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December 2020

“Seems like forever ago that we could gather closely like this but just wanna give a special congratulations to all of the FAM for your dedication and perseverance, we have accomplished so much this year both in running and in building the community.”
– Mike Bocchinfuso

We couldn’t have said it better. Mike’s words ring true for us as we all lived through a tough year affected in many ways. As we close out the year, we want to highlight some accomplishments by QDR and teammates, making the best out of a situation we could not have predicted.

QDR Half and Queens Marathon

First off, we managed to hold two more QDR Half and Queens Marathon events in December. On the 5th we held the event at the Rockaways and on the 13th we held the Last Dance at Flushing Meadows Park. We really appreciate all the volunteers and the runners that helped make the two last events as safe and fun as possible. Expect more races as we head into 2021.

Holiday Toy Drive & Miracle on 34th Ave

This year we held two charity events. Every year we have a toy drive in December leading up to Christmas for children in shelters in Queens. Usually, we combine the toy drive with a race but this year we held no race. This year we collaborated with other Queens clubs under the Queens Running Collective group to host a larger toy drive in Queens with multiple drop-off spots. Make sure to follow Queens Running Collective to find out more about events in the future.

The second event we held was the Miracle on 34th Avenue which was a sneaker drive for Kids of Queens. If you followed us through the year, you may have noticed two high schoolers training with us in Forest and Juniper Park. They’re fast athletes but they did not have proper shoes or a watch! We love to help out but wanted to reach more Kids of Queens this past month.

Group Runs and Clean-ups

Yes, we have been holding group runs but with an enforced 10-person limit. This has allowed us to keep the runs going weekly, to break up into smaller groups if more than 10 athletes join, and to better get to know one another. Huge thanks to all the group run leaders this past year and also to the new ones who volunteered for new group runs in 2021!

Luckily, we’ve only had one snowstorm this past month. It kept us off the roads for a few days but luckily we held multiple events where selfless teammates came to shovel and clear paths for runners at tracks and at Flushing Meadow Parks. We really couldn’t have kept going without your help!

Ray of Hope

As soon as we heard of the vaccine, our hopes for a better 2021 went high. Even with a vaccine, there are still unknowns but this is just the start. We want to thank and congratulate Ji Soo Kim who is a front-line worker (pediatric nurse) who received the COVID-19 vaccine in mid-December.

New Marathoners

Lastly, we want to applaud all the new Marathoners this year. COVID-19 threw our plans out the window. For first-time marathoners, this hurt because many of us plan to run a marathon well in advance. When we find out that we got into Berlin or NYC, for example, we plan a long-term plan for those races. So having all those plans canceled made running a marathon this year special, especially for new marathoners.

Take Ron Goldsman who started off supporting his wife Ann-Marie at races. Soon he caught the running bug himself and started off with short distance runs and races. We still remember many events this year where he slowly increased the distance of his runs as well as his pace. We’re proud of all the milestones he completed throughout the past few months alongside many of our teammates, including other first-time marathoners like Khan Sakeeb.

It’s stories like Ron’s that kept us going in 2020 and will inspire us to lace up our sneakers in 2021. Although we did as much as possible in this “new normal”, it wouldn’t have been possible without every member who comes out and helps. No matter how big or small, we appreciate everything you do for us so we can do more for you and the running community.

Thank you and hope to safely run with you all soon,
Queens Distance Runners

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April to November 2020

Although this is our first post since the beginning of April, a lot has been going on. What hasn’t changed is the pandemic we are all in, so please, wash your hands, stay home or socially distance if you cannot stay home, and wear a mask. Follow the recommendations from theΒ state of NY,Β NYC, theΒ CDC, and theΒ WHO.

Instead of highlighting every event, group run, or race like we usually do, this post will only highlight main events and information. The content is mostly coming from the latest QDR newsletter, so if you are not already subscribed, send us a message that you want to be added to the list! As always, follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest information.

Being Grateful

This past November, we had so much to be grateful for. This year is one we will never forget and one that changed many of our plans, but we were able to adapt. Unfortunately, the past few months were painful to many. We have done the best we can to help one another and be there for them.

At the very beginning of the pandemic and the city shut down, we saw businesses close down and friends losing jobs or being furloughed, and an increase in financial worry. That is why we came together to create theΒ QDR Emergency FundΒ to help out QDR teammates with financial problems. Since then, we’ve been giving a hand toΒ teammates who were, and are, in need of help.

Black Lives Matter

Β Later in the Summer, we came together in unison with those protesting systematic racism in the country. Racism takes shape in different forms. What good is a running club if we cannot feel safe and respected, equally?

We came together to support protests across New York City, including organizing a couple of our own with the newly formedΒ Queens Running Collective.Β The Black Lives Matter movement affects us all. We have teammates that have been persecuted simply by being who they are, and we do not stand for that. We will continue to keep showing up for this.Β 

Park Cleanup

During the summer, a number of us recognized the neglect that our parks received. It was so overwhelming that one of our teammates – Cathy – started plogging on her own. Through her initiative, we decided to open up the cleanups to all of our teammates. What started as an individual act became a group activity; every other Saturday, we were able to organize cleanups of a few of our parks, including Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Forest Park, and Queensbridge Park.

We did not expect the turnout to expand each time or the support from our teammates, their families, and local running clubs. If you’ve been to one of these, you know how much trash was being left behind and how much the Parks employees needed help, due to their diminished budget and manpower. During many of these cleanups, regular park-goers would thank us. It really did feel good to keep our parks clean for all of us, for our community. Although times are tough, this was something that let us be together while still observing the social distancing guidelines.

Training Runs, Destination Runs, and Track Sessions

For a lot of us, when everything shut down in March, we all felt a palpable loss – of motivation, social connections, finances, and more. Because of all the hardship we saw and experienced, we decided to keep spirits high by hosting regular training runs in our parks and track sessions – with social distancing in place and adhering to COVID guidelines.

We even got to host some destination runs (Connecticut, anyone?). Although we limit RSVPs to ten people for every group run, we had dedicated teammates come out and motivate themselves and each other to do their best. We had several teammates PR on all distances, ranging from 1-mile to 16-mile runs. We met new teammates that have gone on to become close friends. Highlighted by “The Kids”, our track sessions have proven to us all that we can still hold each other accountable and even hit new physical peaks despite losing the racing calendar.

Community Group Runs

In August, we wanted to uplift and inspire our communities. The best way for us to do that was to host weekly group runs. Kevin’s Jackson Heights Community Runs started to bring attention to the community fridge in the area and evolved into inspiring kids to run up to 3 miles! This is how we will keep our communities moving (with guidelines in place). These Community Group Runs are about keeping it LOCAL.

Our Woodhaven Group Runs was led by Paulina, a lifetime Woodhaven resident. She was everything that makes a Queens Distance Runner. Hopeful, unafraid, kind and willing to accept the good in others. The final run she led was a goodbye of sorts, but more of a “see you again soon.” The group run leadership has since been passed to Arlenys, who is another longtime Woodhaven resident. Our Flushing group runs, led by Linda, has still been going strong, as well as our Friday Kessel Run (Forest Hills), led by The Bocc. Although some policies have changed, our leaders and runners have all been phenomenal in keeping one another safe and having fun along the way. This is not something to be taken for granted. Thank you to everyone for keeping our communities strong!

Queens Marathon and QDR Half

Our flagship race has been stripped to bare bones, but it is back. In normal circumstances, we’d have one big event and then rest for a week. But we’re not in normal circumstances so we have to split up our one big show into seven smaller shows. As we host more smaller events, we get better at marking and running the game plan each time. Many athletes have been waiting patiently to take part in a rare 2020 Half Marathon or Marathon and we are delighted to put on races with new race guidelines in place. This goes without saying, this is a crazy running team! πŸ™‚Β 

As we always say, without our teammates and volunteers we cannot have a well-run race, pun intended. Seriously, our volunteers have been amazing! They have been helping us mark the course, directing runners, and unclogging the multiple puddles around Meadow Lake. We now have a small crew of dedicated individuals that sweep and pump out the lakes around Meadow Lake. Shout-out to David Corona, David Law, Patrick, and Marvin Canita, Nancy Silva, Vikram Singh, and Aaron Lehman. Every race that we’ve held so far, the runners rave about the positivity from our volunteers and the amazing course. Thank you!

Consider volunteering for any race in 2020. Understandably, if you cannot make it but still want to help out,Β we are accepting donationsΒ for expenses to stretch one event into seven. Donations are tax-deductible as QDR is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Thank you!Β 

We have gotten many messages in the past few months, both wonderful and sad. Throughout it all, we are grateful to be in a position where we can continue moving forward with one another. We can all continue to dream big thanks to the generosity of one another. We are so grateful for your support as we reach for our next steps. Every gesture, each measure of kindness has built up to where we are today as an organization, and as a running family that hails from “The World’s Borough”.

Keep an eye out on our onΒ StravaΒ for more group runs and training sessions. Do not RSVP if you cannot make it! Make sure to also follow us onΒ FacebookΒ andΒ InstagramΒ for updates and news!

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March 2020 Recap

Let’s face it – right now we’re all in a state we weren’t expecting to be. The situation has become hard to deal with and every day we see and hear news that puts us on the edge. COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it. Before we get to the recap of all the events that occurred this past month, we want to thank all the healthcare workers who risk their lives daily in order to take care of those who are sick. Remember to wash your hands and only go outdoors if you need to and follow all the recommendations from the state of NY, NYC, the CDC, and the WHO.

* All photos were taken in early March before the group ban took place.

Early March Wednesday Track Session
following #socialdistance rules

This is a hard time for everyone. It’s been said that every New Yorker knows someone who has been affected by the COVID-19 virus. Everyone is dealing with this in their own way. Everyone is trying their best right now. Everyone is missing those who they cannot be around with at the moment.

Our running Facebook group turned from a community that shared photos of runs and accomplishments, to news about safety, memes, and activities to distract and motivate us during this time. This empathy for one another is what brings us closer together. Late in March, member Scott Luxenberg shared this link with us and it really resonates what we are collectively going through and that we are not alone:

One of my good friends from work shared this with me. It’s important to remember in times like these that we have each other! Go QDR!

And it’s true; we have each other. We still talk to one another and do our best to keep the motivation going. We are optimistic about all the fall races that were postponed, but we can’t say for certain what the future holds. We just have to do what is recommended to stay safe.

Early in March, we had the first NYRR club points race at the Washington Heights 5K. Two members ran the Little Rock Marathon in Arkansas and some ran the Atlanta Marathon in Georgia. They all seem like a lifetime ago. Since then, we slowly saw the race calendar come to a halt. First, it was the Paris and Rome marathons that were canceled. Then came other big marathons and races. QDR group runs were suspended indefinitely. The United Airlines NYC Half was canceled. Talk was that the Boston Marathon was going to be postponed, and eventually, it did to September 14. The NYRR RunCenter was closed initially for a few days, and then indefinitely. And finally, in late March, the unprecedented news of the Tokyo Olympics being postponed to 2021 came…

Yes, these races being canceled and postponed are frustrating for many of us. We know; we had to postpone the Queens Marathon and the Inaugural QDR Half Marathon to November. It hurts. For runners and organizers alike, we’re all in a state where we don’t know what to do.

So what can we do? We can stay home to save lives. We can reach out to friends and family on the phone or through video calls. We can, if possible, volunteer at shelters and food drives. We can donate money to organizations that need it, like those helping out healthcare workers get a meal during their shifts. We are not helpless to show compassion to everyone. We can cross-train at home and work on strengthening our bodies. There are many sources online giving free boot camp or exercise sessions, or classes for almost anything. Just remember that getting through this epidemic is more than enough for many. Reach out to us or anyone else if you are going through a hard time.

We’ll get through this and we’ll cherish everything. We’ll be more grateful for all the group runs where we can run with friends. We’ll be able to plan for a goal race and commit to the schedule. We’ll be able to spectate and cheer for the running community during races.

We love and are grateful for all our amazing teammates and friends. Until this epidemic is over, take care of yourself and each other. We’ll leave you with achievements we made in early March, not just because we need to celebrate them but because those memories mean so much.

Queens Distance

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Race cancelled, chin up & look forward! . Am I disappointed? Heck yeah, I've worked really hard rehabbing through the winter for the #UnitedNYCHalf. . But #glasshalffull I think it is better that we are overly cautious vs facing larger health issues down the line. There will be more races and it's not like we lose the fitness gained from training. Our goals don't go away just delayed for a bit. . It's difficult decisions being made by the race directors and their teams. They are also sacrificing hours of logistical planning and money invested. So let's all try to be understanding and be happy we got our health. . A lot of uncertainty moving forward but we shall get through this πŸ‘Š. . πŸ“Έ: @horseandduckstudio . . . . . #qdrhalfmarathon #itsinqueens #queensdistance #bostonmarathon2020 #londonmarathon2020 #coronaviruscancelseverything2020 #injurymanagement #healthiswealth #comebackseason #wearetherunners #runwithpurpose #runeveryday #tracknation #runningformylife #lifeofarunner #runnershigh #dedicationhasnolimitation #initforthelongrun #wewhorun #runblogger #fitnessdedication #workharderthanme #runnerslifestyle #pushpastyourlimits

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Let’s gooo one team @shuavemente @queensdistance @queensmarathon @runtowards_yourdreams @victorrunsnyc @barton86x @nyrr .We are ready for Queens Marathon .πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺwe are not scared .we will do it .πŸ’ͺlet’s gooo.πŸ’ͺ Let’s goooo. πŸ€—. #runmercedes @run_mercedes .lets gooooo speed work Tuesday team ❀️πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ€—@philly_marathon. πŸ’ͺπŸ™πŸ‘@runrocknroll @nycruns @brooklynmarathon @rnrvegas πŸ…@nycmarathon @nyrr @queensdistance @ineos159challenge @chimarathon @chimarathon @berlinmarathon @berlinmarathon @prospectparktc @5borughs #nycrun #bostonmarathon @bostonmarathon @londonmarathon @tokyo2020 @tokyomarathon @cheereverywhere.jpg @runrocknroll #nycmarathonrunners #nycmarathon #nycmarathontraining @wmmajors @nycmarathonrunners #happyrunning #nycmarathon2019 #tcsnycmarathon #tcsnycmarathontraining #chicago #nyc #statenislandhalf @runrocknroll @kipchogeeliud Island . @themiamimarathon @lamarathon @thesfmarathon @brooklynmarathon @runsra_cim @njmarathon @dallas_marathon @grandmasmarathon @chevronhoustonmarathon @austinmarathon @run_mercedes @afmarathon πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ #brooklynhalftraining #brooklynhalf2019 ##statenislandhalf @runrocknroll @kipchogeeliud Island . @themiamimarathon @lamarathon @thesfmarathon @brooklynmarathon @runsra_cim @njmarathon @dallas_marathon @grandmasmarathon @chevronhoustonmarathon @austinmarathon @run_mercedes @afmarathon πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ #brooklynhalftraining #brooklynhalf2019 #brooklyn πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ #rnrdenver πŸ’ͺ.#brooklynbridge . #rnrdenver #mondaymotivation #medals #mondaymedal@thesfmarathon @af_marathoner #rnrlasvegas #5k @philly_marathon #mondaymeditations #medalmonday @runsra_cim #runcim @marathonmaniacs @armorynyc

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Nothing like racing in trainers! πŸ˜† On our way to Washington Heights, I misplaced my racing flats, mistakenly picked up homie @algorhythm19's flats, and warmed up with them. Minutes before the race we realized the mixup and he was reunited with his flats and I was off in my everyday shoes. By the way, these are two of the leading minds behind the @queensmarathon in three weeks πŸ˜†. With all the news surrounding running shoes, I'm very pleased to report I put my head down and gave it my best up and down the hills of Washington Heights. 19 minutes and some change, I'll take it! Grateful to open another @nyrr Points Race Campaign with the sunny folks from @queensdistance! Thank you for your support! πŸ’› _ πŸ“Έ: @nmarvelous _ πŸŽ₯: @jonarunsthecity _ #queensdistance #nyrr #washingtonheights #running #runners #justracetherace #elcapitan #breakfromorganizing #qdrscreamstation #qdrletsgooooo

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February 2020 Recap

Wow! Did we have a huge February this year! If you follow along, then you know this is already a few days late! As you can imagine, it’s been busy for us planning for this month’s Queens Marathon, QDR Half, and Spring Forward 10M and 5M races, as well as being consistent with our own training. Let’s get to it!

This past February’s temperature was milder than most Februarys. Of course, there were some pretty harsh days which many of us still braved to run outdoors – and even race! February was a very exciting time in the running community, especially in the NYC running community, because we were all excited, inspired, and motivated by the USATF Marathon Olympic Trials. Leading up to the race, there were many predictions on the top three male and female athletes who would represent the US at the Olympics in Japan, but there were so many highlights of all the local NYC runners who were racing the Trials and their stories just moved us.

Achieving a spot on any Olympic team is a distant dream for many of us, but we can still dream. Even better, we can incorporate what many professional and top amateur athletes do on their day-to-day training into our own training. You don’t have to be an elite athlete to train like one.

All of this to say that, the dreams we have — whatever they may be — are not silly or ever out of reach if we make a plan and consistently work towards them. The bigger the dream, the bigger the risk of failing, but at least we put the effort to go for it.

We’d like to congratulate Chaz, Charles Remillard, who ran the Trials on February 29th! He’s in Colorado at the moment, but always a friend of the team!

QDR Gala

Another year has past and that means another year to celebrate all of our achievements. What better time than to do it at our annual Queens Distance Gala! It was a time to put away the running clothes and get the dance shoes on.

This year was very special; our teammates ran a committee to gather photos and videos of special moments throughout the past year and we also had Mike Bocchinfuso and Mario Silva as hosts for the evening. Here is just one of the many award categories for the evening – Rookie of the Year! For the rest of the categories, check out our Instagram!

We want to thank and congratulate everyone who ran with QDR in the past year, who scored points for the team, who celebrated big PRs, who invited their friends to run with us, and those who wore our gold singlets proudly!

For photos of the event, check out the album from Horse and Duck Studio!


We hosted the first of many QDR races – the For the Love of Queens 5K and 10K relay! It was a cold morning but a lot of fun. The next race is the Spring Forward 10M and 5M race on March 8th. For more races, check out the racing calendar on Elitefeats. For race day photos, check our partner, Horse and Duck Studio!

As always, we follow the races in the tri-state area but also in other cities. This past month we saw teammates race in NOLA, Miami, and more cities across the country. Marie also won first overall female at the Manhattan 7 Mile race!

Unfortunately, we saw the Tokyo Marathon get canceled for non-elite runners and then the Paris half. Since then, into the first week of March, the Rome Marathon and the Paris Marathon were canceled and postponed. We are currently monitoring official word and recommendations from the city and will act accordingly.

Group Runs

As usual, follow the schedule below and make sure to RSVP on Strava for our runs! The leaders wait around for everyone who RSVPs and it helps us make sure everyone is accounted for. All our runs are open to everyone from any club and any experience. We just ask to be respectful and to bring a good attitude!

Thursday evenings in Flushing!
Monday nights at the RunCenter!

Keep an eye out on our site’s meetups page as well as on Strava for more group runs and training sessions. Make sure to also follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates and news!

Queens Distance

1 – Group runs in Queens

2 – San Jose 408K: Race to the Row
NYRR Gridiron 4M

3 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park
4 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track

5 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session

6 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run
QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run
7 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria
QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel
8 – Cupid’s Chase – Queens
9 – NYRR Manhattan 7 Mile

New Orleans Half

Miami Half

10 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park
11 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track
12 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session

13 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run
QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run
14 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria

QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel
15 – QDR: For the Love of Queens 5K and 10K Relay
16 – Cherry Tree 10M
17 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park

Tokyo Marathon Cancelled
18 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track
19 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session
20 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run

QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run
21 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria
QDR Gala

22 – NYRR Al Gordon 4M
23 – NYCRuns Central Park Half Marathon
24 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park
25 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track

26 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session
27 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group RunQDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run
Club Night at NYRR

28 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria
QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel

29 – Mississippi Blues Marathon

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January 2020 Recap

New Year! Same grind! Let’s go!

Thanks for following us for the past year and hope you enjoy another year of monthly recaps of the races, group runs, and achievements we all made. This past month has been surprisingly warm and allowed us to spend more time out on the roads. It was a month to keep on training for the NYC Half, Queens Marathon, QDR Half, but there were also many races and goals accomplished!

Small aside: on the first of every month, Maria announces every teammate who is celebrating a birthday that month. This was special as we celebrated the three co-founders’ birthdays on the 19th, 23rd, and 27th!


There were so many races for what is typically a cold and snowy month. There was no snow this past month (many see that as being lucky, but it also speaks to the climate crisis we are encountering), and that meant that no races were canceled. Right off the bat, we hosted the New Year’s Day 5K and 10K time trial and then that same weekend we went to Central Park for the NYRR Joe Kleinerman 10K. Later on, we were at the first biggest half of the year, the NYRR Fred Lebow Half. That same day there were teammates in Houston running the Marathon and the Half! Read more about Marie’s half marathon, 1:14:12 and World Championship qualifying time, in her blog post!

You don’t have to be a championship qualifier in order to be a great runner, however! One of the best things we love to see is self-improvement over time. This past month, Robert Sanderman also shared his running story and we believe it resonates with many who are intimidated to join any running group. So let’s all help welcome one another for the rest of the year!

Big congrats to everyone on their races, including many who raced new and longer distances for the first time!

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Congrats to everyone who conquered Harlem Hill three times this morning at the @nyrr Fred Lebow Half Marathon! And congrats to all first time half-marathoners like Paulina! πŸ’ͺ🏼 #Repost @linnetteishere with @repostapp ・・・ Completed my first half marathon at Fred Lebow (1:47:06)! Admittedly, it was a tough course. I may have struggled in the second loop, but I came out knowing more about my current running ability. There’s plenty of room for improvement (particularly in races with a much longer distance) and I’m glad I realized that. Thanks for the cheers, @queensdistance! I really appreciate the support in and outside the races πŸ’› . . . #QueensDistanceRunners #NYRR #FredLebowHalf #FredLebow #HalfMarathon #CentralPark #HarlemHill #CatHill #ThreeSisters #SundayFunday #NewYorkRoadRunners #Painful #ButRewarding #JustKeepRunning #Photography #Portrait #NewYork #Manhattan

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Group Runs

Kessel Run on Fridays

The Friday evening Kessel Run group run just celebrated their one year anniversary this past month! We thank Mike and Ann-Marie for leading group runs on this Star Wars theme run in Forest Hills.

All our runs are open to runners of all abilities. Follow the schedule below and make sure to RSVP on Strava.

Flushing Evening Group Run

Queens Marathon & QDR Half Training

At Kum Gan San B.B.Q.

We are now less than 10 weeks out until the Queens Marathon and the QDR Half Marathon. Runs are becoming longer, the intensity higher, intervals longer, and we definitely reach a point where we seem to be hungry all the time! Join us at our Queens Marathon Cuisine Tour group runs to satisfy your hunger after a long run.

This past month we hosted the fifth and sixth tours eating Korean and Greek cuisine. Follow the Queens Marathon on Strava for more Cuisine Tours and weekend course preview runs!

Keep an eye out on our site’s meetups page as well as on Strava for more group runs and training sessions. Make sure to also follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates and news!

Queens Distance

1 – New Year’s Day 5K and 10K Time Trial

2 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run
QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run

3 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria
QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel
4 – NYRR Joe Kleinerman 10K
6 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park
7 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track

8 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session
9 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run

QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run
NYRR Night at the Races 2

10 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria
QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel
11 – Disney Marathon and Half

Queens Marathon Cuisine Tour #5 Korean- Ft. Kum Gan San (Flushing)
13 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park

14 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track
15 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session

16 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run

QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run
17 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria
QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel

18 – Queens Marathon Cuisine Tour # 6 Telly’s Taverna
19 – Chevron Houston Marathon and Houston Half Marathon
NYRR Fred Lebow Half Marathon
20 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park

21 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track
22 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session
Sign up for the BK Half!
23 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run
QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run

NYRR Night at the Races 3
24 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria
QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel – 1 Year Anniversary!
25 – F3 Lake Half Marathon
26 – Queens Marathon-QDR Half Course Preview #2Β 

27 – QDR Monday Evening Group Run: Central Park
28 – QDR Tuesday Evening Astoria Track
29 – QDR Queensborough Community College Wednesday PM Track Session
30 – QDR Thursday AM Long Island City Group Run
QDR Thursday PM Flushing Group Run
31 – QDR Friday Morning Group Run: FunFridayRun Astoria

QDR Friday Evening Forest Hills: The Kessel