NEw YORK CITY CHAPTER

We have Workout Opportunities for Volunteer Guides (who are Walkers and/or Runners) and Athletes in New York City Throughout the Week…
 
Monday
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Institute for Women with Disabilities (IWD)
Weekly workouts in Stuyvesant Square Park across the street from the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases (2nd Ave and East 17th Street), Mondays from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. This program only runs in the spring between April and June in preparation for Hope & Possibility. 
Email mshallcross@achillesinternational.org with IWD in the subject line for more information.

Tuesday
Achilles - NYC Central Park Workout – all are welcome!  Just show up!
We gather at 6pm inside Engineer's Gate at 90th & Fifth Ave. Announcements are made on the bench at 6:15 pm and we team up and take off soon after. Both walkers and runners are needed to guide athletes for distances ranging from 1.6 miles to 6 miles. While we have bag watchers for your items which are left on the bench, please be mindful and take your valuables with you.
Email cmclaughlin@achillesinternational.org for more information.

 


Thursday
Achilles - Brooklyn Prospect Park Workout – all are welcome!  Just show up!  START ON APRIL 16, 2015
Meet at JackRabbit Sports (151 Seventh Avenue, Park Slope) at 6 pm, exit at 6:15 pm and head to Prospect Park to team up. Both walkers and runners are needed to guide athletes for distances ranging from 1.6 miles to 4 miles. You may leave your belongings at JackRabbit and retrieve them before the store closes at 8 pm.
Email achillesbklyn@gmail.com for more information.

Saturday
Achilles - NYC Central Park Workout – all Runners and Walkers are welcome!  Just show up!
We gather at 10 am inside Engineer's Gate at 90th & Fifth Ave. Announcements are made on the bench at 10:15 am and we team up and take off soon after. Both walkers and runners are needed to guide athletes for distances ranging from 1.6 miles to 6 miles. While we have bag watchers for your items left on the bench, please be mindful and take your valuables with you.
Email cmclaughlin@achillesinternational.org for more information.

Sunday
Achilles - Queens meets outside the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131-40 Fowler Avenue Flushing, New York 11355 at 9 am - Rain or Shine! Please RSVP to achillesqueens@gmail.com if you plan on attending. Contact: 646-801-8786


2016 Event Schedule for Achilles-NYC

January: Run for Erica 1/30 10AM 90th & Fifth in Central Park

February: Love Run 2/13 10AM 90th & Fifth in Central Park

March: NYC Half 3/20 7:30AM Manhattan (http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2016/united-airlines-nyc-half)

April: CURR Race for Achilles TBD Riverside Park

May: Healthy Kidney 10K 5/14 9AM Central Park (http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2016/uae-healthy-kidney-10k)

June: H&P 6/26 9AM Central Park (http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2016/achilles-hope-possibility-4m

July: Long Training Run 7/23 Manhattan

August: R-U-N 5K 8/11 Central Park, Long Training Run 8/14 Manhattan

September: Fifth Avenue Mile 9/3 Manhattan, Thank You Run 9/17 90th & Fifth in Central Park

October: Race for Rehab (Probably 10/10) New York Medical College, Valhalla

November: NYC Marathon 11/6 Manhattan

December: Reindeer Romp 12/10 90th & Fifth in Central Park