Whether you're visiting New York City, or are a lifelong resident looking to explore new areas with someone who knows the way, let Phil show you some of New York's beautiful parks, beaches, bridges, woods, neighborhoods and pathways that most visitors and even many residents don't know about, in all five boroughs and beyond. It is an excellent way to explore the city for the adventurous runner.
Most runs are 7-10 miles long, not strenuous terrain, and with start and end points easily accessible by subway. Individuals or groups welcome.
We cover all five boroughs and beyond, routes are customizable and can be created specially for you. Or join us on one of our featured routes, a small sampling of which includes:
The Parks of Northern Manhattan: A somewhat hilly run, you will visit the beautiful Fort Tryon, Inwood Hill and Highbridge Parks.
Van Cortlandt Park: The gem of the Bronx and the nation's premiere cross-country venue, this is the city's greatest trail running location.
Stadium to Stadium: Run from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx to CitiField, home of the Mets, in Queens. Includes a visit to the Polo Grounds, location of the original Giants Stadium.
Rockaway Beach: Escape the congestion of the city to Rockaway Beach in Queens. For a longer workout, add on Jacob Riis Park and even Coney Island.
City Island/Orchard Beach: Visit the Bronx's island community of City Island with it's many fresh seafood restaurants, and continue to the majestic Orchard Beach.
Staten Island Seafront: Run from the Staten Island Ferry to Fort Wadsworth, start location of the New York Marathon, and on to the South Beach and Midland Beach Boardwalk.
Prospect Park to Coney Island: A classic Brooklyn run, starting in the famous Prospect Park, and continuing down the wide Ocean Parkway to the Coney Island Boardwalk.
Fort Tryon Park, northern Manhattan