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Central Park Running Tour

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    What to Expect
    “Nature first, second, and third -- architecture after a while,” was the motto of the Central Park architects. It’s hard to imagine that everything in Central Park was put there by design, but that’s exactly what you’ll experience on The Lower Central Park running tour. The lower portion of the park features the most ambitious landscape architecture ever implemented in the United States and magically escorts the viewer out of the city and into a peaceful park surrounding.

    OFFERED: Thursdays at 7 am

    DISTANCE: 4 Miles/6.4 K

    TERRAIN: Sidewalk, Park Paths

    ELEVATION: Some Hills

    TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1.5 hours

    MEETING LOCATION: USS Maine Monument in Columbus Circle (Entrance to Central Park at 59th Street and 8th Avenue)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    USS Maine Monument in Columbus Circle
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local, Professional guide
    • Running Tour
    • Water
    • Social experience
    • Photos
    • Running Guide will carry a small backpack to carry smaller items
    • Entry/Admission - Central Park
    • No coat/bag check
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This is a 4.5 mile (7 km) tour designed with exciting stops along the route to interest all runners and is paced to accommodate all running levels. The tour will approximately be 90 minutes in duration. There will not be a coat/bag check for this tour. Your running guide will be using a running backpack and will carry small items for you if necessary.
    • Please note this is not a race it is a running tour. The tour will be led at a casual, conversational pace suitable for all running abilities.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

    Elizabeth Pietrangelo was my guide and she was AMAZING!! Okay-I am a new runner and have begun training for a half marathon back in December. I felt bad skipping running with my group and going on vacation, so I decided to be adventurous and book...More

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    feenmsheen12, Owner at City Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

    Thank you for your fantastic review! We are so glad you enjoyed your City Running Tour experience!! And we agree with you we think Elizabeth is amazing too!!!

    Reviewed February 24, 2018

    I am a long time runner and have run in New York before, including the marathon. I am an avid explorer and history buff. With these interests, I can't believe it took me so long to find these running tours! My husband and I registered...More

    Date of experience: February 2018
    1  Thank Liz R
    feenmsheen12, Owner at City Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

    Thank you for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to the next time we get to run with you!

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