Crossroads of the World Running Tour

Formerly Longacre Square, Times Square entered the nation's consciousness in 1904, when it was renamed after the New York Times building that became the cornerstone of the new district. Join us on an early morning 4 mile run to see how much redevelopment has changed the neighborhood and experience the history of the theaters, restaurants, train stations and parks. See why Times Square has become the "Crossroads of the World"!

per adult from

$66

AUD

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Running tour
    • Water
    • Social experience
    • Photos
    • Running guide will carry a small backpack to carry smaller items
    What's excluded :
    • No coat/bag check
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503

    While Grand Central Terminal stands today as one of New York City's most famous landmarks, it was by no means the first railroad station in New York City. In fact, the current structure is neither the first to claim the name "Grand Central" or to occupy the present location at 42nd and Park.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Rockefeller Center, 45 Rockefeller Plaza Rockefeller Centre, New York City, NY 10111-0100

    Rockefeller Center was named after John D. Rockefeller, Jr., who leased the space from Columbia University in 1928 and developed it from 1930.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Times Square, Broadway, New York City, NY 10036

    Formerly Longacre Square, Times Square entered the nation's consciousness in 1904, when it was renamed after the New York Times building that became the cornerstone of the new district.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tudor City, Tudor City, New York City, New York

    "Tudor City" takes its name from England's Tudor Dynasty (1485-1603) a Golden Age of Arts and Letters. Before Tudor City, tenements and slums dominated the area, which bordered a power plant and slaughterhouses, along First Avenue on the East River.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: City Running Tours, 1411 Broadway, New York City, NY 10018-3496

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    Stop At: United Nations Headquarters, 405 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-3507

    The idea for the UN was espoused in declarations signed at the wartime Allied conferences in Moscow, Cairo, and Tehran in 1943.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: St. Patrick's Cathedral, 50th Street & 5th Avenue Wheelchair accessibility located off the corner of 51st Street and 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022-6863

    St. Patrick’s Cathedral was opened formally on May 25, 1879. The newspapers hailed the new Cathedral as “the noblest temple ever raised in any land to the memory of Saint Patrick, and as the glory of Catholic America.”

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    120 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This is a 4.3 mile route (approximately 7km) tour designed with exciting stops along the route to interest all runners and is paced to accommodate all running levels.The tour will approximately be 90 minutes in duration. There will not be a coat/bag check for this tour. Your running guide will be using a running backpack and will carry small items for you if necessary.
    • You will be responsible for your arrival and return from the meeting location. We will provide specific directions in our confirmation email.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by City Running Tours New York City

Activity ID: V-30412P6

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