NEw YORK CITY CHAPTER

We have Workout Opportunities for Volunteer Guides (who are Walkers and/or Runners) and Athletes in New York City Almost Every Day Throughout the Week…
 
Monday
12 noon – 1:30 pm
Friedman Diabetes Institute Program
Bi-weekly motivational workouts for those coping with diabetes or pre-diabetes at 110 East 59th St., 8th floor - Northwell Health, Endocrinology Dept. Email manderson@achillesinternational.org with FDI in the subject line for more information.

3:30 – 5:00 pm
Initiative 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 3:30 to 5:00 pm. This program only runs in the spring between April 22 and June 17 in preparation for Hope & Possibility. 
Email Suzanne.Wallach@nyulangone.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 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 manderson@achillesinternational.org for more information.

 

Wednesday
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Friedman Diabetes Institute Program
Bi-weekly motivational workouts for those coping with diabetes or pre-diabetes at 110 East 59th St., 8th floor - Northwell Health, Endocrinology Dept. Email manderson@achillesinternational.org with FDI in the subject line for more information.

Thursday
Achilles - Brooklyn Prospect Park Workout
All are welcome!  Just show up! 
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 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 manderson@achillesinternational.org for more information.

Sunday
Achilles - Queens
Meet in Flushing Meadows Corona Park at 9 am at the 111th St and 53rd Ave entrance. The same entrance that leads you to the park's zoo.
Take the #7 train to 111th St station then walk across to 53rd Ave - Rain or Shine! Please RSVP to achillesqueens@gmail.com if you plan on attending. Contact: 646-801-8786.


2019 Event Schedule for Achilles-NYC

February 6, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Achilles Pizza & Movie Night
Free Event. RSVP required.
Marlene Meyerson JCC, Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave @ 76th St

February 16, 10:00 am
Love Run
4 Mile Fun Run. No registration required.
Central Park - 90th & 5th

March 17, 7:30 am
NYC Half
13.1 Miles
Brooklyn to Central Park.
Post-race brunch at Gabriela's, 688 Columbus Ave at 93rd Street

Thursday, April 4, 6 pm – 10:30 pm
Achilles NYC and the ReelAbilities Film Festival
Double Feature and Light Hors d'oeuvres & Cocktails

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan 
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023
Join us for a special evening in which we're offering a choice of movies! At 6:15 we'll doing an early screening of Wild Prairie Rose. From 7-9 pm, we're hosting light hors d'oeuvres and cocktails! The feature presentation, Nathan's Kingdom, starts at 8:30 pm and will include a Q&A with the cast following the film! You can attend either or both movies if you wish. We just ask that you RSVP! If you attend the early screening, you'll still be able to join us for the party post-movie! RSVP here.

Saturday, April 6, 2 pm to 5 pm
Wellness Day Event at ReelAbilities sponsored by Achilles at the Meyerson JCC at 334 Amsterdam Avenue
You have a choice of two classes at 2pm. One is a Cycling Class hosted by Tri Achilles Director, Ben Green! This space is limited to the first 20 RSVPs. The other 2pm session is a Yoga/Movement class taught by Meris from Opulent Mindfulness!  At 3pm, we're hosting a Strength & Strength Training Class taught by an Achilles Chapter member! Water and light snacks will follow each class. Join us! Please RSVP here.

April 15, 8 am
Boston Marathon
26.2 Miles
Boston

May 18, 7 am
Brooklyn Half
13.1 Miles
Brooklyn, NY

June 23, 9 am
Hope & Possibility
4 Miles
Central Park

July 20, 7 am
TCS NYC Marathon Training Series
10 Miles
Central Park

August 11, 7 am
TCS NYC Marathon Training Series
12 Miles
Central Park

September 29, 8 am
New Balance Bronx 10 Miler
10 Miles
Bronx, NY

October 13, 9 am
Race for Rehab
5K
Valhalla, NY

November 3, 9 am
NYC Marathon
26.2 Miles
5 Boroughs

December 14, 10:00 am
Reindeer Romp
4 Mile Fun Run. No registration required.
Central Park - 90th & 5th