June, 2019

Sun23Jun08:3000:00Achilles Hope & Possibility 4M - Central Park, NYCentral Park, New YorkActivity:4 mile,Running


Event Details

Join NYRR and Achilles International for a four-mile race through Central Park celebrating the spirit that brings together athletes with disabilities and able-bodied athletes. Achilles International was established in 1983 with a mission to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream running events in order to promote personal achievement. Visit the Achilles International web site to learn more about the organization and to make a donation.

Start Times
This event will feature multiple starts for athletes in various categories. The schedule of starts is as follows:

Start Time Category
8:15 a.m. Handcycles
8:20 a.m. Pushrim Wheelchairs
8:25 a.m. Achilles Freedom Team
8:30 a.m. Runners

Detailed Route Info
The course is the four-mile Central Park “inner loop.”

Mile 1: Start on East Drive near East 68th Street and run north, ascending Cat Hill.

Mile 2: Continue north and and pass Engineers’ Gate (East 90th Street). Turn left onto the 102nd Street Transverse.

Mile 3: Turn left on West Drive and run south through a series of three rolling hills as you pass the Reservoir on your left.

Mile 4: Enjoy a downhill, then a flat section. Finish near The Tavern on the Green.

Follow The MTA’s Weekender schedule to plan your race-day transportation.

If you bike to the race, please follow our bike parking guidelines.

All race information is subject to change.


(Sunday) 08:30 - 00:00


Central Park, New York