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SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon

 

The 15th annual SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon brings together thousands of women of all ages and backgrounds for a day of fun, fitness, and camaraderie in NYC. Whether you're coming from across the country or from around the corner, join SHAPE and New York Road Runners in Central Park on Sunday, April 15, for an unforgettable race.

Every entrant will receive a commemorative New Balance race shirt (size subject to availability) and every finisher will receive a medal.

Included with your race registration is a one-year subscription to SHAPE (a $6 value)! Visit this page for more details and rebate information.

Event hashtag: #WomenRunTheWorld—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!

Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Facebook and Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and get unofficial results right after the race!


Why Race with New York Road Runners?

A portion of this event's proceeds supports NYRR’s mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefits NYRR’s youth and community programs.

Course Info

The time limit for the race is four hours.

The start is in Central Park on West Drive near 64th Street. You’ll complete two full counter-clockwise loops of the park, after which you’ll start a third loop and turn left onto the 72nd Street Transverse just past the 13-mile mark. The finish line is just west of the Naumburg Bandshell. Major uphills are at approximately 1.5, 3.5, 4.5, 7, 9.5, and 10.5 miles.

Entry Fees

CategoryRace Entry Fee
NYRR Members$75
Non-members$85
NYRR 10K Members$0

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers (which include your scoring tag) and shirts may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on:

  • Sunday, April 8, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 9, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 11, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 12, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 13, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 14, 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Shirt size is subject to availability. If you wish, you may send a friend to pick up your race materials either with your QR code (this is the faster option) or using your name and birth date. On race day, pickup will be at Race-Day Central at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park (see course map) from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. If you pick up on race day, please be sure to allow yourself enough time to get from Race-Day Central to the start.

Bag check, located at the northern end of Center Road near the Naumburg Bandshell (at approximately 72nd Street, within the park) will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on race day.


Code of Conduct | Rules of Competition | Race Procedures | Run Clean


Post-Race Festival

Celebrate with friends and family at the post-race festival at the Naumburg Bandshell. There will be live music, an awards ceremony, fun activities, free giveaways and more! Runners, friends, and family are welcome from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Stick around for a chance to win some amazing prizes following the race.

Awards

Awards will be available to the top three women overall, as well as in age groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.

Award winners who wish to receive an award plaque should complete our online claim form.


Prize Money

Open Prize Money for Women Only
1st$1,000
2nd$750
3rd$500
4th$250

Use The MTA's Weekender schedule to plan your race-day transportation.

If you bike to the race, please follow our bike parking guidelines.

All race information is subject to change.

DATE
Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:00am

LOCATION
Central Park

DISTANCE
Half-Marathon

Download Course Map (PDF)

Interactive Course Map

RACE TYPES
Finisher Medals
Marathon Qualifier
Prize Money
Scored
Women

EVENT HASHTAG
#WomenRunTheWorld

RACE STATUS
Available

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Registration will close at 11:59am on Saturday, April 14.

 
 

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Official Athletic Footwear and Apparel Partner of NYRR

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