SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH 2018, NBT Bank Stadium, Syracuse, NY
  • 8th Annual Empire State Marathon – A Syracuse Tradition since 2011!
  • Fast, Flat, & Scenic USATF-Certified Boston & NYC Marathon Qualifier
  • Full, Half, & 10k with Perfect Fall Running Temperatures

Join us for a Syracuse Tradition since 2011 – the 2018 Empire State Marathon, Half Marathon, & 10k! This flat, fast, & friendly event combines all the charm of Central New York in the fall with beautiful views of Onondaga Lake surrounded by the vibrant colors of autumn. We like to keep ESM small and friendly each year, limiting registration to only 2000 participants – so register early!

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Finisher’s Shirt

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Awesome Finisher’s Medal

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Beer!

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USATF Certified Half & Full Courses

 
All participants competing must be age 14 or older on event day. Please note: TRI PHX LLC does not provide refunds for registered runners, please note that before registering. Switching from longer to shorter distances are allowed at no cost before 10/1/18. Email brett@adv.fit to switch distances. Per USATF rules, bibs may not be sold or transferred to other individuals; the new runner is not covered by insurance and both runners are in violation of terms of service.

2018 Course Maps

2016USATF_Certified_Course_LogoOur 10k, Half & Full Marathon courses start and finish right at NBT Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY. Runner and spectator parking is right on-site, allowing everyone easy access to an extremely spectator-friendly start & finish with a long runner's chute for photos!

Empire State Marathon is an USATF Certified Course (NY14127JG) and Sanctioned Event. Our 26.2 fast & flat course (~40' of total climb!) is a certified qualifier for Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon, JFK 50, and all events that use USATF Certification standards for qualification.

Empire State Half Marathon is an USATF Certified Course (NY11107JG) and Sanctioned Event. Our extremely fast 13.1 mile course is a nearly straight out & back course ready for fast times with beautiful views of Onondaga Lake, running through the picturesque Onondaga Lake Park.

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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 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 mile 7.75

Finish: Water, Muscle Milk, fruit

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10k Aid Stations:



Gatorade and Water at miles 2, 3, 4.2

Finish: Water, Muscle Milk, fruit

BECOME A PART OF THE ACTION

tshirtWe'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 8th 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!

Perks:

  • Empire State Marathon 2017 Volunteer t-shirt
  • All the high fives and smiles you can possibly handle
  • Groups of 10 or more are eligible for local fundraising
  • Community service hours for your charity or group
  • Be a part of an exciting event with inspiring people
  • SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER