The Kessel Run

Sun May 1 - Tue May 31 Ny, NY 10022 US Directions

12 Parsec Run (12k)

05/04 7:00PM EDT - 9:00PM EDT

May the Fourth Be with You!

The Kessel Run is an exciting new street race that will take you from the center of NYC to the heart of the Galaxy of Queens!

Twelve parsecs, oops, we meant 12 kilometers, you’ll travel at the speed of foot from Midtown Manhattan to the site of the former 1963 World’s Fair in Queens!

Every race participant will receive a full color bib and customized race medal!

Racers registered by 4/20 guaranteed a limited edition tech race shirt!

Top prizes for Overall Male and Female winners!

Special intergalactic treats post run!

Raffles from our sponsors!

Race is point to point, secure bag check will safely transport a small bag of your belongings to the finish line.

You will receive a confirmation email after registration and another email a week from race day, which includes course map and race packet pickup information.

Virtual Kessel Run
Can’t make it to race physically? Registration for our Virtual Race option allows you to complete the race on your own time. Your full color bib and customized finisher medal will be mailed to you along with a limited edition tech race shirt (if you’re registered by 4/20) and you’ll have until the end of May to submit your race results to be posted online.


Streets are not closed to traffic. Race at your own risk. No refunds or deferrals. 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

333 e60th st
Ny, NY US 10022

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