This 4-mile, chip-timed, non-competitive walk/run celebration of health and well-being will be held on the eve of the United Nations General Assembly High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage and the Climate Action Summit.
The event has three key objectives:
The United Nations General Assembly marks the perfect moment to take up a call to action on health for all and climate change.
Starting and finishing on the 102nd Street Transverse in Central Park, the course takes you on a 4-mile loop of the crown jewel of the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.
Course Map Forthcoming
Bag check and toilets will be provided. Water will be available on the course, and bagels, spreads, fresh fruit and more will be available at the finish line. Registered participants will receive a t-shirt.
Race-day packet pickup will be available in the festival about ¼-mile from the starting line beginning at
7:00 AM – 8:45 AM - bib and shirt pick-up (you must pick up these items before participating)
8:30 AM - opening ceremony
9:00 AM – walk/run begins
10:45 AM – closing ceremony
This is a free event open to people of all abilities.
There are no awards for this race.
From the west side, take the B or the C train to 103rd Street and Central Park West or the 1 train to 103rd Street and Broadway and walk eastward into the park.
From the east side, take the 6 train to 103rd Street and Lexington Avenue and walk westward into the park at Fifth Avenue and 102nd Street.
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.