Race-Day Essentials: New Balance Bronx 10 Mile

Race-Day Essentials: New Balance Bronx 10 Mile

Race Date: Sunday, September 24
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

It’s almost time to boogie down at the #NBBronx10M, and it’s going to be incredible. Get familiar with these race-day logistics to ensure a strong finish is your biggest concern come race day.

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GET YOUR BIB—AND GET IT EARLY!
First things first: Go pick up your race number at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues). Runners are strongly encouraged to pick up race materials ahead of race day. Stop by the RUNCENTER early in the week to avoid lines.

Race materials can be picked up on the following dates:

  • Sunday, September 17, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 18, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 19, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 20, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 21, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 22, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 23, 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

If you can’t pick up your bib before race day, bib pickup will be available at the finish area in Macombs Dam Park from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.

GET TO THE START ON TIME
We strongly recommend public transportation. Check mta.info/weekender for the latest updates, follow @NYCTSUBWAY on Twitter and register for text alerts.

Please note that number pickup and bag check are located 0.9 miles (about a 20-minute walk) from the start (see map below). Plan your transportation based on what you need to do before entering your corral.

  • If you need to pick up your number and/or you’re checking a bag
    Plan to arrive at the finish area in Macombs Dam Park by 6:30 a.m. Take the 4 or D train to 161st Street. Your checked bag must be the clear plastic bag with the bib tag affixed.
     
  • If you’ve got your number and you’re not checking a bag
    Go straight to the start: Take the 4 or D to 167th Street and McClellan Street. Plan to arrive by 7:15 a.m.

If you decide to drive, parking is available at the following locations in the Bronx. Payment via card only. 

  • 950 River Avenue (below East 164th Street): $40
  • 70 East 153rd Street (at River Avenue): $35
  • 30 East 161st Street (Ruppert Plaza Garage): $40 (open from 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. only)
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PLAN YOUR POST-FINISH
The race finishes on East 161st Street. There, you:

  • Will receive a medal and a Recovery Bag Presented by Hospital for Special Surgery, which includes Snyder’s pretzels, an apple, a PowerBar protein recovery bar (20g), Gatorade, and Poland Spring® brand water.
  • Are invited to stop by the HSS Recovery Zone to stretch out with help from one of Hospital for Special Surgery's expert physical therapists.
  • Can shop for official New Balance Bronx 10 Mile merch—don’t forget a card or cash.

The finish area is for runners only.

Claim your checked bag until 11:30 a.m.

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RESULTS, TRACKING, AND COVERAGE
Live unofficial results and map tracking are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and get unofficial results right after the race. Visit nyrr.org on race day for amazing coverage and photos.

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