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Central Park Sightseeing Running Tour

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Highlights

This is rated as the most scenic of our sightseeing running tours. Receive a Finisher Medal with your Run Tour booking. The perfect souvenir to add to your collection!

Run Tours, led by licensed sightseeing tour guides that are also certified running coaches, cover approximately 5 miles (8.04 kilometers) in distance and are run at any easy pace on city sidewalks and running paths. There are periodic stops to discuss notable historic and contemporary sights. Our goal is to provide runners with a sightseeing experience that is fun, active, informative and truly unforgettable.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: 59th to 110th Street Manhattan Borough, from Central Park West to 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022

It’s been called the heartland of New York City, an urban Eden. Local runners call it their home-base for marathon training and weekly races organized by the New York Road Runners. Central Park is a man-made urban park that was designed and constructed from 1858 to 1873 by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. It is the most popular urban park in the United States with over 25 million visitors each year.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Central Park Zoo, 830 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7001

We will run though the entrance of the Central Park which is one of the oldest municipal zoo in the United States. It is one of the most-visited features in the park. Typically we will get a glance of the sea lions enjoying an early morning swim.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bethesda Fountain, Midpark at 72nd St. Transverse Central Park, New York City, NY

Back in the mid-nineteenth century New York City did not have a twin square, so Olmstead and Vaux created one in the park named Bethesda Terrace. Its a gorgeous Italian style piazza right in the middle of the park.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial, W. Park Dr. and W. 72nd St., New York City, NY 10023

We'll make a stop in Strawberry Fields which was John Lennon's favorite spot in Central Park. It became a memorial for the Beatles frontman 5 years after his death in 1980. We'll see the iconic Imagine Mosaic surrounded by lovely plantings and trees.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Alice in Wonderland Statue, 76th Street and 5th Avenue near Conservatory Lake, New York City, NY 10021

We'll stop and pose for photos around the large bronze statue of Alice, the Mad Hatter & the White Rabbit from Lewis Carroll's classic tale.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Each participant must sign our waiver prior to participating in the tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Inclusions
  • Professional guide


Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions


Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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