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Boomer's Cystic Fibrosis Run to Breathe
East Drive, 72nd St and 5th Ave

Join Team Boomer for the third annual Run to Breathe. Team Boomer celebrates living and breathing while encouraging people with cystic fibrosis to incorporate exercise into their everyday lives to help them breathe. Boomer’s Cystic Fibrosis Run to Breathe will help to support research for a cure and benefits the thousands of Americans with cystic fibrosis to help them improve their quality of life.


The start is on East Drive near East 70th Street. You’ll run north past the 72nd Street Transverse and the Central Park Boathouse, then climb the well-known Cat Hill. After passing the Metropolitan Museum of Art on your right, you'll reach the one-mile mark at aproximately East 88th Street; a few hundred yards later you'll pass a bronze statue of Fred Lebow, legendary founder of the New York City Marathon. You’ll continue north on East Drive and enjoy a slight downhill, then a flat section as you approach the 102nd Street Transverse on your left. You'll continue north past the Transverse, down a hill and past the two-mile mark, and on around the upper end of the park through the tough Harlem Hills.


Continue south on West Drive past the three-mile mark and through a challenging series of three rolling hills between the 102nd Street Transverse and the southwestern edge of the Reservoir at about the four-mile mark. You'll be on a welcome downhill for about a half-mile, followed by a few hundred yards on the flat. Pass the 72nd Street Transverse and climb a small hill leading to the five-mile point. Continue south on the gently rolling terrain around the bottom of the park and onto East Drive. You'll pass the start line at the six-mile mark, then turn left onto the 72nd Street Transverse and run a final tenth of a mile to the finish.


For more information, please visit the NYRR website.


This event is hosted by the NYRR.

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM