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Our 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 Half Marathon is an USATF Certified Course (NY11067JG) and Sanctioned Event. Our extremely fast 13.1 mile course is a nearly straight out & back course ready for fast times with beautiful views of Onondaga Lake, running through the picturesque Onondaga Lake Park.

Empire State Half Marathon

Half Marathon Aid Stations:

Gatorade and Water at miles 1, 3, 4, 6.5, 9, 10, 11.5

Energy Gels at mile 9

Finish: Water, Gatorade, RX Bars, bagels, bananas