Formerly Longacre Square, Times Square entered the nation's consciousness in 1904, when it was renamed after the New York Times building that became the cornerstone of the new district. Join us on an early morning 4 mile run to see how much redevelpoment has changed the neighborhood and experience the history of the theaters, restaurants, train stations and parks. See why Times Square has become the "Crossroads of the World"! The running tour begins and ends at the TKTS Discount Ticket Booth Steps in Father Duffy Sqyuare on 47th and Broadway. The meeting time is 7:45 and the run will begin at 8 am.There is no coat or bag check on this run. Water will be provided. For more information contact michael@cityrunningtours. By subway: 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S to Times Square.