This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. The run and the health walk celebrate historic Harlem and are part of HARLEM WEEK, one of the northeast area's largest cultural celebrations. For more information about HARLEM WEEK events and The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, visit www.HarlemDiscover.com.
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This fast 5K course circles St. Nicholas Park and runs alongside Jackie Robinson Park, both historic and beautiful enclaves in the heart of Harlem. Though there is significant climbing in the first mile, most of the rest of the race is flat and downhill, including a thrillingly flat and fast final half-mile to the finish on St. Nicholas Avenue at approximately 138th Street, near the Percy E. Sutton Education Complex.
|May 1-14||May 15-August 22||Event Day|
|Armed Services Veterans Members||$19||$25||$30|
|Active Duty Military Members||$19||$25||$30|
Numbers (which contain your timing tag) and T-shirts may be picked up Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building Plaza (163 West 125th Street at Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard) at the following times:
• Thursday, August 21, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
• Friday, August 22, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Please pick up on Thursday or Friday to avoid crowds. Please note that pickup will NOT be at NYRR.
On race day, pickup will be at the Percy Sutton Educational Complex (enter at 136th Street between St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard) from 6:30 to 8:00 a.m. (5K Run) and 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. (1.7-mile walk). Please note that Baggage Check will also be at this location.
Age-group awards will be available on site at the awards table located at the information tent after the race. Runners can check the awards sheet at the table and collect their award. Awards not collected on site will be available at NYRR on the Monday following the race.
|NYRR Member Prize Money (men and women)|
|1st 50+ Age Graded||$75|
|2nd 50+ Age Graded||$50|
|3rd 50+ Age Graded||$25|
|Top 3 Men Under 14:45||$100|
|Male winner who breaks event record (14:49, Mikael Tesfaye Kahsay, 2012)||$100|
|Top 3 Women Under 17:00||$100|
|Female winner who breaks event record (16:41, Patricia Barry, 2013)||$100|
|NYRR Team Prize Money for Men and Women|
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