January 2019 Recap

It’s only been one month into 2019 and we are overwhelmed by all the amazing achievements thus far! We had many group runs, we raced near and far, we celebrated birthdays and PRs, we registered for big races, and we won the 2018 NYRR Team Spirit Award! Group Runs In total we’ve had 15 official …

The 2019 Queens Marathon- RRCA NY State Marathon Championship, Press Release

Welcome to The 2019 Queens Marathon The Queens Marathon is in its fourth year, celebrating and highlighting one of the most energized and diverse counties in America. Next year’s Queens Marathon will take place on Sunday April 21st, 2019 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. While interest exists to introduce the race through our neighborhoods, we …

The Marathon Taper

Queens Distance been asked multiple questions about running over the years; how to train, what training plans to follow, how to cross training, what nutrition to take, and how to taper. In order to help train for races, we host multiple Destination Long Runs and track sessions at Astoria, Forest Park, and Bayside. To get …

To an Olympic Trials Qualifier

The following was authored by Marie-Ange Brumelot. The sport of running is one of a kind in that it requires nothing but the desire to move forward. The marathon discipline itself is a perfect representation of that. One can go spectate any Big City marathon and observe individuals running without shoes, fancy gear, or even …