This sightseeing running tour is rated as the best overall workout and its combined with a view of the city that visitors rarely see. The Hudson River is one of New York’s favorite places to enjoy many outdoor activities such as running, biking, kayaking, along with sunbathing, picnicking, even enjoying a nice glass of wine while watching the sunset. In this run tour you will see expansive views of the Hudson River and the New York City skyline. We'll run along the Hudson River and will end the tour in the Meatpacking District in front of the Chelsea Market which is NYC's first and most popular gourmet market place.
Saturdays at 10:00am
The course covers a distance of approximately 4.5 miles and it takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. We'll run on a combination of city sidewalks and running paths. We stop periodically to discuss notable historic and contemporary sights. Expect a small group that can range from 2 runners up to 12, so that no one is left behind and all can hear the guide. This is a sightseeing tour for runners, not a race.
Some of what you’ll see
- Statue of Liberty
- Ellis Island
- Battery Park City
- Hudson River Park
- Meatpacking District
What to Expect
This is a group sightseeing running tour that will be led by a licensed NYC sightseeing guide who is also a certified running coach. To insure no one is left behind and that all can hear the guide we will run at an easy, conversation pace. We will make periodically stops to view and discuss notable points of interest throughout the tour. You should be able to comfortably run 5 miles for this tour. The duration of the tour is approximately 90 minutes. Although your guide will run with a backpack and can store small items for you such as phones or keys, we recommend bringing very little on the tour. As always, it's important to stay hydrated during a run, so please bring a small bottle of water. We will begin our tour right at the scheduled start time, however if you are running late please be sure to email or phone us no later than 10 minutes prior to the start. Travel to and from our tours is usually fastest via subway, so please bring a MetroCard.
We'll meet in front of Whitehall Station in front of the 1 & R subway train entrance. We end the tour at Chelsea Market on 9th Ave. Your guide will be wearing a branded On Course Run Tours t-shirt or jacket.
What to Bring
- Try to bring as little as possible besides your water bottle!
- Professional guide
- Transportation to/from attractions
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Each participant must sign our waiver prior to participating in the tour.
Terms & Conditions
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
Schedule & Info
We’ll meet at the Whitehall Terminal by the entrance to the Staten Island Ferry in front of the entrance to the #1 subway.
10:00 AM Departures on Saturdays
We will end at the corner of W. 14th St. and 8th Avenue by the entrance to the A,C,E,L subway.