Last Updated: Mar 20, 2017 01:53PM EST

Race Start

Information below is for 2017; 2018 information will be available in late 2017.

The United Airlines NYC Half features three waves of runners, preceded by two waves of wheelchair and handcycle athletes. The start times for each wave are listed below. Runners will be assigned to waves based on projected finish time in the weeks leading to the race.

Start Group Race Start
Pro Wheelchair
7:10 a.m.
7:20 a.m.
Wave 1
7:30 a.m.
Wave 2
7:45 a.m.
Wave 3
8:10 a.m.


Please note: All runners must enter Central Park via Central Park South (59th Street) through either the Sixth Avenue entrance or the Grand Army Plaza entrance.