Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run

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Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run

It’s summertime in the city, and we have dozens of running events for all ages and abilities to get everyone outside and moving.  Many events are fun for the whole family, with kids’ races and post-race entertainment. Our races are a wonderful way for New Yorkers to enjoy the cool morning air, and feel healthier and happier this season.

The Percy Sutton Harlem 5K is part of HARLEM WEEK, one of our areas largest cultural celebrations! The race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan Borough President in the 1970s, championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event. Bring family and friends out to celebrate historic Harlem and enjoy the last few days of summer.

NYC Family Health Walk-a-Thon for Peace in Our Communities Harlem
Harlem

This 1.7 mile walk is perfect for the family and kids to do together. Also part of HARLEM WEEK, participants come together to promote peace in local Harlem communities.

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people. Over the past 55 years, NYRR has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

NYRR’s races, community events, instruction and training resources, and youth programs give hundreds of thousands of people each year the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to start running and keep running for life. NYRR’s premier event, the famed ING New York City Marathon, attracts the world’s top pro runners and committed amateurs alike while also raising millions of dollars annually for charity and driving economic impact for the City. But NYRR is equally committed to the runners of tomorrow, passionately providing youth fitness programs that educate and inspire more than 150,000 kids in underserved communities in New York City, all 50 states, and around the world.

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Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run
When: August 24, 2013
Time: 8:30am
Where: NYRR
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewYorkRoadRunners
Twitter: https://twitter.com/nyrr


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