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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH 2017, NBT Bank Stadium, Syracuse, NY
  • Fast, Flat, & Scenic USATF-Certified Boston & NYC Marathon Qualifier
  • HOME RUN option to FINISH ON HOME PLATE inside NBT Bank Stadium
  • Epic Party inside the Stadium – Live bands, beer, & fun!
  • Full, Half, & 10k with Perfect Fall Running Temperatures

Expo & Packet Pick-Up

  • Saturday, October 7 9am-5pm
  • PLEASE NOTE: All distances are SOLD OUT and there will be NO Expo or Race Day Registration available
  • 9:00am – 5:00pm Packet Pick-Up in XRacewear lounge, inside NBT Bank Stadium
  • 12:00pm Family “Home Run” Fun Run – run as many loops as you’d like around NBT Bank Stadium for all ages! Wristbands available for $5 at HOME RUN desk.

Race Start Times

  • Sunday, October 8 6am-5pm
  • 6am – 7:30am Packet Pick-Up in XRacewear lounge, inside NBT Bank Stadium
  • 7:45am Hannah & Ashley Williams – National Anthem
  • 8am 10k, Half Marathon, & Marathon Start
  • 8:05am Home Run wristbands available at Home Run tent, $10/ea or $25/for 3
  • 9:20am Epic After Party – Live Bands inside NBT Bank Stadium
  • Awards: 10am 10k, 11am 1/2, 12pm Marathon
  • 3pm Course closes & roads reopen
  • 5pm Epic After Party Finale

HOME RUN

Once you cross the USATF Certified finish line mat right in front of NBT Bank Stadium, runners have the option to make it a “HOME RUN” and jog, walk, or skip an additional 350 yards and finish inside NBT Bank Stadium right at home plate (no sliding please!) surrounded by screaming fans, live bands cranking out great tunes, your face on the jumbotron in center field and be right in the center of the Epic After Party!

Friends & Family can hit a HOME RUN too! Each 10k, 13.1, or 26.2 runner can have friends and family purchase a HOME RUN wristband and celebrate all the way to home plate with their runner after they cross the official finish line! $10/ea or $25/for 3

100% of the HOME RUN upgrade goes to local Syracuse charities! Purchase your HOME RUN wristband(s) during the Health & Fitness Expo, friends and family can purchase during race at Home Run tent! Please note: ONLY HOME RUN participants with wristbands will be allowed on the field.

2017 ESM Expo

Join us this year on Saturday 10/7 and Sunday 10/8 before, during, & after the event for the return of the Empire State Marathon Expo taking place right inside NBT Bank Stadium! Local & national vendors, food, gear, and a family-friendly Home Run (Inside the Park!) on the field Saturday at noon. Packet Pick-Up available Saturday from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

PLEASE NOTE: The event is SOLD OUT and there will be NO EXPO or RACE DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE.

Epic After Party!

NBT Bank Stadium will be rocking with live bands all day welcoming runners at home plate! Admission is FREE for friends & family to come and enjoy the music, great food & beer will be available while you check out the expo booths, or dance and sing along with your favorite tunes from (4) great local Syracuse bands! Please note: ONLY HOME RUN participants with wristbands will be allowed on the field.

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Finisher’s Shirt

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Awesome Finisher’s┬áMedal

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Beer!

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USATF Certified Half & Full Courses