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NYC Halloween Half in Queens

October 28, 2023

Flushing, NY

Don't miss out on the NYC Halloween Half in Queens! Join us in Flushing, New York on October 28, 2023 for a spooky, 13.1 mile race. Get your costumes ready and come run with us!
Don't miss out on the NYC Halloween Half in Queens! Join us in Flushing, New York on October 28, 2023 for a spooky, 13.1 mile race. Get your costumes ready and come run with us!
Participants run the half marathon NYC Halloween Half in Queens in Flushing, New York in October!
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About The NYC Halloween Half in Queens

The NYC Halloween Half in Queens is one of the most popular races in New York City. Held annually on 28 October, this half marathon takes place in Flushing, Queens and offers a unique running experience with its spookily themed route and decorations.

The 13.1 mile course starts at Flushing Meadows Corona Park and winds through some of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods including Kew Gardens Hills, Jamaica Estates, Forest Hills, and Rego Park before ending back at the park. Along the way runners will be treated to views of some of NYC’s iconic landmarks such as Citi Field ballpark, The Unisphere—the centerpiece of the 1964 World’s Fair—as well as several historic homes along Utopia Parkway.

October weather can be unpredictable but typically temperatures are mild to cool during race day morning with lows around 45 degrees Fahrenheit (7 Celsius). Runners should come prepared for all sorts of conditions during their run; however light rain or drizzle won’t stop many from taking part due to this being an annual tradition!

The race draws large crowds who come out to cheer on participants along every step of the journey while dressed up in festive costumes celebrating Halloween! As part of this event there is also a costume contest that awards prizes for best male/female costumes so don’t forget your running outfit! This makes it even more fun than usual for runners participating in this classic event.

The NYC Halloween Half is an exciting way for locals and visitors alike to explore parts of New York City they’ve never seen before while getting into shape too! It’s not only great exercise but also a chance to experience something unique which you won’t find anywhere else – plus get into holiday spirit early by dressing up like your favorite character or monster! Whether you’re looking for challenging competition or just want something fun and different then sign up today – you won’t regret it!