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Run, have fun, and get fit!

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 10 am–1 pm (Registration opens at 8:30am)

Icahn Stadium/Randall's Island Park 20 Randall's Island, New York, NY 10035


Once again, Queens Library is partnering with the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for Run the River, a 5K fun run on Randall’s Island! Now in its ninth year, you can run to protect the waterways, wetlands, and recreational areas of Randall’s Island Park. Plus, it’s a great way to stay active and boost your fitness. Enjoy beautiful scenery, a post-race party, a children’s fun run, prizes, and giveaways. Run the River is great activity for novice runners, seasoned racers, and families looking to break a sweat together in the great outdoors.

Register now and GET $5 OFF the entry fee today!
Simply enter the Queens Library promo code 18QL at checkout.

Register Here

Repeat Runners:

These Runners Finished The Race in 2017 And Are Back for More in 2018


Preparing To Race

Randall’s Island Park Alliance hosts weekly Open Track Nights at Icahn Stadium every Thursday (through Oct 25) from 6-8pm for anyone interested in training to run the race. In addition, once per month, famed running coach John Honerkamp will lead a "Mile Series" with timed miles, relays, and group races. Interested participants may pre-register here.