The 16th annual SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon brings together thousands of women of all ages and backgrounds for a day of fun, fitness, and camaraderie in NYC. Whether you're coming from across the country or from around the corner, join SHAPE and New York Road Runners in Central Park on Sunday, April 14, for an unforgettable race.
Every entrant will receive a commemorative New Balance race shirt (size subject to availability) and every finisher will receive a medal.
Included with your race registration is a one-year subscription to SHAPE (a $6 value)! Visit this page for more details and rebate information.
Event hashtag: #WomenRunTheWorld—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!
Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Facebook and Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and get unofficial results right after the race!
Members of the NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze will guide participants toward specific goal times over the 13.1 miles. If you choose to run with a pace group, pacers—you’ll recognize them by the NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze logo and the green and blue chevron design—will carry signs that correspond with goal finish times and paces. Check back closer to race day for a listing of which paces and finish times team members will be running.
Photos will be captured and provided by Gameface a couple of days following the race. Visit gameface.photos/events and search the race name to receive access to your photos. Digital copies may be downloaded for free and prints will be available for purchase.
Join SHAPE in supporting CARE’s mission to fight poverty and empower women and girls around the world
CARE places special focus on empowering girls and women, because, when equipped with the proper resources, they have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty.
CARE works in 95 countries and reached more than 65 million people around the world.
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A portion of this event's proceeds supports NYRR’s mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefits NYRR’s youth and community programs.
The time limit for the race is four hours.
The start is in Central Park on West Drive near 64th Street. You’ll complete two full counter-clockwise loops of the park, after which you’ll start a third loop and turn left onto the 72nd Street Transverse just past the 13-mile mark. The finish line is just west of the Naumburg Bandshell. Major uphills are at approximately 1.5, 3.5, 4.5, 7, 9.5, and 10.5 miles.
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|NYRR 10K Members||$0|
Numbers (which include your scoring tag) and T-shirts may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on:
Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your race materials. Shirt sizes are subject to availability; please note that shirts may not be available at race-day pickup.
On race day, pickup will be at Race-Day Central at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park (see course map) from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. If you pick up on race day, please be sure to allow yourself enough time to get from Race-Day Central to the start.
Bag check, located at the southern end of Center Road near the Naumburg Bandshell (at approximately 72nd Street, within the park) will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on race day. Any bags left after 12:00 p.m. will be brought to the Volunteer Check-In tent at Race-Day Central.
Celebrate with friends and family at the post-race festival at the Naumburg Bandshell, taking place from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Check back closer to race day for more details.
Experience all that New York City has to offer while you’re in town for the SHAPE Women’s Half-Marathon! Check out the NYCgo.com SHAPE Women’s Half Marathon Visitor Guide or official information on where to stay, eat, drink and play in NYC.
|Open Prize Money for Women Only|
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