- Both Men and Women
This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. The run celebrates historic Harlem and is part of HARLEM WEEK, one of the northeast area's largest cultural celebrations.
Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and get unofficial results right after the race!
Percy Sutton Harlem Walk
A 1.5-mile walk accompanies this event; separate registration is required. Information and registration are here.
Rising New York Road Runners Event
Check back soon for information about events for youth on the day.
Why Race with New York Road Runners?
A portion of this event's proceeds supports NYRR’s mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefits NYRR’s youth and community programs.
Check back closer to race day for information on the post-race festival.
Numbers (which include your timing tag) and T-shirts may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:
- Sunday, August 18, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
- Monday, August 19, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, August 20, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 21, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Thursday, August 22, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Friday, August 23, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your NYRR account to pick up your race materials. Please pick up during the week to avoid crowds on race day. Race-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. T-shirt sizes are subject to availability; please note that T-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 your QR code (printed or digitally). This policy is in effect only for our weekly races, and not for the TCS New York City Marathon.
On race day, pickup will be at the Percy Sutton Educational Complex (enter at 135th Street between St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard) from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. Bag check, open from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m., will also be at this location.
If you signed up with a GHCC invitation, please check with your team captain for details to pick up your race materials.
This fast 5K course circles St. Nicholas Park and runs alongside Jackie Robinson Park, both historic and beautiful enclaves in the heart of Harlem.
Start on Edgecombe Avenue at West 136th Street and head north. Turn left onto West 139th Street and right onto St. Nicholas Avenue; continue north on a gradual uphill for about three-quarters of a mile to a turnaround.
Run downhill over the same route, then turn right onto West 141st Street and up a steep hill to a left turn onto Convent Avenue. Turn left onto St. Nicholas Terrace and proceed south/downhill along City College. Turn left onto West 127th Street, then left onto St. Nicholas Avenue to the finish at West 138th Street.