MORE/FITNESS/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon

 
 

This race is sold out. Please note there is no race-day pickup for T-shirts and race numbers.


The 12th Annual MORE/FITNESS/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 us in Central Park on Sunday, April 19, for an unforgettable race.

Every entrant will receive a commemorative race shirt (size subject to availability) and every finisher will receive a medal.

If you would like a refund on the magazine subscription included in your registration, please download this form.

Event hashtag: #WomenRunTheWorld—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!

Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org. 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 because the system works great on mobile devices, you can get unofficial results right after the race!


Please note: There is no registration or number pickup on race day.

Getting to the Race
B or C train: exit at 72nd Street and Central Park West
1/2/3 train: exit at 72nd Street and Broadway
6 train: exit at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue

Baggage Drop-off and Pick-up
This is located at the northern end of Center Road near the Naumburg Bandshell (at approximately 72nd Street, within the park). It will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Course Map

Download the course map.

Course Info

The time limit for the race is four hours.

The start is in Central Park on West Drive near 63rd 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 at the easternmost entrance to the Naumburg Bandshell. Major uphills are at approximately 1.5, 3.5, 4.5, 7, 9.5, and 10.5 miles.

Entry Fees

NYRR MembersNon-members
Race Entry Fee$80$90

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers (which include your tag) and T-Shirts may be picked up at NYRR (9 East 89th Street/Fred Lebow Place) on:

  • Thursday, April 16 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 17 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 18 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

9 East 89th St is accessible by the 4/5/6 MTA subway to 86th Street or by the following bus lines stopping at Madison Ave/East 89th Street: M1, M2, M3, or M4

Shirt size is subject to availability; please note that shirts may not be available at race-day pickup. 

If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need to know your full name and date of birth. 

Please note that there is no registration or number pickup on race day.

Donate your gently used clothing and shoes to our partner Goodwill! Bring donations to Number Pickup & Registration at NYRR and drop them in the Goodwill bins—and thanks. Donations to Goodwill will also be accepted before the race, including in the corrals, on race morning, as part of MORE MagazineFITNESS Magazine, and SHAPE Magazine’s commitment to sustainability.


Change Lives Around the World! Support CARE!

MORE MagazineFITNESS Magazine, and SHAPE Magazine proudly support CARE’s work to help women and their families around the world cope with the effects of rising temperatures and a changing climate.

You Can Run to Support TEAM CARE

When you donate $10 or more to CARE with your registration, you will receive a free gift* on race day. Wear it in solidarity with other generous CARE supporters and women around the world as you run the 13.1 miles of the MORE/FITNESS/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon.

To learn more about CARE’s efforts to help women, girls, and their families adapt to the impacts of climate change, click here

*Gift available to the first 2,000 registrants who donate $10 or more to CARE with their race registration. Pick up your gift at the CARE tent on race day. Your name will be on a list.


Pre-Race Yoga at Bloomingdale's

Start the fun a day early and join us on Saturday, April 18, at 8:30 a.m. for an exclusive MORE/FITNESS/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon Yoga For Runners class at Bloomingdale's on 59th Street in NYC. Stick around after class for shopping and Beauty Benefits! Class space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, so sign up today! (www.morefitnesshalf.com/bloomingdales) Please note, all attendees must pre-register and bring a printout of the NYRR email confirming their race entry.


Post-Race Festival

Enjoy free samples, live music, fun activities, and more at the Race Day Festival at the Naumburg Bandshell. Runners, friends, and family are welcome from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. More details are coming soon.

Awards

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.

Prize Money

Open Prize Money for Women Only
1st$1000
2nd$750
3rd$500
4th$250

DATE
Sunday, April 19, 2015 8:00am

LOCATION
Central Park

DISTANCE
Half-Marathon

Download Course Map (PDF)

RACE TYPES
Finisher Medals
Marathon Qualifier
Prize Money
Scored
Women

EVENT HASHTAG
#WomenRunTheWorld

RACE STATUS
Sold Out

 
 

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