The fourth-annual Run the River 5K returns to Randall’s Island on Saturday, October 26. Hosted by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, Run the River has become one of New York’s most unique and talked-about road races – beginning and ending in iconic Icahn Stadium, the certified course takes runners along Randall’s Island’s scenic waterfront pathways, offering breathtaking views of the New York City skyline and the East River. The race finishes on Icahn Stadium’s 400-meter, IAAF and Olympic-certified Mondo track.
Join the RIPA Young Professionals Council after the race for our signature Run the River Happy Hour,featuring live entertainment, snacks, and well-deserved Greenport Harbor Brewing Company beer. Runners and guests 21 and over will receive two complimentary drinks.
After the 5K, children can run in the Run the River Fun Run on Icahn Stadium’s track. The races begin at approximately 11 a.m, and all kids that participate will receive a medal. Age group categories: 4 & under (100 m); 5-6 years (100 m); 7-8 years (200 m); 9-10 years (300 m); and 11-12 years (400 m).