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The 2018 NYC Half Marathon Course Brings Changes

Jan 30, 2018 | NYC Attractions and Events

The 2018 NYC Half Marathon Course Brings Changes

Runners take note; this year’s NYC Half Marathon Course has changed!

The NYC Half is one of the most popular half marathons in the United States taking runners on an incredible 13.1-mile tour of the city, Filled with elites and professionals, as well as average runners that love the sport, this year's race takes place on March 18, 2018. Athletes from around the world travel to NYC to take part in this annual event.

New NYC Half Marathon Course for 2018 

Since the race began in 2006, it has always started in Central Park and finished in Lower Manhattan. This year ushers in a new course, which puts the start at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn and travels much of the former course in reverse, ending in Central Park. As a result of this change, the cap for runners has increased to 22,500, allowing for even more participants than ever before.

The United Airlines NYC Half Expo presented by New Balance takes place at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Free to the public, the Expo is a great place to pick up running merchandise and souvenirs as well as seek advice from experts and professional runners.

Stay with Us at The Manhattan Club

If you’re coming to town to take part in the race or cheer on a loved one, reserve your stay with us at The Manhattan Club. Our Manhattan hotel will ensure you enjoy a comfortable stay right in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, close to many of the city’s exciting attractions. If you’re taking part in the half marathon, you’ll love coming back to our spacious suites to recover from your experience!


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