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Enter the Queens Marathon & Tune-up; Stay at a Queens, NY Hotel

Spring is the perfect time to get to Queens, as the Queens Marathon & Tune-Up is scheduled for March 26 in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Run in the race, then stay at a Queens, NY hotel like Courtyard Marriott and make your weekend complete.

Things to Do in Queens, NY: Spring Marathons

Run a spring marathon in March and qualify for a bigger race. The Queens Marathon is a Boston Qualifier race, which means completing it with a qualifying time gets you automatic entrance into the Boston Marathon.

Running in Queens is a unique opportunity. Out of the 5 boroughs in NYC, this area is perhaps the most culturally diverse. Run in this race and see this up-and-coming neighborhood for yourself.

Tune-Up Race

If you’re still training for a race later in the spring, join the Tune-Up, a companion event where you can run a shorter race and enjoy race-day festivities.

Everyone who finishes the Tune-Up will receive a medal. Meanwhile, for the Queens Marathon, the top three runners in both male and female categories will receive awards, with awards for every age group.

The Kids of Queens Run

The Kids of Queens Run is a free event that gives kids an opportunity to run in their own race as well as interact with Queens Distance Runners’ coaches and team members. The race is two miles and will happen on Saturday, March 25, the day before the Queens Marathon.

The marathon is one of the things to do in Queens, NY that brings the whole community together. Join a race and be part of the action. For a convenient place to stay while you’re in the area, and an even better race weekend, choose Courtyard Marriott New York LaGuardia Airport.