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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 Marathon is an USATF Certified Course (NY14127JG) and Sanctioned Event. Our 26.2 fast & flat course is a certified qualifier for Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon, JFK 50, and all events that use USATF Certification standards for qualification.

Empire State Marathon

Marathon Aid Stations:

Gatorade and Water at miles 1.5, 3, 4, 6.5, 8.5, 10.4, 11.3, 13.3, 15.7, 18.1, 20.1, 22.1, 23.2, 24.5.  We’re serious about your hydration, is what we’re saying.

Energy Gels at miles 13.3, 18.1, 22.1

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