- Brooklyn Easy Run & Happy Hour(s)
Guess who's back?! Join us every Wednesday for a 5-6 mile conversation pace run departing from The Douglass. Afterwards we'll gather for post run pints and tasty pub fare. This is a great run for new members and more established members alike, and perfect opportunity to get to know your teammates better in an informal setting. Bag drop is available. The Douglass is conveniently located within walking distance of the Atlantic Ave Station (2, 3, 4, 5, N, R, Q, B, D, LIRR) and Union Street Station (R). http://www.thedouglass.com/
- East River Park Track Workout
This is a weekly workout focused on shorter speedwork, such as 400m to one-mile repeats, though we sometimes run longer. Look for your teammates on the track infield. We usually gather near the long jump pit. If you arrive 5-10 minutes late, you can find us warming up as a group in the outer lanes. NOTE: There is no bag check. Please leave your bag at home/office, or drop it at a nearby gym. (Optionally, you can drop your bag in the infield, but please don't bring any valuables!)
- Prospect Park Thursday Speed Workout
We are hosting weekly "track" workouts at Prospect Park every Thursday evening. The workouts will be identical to the East River Park Track workout of the week, which will be posted at least 24 hours beforehand. Although there is no track at Prospect Park, we'll find the flattest part of the park to do the scheduled workout. All paces are welcome. Please comment in Talk about this Meetup if you have any questions!
- Central Park Speed Workout
We will meet at 7pm in the same location as the Tuesday night run on the 72nd transverse overlooking the Bethesda Fountain. Your 1-2 mile warm up run should be done independently before meeting at 72nd. Workouts vary but we generally do short intervals at higher paces than on tempo runs done on Tuesday with jog recoveries in between or oscillating paces between mid to fast end of your personal paces tolerances. If you need a place to drop off a bag the go to location for folks who don’t live near the park is the lockers available at the Jack Rabbit’s store on the 2nd floor of the TWC at Columbus Circle.
- Friday Morning Run
Introducing Friday morning runs! It is meant to be an easy run at conversation pace. Typical route is up the east side entering the bridle path at east 85th and follow it around the park finishing at Columbus circle. More often than not we'll add Harlem Hill. Please post your pace in comments. We run rain or shine
- Manhattan Weekend Run
Weekend runs are typically reserved for long runs often ranging from 12 to 20 miles, depending on the training plan. Every week features a different route, which will be posted a day or two prior. Runners are welcome to start earlier and/or cut out for their own needs. The route is provided to plan your exit or continuation strategies. The pace groups are determined by who shows up, so please post the distance and pace that you want to run to ensure your pace will be represented!
- Brooklyn Weekend Run
We are now doing our Brooklyn runs on Saturdays. We'll try to mix up the routes as much as possible so we don't get too bored doing lops of Prospect Park. This will mainly serve as an opportunity for a long run. If you have any ideas for courses, please let us know!
- Downtown Easy Run
http://www.amityhallnyc.com/ Patricia, Joe, Cici, Laura, Riri, June, Annalisa, and Melissa will lead a range of pace groups for an easy run from Amity Hall, West Village location. You can leave a bag here and then head out for a run. After the run we invite everyone to hang out for a drink or food! Paces will range anywhere depending on who shows up but it's 7:45/8:00 to 10:30 min/mile. Distance is usually just around 5 miles. Great beer selection, sports bar, and tasty food! It's also conveniently located - a stone's throw away from the West 4th subway stop. (Amity Hall has extended happy hour specials for all runners and do separate checks).
- Central Park Training Run
Our Tuesday night Central Park training workouts are typically tempo runs or hill repeats. These workouts are usually very well attended with a wide variety of paces. The meeting spot is at the 72nd street transverse by Bethesda Fountain. There we'll give the full workout details, including distance, pacing groups, expected run time, and where we plan on meeting at the end. You can expect a typical workout to be between 5 and 8 miles (or less during hill workouts). A note on warm ups: We do not do a full warm up as a group in Central Park, so we encourage you to show up at 7 p.m. having jogged an easy mile or two ahead of time. If it's your first time meeting us, feel free to come a few minutes early with any questions. There are many other groups who meet on 72nd St so look for the one with folks in Whippet singlets. Please note that there is no place to store bags inside Central Park. Pack light, or store your bags at a nearby gym if you are a member. Another option is the JackRabbit Store (formerly New York Running Company) at the Time Warner Center, which stays open until 9pm: https://www.jackrabbit.com/info/locations/store/new-york-running-company-time-warner-center