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New York, NY • Saturday, March 23, 2013 • Course Map • Series Calendar
The third in a series of eight half marathon races staged from January
through November in some of the country's biggest cities -- including Los Angeles,
Beach, Boston and Fort
Lauderdale -- the 13.1 Marathon New York made its debut in the
spring of 2009, on a course that takes runners and walkers around
some of the Queens borough's most notable tourist sites and attractions.
Both races in the event, which includes a half marathon and a 5K, are
open to runners and walkers, and start in Queens at Flushing Meadows
Corona Park, the home of the Queens Zoo and the Queens Museum of Art,
and the site of both the 1939 and the 1965 Worlds Fair. From there,
runners will follow a course that winds through the Flushing Meadows
Park, past sites like the National Tennis Center and Arthur Ashe
Stadium (where the U.S. Open tennis tournament is played every summer)
as well as CitiField, the home of Major League Baseball's New York Mets.
Runners as well as walkers will have three and a half hours to finish
the race, which will be limited to 5,000 entrants. The race also will
serve as a fundraiser for Team World Vision, a non-profit organization
that seeks to improve the lives of children and communities in Africa.
Race Weather & Climate
Springtime weather conditions in the New York City area can still be quite cool as the seasons are changing in late March, and runners should be prepared for rainy, cold weather as well as sunny, mild conditions.
In March, average monthly temperatures range between 50°F and 35°F -- on the day of the race (March 23), the average high is 50°F and the average low is 34°F -- while precipitation amounts average just over 4.3 inches for the month.
View the race route map for the 13.1 New York Half Marathon
$65 for the half marathon, if registered by November 10, 2012
$75 between Nov. 11 - January 12, 2013
To reserve your spot in the early spring 2013 running of the Allstate Life Insurance New York 13.1 Marathon or 5K race, register online at Active.com.
Official Race Website
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