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Those of us who love running in Queens get to experience the best of all worlds. We are in the greatest city in the world, in the most diverse county in the country. We have fantastic parks in our borough - and even two major airports to carry us to distant races. We have beaches. We have challenging hills and shady trees. We have a Major League Baseball team, a world-class tennis center (and tournament), and have been the home to more people of influence than you can count on all of our hands. We are runners, and we love Queens.

The[b] Queens NYC Runners[/b] is a group designed to provide a comfortable, casual, friendly and safe environment for its members. We organize group runs in neighborhoods throughout the borough. Some of our runs include training provided by certified coaches. We also offer access to individual coaching, if that's what you want. All of our runs are collaborative - regardless of whether you are an experienced ultramarathoner or rarely rise from the couch, you will never be left behind. We look after each other, believe in helping to foster community and keep each other wanting to return for the next event. Many of our events end at a local pub or restaurant, to allow us to socialize and revel in our fitness.

This group is run by and for its members. If you would like to run in a particular area, know of an upcoming race, have a suggestion/question/comment or any sort of concern, please email the organizer. You are also encouraged to post in the Ideas section or Message Board.

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Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 9:00 AM

    Runner's Bootcamp

    5 Runners

    Let's do a bootcamp workout to help us run faster.

  • July 9 · 9:00 AM

    Hillside Ave Challenge: Long Hill Run

    5 Runners | 4.00

    Let's do a long hill workout. We will meet at the Queens Library in Briarwood and run up a moderate hill that’s about half a mile in length, and at least 5 percent grade... Learn more

  • June 28 · 6:45 PM

    Tuesday Hill Training

    2 Runners

    Ugh hills! Let's run them together! We will meet up and pick one of the hills nearby for a half hour of repeats. See you then! * We wait up to 10 minutes for late comers *

  • June 27 · 6:45 PM

    MONDAY - Speed Work Interval Training

    2 Runners

    Please join us for a short run around Kew Gardens and Forest Hills. We will run about 3 miles of intervals - fast running followed by slower jogging. See you soon! * We... Learn more

  • June 24 · 6:30 PM

    Friday night Long Run

    2 Runners

    Please join use for a long run to start the weekend. 7 - 8 miles distance Dinner afterwards for those who are interested.

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