AlertThe application for the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half is now open. Enter the drawing or claim your guaranteed entry today!

United Airlines NYC Half


The Drawing and Application

The application for the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half is now open, and will close on December 1, 2016. The drawing will take place on December 8, 2016. Find out about entry methods to the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half.

Enter the Drawing or Claim Your Entry

Apply by November 20 for an Opportunity to Win

U.S. residents who apply by November 20, 2016 to the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half are eligible to win one of four guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half and domestic airfare for two (2) people on United Airlines (up to USD $500.00 per person). Terms and conditions apply.

Guarantee Your Entry Today

Guarantee your spot in the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half today by signing up to run with NYRR Team for Kids to get expert coaching and the opportunity to help keep kids healthy and fit.

The 2017 United Airlines NYC Half will take runners from around the city and the globe on a 13.1-mile tour of NYC. Led by a talent-packed roster of American and international elites, runners will stop traffic in Manhattan this March!

The United Airlines NYC Half is a part of NYRR's Five-Borough Series: Run New York. Five Boroughs. One City.

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

Run Four Out of Six

Eligibility for entry to the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half will be guaranteed for NYRR members who have an active membership by the last qualifying event of the 2016 NYRR Five-Borough Series (Staten Island Half on October 9), and who run four of the following six events in 2016: Fred Lebow Manhattan Half, United Airlines NYC Half, Airbnb Brooklyn Half, Queens 10K, New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and Staten Island Half. Be sure to check your Five-Borough Series Status in your My NYRR profile.

The 2017 United Airlines NYC Half is a Four Out of Six qualifier for the 2018 United Airlines NYC Half, which follows the same model as above.

Course Info

Check back soon for details about the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half course.

NYRR Pace Team

The NYRR Pace Team, wearing their signature white and blue striped singlets, will run even splits through all 13.1 miles of the United Airlines NYC Half. NYRR Pace Team members will lead runners to finish times at every five-minute interval from 1:20 to 2:15, and will also offer a 2:30 pace group. Visit the Running Lab at the United Airlines NYC Half Experience to meet the pacers and learn where to find them on race day.

Entry Fees

The drawing is free to enter and limited to one entry per person.

A credit card is the only accepted form of payment for the United Airlines NYC Half. Unfortunately, we are no longer able to accept cash payments.
NYRR Member$130

Number Pickup & Registration

Check back soon for more information about the United Airlines NYC Half Experience.

Code of Conduct | Rules of Competition | Race Procedures


The 2017 United Airlines NYC Half finisher certificate will be available free of charge in both digital and print versions. Be on the lookout for a post-race communication from MarathonFoto with information about the finisher certificate.

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.

Award winners that wish to receive an award plaque should complete our online claim form.

Prize Money

Open Division, Men and Women

NYRR Member Division, Men and Women
Cumulative with Open Division;
members must meet certain eligibility requirements.

Women must start as part of the women-only invitational start at 7:18 a.m. to be eligible for prize money in the open category. NYRR-member prize money will be determined by order of finish based on gun time.

To be eligible for any NYRR member awards, an athlete must be a member in good standing of NYRR since September 19, 2016.

Follow The Weekender schedule to avoid disruptions and delays.

If you bike to the race, please follow our bike parking guidelines.

All race information is subject to change.


Sunday, March 19, 2017 7:30am



Both Men and Women
Charity Spots
Finisher Medals
Marathon Qualifier
Prize Money



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Registration will close at 11:59pm on Thursday, December 1.


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