Run Freshkills Park with New York Road Runners

Aug 06, 2017 9:00am

Join New York Road Runners for a free exploratory run or walk through Freshkills Park.

The 3.1 mile or 6.2 mile courses both start and finish near the visitor center. Water will be available at the start and finish. There will be no water along the course; we encourage you to bring your own water bottle.


The free Freshkills Park shuttle bus will transport participants from LA Fitness (145 E. Service Road) to the visitor center every 15 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. A return shuttle will depart from the visitor center back to LA Fitness every 15 minutes from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Participants can also walk to and from LA Fitness. Free shuttle service will also depart at 7:15 a.m., 7:45 a.m., and 8:15 a.m. from the corner of Richmond Terrace and Schuyler Street (near the ferry terminal) to the visitor center, with return service departing from the visitor center at 9:45 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., and 11:15 a.m. All participants must park in the LA Fitness Lot, there is no parking at Freshkills Park.

Explore this beautiful park with New York Road Runners and discover new opportunities to run and walk.

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