Randall's Island has some of the best running in NYC! Where else can you run over a footbridge from Harlem, take the South Bronx Connector, or take the RFK Bridge from Queens, then enjoy waterfront paths on the East River and views of Manhattan!
Run this race anywhere on the more than 9 miles of flat paths Randall's Island offers and use this Island map as a guide. Challenge yourself to the 5 mile perimeter path! Alternately, run a 5k or 10k wherever and whenever you like.
You will need to complete your run by 7/26 and submit your results by 7/27.
Virtual races have been around for a few years at least and come in all shapes and sizes. Largely though, they are designed so that you can do the race you want when you want. Once you have completed it (or if you want to try 10 times, that's fine too), you send us the results and we publish them like any other NYCRUNS race. Just remember, these are meant to be a way to have fun and the most important thing is that you Win Your Race!
On race day, we'll send you instructions on how to submit your results.
This race is free but donating to the Randall's Island Park Alliance when registering are encouraged!
100% of donations (minus credit card processing fees) will support the Randall's Island Park Alliance, the 501(c)3 non-profit which maintains the Island for 4 million annual visitors. Randall's Island is open to the public everyday, providing much needed open space for both physical (running/walking) and mental health. The Alliance depends on donor support and needs your help, now more than ever, to ensure the Park can continue to make a positive difference in the lives of the thousands visiting each day from the nearby Harlem, Bronx and Queens communities. Please consider a contribution to support the Alliance!
The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS Membership Program. We are not shipping overseas for this event, so please select the BYOB option if you are abroad and want to participate.
As per the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, any adult interacting with amateur athletes, defined as a child or minor under the age of 18 that participates in youth running programs or any events hosted or operated by NYCRUNS, has a duty to report a reasonable suspicion of sexual misconduct such as child sex abuse, non-consensual sexual conduct, sexual harassment or intimate relationships involving an imbalance of power within a 24- hour period to local law enforcement by calling the New York State Central Register at 800-635-1522. Participants found to be listed on a sex offender registry, convicted of a sex crime, or caught having, creating, or distributing child pornography will be immediately barred from all NYCRUNS events.