NP x NYC Marathon Weekend 2021

We can’t believe it’s been almost 2 years since the streets of New York were filled with tens of thousands of runners. But this November, the biggest block party in NYC is back! We can’t wait to welcome everyone to the 50th running of the New York City Marathon!

There is truly nothing else like it and IT. WILL. MOVE. YOU! Running through the five boroughs on Marathon Sunday is like taking part in the world’s longest NP cheer tunnel. And in that awesome collaborative spirit, this year’s NYC Marathon Weekend is brought to you by the  combined efforts of November Project NYC and November Project Brooklyn! 

First things first, how are you joining in the festivities – Are you running? Cheering? Let us know in this spreadsheet!

Next up are all the ways you can join us for this awesome weekend – You can follow all the links below to the Facebook events for each activity and RSVP to each event! 

Friday, November 5

PRE-RACE FRIDAY WORKOUT, 6:28am, Bethesda Fountain

This is the largest, most epic workout of the year. The electric atmosphere of Friday is sure to kick the weekend off right, and carry you through the next few days! 

(Facebook Event: Marathon Friday Workout)

Saturday, November 6

POSTER MAKING, 1pm-4pm, by the South Street Seaport (exact location, tbd)

Give those runners a boost and put your creativity into the most motivational, funny, or just plain flashy signs you can think of. We will provide some supplies but also bring your own (if you have them)!

(Facebook Event: Poster Making Get-Together)

Sunday, November 7

CHEER STATION, 9am-4pm, near Mile 14 Long Island City

Bring your cowbells, posters, costumes, snacks, confetti, and noisemakers. We’ll be there to high five, cheer and applaud every runner that goes by. Bring yourself, bring your friends, but most importantly, BRING THAT HYPE!

(Facebook Event: NP x NYC Marathon Cheer Squad)

AFTER-PARTY, 3pm, Hibernia Bar

Time to Celebrate!! Grab your friends, family, and all the new pals you made over the weekend, to continue the party. Bring your medal and there will surely be wild applause! (Note: There will be a small outdoor space reserved for us; more details on the event page.)

(Facebook Event: NP x NYC Marathon After Party)

Monday, November 8

CELEBRATION MONDAY WORKOUT, 6:28am, Brooklyn Borough Hall

Let’s continue the party: Run, bike, Uber, or subway your way to the special pop-up Monday workout in Brooklyn!! There may be celebratory drinks for the finishers 😉

(Facebook Event: Pop-Up Medal Monday Workout)

COVID-19 Mitigation Guidlines

NYC’s vaccination mandate program, Key to NYC, now requires anyone entering most indoor activities (including bars & restaurants) to show identification and proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.  Therefore vaccinations will be required for anyone attending the post-race after-party.

Friday & Monday workouts as well as Saturday’s poster-making are outdoor activities, but we will require everyone attending to wear a COVID-safe mask throughout (not a buff). We ask that you please remain respectful of others, and move to an appropriate socially distanced space if you need to remove your mask.

We can’t wait to welcome everyone to the greatest city in the world, for the greatest weekend of the year! Please feel free to reach out to NYC or Brooklyn if you have any questions.

See you soon!
-Aki, Dana, Emily, Jeremy and Rachel

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