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With title sponsor New Balance back this year, the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile opens a beautiful 20-block stretch of 5th Avenue to runners of all ages and abilities who want to run their best mile in New York City. Special races 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.
Please note: The schedule of events has changed, and certain heats will be run earlier than previously listed. Runners with questions or concerns should contact email@example.com.
Event hashtag: #NB5thAveMile—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!
See below for a schedule of heats. All times are subject to change. Heats marked with an asterisk are nearing capacity, and heats that have sold out are marked in red. Entrants will run in races based on age groups, and must run in the section corresponding to their age and gender. Please note that no numbers (bibs) will be available for pickup after 12:00 noon.
|W||Wheelchairs and Handcycles||7:25 a.m.|
|AA||Women 15-24||7:30 a.m.|
|A||Men 15-24||7:40 a.m.|
|B||Women 25-29||7:50 a.m.|
|C||Men 25-29||8:05 a.m.|
|D||Women 30-34*||8:15 a.m.|
|E||Men 30-34||8:30 a.m.|
|F||Women 35-39||8:45 a.m.|
|G||Men 35-39||9:00 a.m.|
|H||Women 40-49*||9:10 a.m.|
|I||Men 40-49||9:20 a.m.|
|J||Men and Women 50-59||9:35 a.m.|
|George Sheehan Memorial Mile|
|K||Men and Women 60-69||9:50 a.m.|
|L||Men and Women 70+||10:10 a.m.|
|M||Media Heat||10:35 a.m.|
|Flag||NYPD / FDNY Heat||10:55 a.m.|
|Rising New York Road Runners|
|Stage 1 (Age 2)||10:05 a.m.|
|Stage 1 (Ages 3–4)||10:25 a.m.|
|Stage 1 (Ages 5–6)||10:45 a.m.|
|Stage 1 (Ages 7–8)||11:10 a.m.|
|Stage 1 (Ages 9–10)||11:20 a.m.|
|Y||Youth Wheelchair Athletes||11:25 a.m.|
|Y||Youth 8-14||11:40 a.m.|
|Professional Athletes and NYRR Road Mile Championships**|
|Professional Women||12:10 p.m.|
|Road Mile Women||12:25 p.m.|
|Road Mile Men||12:35 p.m.|
|Professional Men||12:45 p.m.|
**The NYRR Road Mile Championships and Professional Athlete heats are by invitation only. No athlete will be automatically placed in either of these heats.
Photos will be captured and provided by Gameface a couple of days following the race. Visit gameface.photos/events and search the race name to receive access to your photos. Digital copies may be downloaded for free and prints will be available for purchase.
The start is on 5th Avenue near East 80th Street. You'll run south, and 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 (to 65th Street): There's another gentle downhill in this segment.
Fourth quarter-mile (to 60th Street): The final five blocks are on a flat surface.