May 23, 2021 & May 30, 2021

Zip Code 07662 Marathon - 05/23/2021

Saddle River County Park

Rochelle Park, NJ

Race begins promptly at 6AM. Same day BIB Pick-Up and temperature check at 5:30AM.

There will be one aid station on the course at the finish line with individual water bottles and GU.

This is a USATF sanctioned event.

The full marathon is a USATF certified course.

Use this address for GPS:

1 Lotz Lane, Rochelle Park, NJ 07662

Once Waze says you have arrived, keep going until you see a gazebo. Park there, and we are .1 miles north.

Course Information for Half Marathon: 6 full laps plus 1.1 miles

One Lap is 2 miles.

Course Information for Full Marathon: 13 full laps plus .2 miles.

One Full Lap is 2 miles.

Course Information for Half Marathon: 4 full laps plus 1.36 miles

One Lap is 2.935 miles.

Course Information for Full Marathon: 8 full laps plus 2.72 miles.

One Full Lap is 2.935 miles.

XCelsior Marathon - 05/30/2021

Rockland Lake State Park

Valley Cottage, NY

Race begins promptly at 6AM. Same day BIB Pick-Up and temperature check at 5:30AM.

There will be one aid station on the course at the finish line with individual water bottles and GU.

This is a USATF sanctioned event.

The full marathon is a USATF certified course.

Use this address for GPS:

962 S Route 9W, Congers, NY 10920

After turning into the park, make your first right turn towards Parking Field 5.  Follow the road down for 1 mile (pass Parking Field 6), Parking Field 5 will be on your left. 

General Information
  • Our races are chip timed.
  • We do NOT offer same day registration.
  • We do not issue refunds, but we do offer free deferrals. 
  • You do not need to run both races to participate.
  • In light of COVID-19, we will have a limited aid station. We will provide individual water bottles and GU at the hydration station. The parking lot is along the course, so you can bring your own nourishment.
Swag
  • Finisher's will receive a medal.
  • Participants will have a race shirt.
  • If you run both races, you get a gaiter buff, as well.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

The Bi-State Challenge will be taking safety precautions to protect our race participants and our staff/volunteers. Below are our safety measures:

 

1. Athletes will need to fill out a COVID-19 Questionnaire (if you are running both races, you will need to fill one out for each.)
2. Each race day, all participants will be temperature checked.
3. We will section off each table into 12 equal parts labeled with the athlete's BIB number. We will provide individual water bottles and GU energy.
4. Face coverings must be worn at the start of the race and any time you are within 6 feet of another person. This includes when crossing the timing mat and by the aid station with volunteers. Failure to comply will result in the runners immediate disqualification.
5. Participants will be given different start times, so no more than 25 runners will gather at the starting line.
6. Racers will be required to wait in their car until five minutes before their assigned start time.
7. Upon completion of the race, runners are expected to leave the finish area.
7. Runners must comply with travel restrictions imposed by New Jersey state for the Zip Code 07662 Marathon and Half Marathon and New York State for the XCelsior Marathon and Half Marathon.
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