The inaugural Frozen Bonsai Half Marathon will be run in conjunction with The NYCRUNS New York City Ekiden and will take you on a wintry tour of Central Park?s rolling hills.Course: The USATF-Certified Half Marathon course will feature one full loop of the park, one 5-mile loop crossing at the 102nd Street transverse, and one lower loop crossing at the 72nd Street transverse.
Directions: Take the C train to 72nd St and enter the park. Mineral Springs is located south of 72nd St on the west side of Central Park, not far from Tavern On The Green. Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions and Google Maps for driving directions. Parking is limited at all of our events, we strongly encourage you to use mass transit.
Race Cap & Time Limit: This race is currently capped at 1500 runners. The official time limit is 3 hours but as a rule of thumb the last thing we unplug is the finish line mat ? take your chances over 3:00.Awards: Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female runners in each race and the top 3 in each ten year age group.Packet Pickup: Friday 12/6 4:00 to 8:00 pm, and Saturday 12/7 1:00 to 5:00 pm The Running Company, Time Warner Center10 Columbus Circle (59th Street & Broadway)Amenities: A great long sleeve race shirt will be included. Bag check and toilets will be provided. Hot chocolate, bagels, spreads, and fresh fruit will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread.Cost: The race costs $60.00.The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies.