NYCRUNS Cocoa Classic Central Park 5 & 10 Miler...

  • Running : 10 Mile Run :
  • Running : 5 Mile Run :

Race Date: Sunday, January 8, 2017


Location: Central Park - 102nd Street Transverse

Address: East Drive and 102nd Street

City: New York

State/Terr: New York

Zip: 10028

Country: USA


Event details and schedule

Start time: 5 Miler Starts at 9:00 AM; 10 Miler Starts at 9:15 AM

Central Park

Address: Central Park New York, NY

NYCRUNS kicks off 2017 in Wintry Central Park with a chance for you to race either 5 or 10 miles. Join us for a loop or two and a steaming mug of hot cocoa at the finish.


The course consists of one or two loops of the park, cutting through the 102nd Street transverse.

10 Mile Course Map

5 Mile Course Map


Bag check and toilets will be provided.The giveaway for this race will be a super hot chocolate mug. Hot chocolate, bagels, spreads, fresh fruit and more will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread.  If you would like a souvenir t-shirt in addition to the mug, you may purchase one when registering for $20.00. These will not be available for sale on race day.


Pre-Race packet pickup TBD but will take place in either Brooklyn or Manhattan. Race day packet pickup will take place in the festival area beginning at 7:00 AM and closing SHARPLY at 8:30 AM.

Bib mailing is available for this race for participants registered by 12/18. You must choose this option when registering and the bib must be mailed to the address you choose then. Shipping to domestic US addresses only.  The cost is $15.00. Note: Shirts and mugs will not be mailed. They will be available for pickup before the race or at packet pickup.


See chart below. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Race day registration (if available) is cash or credit, no checks please. Register early to make things easier for us and cheaper for you!

  5M & 10M  
Through 11/20 $25  
Through 12/18 $30  
Until online registration closes $40  
Race day (if available) $50  


Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall as well as to the top three in each of the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over.  There is no prize money for this event. Our awards policies are available here.


Take the C train to 102nd St. or the 6 train to 103rd St. and enter the park. Race HQ is located at the center of the 102nd St. transverse near the finish line.

Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions and Google Maps for driving directions. Parking is limited at all of our events, we strongly encourage you to use mass transit.


The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS Membership Program. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Strollers or Dogs are not allowed in NYCRUNS races and you may be disqualified if earbuds or headphones hinder your awareness. To learn more about all our policies, click here.

Race Contact:
[email protected]

Other Info:

• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.

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