Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K


Be a part of the world-famous TCS New York City Marathon excitement, run through the streets of Manhattan, and finish at the famed Marathon finish line in Central Park—without running 26.2 miles!

On TCS New York City Marathon Saturday, the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K (3.1 miles) will take place for all runners who want to join in the marathon festivities. You can take a high-speed tour of midtown Manhattan—en route to a spectacular finish in Central Park. Friends and family, marathoners and non-marathoners—all are welcome. All entrants receive a technical T-shirt. 

Event Hashtag: #AbbottDash5K—use it in your public tweets and Instagrams to be automatically entered into the new NYRR Social Hashtag Challenge to win prizes!

Course Info

The start corrals for this race will be on First Avenue starting at 44th Street, moving north and turning toward Second Avenue at 47th Street.

Mile 1: Start at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on 47th Street between First and Second avenues and head south. Turn right on 42nd Street and head west to Sixth Avenue and turn right just before the mile 1 marker.

Mile 2: Proceed up Sixth Avenue toward Central Park and turn right on Central Park South/59th Street. Just before the mile 2 marker, turn left into Central Park at Grand Army Plaza.

Mile 3: Proceed into the park, then turn left onto West Drive. Curve around the bottom of the park toward the TCS New York City Marathon finish line, on West Drive at 67th Street.

Entry Fees
Accepted forms of payment include: credit card, check, and money order. Unfortunately, we are no longer able to accept cash payments.

*The NYRR Specialty Members category includes NYRR members in the following levels: Junior, Senior, Armed Service, Collegiate, and NYRR Youth Program Leads and Assistants.

CategoryMarch 8-21*March 22-
Nov. 2
Nov. 3-4
NYRR Member$40$45$50
NYRR Specialty Member*$25$30$35
NYRR Member Plus$40$45$50
NYRR Miler/NYRR 5K Member$40$45$50
NYRR 10K Member$0$0$0
NYRR Friend (non-members)$45$50$55
NYRR Friend–Junior$30$35$40
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