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Central Park Running Tour

  • Central Park Running Tour
  • Get an insider's look at the city's most popular park
  • Enjoy exploring the lower park on foot
Central Park Running Tour
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Central Park Running Tour
USD 50.00
New York City was made for runners and no place offers more scenic landscapes for travelers who lace up than Central Park. Explore this iconic destination's lower loop and learn about the architecture, design and history from your local guide. You'll enjoy well-marked trails, shaded roadways and plenty of urban scenery on this memorable run through the city's top park.
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


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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1 - 5 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour of Central Park!

I had a great tour of Central Park with Angie on my first day in NYC. Info about my guide and meeting place was well communicated, so it was easy to meet up. We ran at a comfortable pace and as we passed different points,...More

1  Thank ewill14
feenmsheen12, Owner at City Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your great review! We are happy you enjoyed your experience. Thanks for helping spread the word!!

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Great tour and amazing guide

Good communication from the start. Also I was contacted before the run with perfect instructions of where to meet and who my guide was, and what they would be wearing! Really enjoyed the run around Central Park showing me sights i'd not seen before and...More

1  Thank bigbigteef
feenmsheen12, Owner at City Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review! Tara does a great job of taking care of the clients she runs with!!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile
Highlight of my trip

Being a keen runner I have always wanted to run in Central Park. Found these guys online and chose due to the reviews. We booked a personalised run for 5 miles (myself and my son). David was our running guide and was brilliant. This running...More

1  Thank Chris M
feenmsheen12, Owner at City Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you so much for all of your reviews! We really appreciate it and are so glad you enjoyed the tour!!

Reviewed 20 June 2018
So great!!!

I'm not very good in English, but my guide explained very simple. He talked to me about New York City, some running events and took pictures of me. It was so great!!!!

1  Thank Mariemartel2014
feenmsheen12, Owner at City Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with City Running Tours! Thanks for the great review!!

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Fun way to experience the park

A great and active way to experience Central Park. My daughter and I had a tour with Tara, who was fun and had good information.

1  Thank John K
feenmsheen12, Owner at City Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you got your exercise and learned about the park. This is the reason we started the business

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