The Hudson River Run | 7km

Though afternoons along the Hudson tend to get crowded, this route’s easy on-off access and proximity to some of the city’s best sights makes it just about the perfect route.

When to go: Early morning or early evening. During the day, there is limited shade and lots of foot traffic.

Esplanade near Battery Park

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Nelson Rockefeller Park

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Hudson River Greenway
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The East River Run | 26km (6 km + 20km)

Even though this run is on the city streets, you won’t have to break your stride: The route avoids a lot of foot and car traffic. If you need them, Randall’s Island has bathrooms and water fountains
What you’ll see: Waterfront views of Manhattan, Hell’s Gate Bridge, Astoria, Queensboro Bridge.

Marcus Garvey ParkThe East River Run Marcus Garvey Park

Wards Island Park
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Carl Schurz ParkThe East River Run carl schurz park

Central ParkThe East River Run Central Park

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The Five Bridges Run | 25 km


The Five Bridges route criss-crosses three boroughs and is perfect for the seasoned NYC runner who is ready for a little adventure.

When to go: To avoid traffic, definitely go early weekend mornings. Sunday is best.

FDR DriveThe Five Bridges - FDR Drive

Bedford AveThe Five Bridges - Bedford Ave

Williamsburg BridgeThe Five Bridges - Williamsburg Bridge

Manhattan BridgeThe Five Bridges - Manhattan Bridge

 Brooklyn BridgeThe Five Bridges - Brooklyn Bridge


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 Sources:

http://www.nycgovparks.org/highlights/places-to-go/running

http://www.forbes.com/sites/fathom/2013/11/06/the-6-best-running-routes-in-new-york-city/

Interested in the TCS New York City Marathon?

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For everything you need to know:  http://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/

Date: November 1st 2015

Deadline: July 31, 2014


 

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