City Running Tours - America's Roots Running Tour

Friday 26th January 2018

Castle Clinton National Monument: Battery Park, New York, United States

Distance running, Running, 5 Mile


Explore the roots of America through events that occurred in New York City from the time the city was an early Dutch Settlement, through British Rule, Revolution and the birth of a new Nation.  You will see how immigration influenced and made up the very foundation of the city.  People from around the world came at different times and for different reasons, but all left and continue to leave their marks on business, politics, food, neighborhood life and the very character of New York. Some stops include the Wall Street, Fraunces Tavern, City Hall, Rhinelander Sugar House, the African Burial Ground, Trinity Church and more.

Event details and schedule

The running tour begins and ends at the Castle Clinton Memorial in Battery Park (meet directly in front of main entrance) - (Map: You will be responsible for your on-time arrival and travel to the meeting location. The closest subway stations to the start are the 1 to South Ferry; N/R to Whitehall Station; 4/5 to Bowling Green (Subway Map:

This is a 4.5 mile (7 km) tour designed with exciting stops along the route to interest all runners and is paced to accommodate all running levels. Each participant will receive a bottle of water. Photos will be taken by your running guide but we encourage you to bring your own camera as well. 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. 

OFFERED: Fridays at 8 am

DISTANCE: 4.5 Miles/7K

TERRAIN: Street, Sidewalk, Belgian Block


TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1.5 hours

Organised by

City Running Tours New York City

PO Box 1543, Hoboken

Phone: 8774150058 x11

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