On race day, a beautiful 20-block stretch of 5th Avenue opens to runners of all ages and abilities who want to run their best mile in NYC. Special heats include a youth mile, the George Sheehan Memorial Mile for runners age 60 and over, the NYRR Road Mile Championships, and Olympic-caliber professional men's and women's races.
This schedule is subject to change, so please check it again before race day. Entrants will run in sections based on age groups. You must run the section corresponding to your age and gender to be eligible for awards. Please note that no numbers (bibs) will be available for pickup after 12:00 noon.
|Women 15–29||8:40 a.m.|
|Men 15–29||8:55 a.m.|
|Women 30–34||9:10 a.m|
|Men 30–34||9:25 a.m.|
|Women 35–39||9:40 a.m.|
|Men 35–39||9:55 a.m|
|Women 40–49||10:10 a.m|
|Men 40–49||10:25 a.m.|
|Men/Women 50–59||10:40 a.m.|
|George Sheehan Memorial Mile|
|Men/Women 60–69||11:00 a.m.|
|Men/Women 70+||11:20 a.m.|
|Media Heat||11:45 a.m.|
|NYPD/FDNY Heat||12:00 p.m.|
|Children 8-14||12:15 p.m.|
|NYRR Road Mile Championships|
Check out our guidelines for NYRR kids' races before race day.
The NYRR 5th Avenue Mile will feature a Selfie Station! Runners and fans are invited to snap a selfie with the pro runners after the race at the awards stage from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. But act fast, the athletes’ availability will be limited.
Event hashtag: #5thAveMile—use it in your public tweets and Instagrams to be automatically entered into the new NYRR Social Hashtag Challenge to win prizes!
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!
This is a men's and women’s club points race.
Please review our enhanced security measures.
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If you bike to the race, please follow our bike parking guidelines.
All race information is subject to change.
The start is on 5th Avenue near East 80th Street. You'll run south; you can check your progress by looking at the digital clocks at every quarter-mile mark.
First quarter-mile (to 75th Street): The race begins on a slight downhill.
Second quarter-mile (to 70th Street): This segment features a slight uphill.
Third quarter-mile: There's another gentle downhill in this segment.
Fourth quarter-mile: The final five blocks are on a flat surface.
|May 11-24||May 25-Sept 12||Event Day|
|Jr./Sr. NYRR Members||$25||$30||$35|
|Armed Services Veterans Members||$25||$30||$35|
|Active Duty Military Members||$25||$30||$35|
Numbers (which include your timing tag) and T-shirts may be picked up at NYRR (9 East 89th Street) on:
• Thursday, September 10, 1:00–7:00 p.m.
• Friday, September 11, 1:00–7:00 p.m.
• Saturday, September 12, 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Shirt size is subject to availability; please note that shirts may not be available at race-day pickup. Please pick up on Thursday or Friday to avoid crowds. On race day, pickup will be near the start from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Please note that no numbers (bibs) will be available for pickup after 12:00 noon.
Donate your gently used clothing and shoes to our partner Goodwill! Bring donations to Number Pickup & Registration at NYRR (not to the race site on race day, please) and drop them in the Goodwill bins—and thanks.
Awards will be available to the top three men and women overall, as well as in age and gender groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.
|Open Prize Money (men and women)|
| *Open race includes $1,000 bonus to leader at halfway|
(must finish sub-4:00 for men and sub-4:32 for women)
|NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women|