Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff 5M

Join us for the start of something special! Just one week before the TCS New York City Marathon, this race travels the roads of Central Park and ends at the Marathon finish line.

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

Course Info

Mile 1: Start on Central Park’s West Drive near 67th Street and head south around the southern loop of the park.

Mile 2: Bear left and run north on East Drive, climbing Cat Hill (about 600 meters) between 72nd and 78th streets.

Mile 3: Continue north on East Drive on a straight, flat section, then downhill to a left turn onto the 102nd Street Transverse. Continue downhill to West Drive.

Mile 4: Turn left again on West Drive and run a series of three rolling hills between the Transverse and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

Mile 5: Enjoy a downhill, and then a flat section of the course, before finishing on West Drive at 69th street.