The Empire State Marathon and Half Marathon will start at 7:30 am and 8:00 am respectively, Sunday Oct.18th from NBT Stadium Parking Lot formerly, Alliance Bank Stadium, and will also finish at the Stadium Parking Lot Area. There will be an early wave starting at 6:00 a.m. for walkers. The time limit for the Full Marathon is 7 hours and 6 and half hours for the Half Marathon.
Race weekend includes The Burdick Driver’s Village New York State Health and Wellness Expo at Driver’s Village 1st Floor around the Clock Area, Friday, October 16th noon to 7 pm and Saturday, October 17th 10 am to 5 pm.
Packet Pick up is held at The New York State Health & Wellness Expo. All runners finishing the races will receive Finisher Medals. All those entered also receive an Empire State Marathon Half Marathon, and Relay Marathon Shirt.
Over All and Age/Sex Divisional awards will be given for the top three places. A Master’s Division (top overall) award will also be presented for the marathon and half marathon distance for both male/female. Everyday Heroes Division will award for top three overall male and female for the half and full marathon. The relay participants will receive an Overall award for the Top finishing Team and also a Top Team award for each Division: Mixed, Male, Female and Everyday Heroes.
Information regarding 2015 Race weekend will be updated as plans are finalized. Race officials and coordinators may make changes on the course and locations of additional events. Please check the site for updates as race day gets closer. Updates will also be posted to FACEBOOK and TWITTER. Follow us on these sites for announcements and additional information.
Are you ready for your close-up? During the 2015 race we’ll have PAT HENDRICK photographers on hand to make sure you can choose from several great photos of your heroic effort. Purchase your Empire State Marathon photos HERE