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THE EVENT

Non-competitive family fun-run for 5K (3.1 miles) and shorter course routes available. No official results are recorded. Participation and fundraising are the goals. All proceeds are donated to support cancer research at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

EVENT LOCATION & DIRECTIONS


Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell - South of the 72nd Street Transverse.

Registration area is easy to find. There will be multiple tents located in the Mall area just West of the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. The Naumburg Bandshell is South of the 72nd Street Transverse (and south of the Fountain and the Boathouse).

From the East Side, enter on 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue and stay on the 72nd Street Transverse (past Central Park Drive) until you see the Naumburg Bandshell (South of the Fountain).

From the West Side, enter on 67th Street and Central Park West and keep walking East to the Naumburg Bandshell

Directions: By subway: East Side: Take the 6 train to the 68th Street stop on Lexington Avenue - then walk West to Central Park at 72nd Street. West Side: Take the 1 or 9 on the IRT to the 66th Street station. Or use the local train on Central Park West to the 72nd Street station. Walk to the West 67th Street park entrance past Tavern on the Green and keep heading East. Link for subway: www.nycsubway.org

COURSE


Start/Finish:
The Start and Finish Lines are on the 72nd Street Transverse.

          Start:               On 72nd Street Transverse runners run West to Central Park Drive then turn South and do two laps of the Lower
                                   Loop of Central Park

         Course:            Two laps of the Lower Loop of Central Park

         Finish Line:     On the Second lap, runners will be heading North on Central Park Drive East and then turn left (West) onto the
                                   72nd Street Transverse to the Finish Line. Finish Line will be marked by a large red and white balloon arch. The
                                   Finish Line is on the 72nd Street Transverse just South of the Fountain.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Set Up

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Registration

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Terry Fox Run begins

9:30 am

Special Entertainment

10:10 am

Raffle Prizes

10:25 am

Clean Up

10:30 am - 12:00 noon

NO ENTRY FEE


We encourage everyone to pre-register, however, you can register in Central Park on the morning of the run. Everyone is Welcome!



  ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION

 

T-Shirts: All participants will receive a free T-Shirt (while supplies last).

Pre-Registration: On Friday, October 13, 2017 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on the lower level in front of the Cosmopolitan Suite of the Four Seasons Hotel in Manhattan (57 East 57th Street, between Madison and Park Avenues). Please visit the pre-registration desk.

Run Day Registrations and Donations: Run day registrations and donations will be accepted at the Run site on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Registration tent.

Raffle Prizes: All participants will be eligible (and free of charge) to win some fabulous raffle prizes donated by various organizations. One catch: You must be present at the drawing to win a prize. The raffle will take place after the run at approximately 10:20 a.m.

Food & Beverages: Coffee, hot chocolate, juices, fruits and pastries will be available before and after the run courtesy of the Four Seasons Hotel.

Special Entertainment: Canadian cast members from the Tony Award winning Broadway production COME FROM AWAY will be performing two hit songs from the show. The performance will take place at the Naumberg Bandshell at 10:10 am and will be followed by our raffle prize drawing at 10:30 a.m.

Baggage Check: Will be available in the Registration Area

Volunteers Needed: If you would like to be a volunteer at the run please Click Here

Terry Fox Foundation: For further information about Terry Fox and the Terry Fox Foundation please visit www.terryfox.org

Canadian Tax Receipts: If any Canadian resident donors wish to receive a Canadian tax receipt we recommend they donate directly to The Terry Fox Foundation in Canada instead of Memorial Sloan-Kettering in the United States.










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