The NYC Summer Half - Central Park 2023

102nd Street Crossing/Transverse & East Drive
New York, NY 10029

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Event Description

LOCATION: 102nd Street Crossing & East Drive, Central Park

MANDATORY Packet Pick-up: 
Multiple Dates & Locations announced by Email and Social Media.

Sunday, 7/30 - 10 AM - 5 PM, Grand Bazaar- 100 West 77th St., NY, NY 10024 (at Columbus Avenue)

Thursday, 8/3 - TBD

Friday, 8/4 - TBD

Race Start:  East Drive and 102nd Street Crossing/Transverse.  

The course requires that you begin by running north and over the Great Hill.  You then head south on West Drive and run to Terrace Drive.  You then turn left (east) and cross the park on Terrace Drive.  Then turn left again and head north on East Drive returnnig to the start.  At the start, instead of continuing as you did earlier you turn left (west) and run on the 102nd street crossing/tansverse, crossing the park to West Drive.  You then head south to Terrace Drive and complete another loop.  You finish on the 102nd Street crossing/transverse when you complete the second loop.  Every loop will be timed in real time.  You will receive 2 splits and a final time.  Finish is at the 102nd Transverse.

Water Stations: There will be water stations about every 2 miles along the course.  Besides water there will be bananas and oranges and sports drink and gels (brand to be announced soon). 

 Goodie Bag:

  • Technical T-shirt: male & female cut

  • personalized bib (must register 4 weeks prior) commemorative bib thereafter.

  • Die Cast Medal with full color ribbon

  • Awards/Acrylic for Top 3 overall Male and Female

  • Awards/Medals for Top 3 Age Groups Male and Female 14- 19, 20-24 until 75-79

    Note: Awards will NOT be mailed.  If you cannot stay for the awards ceremony have a friend pick the award for you. 

  • Post Race bagels, cream cheese spreads, organic jelly and peanut butter.

Event details and schedule

Please always check our website:  and FaceBook event page for updates. 

*** Limited Race Day Packet Pick-up must be booked $20: 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

  • Bring picture I.D.
  • You will receive a bib with a timing chip attached to it.

Baggage Check-in: 6:45 a.m. to 7:45 a.m

  • Your bib will have a tear off tag that you will pin to your personal bag.
  • You need to show the matching bib to retrieve your bag from secure area.

Race Start: 8.00 a.m.

Awards Ceremony starts promptly as soon as top 3 overall male and female finished.  Do not leave without your award.

Ceremony for Age groups start about 30 minutes after the overall ceremony or as soon as most of the top 3 in each age group complete the race!  

Post Race Celebration!  Bagels, fruits and drinks!


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