We are with you every step of the way. So to help get you ready for the big race, we have put together an exciting events + special offers series to get you physically and mentally prepped! Check back here for updates.

support food bank
for new york city

Join SHAPE + Health in supporting Food Bank For New York City’s Woman to Woman campaign. Nearly one million women and girls in New York City live in poverty, forcing them to make impossible compromises between purchasing essentials — like feminine hygiene and personal care products—and paying for other basic needs, like food and rent. Food Bank For New York City’s Woman to Woman campaign helps raise awareness and financial support to ensure all women and girls in NYC have access to obtain these basic necessities.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Food Bank For New York City will be collecting product donations*, listed below, at the NYRR RUNCENTER during bib pickup, April 5–18* and at the Food Bank For New York City festival tent on race day, April 19.

  • Tampons
  • Maxi pads
  • Feminine wipes
  • Baby wipes
  • Deodorant (male and female)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Bath soap
  • Adult diapers
  • Diapers

No opened or used products

* NYRR RUNCENTER closed on 4/12

SHAPE + Health at Nordstrom NYC

After you pick up your bib, join SHAPE + Health at the Nordstrom NYC flagship location at 225 West 57th St. (Between 7th and Broadway), Friday, April 8th – Sunday, April 10th.

All weekend we will be celebrating YOU with exciting offers and experiences exclusive to runners of the SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon and 5.8M Central Park Loop.

Just show your race bib to receive all of the perks! 

MORE INFO

Pre-race training:

Training Classes at
Mile High Run Club

Get race-ready for the SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon
with training classes at Mile High Run Club in NYC.

SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon
and 5.8M Loop | Female Power Vocals

Monday, 3/7 | 8:30am
Location: NOMAD
24 W 25th St., New York, NY 10010
Coach Julia

SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon
and 5.8M Loop | Course Simulation
Thursday, 3/10 | 5:30pm
Location: UES
1251 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10028
Coach Leslie

SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon
and 5.8M Loop | Female Power Vocals
Monday, 3/21 | 8:30am
Location: NOMAD
24 W 25th St., New York, NY 10010
Coach Julia

SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon
and 5.8M Loop | Course Simulation
Thursday, 3/24 | 5:30pm
Location: UES
1251 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10028
Coach Leslie

*Advanced registration required. Space is limited,
first-come, first-served

SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon
and 5.8M Loop | Female Power Vocals
Come celebrate Women’s History Month with our Shape + Health Women’s Half-Marathon + 5.8M Prep, Female Vocals Class. Jam out to the music of strong, empowered women while conquering some hills that mimic the loop of Central Park to get ready for the big day.

 

SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon
and 5.8M Loop | Course Simulation

Prepare for the Shape + Health Women’s Half-Marathon + 5.8M Loop with a course simulation class. Conquer Central Park’s rolling hills with the direction and motivation of Coach Leslie.

 

Class registration will open two weeks prior to each class.*

REGISTER

PRE-RACE EVENT SCHEDULE

For some more pre-race prep, join us at one of these upcoming events. More details to follow

DEENA KASTOR BOOK SIGNING
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: 6:30-8pm

Join Olympic Medalist and American Marathon record holder Deena Kastor as she discusses her new book Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way To Victory. Let Your Mind Run is a fascinating look inside the mind of an elite athlete, a remarkable story of achievement, and an insightful primer on how the small steps of cultivating positivity can give anyone a competitive edge. After the discussion, Deena will be available for a book signing

REGISTER NOW

SHAPE WOMEN’S HALF- MARATHON COURSE STRATEGY WITH NYRR COACHING  
Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM

Running the SHAPE Women’s Half-Marathon? Get prepared and learn how to tackle the hills of Central Park with NYRR coaches. These coaches will provide strategies and tips to help you navigate the course like a pro and go for your personal best.

REGISTER NOW

YOGA WITH DJ TIFF 
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Get lean and limber ahead of race day with this exclusive Live DJ Yoga for Runners Class. The 45 minutes class, taught by Lyons Den Power yoga instructor, Amanda Kimble, will be accompanied by a live DJ set courtesy of Tiff McFierce, Madison Square Garden’s first resident female DJ. Please bring your own matt, towel and water bottle.

REGISTER NOW

WOMEN RUN THE WORLD PANEL 
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join our Women Run the World honorees, and moderator Jen Widerstrom, as they discuss the topics of female leadership, mentorship, and empowerment.

Panelists Include:

Amber Rees – Co-founder, Brave Body Project
Cece Olisa – Blogger and Entrepreneur
Kira Stokes – Celebrity Trainer & Creator of “The Stoked Method”
Leah Cohen – Chef and Co-owner of Pig & Khao and Piggyback Bar
Lindsey Clayton – Co-founder, Brave Body Project

REGISTER NOW

All events will take place at the NYRR RUNCENTER:

320 WEST 57th STREET
GROUND FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY

offers:

stop, breath and think – two free months

Mindful running could be exactly what your physical training needs to gain an extra edge! Elite athletes will tell you that 90% of the race comes down to your mind — that’s why Stop, Breathe& Think is here to help you with your mindful running.

Enjoy two free months of the premium version of their app.

Use promo code: shapehealthhalf20

* Offer expires 6/30/2020With short bite-sized mindfulness activities attuned to how you’re feeling in your body and your emotions at that moment, you can get exactly what you need to warm up or cool down for your race.Try Mindful Breathing: Follow the Breathwithin the app today.

GET OFFER

pre-race training:

305-fitness

Join us at 6:45pm on Tuesday, April 7th at the NYRR RUNCENTER for a 305 Fitness Cardio Dance Party class, exclusively for women training for the SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon.v

ABOUT THE CLASS

305 Fitness is more than a 55 min cardio dance party – it is a community where everyone is welcome to sweat, gain confidence, and move to your own beat. Their signature CARDIO class will offer easy-to-follow choreo, HIIT sections to get your heart rate up, and toning – all set to a live dj and light show so you can release your inhibitions and have fun! Whatever your background or experience, come dance with us!

WHERE: RUNCENTER; 320 West 57th Street, Ground Floor,
New York, NY 10019

WHEN: Tuesday, April 7 6:45 – 7:40pm

WHO: You! Anyone registered for the SHAPE + Health Women’s Half-Marathon  is welcome to join

Space is limited so sign up today!