NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon...

  • Running : Half Marathon Run :

Race Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017


Location: Central Park

Address: 102nd Street Transverse

City: New York

State/Terr: New York

Zip: 10023

Country: USA


Event details and schedule

Start time: Start time: 9:00AM. (tentatively)

Central Park

Address: Central Park New York, NY

NYCRUNS invites you to take part in the 2017 Central Park Half Marathon! The race, now in its fifth year, will take you on a wintry tour of Central Park’s rolling hills and will provide an excellent opportunity to test your fitness going into the Spring season. 


The race begins on East Drive at 100th Street and finishes on the 102nd St. transverse. Half-Marathon Map.


Bag check and toilets will be provided.The giveaway for this race will be a great long sleeve race shirt (note: sizes are not guaranteed). Hot chocolate, bagels, spreads, fresh fruit and more will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread.   All finisher’s will receive a medal.

Pre-Race packet pickup Friday 2/24 from 3PM-8PM at Paragon Sports (867 Broadway) in Manhattan. Raceday 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 2/6. 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 will not be mailed. They will be available for pickup before or after the race.


The race cost is currently $65. Future price increases to be determined. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Race day registration (if available) is cash only. Register early, save money, and and save us all a lot of hassle!


Awards and prize money will be given to the top three male and female runners overall as follows: $500 for 1st Place, $250 for 2nd Place, and $100 for 3rd Place. Age group awards will be awarded 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.  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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Previous Results:
2014 Results at Marathon / Half Marathon 


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