Race-Day Essentials: NYRR Staten Island Half

Race-Day Essentials: NYRR Staten Island Half

Race Date: Sunday, October 8
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

It’s almost time to take on the last race in the Five-Borough Series: the NYRR Staten Island Half. Get familiar with these race-day logistics (you get to travel to the start by ferry!) to ensure a strong finish is your biggest concern come race day.

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GET YOUR BIB—AND GET IT EARLY!
We're expecting about 10,000 runners on race day. Race-day bib pickup will be available in the Richmond County Ballpark stadium from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Bag check, located outside of the Richmond County Ballpark stadium on Richmond Terrace, will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If you wish to check a bag, please allow additional time for that as well as security.
Runners must check their bags before entering the start corrals. All runners will be security screened before entering the start area.

GET TO THE START ON TIME. TAKE THE FERRY
Staten Island Ferry times recommended for each wave: 

  • Wave 1: 6:00 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7:00 a.m.
  • Wave 2: 6:30 a.m., 7:00 a.m., 7:30 a.m. 

We strongly recommend public transportation. Check mta.info/weekender for the latest updates, follow @NYCTSUBWAY on Twitter and register for text alerts.

WHICH WAVE AM I IN?
You will receive your wave and corral assignment in your confirmation email the week before the race:

  • Wave 1: (corrals AA-F) starts at 8:00 a.m. 
  • Wave 2: (corrals G-L) starts at 8:30 a.m.

I'M DRIVING. WHERE CAN I PARK?

  • St. George Courthouse Garage (54 Central Avenue)
  • Public Parking Lot (55 Central Avenue)
  • Allied St. George Corp. (25 Wall Street)
  • New York Wheel Garage (155 Richmond Terrace)
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PLAN YOUR POST-FINISH
Stick around after the half-marathon and enjoy post-race activities, including:

  • DJ Misha
  • HSS Recovery Zone
  • Gameface photo stations

Claim your checked bag until 12:00 p.m..

BEER
After the race, head to Kills Boro Brewing Company and toast to your finish. Show your race bib for a 13.1% discount on Kills Boro beer!

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RESULTS, TRACKING, AND COVERAGE
Live unofficial results and map tracking are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and get unofficial results right after the race. Visit nyrr.org on race day for amazing coverage and photos.

MEDAL ENGRAVING
NYRR members: Stop by the NYRR RUNCENTER on the following dates to have your NYRR Staten Island Half medal engraved:

  • Sunday, October 8: 11:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 9: 12:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.
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