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New York City Marathon 2017

5th November 2017 |
Location: New York

Distance: Marathon (26.2 miles)

Grading: 4 ?

Registration opening: Last few places to go!

Registration fee: £910

Minimum sponsorship: £500

Walk the Walk in the city that never sleeps...

The New York City Marathon is where it all started for Walk the Walk back in 1996 and we have been back every year since... it’s amazing and still very much a favourite; we can promise you an experience that you won’t forget!

The ferry to the start line is a real treat; the amazing back-drop of New York is just breathtaking... what a way to start a marathon! We Power Walk the 26.2 miles through all 5 boroughs from Staten Island across to Brooklyn, then onto Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan. You see it all... from the iconic beauty of the Statue of Liberty to crossing the Finish Line in famous Central Park! 

This Marathon is classed as the greatest of them all... so come and conquer it with us in 2017! 

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An experience that should be on everyone's bucket list! Raising money for such a wonderful cause makes it all the more special- Fiona

Take a bite out of the Big Apple with us...

Join the Walk the Walk Team in its 21st year and take on this amazing Marathon in a city full of vibrancy and culture; you may even be able to squeeze in a bit of Christmas shopping!

Everything about this challenge is incredible; the route, support, the medal, the location and of course, raising money for vital breast cancer causes and helping make a difference! 

This challenge is a classic and one of the 6 Marathon Majors... The New York Marathon has to be completed within 6 hours 30 minutes, so you will be aiming for a walking speed of between 13 - 14 minute miles; this is achievable by following our Training Plan. The Unique Challenges Team will support you every step of the way with lots of training advice, nutritional tips, how to reach the target speed and much, much more!

 

Our WTW New York Marathon Team started their day by giving NYC a preview of their fabulous bras and t-shirts... stretching their legs ready for the big event tomorrow with “Dash to the Finish Line”, a fun 5km Walk finishing in beautiful Central Park! Show them your support by hitting ‘like’! www.walkthewalk.org/NYC

Posted by Walk the Walk on Saturday, 5 November 2016

 

Which option is best for you?

This Marathon weekend is not to be missed!

In 2017 we are staying at the brand new 4* Doubletree Hotel by Hilton in Midtown and only minutes from the hustle and bustle of Times Square and Broadway; you are in the middle of it all... theatres, restaurants, bars and the famous bright lights of this cosmopolitan city!

In 2017 you have the choice of 2 package options... 

Full Package: Hotel, Flights and Race Entry

Hotel Only Package: Hotel and Race Entry 

If you only do one Marathon in your life... make sure it is this one!- Stephanie

A blog from Sara

The atmosphere was very exciting and it was amazing to meet and chat to people from all over the world who had come to do the NYC Marathon. At the start line, it was time for some stretching, photos and group hugs before we set off on our adventure with our fabulous bras on display for all of New York to see!

I had heard that the atmosphere would be amazing but it was even more incredible than I was expecting. People were lining the streets of Brooklyn waving and cheering us on with musicians playing on street corners … it was just like being part of a huge street party! So we walked, waved our flags and enjoyed the amazing atmosphere.

Fundraising is fun!

Why not take a look at some of our fantastic fundraising ideas