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The Corona Mile

On Saturday, Aug 11th 2018 at Flushing Meadows Park: 

Join us as we are honored by the fine folks over at Queens Distance Runners as a "Community Champions" for our work in Corona, Queens and abroad. Not only are we being honored, but we will ALSO be running the race! Race starts at Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Throughout the course of the morning, you’ll have the chance to watch our runners give it their best on this USATF Certified 1 Mile Route. Thousands of Queens residents and tourists come to Flushing Meadows Park to enjoy the 3rd largest park in New York City.

Run of Show:

  • 8:30AM- Open Women (Limited to 150 Women)
  • 8:50AM- Open Men (Limited to 150 Men)
  • 9:10AM- Corona Community Champions Mile (A heat commemorating the Leaders & Advocates of Corona & Beyond)
  • 9:30AM- Elite Women’s Mile
  • 9:45AM- Elite Men’s Mile
  • 10:00- The Kids of Queens

The Course: 

Scenic, Fast, and all yours! This 1 Loop course starts and finishes within meters of arguably the Poster-Image for Queens, the Unisphere. You will only have two minimal bumps of inclines a half mile apart and are immediately met by a soft downhill that you can use to your advantage. You will race towards the Queens Zoo and return on the overpass where you will see the Finish Line to your Corona Mile.

Post Race: 

Stick around! We plan to have a fun post-race party to celebrate your Mile and will have the Lemon Ice King on desk providing free ices!

 

Earlier Event: July 28
Ralph McDaniels Hip Hop in the Park