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Empire State Half Marathon

October 6, 2024

Congers, NY

Get ready to conquer the concrete jungle in the Empire State Half Marathon! On October 6th, 2024, Congers NY will be filled with fearless runners, ready to dominate the streets. Don't miss this chance to strut your stuff, as we take you on a wild run through the concrete canyons.
Get ready to conquer the concrete jungle in the Empire State Half Marathon! On October 6th, 2024, Congers NY will be filled with fearless runners, ready to dominate the streets. Don't miss this chance to strut your stuff, as we take you on a wild run through the concrete canyons.
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About The Empire State Half Marathon

The Empire State Half Marathon, held on October 6, 2024, in Congers, NY, is a race that every half marathon runner dreams of participating in. Known for its flat and fast road course, the Empire State Half Marathon takes place at the picturesque Rockland Lake State Park, just north of the NJ/NY border.

With a certified loop around scenic Rockland Lake, runners are treated to breathtaking views throughout the race. The course boasts only 135 feet of elevation over the 13.1-mile distance, with a mere 15-foot difference between its highest and lowest points. It truly is a pancake flat loop, perfect for those looking to achieve a personal best.

Aside from the exhilarating race itself, the Empire State Half Marathon offers many other features that make it an exceptional event. The race organizers have partnered with Memorial High School in West NY, NJ, to collect gently used running gear for students in need, making it a truly meaningful and philanthropic race.

Fueling stations with water and Gatorade are available at three aid stations along the course, ensuring that runners stay hydrated throughout their run. Additionally, the Elite Athlete Program offers exclusive benefits such as complimentary entry and preferred amenities for elite runners.

To top it all off, the Empire State Half Marathon offers an impressive prize structure, with Tracksmith Gift Cards awarded to top finishers in both the overall and age group categories. The race concludes with the presentation of the Empire State Challenge Medal to those who have completed both the Empire State Half Marathon and the Garden State 10 Miler.

As for the weather in Congers, NY in early October, runners can expect cool and pleasant temperatures, with the fall foliage adding a touch of natural beauty to the surroundings.

So lace up your running shoes, set your sights on the Empire State Half Marathon, and get ready to experience the thrill of crossing the finish line adorned with a big shiny medal. Join us for a day of running bliss, camaraderie, and personal achievements. Run Empire State, where dreams become reality!

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