Course

2017 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 blisteringly-fast times with beautiful views of Onondaga Lake, running through the picturesque Onondaga Lake Park.

The 2017 Empire State Health & Fitness Expo will also take place inside NBT Bank Stadium Saturday 10/7 and during race day 10/8, featuring local and national sponsors’ booths, and your chance to take part in the Family-Friendly 1 Mile Run on Saturday at noon.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Information for the .

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