City Parks Foundation’s “Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race” is an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all. The 2016 race will take place in Inwood Hill Park in Manhattan, on a course featuring 12 activity stations. Team members must properly perform the required exercise or task before advancing to the next station and final run to the finish line. Activities include: javelin throw, jump rope, basketball free throw, hurdles, and a mini climbing wall. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age grouping. All participants who finish the race will receive t-shirts and certificates of completion.
RACE DATE & LOCATION
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan
Seaman Ave. and W. 207th St.
10:00 a.m. / Race start time; ages 8-10
11:00 a.m. / Race start time; ages 11-13
TO REGISTER: Free registration is required.
Please visit http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/events/category/adventure-race/
Team must include one parent or guardian and up to two children (children must be in the same age category).
For more information, call (718) 760-6999 or email Sports@CityParksFoundation.org.
City Parks Foundation is the only independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to offer programs in public parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City. At City Parks Foundation, we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community development, and education programs for all New Yorkers. Our programs and community building initiatives — located in more than 300 parks, recreation centers, and public schools across the city — reach 425,000 people each year. Our ethos is simple: we believe thriving parks reflect thriving communities. For more information, please visit http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/.
Founded in 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization, whose mission is to help and inspire people through running. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, community events, youth running initiatives, school programs, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year, from children to seniors, with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event, and the largest marathon in the world, is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features 50,000 runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. To learn more, visit http://www.nyrr.org.