There are no refunds of entry fees or transfers of bibs for 2016. There is a fee of $10 to change race category, in addition to the difference of the registration fees. If you register for a category and then move to a less expensive category the difference of the registration fee is not eligible for a refund.

2016 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 entertainment adjacent to the start and finish. Additionally offering  an easy exit after the race is over.
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Empire State Half Marathon

2016 EMPIRE STATE MARATHON SCHEDULE

Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon will start at 8:00 am (weather permitting) on Sunday October 9th from NBT Stadium Parking lot. Please Note: There will not be a marathon relay in 2017 nor a separate walker's start. All walkers will start with their appropriate category. Times will be recorded with either the Marathon or Half Marathon runners. The time limit for the Marathon is 7 hours, and 6.5 hours for the Half Marathon. NOTE: All athletes must pick up their own packet. Please bring a valid ID.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
Saturday, October 8 9am - 5pm Race Expo & Packet Pick-Up
Fleet Feet Syracuse
5800 Bridge St, East Syracuse, NY 13057
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
6:00am Late Registration & Packet Pick Up
NBT Bank Stadium
1 Tex Simone Dr, Syracuse, NY 13208
8:00 AM Marathon & Half Marathon Start Waves Begin
12:00 PM Marathon & Half Marathon Awards
4:00 PM Marathon & Half Marathon Courses Closed

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! We also have volunteer positions available on the Friday and Saturday before the event at our Expo in Driver’s Village. Volunteers will help with various tasks, such as checking in runners, passing out shirts and medals, cheering and 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

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

 
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