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August 21st | Three Bridges Run #1

August 21 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

NY Flyers Three Bridges Supported Long Run

RUNNING TOMORROW? GOT QUESTIONS? CLICK HERE FOR SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL RUNNERS

Who: Members and Non-members- all are welcome!

Cost: Free for members. $25 for non-members. However, before you pay $25 for one run, why not consider becoming a member for $30? As a member, you will run Three Bridges Run #1 and #2 for free, along with our Palisades Run, our Last 10 Mile (of the marathon) run and other monthly Long-Training Runs. Membership extends for 12 months (i.e., it is NOT a calendar year membership). Click here to join us!

Organizer: NY Flyers

Event Captain: Deb Saat

When: Saturday, August 21st, 2021. Check-in will start at 6:00 AM in the store. Once you check in, you will head over to the Maine Monument (Columbus Circle) and meet with your PACE GROUP for a pre-run briefing. Pace groups will start to leave the Maine Monument at 6:30 sharp. For a timeline of departures, and other details, click here SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL RUNNERS.

Where: JackRabbit Running Store (formerly the NY Running Co.) at Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle (60th/Broadway)  Note: For insurance and safety reasons, all participants (Flyers and non-Flyer guests alike) must sign in before starting. Thank you for your cooperation. Bag watch will be provided by the host running store.  

Course Map/Distance: The full distance of this run is 20 miles, but it is easy to shorten it by finishing at the Manhattan end of the Queensboro Bridge (16 miles), the Queens end of the Queensboro Bridge (15 miles) or at any of the many nearby subway stops along the way.  

Turn By Turn Directions : Start at Jackrabbit at Time Warner Center and run around the lower loop in Central Park, then west on 72nd Street to the Hudson River Greenway. Take the Greenway south and then cross east on Warren Street through City Hall Park across the Brooklyn Bridge to the steps to exit the bridge. Run around the perimeter of the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Steiner Studios heading north along the Brooklyn waterfront until reaching the Pulaski Bridge to cross in to Queens. Continue heading north to the Queensboro Bridge. After crossing the Queensboro Bridge continue directly to Jackrabbit at Time Warner Center for a shorter run or back in to Central Park to complete the full 20 miles ending at Jackrabbit at Time Warner Center

Fluid Stations: There are three fluid stations along the route. The first fluid station will be at Hudson River Greenway and Chambers St, around mile 7.1 The second fluid station will be around mile 11.1 at Kent Av and Clymer St. in Brooklyn. The third fluid station is around mile 15 in Queens just before the Queensboro Bridge at the intersection of 11th street and Queens Plaza South. Each fluid station will have water, Gatorade, and PowerGels.  
There are some public water fountains and bathrooms along part of the route.

Pace groups: There will be at least one pacer for each group starting at 8:00 minutes/mile through 12:00 minutes/mile at 30 second intervals. We will help group runners who may want to run sub 8:00 minutes/mile, if there is interest.

More Details: Come join the New York Flyers for the first of our two annual Three Bridges runs! This is fantastic training for the NYC Marathon, as it parallels the NYC Marathon course for much of the way and reaches the Queensboro Bridge at the same mileage as you will during the NYC Marathon. Open to all!  
 
The full distance of this run is 20 miles, but it is easy to shorten it by finishing at the Manhattan end of the Queensboro Bridge (16 miles), the Queens end of the Queensboro Bridge (15 miles) or at any of the many nearby subway stops along the way.  
 
This run starts and finishes at Jackrabbit Running Store (formerly the NY Running Co.) at Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle (60th/Broadway) with baggage check and will take us through three boroughs and over three bridges (the Brooklyn Bridge, Pulaski Bridge, and 59th Street Bridge). We will cross the 59th Street Bridge at about mile 16, almost the same as in the TCS NYC Marathon. This fantastic run will prepare you, both physically and mentally, for the challenges that await you on November 7, 2021.  

To see who else is running, click Here

Can't run? please consider volunteering. More info and sign ups here.

If you would like to PACE, more info and sign up here. If you would like to Pace, and are not a member, the run is free- contact us at eb@nyflyers.org.

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