Citizens Queens 10K – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Queens, New York, USA June 15, 2024 Registration Open
(only specific member types with invitation codes)

The Citizens Queens 10K (earlier known as NYRR Queens 10K), is an annual race event featuring a 10K as well as kids dashes/ non-competitive races.

Organized by New York Road Runners (NYRR), the event is a part of New York Road Runners’ Five-Borough Series

Usually held in the 3rd week of June, over 10.000 athletes participate in this 10K race.

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Citizens Queens 10K

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

10K Kids Run
(Stage 1)
Kids Run
(Stage 2)$
Kids Run
(Stage 3)$
Distance 10km Short Dashes 1 mile 1 mile
Start Time 7:45am ^ 9:45am 9:25am 9:05am
Eligibility Criterion 12 years & above 2-11 years 8-18 years 12-18 years
Fees USD 60: Friend/ Jr. Friends
USD 50: Member- Sr./ Jr. / Plus
USD 50: Armed Services Veteran
USD 50: Collegiate
USD 50: Philanthropic- Miler/ 5K
USD 0: Philanthropic 10K
$0 (free) $0 (free) $0 (free)
Registration ^^ Register here Register here Register here Register here
Expo Details Venue: NYRR Runcentre, 320 West 57th Street (Between Eighth & Ninth avenues)
Date & Timings: TBD

^The participants of the Citizens Queens 10K are usually divided into starting waves and corrals based on their anticipated finish time entered during the registration or the recent fastest finish time. The runners are then released in multiple waves. 

^^There are various ways to enter the Citizens Queens 10K:

  • Non-guaranteed entry through Lottery
  • Guaranteed entry through Team for Kids 
  • Guaranteed entry through 4 out of 6 @

$ Stage 2 – Untimed/ Non competitive and stage 3- Timed/ Competitive

@ Eligibility for entry to the Citizens Queens 10K will be guaranteed for NYRR members who complete four qualifying events in previous year and have an active membership by the last qualifying event of previous year 4 Out of 6 programs (the NYRR Staten Island Half). The following races are usually counted towards 4 Out of 6 program qualifications for the Citizens Queens 10K:

  • NYRR Manhattan 10K
  • United Airlines NYC Half
  • RBC Brooklyn Half
  • Citizens Queens 10K
  • New Balance Bronx 10mile
  • NYRR Staten Island Half

Route/Course Map

Information about the race routes & other details for the Citizens Queens 10K 2024 is provided below

The Citizens Queens 10K route has a POINT TO POINT course with the below-mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Dwight Eisenhower Promenade just before the Fountain of the Planets

Prize Money

Information about the Prize Money for the Citizens Queens 10K 2024 is detailed below. All prizes are equal for men, women and non-binary categories.

Award Money Award details Eligibility
Open Division Not specified Top 3 finishers (men/ women/non-binary)
Top 3 of their age group
US citizenship
NYRR member Division 1st – $800

2nd – $600

3rd – $300

4th – $200

5th – $100

Top 5 finishers (men/ women/non-binary) Must been a NYRR member (timelines apply) &
Must complete the course in 42min or less
Queens Resident $500 Top finisher Residency is determined by zip code at the time of registration

In addition to above, 

  • A $100 time bonus is available for the men/women/non-binary race winners who break the existing event record (based on Gun Time). 
  • A $100 time bonus is available for the top three finishers based on Net Time 

2023 and Earlier Edition Results/Photos



Important Points

  • Once a runner has claimed their entry, or once a drawing applicant has been accepted into the race, all entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Starting January 1, 2023, and in accordance with New York State and the City of New York protocols and guidelines:
    • Participants in NYRR races and youth participants in Rising New York Road Runners events are not required to have proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
    • Runners will not be required to wear a face covering while in the start corral, on the course, or in the post-finish area.
    • Face coverings are not required at the NYRR RUNCENTER or other indoor venues.
  • The Citizens Queens 10K is a qualifier for both the “9+1 program” as well as the “4 out of 6 programs” and a part of the NYRR Club Points Series.
  • Water & energy drinks and other refreshments would be available on the route/course. Water and refreshments are available to all runners post-race finish.
  • Medical and washroom facilities would also be available at the start point/finish line of the race.

Contact Information
Address: NYRR RUNCENTER, 320 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: + 1 855-569-6977

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