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Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & Health Walk

  • Dates: August 25, 2018
  • Address: W. 135th St. & St. Nicholas Ave, New York, NY
  • Time: 8am-12pm
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  • This event is sponsored by the world renowned New York Road Runners in concert with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce. Running in urban America has become a major people attraction. With that in mind, the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run is celebrating its 8th Anniversary this year and is anticipated to attract over 7,500 registered runners of all ages and genders representing 94+ countries to participate in this 5K run through historic Harlem. According to most runners, the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run “is second in popularity throughout the city on an annual basis only to the NY City Marathon.” The Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run has two other components including the Family Health Walk which attracts hundreds of participants of all ages from throughout the city in concert with other health, recreational and media partners. The Family Health Walk begins at 9:00AM. The third component is the Children's Run which begins at 9:30 AM and invites children from throughout to participate in a series of athletic events including speed runs, as well as, long range runs to challenge our youth